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CDC presses doctors for help in solving mysterious illness causing paralysis in children

“Federal health officials are urging doctors to quickly report any cases of a mysterious, polio-like illness that primarily hits children in an effort to understand the sickness before the next outbreak. The illness, whose cause has perplexed government scientists, affected 233 patients in 41 states last year, and circulates primarily between August and October. It… Read More »

The five foods you should never give to children because of choking risks – HSE

About half of all choking accidents in young children involve food. Photo: Thinkstockphotos.com The five foods you should never give to children because of choking risks – HSE Independent.ie Children under the age of three are at the highest risk of choking due to the small size of their respiratory tract, the HSE advises in… Read More »

Improving the nutrition of Guatemalan children with goat milk – CGTN America

Guatemala has one of the highest malnutrition rates in the Americas. And the problem has been particularly acute in the country’s highlands. [embedded content] Nutritional deficiencies can hinder physical and mental development in children. But an organization started a program to help eliminate malnutrition. Their idea was to provide families with a goat. Our Game… Read More »