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Stress-mitigation interventions for parents did not lessen symptoms among kids with asthma

The patient-centered study’s premise was straightforward: Since there is a definite link between parents’ psychosocial stress levels and asthma suffered by inner city kids, if you provide stressed-out parents effective coping skills, would kids take their medicines more regularly and ...

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Pet dogs help kids feel less stressed

Pet dogs provide valuable social support for kids when they’re stressed, according to a study by researchers from the University of Florida, who were among the first to document stress-buffering effects of pets for children. Darlene Kertes and colleagues tested ...

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Take These 9 Vacations Before You Have Kids

By Erika Owen, Travel + Leisure Adventure travel and babies—or even toddlers—don’t exactly go hand in hand. Parents of young children may also find that it’s difficult to fully indulge in a relaxation vacation, unless you take turns parenting with ...

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Brain signals after a meal respond to food pictures more in obese than lean kids

Brain signals that should help tell us we are full after eating appear to be dulled in obese children, according to preliminary results of a new study being presented Monday at ENDO 2017, the Endocrine Society’s 99th annual meeting in ...

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5 Indisputable Facts About Transgender Kids

Yesterday, President Donald Trump reversed the Obama administration’s 2016 directive for public schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom corresponding to their gender identity. The controversial subject has divided many parents and lawmakers. But one group against the latest guidelines is the American ...

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Angelina Jolie and Her Kids Eat Bugs. Here's Why That's Not a Bad Idea

Curious about Angelina Jolie’s snack preferences? We now know bugs are on the list. (Yep, you read that right.) In a segment that aired on BBC News this week, the Oscar-winning actress and her children noshed on tarantulas and scorpions while they ...

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Mama June's Trainer Says 'Her Kids Don't Even Recognize Her' After Extreme Slim Down

This article originally appeared on People.com.  Mama June Shannon‘s much-anticipated weight loss reveal is almost here — and according to her trainer, it’s going to be “ridiculous.” PEOPLE Now caught up with weight loss expert Kenya Crooks, who has been ...

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7 Ways to Raise Kids Who Love to Exercise

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How much money is spent on health care for kids, where does it go?

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Health care spending on children grew 56 percent between 1996 and 2013, with the most money spent in 2013 on inpatient well-newborn care, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and well-dental care, according to a new article. ...

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Working Moms May Mean Overweight Kids

Getty Images By Matt McMillen FRIDAY, February 4 (Health.com) — Over the past 35 years, the percentage of U.S. mothers who hold down a job while raising kids has soared, from less than 50% to more than 70%. The childhood ...

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