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PEGIViolence-072116.jpg Parents should be wary of their children's exposure to violence in the media, according to a new study from researchers at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). According to the new statement, there is a clear and traceable connection between the amount of violence kids take in from the media and increased aggressive behavior. "With children, actual physical violence is, thankfully, rare."

duimzuigen-071316.jpg According to a new study, children who indulge in nail-biting or thumb-sucking are less likely to develop allergies later in life. The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, surveyed parents when their kids were 5, 7, 9 and 11, administered a skin-prick allergy test to the subjects at ages 13 and 32.

KrogerRecallsDeluxe-071116.jpg Kroger Co. has recalled Deluxe S'mores Ice Cream, sized 48 oz, citing that the product may contain peanuts residue, a known allergen, which is not listed on the label. The recall was initiated after a Kroger supplier, Grain Craft, indicated a raw ingredient may have become contaminated with low levels of peanut residue.

pregnant-women-070916.jpg The number of women who smoke while pregnant may be significantly higher than researchers once thought, according to a new study. The study, published in the Journal of Perinatology, featured investigators reviewing the birth records of more than 700 women who gave birth at a single hospital in Ohio between 2014 and 2015.

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