Anti-Vaccine Movement Affecting Kids With Autism

MONDAY, March 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Vaccine skeptics appear to be swaying many parents of children with autism to forgo critical childhood vaccines, a new study suggests. And the hesitation to fully immunize includes the children’s younger siblings, the researchers added. This means that “children with autism spectrum disorder, and their siblings, may be…

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Sports 'Sponsorships' Hawk Junk Food to Kids

MONDAY, March 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Far from trying to keep kids fit and trim, America’s biggest sports leagues are actually pushing junk food at them, a new study contends. Multimillion dollar “sponsorships” forged between professional sports organizations — like the National Football League — and food companies often end up marketing high-calorie foods…

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Seeing Clearly

MONDAY, March 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many people don’t think twice about their vision until there’s a problem, but seeing an eye doctor should definitely be on your wellness radar at different stages of life. Newborns should get a standard reflex test. If a baby is premature or at high risk for vision problems,…

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