Kid's Health


PregnantWoman-082616.jpg Women who take acetaminophen during pregnancy are more likely to have a hyperactive child, according to a new study. The study, published in JAMA Pediatrics, found that more than half the mothers (4,415 women or 53 percent) reported using acetaminophen at 18 weeks of pregnancy, while fewer than half (3,381 women or 42 percent) reported using it at 32 weeks.

DianNissen-081016.jpg Injuries related to the use of trampolines and trampoline parks may be increasing, according to a new study from researchers at Connecticut Children's Medical Center and the University of Connecticut. For the study the researchers looked at hospital data related to injuries occurring at trampoline parks.

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."

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