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A Winter Warning for Parents
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A Winter Warning for Parents

According to Wales Online, even though the illness is mild for the majority of individuals, it nevertheless causes approximately 450,000 GP appointments, 29,000 hospital admissions, and 83 deaths in children and adolescents in the UK each year (2). It can also be dangerous for the elderly and other vulnerable adults, with 175,000 GP appointments, 14,000 hospitalizations, and 8,000 deaths in the country each year. Respiratory Syncytial Virus Causes Respiratory Difficulties "UKHSA surveillance shows that - as is expected as we head into winter - many young children are now requiring NHS assessment and care for conditions like bronchiolitis caused by RSV," said Dr Conall Watson, Consultant Epidemiologist at the UKHSA. RSV infections are typically mino...
Caffeinated Soda Intake in Teens Tied to Future Alcohol Consumption
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Caffeinated Soda Intake in Teens Tied to Future Alcohol Consumption

Each of the findings took into consideration other factors such as family history of drug use and low parental education. Although strong associations between caffeinated beverage consumption and future substance use have been well documented in adolescents and adults, the Korean team's findings are the first to demonstrate similar results in young children. Advertisement This new paper used data from the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study, the large longitudinal study of brain development and child health in the United States.The expert team aimed to not only see if there was a connection between alcohol use and caffeinated soda consumption in younger children, but also better understand the relat...