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1 hr ago | InteliHealth

advice from a Harvard pediatrician

Somehow it catches you by surprise when your child is leaving for college. It shouldn't; after all you talked about this day, sent off the applications, picked the school, and celebrated graduation.

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Related Topix: Medicine

5 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

Pediatricians in Florida could see relief from low Medicaid payments

After years of hearings and delays, the possible resolution this fall of a class-action lawsuit against Florida health and child-welfare officials could mean that physicians will at last receive what they consider to be adequate compensation for treating children of the poor.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Florida, Florida Government, Medicine, Dentistry

Fri Aug 22, 2014

KSL-TV

Pediatricians seeing increased number of hand, foot and mouth disease

It's painful, extremely contagious and doctors say it's spreading like crazy in Utah.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Family, Kids, Saratoga Springs, UT, Lehi, UT

News Times

Experts offer guidelines on pediatric

The experts, including Dr. Elizabeth Estrada, director of the Pediatric Obesity Center at Connecticut Children's Medical Center, issued recommendations this month that call on pediatricians to screen for and treat lipid abnormalities, abnormal liver enzymes, hypertension, and polycystic ovary syndrome in children with obesity.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Newswise

Nurturing Mothers' Group Celebration an Opportunity to Learn About New Alabama Breast Milk Bank

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month, and The Community Food Bank of Central Alabama , along with the University of Alabama at Birmingham Women and Infants Center , is hosting a Nurturing Mothers' Group celebration from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, as part of a community open house at Third Presbyterian Church, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, University of Alabama, Medicine, Nutrition

NH Insider

NH DHHS - Health Department and Centers for Disease Control and...

Concord, NH - The Immunization Program in the Division of Public Health Services at the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services celebrates the third New Hampshire Childhood Immunization Champion, Dr. Everett Lamm.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, New Hampshire Government, New Hampshire, Concord, NH, Medicine, Exeter, NH, Biotech, Healthcare Industry

Daily Herald

Health fair to focus on fun, food and exercise

Healthy food options and the importance of exercise are among the topics that will be presented during the upcoming Healthy Families Fun Fair at the Gail Borden Public Library.

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Related Topix: Elgin, IL, Medicine, Nursing

Bangor Daily News

Egg-freezing allows women to buy time for motherhood

Through her 20s and early 30s, pediatrician Kristie Manning was so neck-deep in medical school and training that she had no time to focus on having children.

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Related Topix: Motherhood, Family, Medicine, Pleasanton, CA, Kids

Newswise

Leaving Their Pediatricians Tough for Some Teens with Chronic Conditions

Young people with chronic illnesses face uncertainty when their care is transferred from pediatrics to adult-oriented health professionals.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, Salem, NC

Kevin, M.D.

Is it more dangerous for your baby to be born at home?

From time immemorial until about 75 years ago or so most babies were born at home.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

WBRZ

Recognizing the early signs of autism in children

Dr. Mindy Calandro, a pediatrician at The Baton Rouge Clinic, visited the station Thursday afternoon to discuss the signs, symptoms and statistics that accompany Autism Spectrum Disorder in children.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Mathematics, Science, Genetics

Thu Aug 21, 2014

CSIRO Publishing

Attitudes towards microbicide use for bacterial vaginosis in pregnancy

Marina Catallozzi A B E , Camille Y. Williams A , Gregory D. Zimet C , Katharine M. Hargreaves A , Shari E. Gelber D , Adam J. Ratner A , Lawrence R. Stanberry A and Susan L. Rosenthal A A Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons-Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian Hospital, 622 West ... (more)

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Related Topix: Beverages, Food, M and F Worldwide Corporation, Medicine, Columbia University, Stanley

CiteULike

Weekly and consecutive day neonatal intubation training: comparable on a pediatrics clerkship.

To determine whether medical student intubation proficiency with a neonatal mannequin differs according to weekly or consecutive day practice sessions during a six-week pediatric clerkship.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Independent Women's Forum

City Focuses on Safety not Soda Taxes

I support the idea that childhood obesity deserves some public policy attention.

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Channel3000

Concussion patient urges injured players to speak up

Maddy Vincent looked around the UW pediatrics clinic at University Station and waited for her final doctor's appointment before she left for college this week.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Waunakee, WI

Business Journal

Urgent care focused on children expands in Houston

Brian White CEO of Urgent Care for Kids, said the company is exploring new locations, including Sienna Plantation and Cypress.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Spring, TX, West University (Houston, TX), Sienna Plantation, TX, The Woodlands, TX, Medicine

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Docs: Skipping infants' vitamin K shots a bad idea

Medical centers across the country are reporting an increase of vitamin K deficiencies that are serious and in some cases fatal, but they're also completely avoidable.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Neonatal vitamin K refusal tied to nonimmunization

While neonatal vitamin K refusal is rare, parents who refuse vitamin K are less likely to immunize their child, according to a study published online Aug. 18 in Pediatrics .

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Related Topix: Medicine

ABC News

School Year Set to Kick Off With Relaxed Lice Policies

According to the CDC, there are 6 to 12 million head lice infestations a year among young children in the U.S. each year.

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Related Topix: Lice, Medicine, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Education Etc., Family, Kids

Wed Aug 20, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Teen sleeplessness piles on risk for obesity

Teenagers who don't get enough sleep may wake up to worse consequences than nodding off during chemistry class.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Columbia University

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