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  • 2015 Car Seat Trends

     
    Child-safety seats are always evolving as manufacturers look to create safer and easier-to-use car seats that meet changing federal standards. Related: Car Seat Checks This year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration mandated a weight limit for La
  • Helmets, engine size important in child deaths on ATVs

    By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - Child deaths from crashes of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), which dipped after 1985, began to climb again around 2001, and 12- to 15-year-olds accounted for more than half of all fatalities, according to a new study of...

    Poor sleep tied to inflammation in teens

    (Reuters Health) – Teens who don't get enough sleep may be at risk for chronic problems later in life from increased inflammation throughout the body, according to a new study. Those who didn't get enough sleep during the week and especially those...

    Autism care coverage improves but costs are still a worry

    More than 26,000 military families with autistic children are getting better TRICARE coverage of applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy and related services, which can improve a child's development and quality of life. But a Comprehensive Autism Care...

    Yale Study: $866 Million Spent Advertising Sugary Drinks Last Year

    Yale Study: $866 Million Spent Advertising Sugary Drinks Last Year
    Drink companies spent $866 million to advertise sugary drinks last year, with much of that marketing aimed squarely at children and teens, a Yale University research center says in a new report. "Despite promises by major beverage companies to be part...