As States Ease Hurdles To Physician Assistants, Salaries Eclipse $100K
Physician Assistant salaries rose nearly 3% to $105,000 last year from $102,000 in 2016 as states lift restrictions, The American Academy of PAs says. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:UNH NYSE:HUM NYSE:ANTM NYSE:AET NYSE:CI Source Type: news

Establishing a regional trauma preventable/potentially preventable death rate - Drake SA, Holcomb JB, Yang Y, Thetford C, Myers L, Brock M, Wolf DA, Cron S, Persse D, McCarthy J, Kao L, Todd SR, Naik-Mathuria BJ, Cox C, Kitagawa R, Sandberg G, Wade CE.
OBJECTIVE: To establish a trauma preventable/potentially preventable death rate (PPPDR) within a heavily populated county in Texas. SUMMARY: The National Academies of Sciences estimated the trauma preventable death rate in the United States to be 20%, issu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Consensus statement: abusive head trauma in infants and young children -
The American Academy of Pediatrics has endorsed the following publication: Society for Pediatric Radiology. Consensus statement on abusive head trauma in infants and young children [published online ahead of print June 1, 2018]. Pediatri Radiol. doi: 10... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Epidemiology in firearm violence prevention -
The American Academy of Pediatrics has endorsed the following publication: Davis AB, Gaudino JA, Soskolne CL, Al-Delaimy WK; International Network for Epidemiology in Policy. The role of epidemiology in firearm violence prevention: a policy brief. Int J... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Management of Pediatric Femoral Neck Fracture Management of Pediatric Femoral Neck Fracture
Learn more about managing femoral neck fractures in children -- and how to optimize outcomes while minimizing complications.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

National Academies develops environmental health initiative
At a National Academies public meeting, a diverse group of experts discussed the scope of the Environmental Health Matters Initiative. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - August 2, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Pediatricians Warn Plastic Food Containers Could Leach Chemicals
Itasca, Ill. (CBS Local) – A new report is warning against using plastic food containers because of the fear that harmful chemicals could leak into your food. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is urging parents to keep food out of plastic containers. The July 23 report explains that plastics, especially when they are heated, can contaminate food with materials that affect the hormones and can cause other health problems. “It can also be detrimental to pregnant women, to their growing baby inside of their body,” Dr. Denise Kerut said, via KCTV. “So they recommend that pregnant w...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Consumer Health News food containers Local TV plastic Source Type: news

Health Tip: Warmer Weather Triggers Rashes
-- Hot summer weather can lead to itchy skin rashes, the American Academy of Pediatrics says. Clogged sweat glands, bug bites and exposure to certain plants, chlorine and fungi are just a few of the common triggers for rashes. The AAP offers this... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 2, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Ear Tubes May Help Prevent Ear Infections
-- By the age of 5, the majority of young children will have an ear infection, the American Academy of Otolaryngology says. Most ear infections will resolve without medical intervention or with a dose of antibiotics. But in some children, ear... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 2, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Thin films can enhance vorticity in the ocean
(National Research University Higher School of Economics) Scientists from the Higher School of Economics and the Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences have investigated how vortex flows penetrate the interior of a liquid. The authors of the article have shown that specific (thin liquid and insoluble) films on the surface of water enhance eddy currents. These currents are produced by the interacting surface waves directed at an angle to each other. The results of the study have been published in Physical Review Fluids. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 2, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Academy Sends MACRA Concerns, QPP Advice to Congress
In a recent letter to Congress, the Academy expressed support for the overall goals of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act while outlining key strategies to improve its Quality Payment Program. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - August 1, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

NAS President Comments on Nomination of OSTP Director
I am pleased that the White House is moving to fill the position of director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy. This is a key step toward giving science a seat at the table so decisions that shape our country are informed by the best available evidence. In particular, our nation is facing mounting costs from weather-related disasters, including more severe hurricanes, floods, droughts, and forest fires. Having a distinguished atmospheric scientist advising the president is timely and a great choice. I look forward to working with Dr. Droegemeier.Marcia McNuttPresident, National Academy of SciencesOfficial Whit...
Source: News from the National Academies - August 1, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

National Academies' Gulf Research Program Announces 2018 Science Policy Fellowships
The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine today announced the recipients of its 2018 Science Policy Fellowships. These competitive awards are among a suite of program activities aimed at supporting the development of future generations of scientists, engineers, and health professionals who are prepared to work at the intersections of offshore energy system safety, human health and well-being, and environmental stewardship in the Gulf of Mexico and other U.S. coastal regions. Read More (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - August 1, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

