MONDAY, June 8, 2020 -- Video games often stand in the way of exercise and healthy eating among male college students, a new study shows.
"It's important to understand that video games are a risk factor for poor lifestyle habits that may contribute to poor health," said researcher Dustin Moore, a graduate student at the University of New Hampshire.
TUESDAY, June 9, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Kids across the country are eager to return to the fun and fitness of team sports. But as strict lockdowns begin to ease, how should parents, coaches and young athletes balance the benefits with possible exposure to the coronavirus?
"I think you can question 10 to 20 different pediatricians, and you'll get potentially 10 to 20 different answers," said Dr. Thuy T. Bui, a pediatric emergency medicine specialist.
WEDNESDAY, June 10, 2020 -- Young children who suffer a concussion are likely to have vision and balance problems, according to a new study.
"Since one-third of pediatric and adolescent concussion injuries occur in elementary school-age children, we set out to provide a comprehensive description of children ages 5 to 11 years who were diagnosed with a concussion to pinpoint opportunities to improve the quality of diagnosis and care for this age group," said lead author Dr. Christina Master. She's a sports medicine pediatrician at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.