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52 min ago | MLive.com

Hurley, STAT Ambulance use creativity, new technology to ramp up specialty pediatrics transport

That's what pediatric staff in Hurley Children's Hospital say when they need to use their specialized ambulance to transport a child or pregnant mother to Hurley for emergency situations.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Genesee County, MI, Port Huron, MI

1 hr ago | Medical News

Doctors remind parents about importance of immunizing children

Doctors at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center want to remind parents about the importance of immunizing their children when preparing to send the children back to school.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Vaccinations, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Family, Kids, Influenza

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Neatorama

Brilliant Pediatrician Knows How to Make a Toddler Laugh While Getting Shots

Dr. Michael Darden is a highly trained pediatrician and allergist. But he's more than just a man of science.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Journal Watch

Single-Question Screening Can Help Identify Teens with Substance Misuse

A screening tool based on a single question can accurately identify substance use disorders among teens, according to a study in JAMA Pediatrics .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Drugs

Denver Post

Guest Commentary: ZIP codes should not determine health in Colorado

Volunteer pediatrician, Dr. Kim Feehs, left, looks over patient suffering from an earache at the Inner City Health Center in Denver last April.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Medicine, Home Gardening, Home, Opinion

Miami New Times

Pediatrician Group Urges Florida Doctors to Break 'Docs vs Glocks' Law

On Friday, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a controversial Florida law that bans doctors from asking patients if they have guns in their homes.

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Related Topix: Florida, Medicine, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Rick Scott, US Governors

Business Journal

Legislation seeks to protect doctor-patient relationship

Sen. Dan Frankel , a Democrat from Squirrel Hill, and Sen. Mike Stack , a Democrat from Philadelphia, introduced legislation Monday to prevent politics from entering the doctor-patient relationship.

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Related Topix: Women's Health, Health, Medicine

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Wives' higher education may not affect divorce rate

Pools can provide much-needed relief from the summer heat, but kids can make themselves sick if they swallow too much chlorinated water, experts warn.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, HPV

KAUZ

Doctors urge meningitis shots for vulnerable infants, children

Pools can provide much-needed relief from the summer heat, but kids can make themselves sick if they swallow too much chlorinated water, experts warn.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, HPV

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Doctors urge meningitis shots for vulnerable infants, children

Pools can provide much-needed relief from the summer heat, but kids can make themselves sick if they swallow too much chlorinated water, experts warn.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, HPV

News 4 Jax

Time for back-to-school physicals

We may be in the heart of summer, but now is the time parents should start thinking about getting their children into the pediatrician for back to school physicals.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Nutrition, Food

Mother Jones

Babies Are Getting Brain Bleeds - Are Vaccine Fears to Blame?

In May, the Tennessean reported on a truly shocking medical problem. Seven infants, aged between seven and 20 weeks old, had arrived at Vanderbilt University's Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital over the past eight months with a condition called " vitamin K deficiency bleeding ," or VKDB .

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Coastal Courier

Health system welcomes new pediatrician to practice

Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Camden Pediatrics, an affiliate of Southeast Georgia Health System, recently announced the addition of Lera "Liv" Fina, D.O., board-certified pediatrician, to the practice.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Osteopathy, Baylor University, St. Marys, GA, Camden County, GA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Virus drugmaker fights pediatricians' new advice

The dispute involves new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics, which say medical evidence shows the drug benefits few children other than very young preemies.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Synagis, Palivizumab (generic), Infectious Diseases

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Child medication measurements confuse parents

Many parents don't, according to a study published Monday by the American Academy of Pediatrics, which found more than 10,000 calls to the poison center each year are due to liquid medication dosage errors.

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Related Topix: Medicine

San Diego NewsCape

Parents Rank Their Obese Children as "Very Healthy"

A University of California, San Diego School of Medicine-led study suggests that parents of obese children often do not recognize the potentially serious health consequences of childhood weight gain or the importance of daily physical activity in helping their child reach a healthy weight.

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Related Topix: UC San Diego, Medicine

Alabama Live

Doctor who co-founded Hindu Temple in Birmingham led by example

When Meena Shah moved to Birmingham decades ago, her two-year-old son had a serious fall and she wasn't sure who to call.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Medicine, Family, Kids, Pelham, AL, Hoover, AL

The Miami Herald

New guidelines call for limiting antibiotics for ear infections

Ryan Bancroft of Weston measures one of the lobsters he caught in the waters of Biscayne Bay near Fishermen's Channel in July 2013.

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Related Topix: Obituaries

Monster.com

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Related Topix: Medicine, Monster, Human Resources

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Is the Pennsylvania health department fracking-phobic?

Its actions don't instill confidence that it is protecting us, write nurses RUTH McDERMOTT-LEVY and NINA M. KAKTINS Imagine you're a parent living near a natural-gas fracking site in Pennsylvania when suddenly your child begins having nose bleeds and skin rashes.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Medicine, Opinion

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