Kids With Sickle Cell Disease May Not Be Taking Full Medication Doses

Fear of side effects, beliefs about drug safety and efficacy, and dosing mistakes at home mean that most children with sickle cell disease have only moderate adherence to their medication, researchers say. | Full Article

School Lunches May Be Healthier Than Those Packed at Home

At three rural Virginia elementary schools, both packed and school lunches almost entirely met nutrition standards, but those packed at home tended to have more calories, fat and saturated fat. | Full Article

Are Siblings of Kids With Peanut Allergy Overprotected From Exposure?

Parents who have one child with peanut allergy may be shielding their other kids from peanuts when it's not necessary, and this might actually increase the child's allergy risk. | Full Article

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