Babies and toddlers who struggle to self-sooth and
sleep…more often wind up in front of the television
or computer, according to a new study in the journal
Researchers tracked the media viewing habits of 74-hundred
children over a 2 year period.
New research finds 20 percent of women who gain too
much weight during pregnancy have children who are
overweight or obese.
The Kaiser Permanente study compared the health records
of over 4-thousand California women with the health
records of their children ages 2 to 5.
Researchers also found women who did not gain enough
weight during pregnancy were 63 percent more likely
to have a child who became overweight or obese.
And children and young adults with epilepsy are more
likely to suffer broken bones, burns and poisonings
then people without the condition..
British researchers found the number of poisonings
by medication were significantly higher, especially
among college-aged patients.
Those are some of today's top health stories.
Alison Harmelin for CBS News, New York.