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Daily News Roundup

Friday, December 10th, 2010

‘Good’ bacteria help kids with stomach pain
Doses of probiotics, which are “good bacteria,” may help alleviate frequent stomach and intestinal pain in children, according to a new study. (MSNBC)

Rolaids recalled for bits of metal, wood in tablets
Johnson & Johnson on Thursday recalled several types of Rolaids antacids in the U.S. because of reports of metal and wood particles in the products. The products include Rolaids Extra Strength Softchews, Rolaids Extra Strength plus Gas Softchews and Rolaids Multi-Symptom plus Anti-Gas Softchews. The company says the materials were potentially introduced into the products during the manufacturing process at an outside manufacturer. (MSNBC)

Babies on planes: Debate over safety renewed
The NTSB has repeatedly pushed for a rule requiring all airline passengers — including infants  — to be restrained in a separate seat. However, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) still allows children 2 years and younger to travel unrestrained on airplanes if seated on an adult’s lap. The NTSB submitted its latest safety recommendation to the FAA in August, citing plane crashes where young children held on a parent’s lap were injured or killed. (MSNBC)

Girls who walk, bike to school do better in tests
Girls, but not boys, who walk or bike to school instead of getting a ride perform better in tests of verbal and math skills, according to a new study of teens living in Spanish cities.And the longer the commute, the higher the test scores, regardless of how much exercise girls got outside of school. (MSNBC)
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