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According to Reuters, a study published in Diabetes Care has found that children with type 1 diabetes are at higher risk for developing a psychiatric disorder or attempting suicide. After analyzing more than 17,000 diabetic children born between 1973 and 2009, researchers discovered that approximately eight...

Pediatric Sleep Patterns

How Old is Too Old for a Daily Nap?

According to CBS News, a review published in Archives of Disease in Childhood, has revealed that daytime naps may not be ideal for children above the age of two. Mid-day naps for young children have long been assumed to benefit the the child's wellbeing, but the new study has found that those children tend...
Prosthetics are not commonly given to children until they finish growing due to their complicated operation and their significant cost. But, The New York Times reports that a volunteer organization called E-nable matches children who need prothetic hands with owners of 3-D printers who are able and willing...