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Benefits of COVID-19 vaccine outweigh low risk of heart inflammation in teens

The risk of a COVID-19 vaccine causing heart inflammation in teens and younger children shouldn’t be nearly as scary as the virus itself. Indeed, heart inflammation is a bigger risk among kids who get sick […]

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More kids need help for anxiety and depression — how to know the signs

Knowing the signs of anxiety and depression in children has become even more important as the COVID-19 pandemic continues and more families have sought help for their children’s mental health over the past two years. […]

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How to prevent heart disease in children

In many cases, preventing heart disease in children can be accomplished with lifestyle changes. Preventable heart disease in children is increasing, likely tied to a widespread increase in childhood obesity. According to the Centers for […]

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Study: Breastfeeding reduces risk of heart disease

A new study confirms that a patient who breastfeeds has a reduced risk of heart disease and stroke, or death from cardiovascular disease. New research suggests that the risk decreases with longer periods of breastfeeding, […]

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Any teenager can have a heart attack, not just athletes

You occasionally hear about it on the news: A seemingly healthy child suddenly collapses or dies after cardiac arrest on the football field or basketball court, or during another sporting event. But any teenager can […]

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