NAS President Comments on Nomination of OSTP Director
I am pleased that the White House is moving to fill the position of director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy. This is a key step toward giving science a seat at the table so decisions that shape our country are informed by the best available evidence. In particular, our nation is facing mounting costs from weather-related disasters, including more severe hurricanes, floods, droughts, and forest fires. Having a distinguished atmospheric scientist advising the president is timely and a great choice. I look forward to working with Dr. Droegemeier.Marcia McNuttPresident, National Academy of SciencesOfficial Whit...
Source: News from the National Academies - August 1, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

Hypertension Among Youths -- United States, 2001-2016 Hypertension Among Youths -- United States, 2001-2016
New guidelines released by the American Academy of Pediatrics for determining hypertension in children have resulted in a marked increase of U.S. youths being reclassified as having hypertension.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Only 10 percent of non-dialysis kidney patients ever see a dietitian
(Loyola University Health System) In patients with chronic kidney disease, medical nutrition therapy can slow the progression and significantly reduce healthcare costs. But 90 percent of non-dialysis kidney disease patients never meet with a dietitian, according to a report in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Can we predict the long-term outcome of boys with ADHD?
(Elsevier) A study published in the August 2018 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry(JAACAP) reports on a group of boys diagnosed with ADHD in childhood (when they were, on average, 8 years old) and followed into adulthood (when they were in their early 40s). The goal was to examine whether boys' characteristics in childhood and adolescence predicted their subsequent school performance, their work, and social adjustment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Announcing Focus Academy: The Bay Area Gateway For International...
Today marked the opening of Focus Academy, a unique program for international biotech and healthtech companies seeking to flourish in the US market.(PRWeb August 01, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/announcing_focus_academy_the_bay_area_gateway_for_international_biotech_and_healthtech_innovators/prweb15665000.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - August 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Distinguished Cardiologists and Scientists Honored with 2018...
The recipients of the 2018 International Academy of Cardiology Awards at the 23rd World Congress on Heart Disease were announced today by Dr. Asher Kimchi, Founder and Chairman of the IAC. In addition...(PRWeb August 01, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/distinguished_cardiologists_and_scientists_honored_with_2018_international_academy_of_cardiology_awards_at_the_23rd_world_congress_on_heart_disease/prweb15660450.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - August 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What We Know About the Effect of Psychotropic Drugs on Migrant Kids
A federal judge on Monday ruled that the government must obtain parental or guardian consent before administering psychotropic drugs—those that can affect the brain or behavior—to migrant children in its care. But plenty of questions still remain about what these drugs do to young brains in the first place. “The benefits or risks of psychotropic medications to brain development are only beginning to be evaluated,” says Dr. Manpreet Singh, director of the Pediatric Mood Disorders Program at Stanford University. “We haven’t actually looked, directly and in systematic ways, at the effects o...
Source: TIME: Health - August 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Drugs healthytime onetime Source Type: news

National Academy of Medicine Launches Action Collaborative to Counter Opioid Epidemic; Public-Private Partnership Will Coordinate Initiatives Across Sectors to Drive Collective Solutions
In recognition of the need for a national coordinated and collective response to the epidemic of opioid addiction in the U.S., the National Academy of Medicine, in partnership with the Aspen Institute, launched a public-private partnership made up of more than 35 organizations representing federal, state, and local governments, health systems, associations and provider groups, health education and accrediting institutions, pharmacies, payers, industry, nonprofits, and academia. This partnership -- the NAM Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic -- is committed to sharing knowledge, aligning ongoing init...
Source: News from the National Academies - July 31, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

