Kids Health

92 per cent children in India read books for fun, says survey

The survey found that young kids take more interest in reading short stories with pictures, mainly comics and fairy tales. Many parents may worry that with easier access to the screen, children may not be spending enough time reading books. A recently conducted survey, however, found that nearly 92 per cent children read books for […]

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2003 to 2017 saw drop in infant mortality due to birth defects

From 2003 to 2017, there was a decrease in infant mortality attributable to birth defects (IMBD) overall, although considerable differences were seen in the decreases by maternal and infant characteristics, according to research published in the Jan. 17 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Lynn M. […]

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Reduced inhaler use is safe for infants with bronchiolitis

Bronchiolitis, a lung infection that is one of the most common reasons for hospitalizations in young children, is most prevalent during the winter months and is usually treated with albuterol delivered via inhalers, despite evidence showing no benefit in most patients. A multidisciplinary team of researchers from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) redesigned the hospital’s […]

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Inside Pregnant Jamie Otis, Doug Hehner's Curacao Babymoon

Sun’s out, bump’s out! Pregnant Jamie Otis and her husband, Doug Hehner, are vacationing in Curaçao ahead of their son’s arrival. “I’m posting the candid pic that was taken before our posed ‘WE’RE IN CURAÇAO ON A BABY MOON!’ pic bc I love the way @jamieotis is looking at me,” the New Jersey native, 36, captioned […]