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Minorities Harmed Most By Fast-Food Outlets Near School

Effects on weight, exercise seem to be magnified for black, Hispanic teens, research suggests. Black and Hispanic teens who go to school near fast-food restaurants are more likely to be continue reading »

Infant Mortality in the U.S. Once Again Declining

After years of no change, overall rate declined 12 percent from 2005 to 2011. After five years of leveling off, the U.S. infant mortality rate is finally on the decline again, a new government report shows. continue reading »

Toddler Fight Club? Daycare Workers Encourged Tots to Fight, Recorded Them

Three daycare workers in Delaware are facing multiple charges stemming from a video showing them setting up and encouraging toddlers in their care to fight. continue reading »

Health Tip: Help Kids Have an Active Summer

Put away the video games and go outside - It's summertime, and the living is easy for kids out of school. But parents should help their children stay active while the weather is hot. continue reading »

Chronic Fatigue Tied to Extended School Absences

Undiagnosed cases of the syndrome may affect 1% of students aged 11 to 16, study suggests. Undiagnosed chronic fatigue syndrome may account for up to 1 percent of children who are absent from school for extended periods of time and are not truant or known to have another illness that would explain why they're out of school, a new study reveals. continue reading »

Researchers of Child Health Looking for Family Participation

Researchers are seeking information about a number of childhood maladies, and plan to closely follow a few thousand Chicago-area children from gestation to drinking age to gather the information. continue reading »