TUESDAY, July 27, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Children with autism differ socially and developmentally from their typically developing peers. Now, researchers say there are also differences in their array of healthy gut bacteria or “microbiome.” The findings may lead to earlier treatment for kids with an autism spectrum disorder, suggestedContinue Reading

MONDAY, July 26, 2021 (HealthDay News) — As a new school year approaches, U.S. parents are nearly evenly split on whether they’ll vaccinate their young kids when a COVID-19 vaccine is approved for their age group, a new survey finds. “It’s important that parents and providers don’t wait for fullContinue Reading

MONDAY, July 26, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Young soccer players have more head impacts during practices but experience more severe head impacts during games, a small, preliminary study shows. The findings could help devise ways to improve head impact safety in youth soccer, according to the researchers. “Headers are aContinue Reading

MONDAY, July 26, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Accidental exposure to fentanyl pain patches is putting children’s lives at risk, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns. Fentanyl is a powerful opioid pain reliever; so powerful that fentanyl patches are typically only prescribed to patients who require round-the-clock, long-term pain relief,Continue Reading