SCIENCE DAILY Health workers and policymakers need to find ways to address poor air quality and lack of exercise among children in China so that children can be more physically active without suffering the health risks caused by exposure to air pollution. 7 months
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Air pollution linked to cardiovascular disease; air purifiers may lessen impact
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Medical News Today: Early life physical activity may prevent cognitive decline
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WATCH: Study suggests children who don't sleep enough have a higher risk of developing diabetes
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Children need to be up-to-date on immunizations before heading back-to-school
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Gene variant activity is surprisingly variable between tissues
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Facebook samples China's potential with sneaky app
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Same-sex couples do not influence their adoptive children's gender identity
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Medical News Today: Insufficient sleep raises type 2 diabetes risk in children
MNT A new study suggests that as little as 1 hour of less sleep per night significantly raises children’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes. 3 days
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Study finds link between elemental sulfur use and respiratory problems in farmworkers' children
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Lower-income children raised in counties with high upward mobility display fewer behavioral issues
PHYS.ORG Children who grow up in urban counties with high upward mobility exhibit fewer behavioral problems and perform better on cognitive tests, according... 5 days
Bespoke filtration equipment facilitates delivery of critical drugs to leading children’s hospital
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Children who sleep an hour less at higher risk of type 2 diabetes, says study
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