National Academy of Medicine Launches Action Collaborative to Counter Opioid Epidemic; Public-Private Partnership Will Coordinate Initiatives Across Sectors to Drive Collective Solutions
The National Academy of Medicine has launched a public-private partnership called the NAM Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic, committed to sharing knowledge, aligning ongoing initiatives, and addressing complex challenges that require a shared response from public and private actors. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - July 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Health Tip: Prevent Foot Blisters
-- While blisters can occur most anywhere there's friction against the skin, they are commonly associated with the feet. To help prevent foot blisters, the American Academy of Dermatology suggests: Wear socks that absorb moisture. Make sure your... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 31, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine's 23rd Annual International Meeting
November 14-17, 2018; San Francisco, CA. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - July 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Overcoming Payment Challenges to Realize the Promise of Telehealth
The National Academy for State Health Policy ’s (NASHP) Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Workgroup is exploring what new state policies and funding may be needed to implement more telehealth services across all states. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - July 31, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Penn cardiovascular disease and translational medicine expert elected to Italian Academy of Science
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) Garret FitzGerald, MD, FRS, a professor of Systems Pharmacology and Translational Therapeutics in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and an international leader in cardiovascular disease research, has been elected as a foreign member of the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei (Lincean Academy) -- the Italian Academy of Science in Rome. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Scientists discover potential therapy for human copper metabolism disorders
(Texas A&M AgriLife Communications) Individuals with defects in copper metabolism may soon have more targeted treatment options thanks to a discovery by a research team led by Dr. Vishal Gohil of Texas A&M AgriLife Research in College Station.A paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences at http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2018/07/17/1806296115 reports that an investigational anticancer-drug, elesclomol, can restore the production of cytochrome oxidase protein complex, a critical copper-dependent enzyme required for mitochondrial energy production. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 31, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Hopkins Nursing Dean on Global Networking
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - July 31, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

NJIT expands offering of IBM Skills Academy workshops, launches Skills Academy Consortium
(New Jersey Institute of Technology) Program educates students and professionals for today's digital economy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

American Academy of Ophthalmology launches new scientific journal dedicated to glaucoma research
(American Academy of Ophthalmology) The American Academy of Ophthalmology today announced the launch of Ophthalmology ® Glaucoma, a new scientific journal focused exclusively on glaucoma. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The power of healthy nutrition: Just one cup of blueberries a day reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal women
(Natural News) Postmenopausal women can reduce their risk of developing cardiovascular disease by consuming even just one cup of blueberries a day, according to a study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Researchers from Florida State University looked at the effects of daily consumption of blueberries on cardiovascular disease risk factors,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Electron-Ion Collider Proposal Backed by National Academies Report
The National Academies released a report this week that backs the case for constructing a U.S.-based electron ion collider, a large-scale facility designed to enable new investigations in fundamental nuclear physics. (Source: FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News)
Source: FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News - July 27, 2018 Category: Physics Authors: wthomas Source Type: news

Aldehydes Dominant Carcinogen in Tobacco Smoke
FRIDAY, July 27, 2018 -- Aldehydes are the major carcinogens in tobacco smoke, according to a study published online June 18 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Mao-wen Weng, Ph.D., from New York University in New York City, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Health Tip: Where to Store Food
-- Storing food in the right place in the kitchen can not only make your food last and taste better, but can also help protect you from foodborne illness. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics says the refrigerator is the right place for: Honey,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 27, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Current Constraining Devices in Total Hip Arthroplasty Current Constraining Devices in Total Hip Arthroplasty
This comprehensive review covers the components used to address instability after total hip arthroplasty. Find out what there is to know.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Dentsply Sirona initiates Global Lab Experts Network (GLEN): more than 50 international lab experts gather in Frankfurt
Dentsply Sirona Lab, with its dedicated focus on dental technology, held its first ever GLEN meeting from July 9th-11thin Frankfurt, Germany tooffer the possibility for networking and exchange between lab experts. Around 50 Key Opinion Leaders from almost 20 different countries came together for this peer-to-peer exchange to discuss current topics as well as future trends of dental technology and dentistry in workshops and interactive sessions.Bensheim/Salzburg, July 16, 2018. Dentsply Sirona Lab is committed to offering the opportunity to establish a network with experts across all lab-related areas and enable the exchang...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 26, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Student project leads to founding of startup DIANA Biotechnologies
(Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the Czech Academy of Sciences (IOCB Prague)) A new startup, DIANA Biotechnologies, has been founded at the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the CAS (IOCB Prague) to develop a unique technology created by postgraduate student V á clav Navr á til with the potential to significantly improve disease diagnostics and accelerate the development of new drugs. The startup has earned the trust of investors, who are putting more than 3 million EUR into the project. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

National Academy of Medicine and FDA announce the 2018 Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellows
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) along with the US Food and Drug Administration's Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) have named the 2018-2019 class of FDA Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellows. Six individuals were selected through a highly selective national competition based on their exceptional, diverse professional qualifications to contribute to the work of CTP. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

National Academies Envisions ‘Open Science by Design’
A new National Academies report envisions a future research enterprise designed around open science while acknowledging significant challenges in transitioning to such a system. (Source: FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News)
Source: FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News - July 25, 2018 Category: Physics Authors: mhenry Source Type: news

