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Children Could Benefit from Medical Research, Study Says

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You read about all these studies and research projects on ParentDish. Have you ever thought to yourself, "Gee, I wish scientists from Pennbrook University would do medical research on my child"?
Most parents...
Many parents are unaware of the benefits of their children participating in research.
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Cellphones Don't Raise Risk of Brain Tumors in Kids, Study Finds

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Put down that cell phone, child! It'll rot your brain and give you cancer!
No reason to put the fear of God into your iPhone-loving kid. We can't comment on the brain rot, but a new study does show that...
Researchers found kids with brain tumors don't use cellphones any more often than kids who are cancer-free.
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P'kolino Little One's Art Easel

The P'kolino Little One's Art Easel is two-sided for double the fun. Credit: pkolino.com Want to foster your kids' love of art, but get tired of picking up loose pieces of paper and broken crayons off the floor all the time? Set them...Two kids can create works of art at once with this handy easel.
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Parents' Attitude Affects Kids' Diabetes

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Kids with diabetes need to regulate their diets, monitor their blood-sugar levels and take the appropriate amount of insulin.
They also need parents with the right attitude. Researchers at the Schneider...
Right attitude can help kids control their diabetes.
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Sneak Veggies Into Your Kids' Meals

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Can't get your kids to eat their veggies?
Researchers at Pennsylvania State University have a cunning plan. They suggest you discreetly add broccoli, zucchini and all that other green stuff to kids' meals. Reuters news...
Sneaky researchers say you can double your child's vegetable intake.
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Crossing the Street Can Be Risky for Kids With ADHD

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Albert Einstein may have helped unlock the secrets of the universe, but something as simple as crossing the street might have been difficult for him.
It's really not that simple. There are some pretty...
Their bodies and minds are not always in the same place.
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'Molescular Scalpel' Offers Hope in Muscular Dystrophy Fight

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A "molecular scalpel" could help children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
The gene for the protein dystrophin is damaged in people with the affliction, but the BBC in London reports a drug given to 19 children...
Drug trial shows promise in the UK.
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Parents of Children With ADHD Face Serious Stress, Study Shows

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There's no doubt ADHD is tough on the children who suffer from the disorder, but it's really hard on parents, too.
LiveScience reports a recent study published in the Journal of Family Psychology finds parents...
The entire family should be considered when treating a child with ADHD, researchers say.
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