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Coronavirus: Children can visit separated parents during restrictions

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Children of parents who are separated are able to move between households during the coronavirus restrictions, minister Michael Gove has said. Some parents were worried they would not be able to see their children if they do not live with them full-time. He initially suggested children should not be travelling between different houses during the […]

Children and Coronavirus: Research Finds Some Become Seriously Ill

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The coronavirus raging around the globe has tended to tread gently with children, who account for the smallest percentage of the tens of thousands of infections identified so far. Now, the largest study to date of children and the virus has found that while most develop mild or moderate symptoms, a small percentage — especially babies and […]

Consumer laws should protect children, not companies

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In the medical world, potential side effects are often an expected trade-off for the prescription drugs that help many of us lead healthy lives. Consumers are able to weigh these risks because pharmaceutical companies are required to disclose them. When it comes to the products we use every day, we don’t expect a list of side […]

Protecting children from harmful food marketing

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Professor Amandine Garde highlights the growing recognition of unhealthy food marketing as a major children’s rights issue, and what can and should be done to address it Ten years after the adoption of the World Health Organization (WHO) Recommendations on the marketing of foods and non-alcoholic beverages to children, children around the world remain exposed to […]

Bangladesh commits to reducing child deaths from pneumonia in ‘Global Pneumonia Forum’

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Government officials from Bangladesh committed to reaching global targets of reducing child pneumonia to 3 pneumonia deaths per 1000 live births in ‘Global Pneumonia Forum’. World’s first global conference on childhood pneumonia was held in Barcelona from 29th to 31st January which was attended by two Government Officials from Bangladesh, Shamsul Haque, Line Director, MNC&AH […]

Why the New Coronavirus (Mostly) Spares Children

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The new coronavirus has infected more than 28,000 people, and at least 563 have died. But relatively few children appear to have developed severe symptoms so far, according to the available data. “The median age of patients is between 49 and 56 years,” according to a report published on Wednesday in JAMA. “Cases in children have […]

New study shows snacking can positively impact children’s health

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SPRINGFIELD/EAST LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) — As every parent knows getting your child to eat right can be a challenge, but according to a new study, snacking can benefit their diet. We wanted to know if that’s true, that’s why Western Mass News spoke with local health official, Ariel Martinez and pediatrician, Dr. John Kelley to […]

Healthy snacks to pack your kids in the new year

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If your child is the one who brings her untouched lunch home every day, surprise her with these healthy snacks for kids at school. Nothing makes me feel more like I have my life together than those weeks when our fridge is stocked with our favorite healthy snacks for kids to bring to school. A little prep time over the weekend […]

BAFTA Children’s Awards: ‘Spider-Verse’ Wins Animated Feature Prize

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The British Academy Children’s Awards were held at London’s The Brewery on Sunday, December 1, crowning many worthy animated winners. Determined by BAFTA, the Awards celebrate the very best in children’s media from TV series to feature films, presenters and performers. Read More:

Child health: How climate change will affect it

“A child born today will experience a world that is more than four degrees warmer than the pre-industrial average, with climate change impacting human health from infancy and adolescence to adulthood and old age,” reads a report published yesterday by The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change – lending a chilling insight into the effects of […]

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