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47 min ago | WCAV

UVa. Hosts Annual Youth Health Fair

The Youth Health Fair is an opportunity for children to learn about making smart choices in an effort to maintain a healthy lifestyle.


Related Topix: Medicine, Kids, Family

4 hrs ago | ABC News

PHOTO: Alan Jamison placed himself in quarantine after possibly being exposed to the Ebola virus.

A Tennessee doctor who placed himself in quarantine after volunteering in West Africa , where the Ebola virus is rampant, says he's "feeling well" and showing no sign of symptoms.


Related Topix: Medicine, Liberia, World News, Africa

9 hrs ago | CBS News

Little girl really doesn't want her brother to grow up

This week's most popular viral videos include a talented truck driver, an ever-lasting ice cream sandwich, a overly friendly deer, a toddler who doesn't want her infant brother to grow up, a swan that hates selfies and what might be the world's best pediatrician.


Related Topix: Medicine

13 hrs ago | Business Journal

Philadelphia Hospital maternity wards ban industry-sponsored formula bags

Philadelphia's six birthing hospitals have decided to sop giving new moms industry-sponsored formula bags ina move to encourage breast-feeding.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

17 hrs ago |

Toddler nutrition: Hollywood pediatrician weighs in about toddler needs

Parents can offer healthy food choices, fortified milk supplements and a multivitamin to help their toddlers receive the proper nutrition Toddlers need balanced nutrition for their bodies to grow properly, but it's not always easy to get toddlers to eat what they should Toddlers need balanced nutrition for their bodies to grow properly, but it's ... (more)


Related Topix: Toddlers, Family, Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food, Meat, Chicken

21 hrs ago | New Albany Gazette

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Baptist Medical Group-New Albany Pediatrics and Baptist Medical Group-New Albany Surgical Associates will go live Friday, Aug. 1, with Baptist OneCare, Baptist's new electronic health record that began rolling out in phases throughout the 14-hospital system in January 2014.


Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Child Advocate Says Infant Deaths Cause For More Monitoring

HARTFORD - A final review of 2013's unusually high death toll of infants and toddlers shows child-protection officials, pediatricians and caregivers must pay closer attention to the youngest children in troubled families, the state Office of the Child Advocate said Thursday.


Related Topix: Medicine


Tennessee moms don't breastfeed their babies, report says

The Centers for Disease Control says the Volunteer State is 49th in the country for the number of breastfed babies.


Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Vanderbilt University

Appeals Court OKs Florida Gun-gag Law

In 2012, Florida physician groups successfully blocked a state law which was meant to restrict their discussion of gun safety with patients.


Related Topix: Guns, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Medicine, Family Practice

Psychology Today

How Digital Devices Affect Infants and Toddlers

When my children were growing up, I was adamant about limiting their screen time.


Related Topix: Toddlers, Family, New York University, Medicine, Mount Kisco, NY

Medical News Today

Guidelines for pediatric preventive care need retooling for computerized format

With the increasing use of electronic medical records and health information exchange, there is a growing demand for a computerized version of the preventive care guidelines pediatricians use across the United States.


Related Topix: Medicine

Researchers examine infection, method of circumcision

It's not every day - maybe not any day - that scientists disclose their religion and method of circumcision in an academic paper.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

Wed Jul 30, 2014


Behind the Real-Life Family Tragedy That Inspired David Duchovny's New Movie

In his new movie Louder than Words , David Duchovny cries, grieves and, in the end, triumphs.


Related Topix: Medicine, Greenwich, CT

Sheriff: Baby left in van outside doctor's office

You now have an easier online way to manage your Home Delivery subscription for The Oklahoman .


Related Topix: Orlando, FL, Medicine

Business Journal

Portland pediatricians tap big data to keep kids healthy

Children's Health Alliance Executive Director Deborah Rumsey believes the childhood population health management tool will help doctors and patients alike.


Related Topix: Medicine, Family, Kids

Meet the Doctors Who Say They Can Reshape a Baby's Head

Before he was born via emergency cesarean section, he spent hours in labor with his neck bent.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Chiropractic, Washington Heights, NY

The Daily Beast

Doctors Have the Right to Ask About GunsBy Russell Saunders

A Florida law will prevent doctors from advising their patients on gun safety, even though research shows physician counsel on the matter keeps kids safer.


Related Topix: Guns, Family, Kids, Medicine, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Pediatrician accused of assault gives up license

An Eau Claire pediatrician acquitted of the majority of sexual assault charges against him has agreed to give up his medical license so that the remaining counts will be dismissed.


Related Topix: Medicine

Medical News

Adolescents get better care when health care visit is confidential, say researchers

Teens who have the option to privately and confidentially discuss health concerns with their doctor are more likely to talk about reproductive health, mental health, issues at school, and some self-care topics than they would be in discussions where a parent is present, finds a new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health .


Tue Jul 29, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Add Immunization To Your Back To School Checklist

Kids will be going back to school in a little over a month. Along with the new backpacks and pencils, parents are being reminded to make sure their children's immunizations are up to date.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine