Narcotics, Sedatives Biggest Threats When Kids Get Into Medicine Chest

When kids under age 6 are hospitalized for accidentally taking prescription medications, in many cases they have ingested narcotic painkillers and benzodiazepine sedatives. | Full Article

Sodium Conundrum: 9 in 10 U.S. Children Eat Too Much Salt

American kids are eating far too much salt, mostly from processed foods sold in stores, putting them at risk for high blood pressure and heart disease later in life. | Full Article

Can Exclusive Breastfeeding Protect Certain Children From Food Allergy?

Babies who are exclusively breastfed for at least 4 months may be at lower risk of developing food allergies at 6 years of age, according to a new report. | Full Article

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