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Milk Is Overtaking Nuts as Top Food Allergy Threat

When Lesley Solomon’s son was 10 years old, he was standing in an unlucky spot on the playground when a schoolmate kicked over a cup of hot chocolate, sending droplets flying into the air. For the young boy with a severe milk allergy, the hot liquid splattering was less of a hazard for him than […]

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Czechs partially ease lockdown; kids to return to school

The Czech government on Tuesday approved the first easing of its tight lockdown in one of the European Union’s hardest-hit countries, allowing at least some children to return to school. “It’s not a full relaxation,” Health Minister Jan Blatny said. “The situation hasn’t been ideal yet.” Starting Monday, people in the Czech Republic will be […]

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Study predicts which kids hospitalized with RSV likely to worsen

Children hospitalized with breathing problems due to a common viral lung infection are likely to get sicker and remain hospitalized if they have high levels of defective copies of the virus, according to a new study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The findings, published April 1 in Nature Microbiology, […]

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Jennifer Garner's Best Motherhood Moments While Raising 3 Kids

Her favorite role! Jennifer Garner loves life with her and her ex-husband Ben Affleck’s three kids. The former couple tied the knot in June 2005 and started growing their family that same year.  Violet arrived in December 2005, followed by Seraphina and Samuel, in 2009 and 2012, respectively. Following the exes’ 2015 split, Garner and Affleck have […]

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What Childhood Vaccine Rates Can Teach Us About COVID Vaccines

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Polls show Americans are increasingly interested in getting vaccinated against COVID-19, but such surveys are largely national, leaving a big question: When the vaccines become available to the general public, will enough people get it in your county, city or neighborhood […]

Kids Health

Kathryn Dennis Temporarily Loses Custody of Kids with Thomas Ravenel

Southern Charm Kathryn Dennis has temporarily lost custody of her daughter and son, whom she shares with ex Thomas Ravenel. Kathryn Dennis and Thomas Ravenel’s Custody Battle: Everything We Know The 58-year-old disgraced politician’s lawyer confirmed there was a custody change for Kensie, 6, and Saint, 5, after a hearing last month. Dennis, 29, now […]

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Celebrity Kids Back-to-School Photos

Time to show off those brand new backpacks and lunchboxes! Celebrity parents including Chrissy Teigen, Kristen Bell and Wiz Khalifa have been sharing adorable back-to-school pictures on Instagram.  An emotional Teigen posted a snap of her daughter Luna looking at a book of pictures as she headed off for her first day. “They had us […]

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Aspirin preferred to prevent blood clots in kids after heart surgery

Aspirin should be favoured over warfarin to prevent blood clotting in children who undergo a surgery that replumbs their hearts, according to a new study. The research, led by the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) and published in The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, will have implications for clinicians when prescribing blood thinning medications […]