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‘Alarming’ rise in children injured by falling TVs

CHICAGO (AP) — Falling televisions sent nearly 200,000 U.S. children to the emergency room over 20 years and the injury rate has climbed substantially for these sometimes deadly accidents, a study found. Doctors and safety […]

07/21/2013

Bullying by siblings as damaging as bullying by others

Bullying and aggressive behavior by a sibling can be as damaging as bullying by a classmate, neighbor or other peer, finds a new study that links it to increased depression, anxiety and anger among victimized […]

06/17/2013

Pediatricians offer first report on organic foods

CHICAGO (AP) – The nation’s leading pediatricians group is offering its first advice on organic fruits and vegetables for children. The American Academy of Pediatrics says parents who want to reduce their kids’ exposure to […]

10/22/2012

Cheerleading needs sports safety rules

CHICAGO (AP) – The nation’s leading group of pediatricians says cheerleading should be considered a sport to make it safer. In a new policy, the American Academy of Pediatrics says cheerleading has become a lot […]

10/22/2012

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