20 kids a day in America are hospitalized due to gunshot wounds
A new article in the journal Pediatrics takes a look at how many children ... 3,459 deaths of children In 2009, there were almost 7,400 hospital admissions of children for gunshot wounds. That comes out to about twenty children per day who are hospitalized ...
Lifetime cancer risks from X-rays for children 'relatively low'
Parents have plenty to worry about when it comes to the health and safety of their kids ... organs absorbed during each procedure. Then, they used a National Academy of Sciences report to assess the children's lifetime cancer risks. In detail, the study ...
'The Talk': Telling Your Kids About Cancer
Telling our children that Alan had cancer was one of the most difficult things Alan and I EVER had to do. At the time, our children were ages 10, 8 and 5. We knew that our older two kids would know enough about cancer to wonder if Daddy was going to die.
'"How Are the Kids?': Diet plans for 11 million families
Another four million surveys, called "How Are the Kids ... today's children could be overweight by 2050. Official figures show that almost one in three 10- and 11-year-olds are currently obese or overweight. The "action plans" will cost £3.50 each ...
100,000 Americans Die Each Year from Prescription Drugs, While Pharma Companies Get Rich
For example, 100,000 Americans die each year from prescription drugs — that’s 270 per day, or, as you put it, more than twice as many who ... drugs for children. You say we know little about the long-term effects of prescription meds on kids.