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4 years 5 months ago

Researchers: pesticides linked to ADHD in children

A new study suggests a link between children's attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and exposure to common pesticides used on fruits and vegetables. The study found detectable levels of pesticide compounds in the urine of almost all the children studied. The kids with higher levels had increased chances of having ADHD,...

4 years 9 months ago

Study: Smokers hurting children with asthma

Children with asthma can't breathe well when they're exposed to secondhand smoke, disrupting their sleep. Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital examined 200 asthmatic children who lived with smokers. Secondhand smoke was associated with difficulty falling asleep, trouble breathing during sleep and increased daytime sleepiness. According to the medical...

4 years 11 months ago

Kids watching hours of TV at home daycare

Parents who thought their preschoolers were spending time in home-based day cares, taking naps, eating healthy snacks and learning to play nicely with others may be surprised to discover they are sitting as many as two hours a day in front of a TV, according to a study published Monday....

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