FRIDAY, Feb. 23, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Amid an outbreak of measles at a Florida elementary school, the state’s surgeon general has defied federal health guidance and told parents it’s up to them whether they want to keep their unvaccinated child home to avoid infection. In a letter to parentsContinue Reading

MONDAY, Feb. 19, 2024 (HealthDay News) — A shift in parenting early in a child’s development might help curb the symptoms of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), new research suggests. When a preschooler exhibits an “excitable or exuberant” temperament, dialing down a “controlling” style of parenting in favor of what’s knownContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Feb. 15, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Doctors are bailing on the profession for a reason that may surprise their patients. It’s not frustration with government rules or cumbersome insurance requirements, but problems securing suitable childcare for long and ever-changing working hours, a new survey published Feb. 15 in theContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 14, 2024 (HealthDay News) — When bullies destroy a young victim’s trust, mental health problems are likely to follow them into adulthood, a new study warns. “There are few public health topics more important than youth mental health right now,” said senior study author George Slavich, director ofContinue Reading