TARGet Kids! in the News
How big data, population health and other scientists are trying to map COVID-19 in the community
Should schools reopen? Kids’ role in pandemic still a mystery
When is it safe for kids to go back to school? Two Canadian projects adding data to the ‘passionate debates’
Milk-drinking toddlers at risk of low iron levels
Mobile media device use is associated with language delay in infants
National Post - High-dose vitamin D no better than standard dose for preventing kids' colds: study
CTV News - High-dose vitamin D ineffective at preventing kids' colds
NHS choices - High dose vitamin D 'doesn't prevent colds and flu in kids'
Toronto Star - High doses of vitamin D no better than standard dose for preventing colds and flu in kids, Toronto researchers find
CBC News - Does drinking cow's milk help children grow taller?
CTV News - Drinking non-cow's milk linked to lower height in children
CNN - Drinking non-cow milk linked to shorter kids, study suggests
CBS News - "Growing" concern about non-cow's milk alternatives for kids
Global National - Could mobile screen time for babies lead to speech delays?
CTV News - Toddlers' speech delays could be linked to screen time, study finds
ABC News - Handheld screen use in toddlers linked to speech delays, study finds
PBS NewsHour - Toddlers' screen time linked to slower speech development, study finds
CNN - Letting a baby play on an iPad might lead to speech delays
Newsweek - Smartphones and toddlers: not so smart
Time Magazine - Kids who use smartphones start talking later
The Telegraph - Tablets and smartphones damage toddlers' speech development
The New York Times - Regular Milk May Beat Low Fat for Kids
CBC News - Do we have it backward on giving kids low fat milk instead of whole?
CTV News - Which milk is healthiest for kids? New study suggest it isn't skim
National Post - Children who drink whole-fat milk are leaner and have higher vitamin D levels, Canadian researchers find
Toronto Star - Kids who drink whole milk are leaner, researchers say
Global News - Close to 1 in 5 young Canadian children given cold medicines despite warnings
Maclean's - 1 in 5 young children given cold remedies despite warnings
CTV News - New findings: Do babies need vitamin D supplements?
Fox News - Children breast-feeding after first birthday should take vitamin D
Toronto Star - Babies breastfed beyond first birthday should continue getting Vitamin D: study
OurWindsor - Babies breastfed beyond first birthday should continue getting Vitamin D: study
Global News - Kids in daycare get less outdoor activity than kids who stay home: Canadian study
CTV News - Infant inactivity can be a sign of future health problems: study
CBC - Strollers may be too sedentary for kids
Global News - Could cholesterol, Vitamin D levels in Toddlers predict Heart Disease Risk?
CARRFS eNews - Early Childhood Development: Probing Early Life Risk Factor Surveillance
Toronto Star – Milk substitutes short on Vitamin D: Study
The New York Times – Milk Choice May Affect Vitamin D Levels
Toronto Star – Toronto’s SickKids Hospital works to STOMP out child obesity
Global News – When should kids go to the dentist?
Toronto Star – Students’ rotting teeth show ‘inequality of health’
MedSchoolForParents.com – Optimizing milk consumption – How much milk ?
CTVNews Channel – Picky Preschoolers
Dr. Nav Persaud talks about preschooler’s eating habits and cholesterol
The Globe and Mail – Poor preschooler eating habits can raise cholesterol set stage for heart disease
CTV News – Lifetime: Battling Vitamin D deficiencies in kids
CBC News – 2 cups of milk enough for most kids
CTV News – Dr. Jonathon Maguire of St. Michael’s Hospital discusses the benefits of milk and whether kids are doing themselves any harm if they drink lots of milk.
The Globe and Mail – Canada’s first childhood obesity program targets unhealthy lifestyles
CBC News – Cutting preschoolers' TV time tricky
CTV News Toronto – Program targets child obesity
CBC News – Filling the nutrition needs for kids on summer holidays (Pauline Dakin, Canadian Healthcare Network, Associated Press)
SickKids Newsroom – Reduced TV time and computer use alone have little impact on childhood obesity.
Toronto Sun – Cutting TV time not enough when fighting obesity: Study
Reuters – Curbing kids screen time is hard: Study
The Globe and Mail – Despite best efforts, kids are still TV junkies
The Globe and Mail – Young children only need two cups of milk a day (Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press)
CBC News – Gosford Park Public School, Segment: Physical Activity
CTV News – Study links low vitamin D levels in toddlers to milk intake, BMI (Lauren La Rose, The Canadian Press)
The Globe and Mail – Early introduction of solid foods in formula-fed babies linked to obesity (Anne-Marie Tobin, The Canadian Press)
National Post – Baby wants a bottle? Say no after nine months, instructs Sick Kids
The Globe and Mail – Five-minute talk ‘can change child’s health trajectory'
CBC News – Parents heed MD advice on bottle weaning
Toronto Star – Breast cancer survivor credits vitamin D for recovery
The Globe and Mail – Lack of vitamin D in kids linked to risks later in life