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Health News Roundup

NightLight · April 29, 2016

Top Stories for the Week

There is always so much in the news about health and we want to stay in-the-know so we can provide the best care for our children and yours. We know you want to do the same for your children, so we have gathered some of the latest stories that got our attention.

Here are some of the stories we think are worth paying attention to:

Children with milk allergies may have weaker bones. Whether it’s enough to cause more fractures is still a question. Read the story here: Cow’s Milk Allergy in Childhood May Lead to Weaker Bones: Study

A study in the UK found that girls who go to all-girl schools are at bigger risk for eating disorders. Read the story here: Pupils at all girls schools far more likely to suffer from anorexia

Teens are more likely to engage in risky behaviors if they get less than 7 hours of sleep. Read the story here: Why letting teens sleep in could save lives

Low income moms and their children may have more health problems due to stress. Read the story here: Experts: ‘Multiple stresses’ can threaten health of mother, child

Now for a feel good story: ‘Beads of Courage’: Program helps pediatric cancer patients cope with treatment through art

If you have any questions about your children’s health, you can always call your child’s pediatrician or call us here at NightLight Pediatric Urgent Care.