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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Childrens Health: Some children lose autism diagnosis but still struggle ♦ E cigarettes gaining in popularity among teens ♦ High radiotherapy dose improves prospects for children with brain cancer

Some children lose autism diagnosis but still struggle About one in 14 toddlers diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder no longer met the diagnostic criteria in elementary school, but most continued to have emotional/behavior symptoms and required special education supports,
Electronic cigarettes gaining in popularity among teens Teens no longer smoke just cigarettes. They have branched out to using alternative tobacco products such as electronic cigarettes, hookahs and little cigars. In fact, e-cigarette use is rising rapidly among both cigarette smokers and nonsmokers,.
Magazine, Internet images fail to promote infant sleep safety Images of infants sleeping in unsafe environments are pervasive in women's magazines and on stock photo websites, which could create confusion among parents and put babies at risk,
Youths who survive self-poisoning continue to be at risk of suicide for years Teenagers who are hospitalized after intentionally poisoning themselves are at a significantly increased risk of dying by suicide in the following decade,.

High radiotherapy dose improves prospects for children with brain cancer Researchers have found that increasing the dose of radiotherapy given to children with an intracranial ependymoma, a form of cancer of the central nervous system, can significantly improve their survival.

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