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Research shows that children on a vegetarian diet are more likely to grow and eat well than children who eat meat.

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A study of nearly 9,000 children found those who eat a vegetarian diet had similar measures of growth and nutrition compared to children who eat meat. The study, published in Pediatrics and led by researchers at St. Michael’s Hospital of Unity Health Toronto, also found that children with a vegetarian diet…

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Many children are due to be born in Ukraine. How will the war impact their lives?

When Russia attacked Ukraine in late February, Ukrainian civilians were immediately caught in the crossfire. Over the last month, people have been fleeing to neighboring countries, waiting out the nights in bomb shelters, and getting by without running water or electricity.Pregnant people are among those caught in the middle. Some of the most horrific images…

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7 Ways to Motivate Children When They’re Totally Unmotivated

Natalie MaximetsNatalie is a Certified Transformational Life Coach and Content Writer for OnlineDivorce.com with experience in self-development, family building, and psychological well-being. Read full profile ⌄ Scroll down to continue ⌄ All parents dream of raising motivated children and giving them access to better life opportunities. But what if their child does not want to…

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Children and COVID-19: A decline in new cases may be leveling off

Even as a number of states see increases in new COVID-19 cases among all ages, the trend remains downward for children, albeit at a slower pace than in recent weeks, based on data from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital Association. New pediatric cases in the United States totaled 27,521 for the…

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Children and COVID: The 7th Week of Decline in New Cases

New cases of COVID-19 in U.S. children have fallen to their lowest level since the beginning of the Delta surge in July of 2021, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital Association. Just under 42,000 new cases were reported during the week of March 4-10, making it the 7th consecutive week…

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A “nest” where children and a language are nurtured (video).

For endangered languages, the key to survival is producing fluent speakers. One Alaska Native community finds hope in – and help from – its youngest members.  March 10, 2022 By Jingnan Peng Multimedia producer Jessica Mendoza Multimedia reporter Fairbanks, Alaska Tanan Ch’at’oh is not your typical preschool. Along with the usual group activities, free play time,…

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Children and gender identity: Supporting your children

Children and gender identity: Supporting your childUnderstand the importance of talking with your child about gender identity and expression — and how to get the conversation started.By Mayo Clinic Staff If your child has questions about gender identity or gender expression, you’ve probably got questions, too. Find out what you can do to help and…

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US-Born Children in China will have to choose between Rival Superpowers

Tens of thousands of kids in China were born in the US to maternity tourists. But at 18, they have to decide which citizenship to keep. February 16, 2022 When Eileen Gu, the American-born skier, won China a gold medal in women’s Freeski Big Air at the Winter Olympics in Beijing, Avanda Jiang, a 10-year-old…

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Study: Children With Alopecia Areata Respond to Tofacitinib

Oral tofacitinib (Xeljanz), a JAK inhibitor, helped regrow hair in three quarters of pediatric patients with alopecia areata (AA) in a small study conducted at the University of Colorado and published in Pediatric Dermatology. The 11 pediatric patients, ages 8 to 18 years, all with a diagnosis of AA, were treated with tofacitinib. Eight patients,…

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Screen time and children: How to guide your child

With screens virtually everywhere, monitoring a child’s screen time can be challenging. To complicate matters, some screen time can be educational and support children’s social development. So how do you manage your child’s screen time? Here’s a primer on guiding your child’s use of screens and media. The problems with screens Too much screen time…