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Singing may improve hearing abilities of children with cochlear implants, study indicates

Singing is fun for any child, but for children with cochlear implants, it may help refine their hearing, particularly in noisy environments, according to a new study. Singing can strengthen the connectionsbetween hearing and speech. The study, published in the journal Music Perception, analyzed “speech-in-noise” skills in children with cochlear implants. Over about a year, the… Read More »

Screen time: Children advised not to use electronic devices at dinner

Mobile phones should be banned from the dinner table and bedtimes as part of a healthy approach to devices, the UK’s four chief medical officers have said. Children should also take a break from screen-based activities every two hours, the guidance said. They also said technology companies must do more to keep children safe. The… Read More »

Can children get arthritis?

Sadly, yes. Most people think of arthritis as a disease for older adults to worry about, but children can get arthritis too. Children with arthritis face similar problems to their adult counterparts, but in addition, they may have to deal with growth issues, bone deterioration at an earlier age, and missing out on enjoying a… Read More »