Tag: pediatrics

Emotional Eating By Children is a Learned Behavior, Not Inherited.

**This article was first published on BBC News.   Children who eat more or less when stressed or upset have learned the behaviour rather than inherited it, a study suggests. A study by University College London found home environment was the main cause of emotional eating. And this was due to parental behaviours including giving upset children their favourite food to

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New Blood Pressure Guidelines for Children.

In August, the American Academy of Pediatrics published a 74-page report updating its guidelines for screening and managing high blood pressure in children and adolescents. The new guidelines include an easy-to-read chart to help physicians accurately determine a child’s blood pressure.