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Cancer-stricken children want the truth

Children with cancer want honest but hopeful information. But giving appropriate information is difficult and improvements are needed for the sake of the child, the siblings and the parents. In a dissertation from Uppsala ...

Sep 21, 2015
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Lacerations most common type of tricycle injury

(HealthDay)—Lacerations are the most common type of tricycle injury in children who present to emergency departments (EDs), and the majority of tricycle injuries occur in boys, according to research published in the October ...

Sep 18, 2015
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AFL, NRL, and cricket promoting alcohol to children

With two footy finals series set to begin in earnest next week, new research from Monash University shows that Australian children and adolescents receive millions of exposures to alcohol advertising when watching AFL, NRL, ...

Sep 18, 2015
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Morbidly obese toddler had adult diabetes: report

A three-year-old who tipped the scales at 35 kilograms (77 pounds) has become one of the youngest people ever diagnosed with a lifestyle-related form of diabetes that strikes adults, her doctor said Thursday.

Sep 17, 2015
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A child (plural: children) is a human being between the stages of birth and puberty. The legal definition of "child" generally refers to a minor, otherwise known as a person younger than the age of majority. "Child" may also describe a relationship with a parent or authority figure, or signify group membership in a clan, tribe, or religion; it can also signify being strongly affected by a specific time, place, or circumstance, as in "a child of nature" or "a child of the Sixties."

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