What To Know About Long COVID in Kids

The Cleveland Clinic – Staff Writer

Long COVID — an umbrella term for symptoms that linger or develop after someone recovers from COVID-19 — is one of the biggest mysteries currently facing the healthcare industry.

Doctors and researchers are still trying to figure out why some people experience fatigue or breathlessness, or more serious conditions like heart issues, for weeks or months after having COVID-19.

Read More: https://health.clevelandclinic.org/long-covid-in-kids/

New advice on melatonin use in children

Harvard Health – Claire McCarthy, M.D.

When it’s bedtime, what parents really, really want is for their kids to go to sleep. Not only do parents want their children to get the rest they need, but parents want to get some rest themselves! So it’s understandable that when children have trouble falling asleep, many parents reach for melatonin. Recent warnings about melatonin call this into question.

Read More: https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/new-advice-on-melatonin-use-in-children-202210062832

10 Cool Fall Ideas For Girls Who Love Crafting

Moms – Kirstie Marie Landry

Creating crafts can be really fun. It is a great way for one to express themselves, and one of the fun things about making crafts is that they can be made during any time of the year. Furthermore, people of all ages can usually find crafts that they enjoy creating. Also, creating crafts can be a great bonding experience for parents and their children. There are lots of fun fall themed crafts that girls will likely enjoy making.

Read More: https://www.moms.com/autumn-crafting-ideas-for-girls/

10 Calming Activities For An Angry Preschooler

Moms – Kristie Marie Landry

Preschoolers are at an age where they are going through a lot, and that can be challenging for them. What makes this even more of a challenge for them is that they might not understand some of the things they’re going through at that point in their lives, and they also might not be able to communicate about these things with their parents. One thing younger children have a tough time doing is understanding and expressing their emotions in a healthy way, which can often lead to them getting angry. Fortunately, there are some calming activities that angry preschoolers can engage in.

Read More: https://www.moms.com/calming-activities-for-angry-preschooler/

Top 30 foods kids are fussy about eating – from Brussels sprouts to fish

Express – Martin Winter

As a result, 82 percent of them get frustrated when their child won’t eat the food they’ve cooked, while nine in ten worry about their offspring’s overall health due to them being picky.

Other parents feel embarrassed (22 percent), disappointed (20 percent), and confused (20 percent) about their child being fussy.

Read More: https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/food/1677914/food-children-meals-fussy-vegetables-fruit

No, it’s not just sugary food that’s responsible for poor oral health in America’s children, especially in Appalachia

Medical X-Press – Daniel W. McNeil and Mary L. Marazita

As directors of the Center for Oral Health Research in Appalachiawe know firsthand that inequalities exist when it comes to oral health, including in children. Some people or groups have considerably more oral health problems than others because of a combination of factors beyond personal dental hygiene.

Read More: https://medicalxpress.com/news/2022-10-sugary-food-responsible-poor-oral.html