Strict Gun Laws Spare Young Lives: Study

SATURDAY, May 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Fewer young Americans are killed by guns in states with stricter gun laws, a new study finds. “Injuries due to firearms are the nation’s third-leading cause of pediatric death,” said study author Dr. Monika Goyal. She is director of research in the division of emergency medicine and trauma…

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Sleep-Deprived Kids at Risk of Obesity

FRIDAY, May 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Too little sleep can increase a child’s risk of obesity, British researchers report. “Being overweight can lead to cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes which is also on the increase in children,” said study co-author Michelle Miller, of the University of Warwick in England. “The findings of the…

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