What to Do if Your Child Has Chickenpox

MONDAY, Jan. 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Have a child with chickenpox? Don’t despair. There are a number of things you can do to care for a child with this disease. “For most healthy children, chickenpox clears on its own without treatment,” said Dr. Sheila Fallon Friedlander, a professor of pediatrics and dermatology at the…

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Fewer of America's Poor Kids Are Becoming Obese

MONDAY, Jan. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Obesity rates among poor kids may be declining, U.S. health officials report. The number of severely obese 2- to 4-year-olds enrolled in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) increased to slightly more than 2 percent of all kids from 2000 to 2004, but…

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