Gulf Research Program Announces $10 Million Grant Opportunity for Enhancing Coastal Community Resilience in the Gulf of Mexico Region
The Gulf Research Program (GRP) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine today announced a new grant opportunity focused on enhancing coastal community resilience and well-being in the Gulf of Mexico region. The GRP intends to award up to $10 million to projects bringing together researchers and practitioners to collaborate on efforts that increase understanding of how community attributes and systems affect resilience and provide actionable information that can be used to implement policies and practices to enhance resilience. This new funding opportunity builds on previous GRP funding intended to ...
Source: News from the National Academies - July 25, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

Academy of Laser Dentistry Now Accepting Applications for 2019 Seidner Student Scholarship Program
Coral Springs, FL – July 17, 2018 –The Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD) the only independent and unbiased non-profit association dedicated to improving patient care with the proper use of laser technology, is now accepting applications for theDr. Eugene M. Seidner Student Scholarship Program. Named in the memory of Dr. Seidner, a laser dentistry pioneer who also served as ALD president 1996-1997, three recipients will be honored during the ALD ’s 26th Anniversary Conference& Exhibition,April 4-6th at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas.According to ALD executive director Gail Siminovsky, CAE, &ld...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 25, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Health Tip: Get More Dietary Fiber
-- Fiber -- derived from plant-based foods -- has a number of health benefits including aiding digestion, helping you feel fuller longer and helping to curb overeating, the American Academy of Family Physicians says. Depending on your age and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Mayo Mindfulness: Dealing with pain
Pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined, according to the?American Academy of Pain Medicine. Pain from disease or injury can diminish quality of life ? a toll that can be?physical and mental. In this previously aired Mayo Clinic Minute,?Dr. Amit Sood, a Mayo Clinic resiliency expert,offers ideas for dealing with temporary [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 25, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

UCLA biologist works to create a new field, merging the sciences and architecture
How do spaces affect us, and animals? UCLA biologist Noa Pinter-Wollman had the idea that we can learn from the way animals use space, and, with several colleagues from the U.S., England and France, she is launching an effort to create a new field of study. Her goals are ambitious.Does she hope her research will lead to better homes, better offices and better communities?“Of course,” said Pinter-Wollman, an expert on ants, spiders and how environments influence collective behavior. “Who doesn’t? I want to know how collective behaviors emerge; what causes them, and how they can be improved.”It ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - July 24, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

A Domestic Electron Ion Collider Would Unlock Scientific Mysteries of Atomic Nuclei, Maintain U.S. Leadership in Accelerator Science
The science questions that could be answered by an electron ion collider (EIC)– a very large-scale particle accelerator– are significant to advancing our understanding of the atomic nuclei that make up all visible matter in the universe, says a new report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Beyond its impact on nuclear science, the advances made possible by an EIC could have far-reaching benefits to the nation's science- and technology-driven economy as well as to maintaining U.S. leadership in nuclear physics and in collider and accelerator technologies. Read More (Source: News fr...
Source: News from the National Academies - July 24, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

Chemicals in plastic packaging may harm kids
Several chemicals found in food and in plastic packaging may be especially harmful to children because of their small size, according to a new study by the American Academy of Pediatrics. In the study, which was published in the journal Pediatrics, AAP cautioned parents and pregnant women to avoid processed meats, plastic packaging and canned foods that contain the substances, some of which have been linked to cancer, obesity and cardiovascular disease as well as neurocognitive eff ects like hyperactivity,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

Health Tip: Using a Home Trampoline
-- Home trampolines may be a fun way to get exercise, but they're not without dangers, the American Academy of Pediatrics says. Despite the academy's warnings that home trampolines could lead to injuries from falls and attempted acrobatics, the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Short Takes
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) have released a new report on the research agenda for indoor microbiology, human health, and buildings. The report Microbiomes of the Built Environment examines the current knowledge in the research on indoor environments, examples of knowledge gaps, and new tools that may facilitate the understanding of ecosystems in built environments, in order to better predict and manage indoor interactions of humans with microorganisms and design healthy and sustainable buildings. Read the report here: http://nas-sites.org/builtmicrobiome/    &nbs...
Source: Public Policy Reports - July 24, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Pediatricians say kids at risk from untested chemicals in food
American Academy of Pediatrics calls for a revamp of the food safety system and warns chemicals may affect children's immunity, growth and behavior (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Food Additives a Toxic Mix for Kids
A growing mound of scientific evidence has linked changes in children's hormone systems to chemicals used to preserve, package and enhance food. The changes can alter their normal development and increase their risk of childhood obesity, the new American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy statement argues. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news