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7 great achievements in child health research celebrated at Pediatric Academic Societies
Pediatric research discoveries over the past 40 years haveled to prevention and treatment strategies that have saved millions of lives worldwide. Seven of the greatest research achievements will be presented on Sunday, April 26 at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting at the San Diego Convention Center.

Despite warnings, health food stores recommend OTC dietary supplements to minors
Fifteen year olds are not only able to buy over-the-counter dietary supplements from a sampling of health food stores across the country, the staff at those stores actually went so far as to recommend certain products, despite labels reading 'for adult use only.'

Serving healthy foods with a smile may entice students to eat better
Labeling healthy foods with smiley faces and offering small prizes for buying nutritious items may be a low-cost way to get students to make healthy choices in the school lunch line, according to a study to be presented Sunday, April 26, at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting in San Diego.

Some children lose autism diagnosis but still struggle
About one in 14 toddlers diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder no longer met the diagnostic criteria in elementary school, but most continued to have emotional/behavior symptoms and required special education supports, according to a study to be presented Sunday, April 26, at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting in San Diego.

Parents sound off on mobile device use by children
Smartphones and tablets have become part of everyday life, but parents still worry that mobile devices may not be the best thing for their children, according to a study to be presented Sunday, April 26, at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting in San Diego.

Program puts a dent in summer hunger
Results of a study evaluating the impact of the summer feeding program will be presented on Sunday, April 26, at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting in San Diego.

Electronic cigarettes gaining in popularity among teens
Teens no longer smoke just cigarettes. They have branched out to using alternative tobacco products such as electronic cigarettes, hookahs and little cigars. In fact, e-cigarette use is rising rapidly among both cigarette smokers and nonsmokers, according to a study to be presented Sunday, April 26, at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting in San Diego.

Researchers harness the power of mobile devices to teach kids about safety
Researchers will present the results of a study looking at the effectiveness of the app on Sunday, April 26, at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting in San Diego.

We are family: Adult support reduces youths' risk of violence exposure
Adults can have a bigger influence on youths growing up in poor, violent neighborhoods than they may realize, according to a study to be presented Sunday, April 26 at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting in San Diego.

Just an hour of TV a day linked to unhealthy weight in kindergartners
Kindergartners and first-graders who watched as little as one hour of television a day were more likely to be overweight or obese compared to children who watched TV for less than 60 minutes each day, according to a study to be presented Sunday, April 26 at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in San Diego.

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