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By: Lab Express  09-12-2011

HealthDay - (HealthDay News) -- It's common for people who have just had their tonsils and adenoids removed -- usually children -- to suffer post-surgical symptoms including a sore throat, low-grade fever and ear pain.

HealthDay - FRIDAY, Aug. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Saying "no" to the school bus and walking kids to school instead could be a step -- or more -- toward boosting children's activity levels, a new study shows.

HealthDay - FRIDAY, Aug. 26 (HealthDay News) -- The risk of hromboembolism -- a potentially fatal condition in which blood clots block blood flow causing damage to the organs -- is higher during pregnancy, experts warn.

Reuters - Kids whose moms smoked while pregnant were more likely to end up on medications such as antidepressants, stimulants and drugs for addiction in a new study from Finland that hints at maternal smoking's effect on a baby's developing brain.

Reuters - Google will launch its TV service in Europe early next year, Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said on Friday, despite teething problems that had led some observers to question how committed the company would remain to the project.

HealthDay - FRIDAY, Aug. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Saying "no" to the school bus and walking kids to school instead could be a step -- or more -- toward boosting children's activity levels, a new study shows.

HealthDay - FRIDAY, Aug. 26 (HealthDay News) -- The risk of hromboembolism -- a potentially fatal condition in which blood clots block blood flow causing damage to the organs -- is higher during pregnancy, experts warn.

HealthDay - (HealthDay News) -- Children who witness or are involved in a tragedy may have symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, although symptoms may differ from those in adults.

HealthDay - THURSDAY, Aug. 25 (HealthDay News) -- An exhaustive new report from experts at the Institute of Medicine finds that children's vaccines are typically safe, with bad reactions occurring only rarely and then not causing any lasting medical problems.

Reuters - Casey Anthony, the young Orlando mother acquitted of killing her toddler daughter, reported for probation on Wednesday in Florida in a check fraud case, the Department of Corrections said.

HealthDay - (HealthDay News) -- Kids may turn thumbs down at many healthy lunch choices, but if parents get creative, they can prepare healthy lunches that their children like.

HealthDay - WEDNESDAY, Aug. 24 (HealthDay News) -- More than a dozen children with so-called "bubble boy" disease are alive and well, with functioning immune systems, nine years after undergoing gene therapy to correct their disorder, researchers report.


LiveScience.com - Children are able to comprehend complex grammar at a younger age than previously believed, a new study shows.

HealthDay - (HealthDay News) -- Anytime a child is swimming or boating on a lake, river or stream, he or she should don a life jacket.

HealthDay - TUESDAY, Aug. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Children diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have a much higher risk of developing a written language disorder, a new study indicates.

AP - A California Senate committee unanimously approved a bill Tuesday to block local jurisdictions from banning male circumcision, a debate that evolved from a divisive ballot measure in San Francisco that would have barred the practice for most boys under age 18.

Reuters - The Afghan government is trying to curb a booming population by promoting birth control but such efforts have been met with caution from aid groups and opposition from Islamic scholars.

Reuters - A significant number of children and young adults with diabetes may not be getting the routine tests recommended for managing the disease, according to a study out Monday.

HealthDay - MONDAY, Aug. 22 (HealthDay News) -- For more than 5,000 American children each year, an open window brings serious injury or even death, a new report finds.


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