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1 hr ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Medicine

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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Related Topix: Medicine

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

Chicago Parent

More stories ...

Bedtime can cause much stress and frustration for so many parents of toddlers. These pediatrician-recommended tips can help the process along.

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Related Topix: Medicine

The Florida Times-Union

Variety of treatment options available for sinusitis sufferers

In the southeast, where there is higher humidity and more allergens, people can be more susceptible to chronic sinus problems.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Medical Daily

Breastfeeding Cuts Mothers' Depression Risk, But Failed Attempts Raise It Even Higher

New mothers can significantly reduce their risk for depression by breastfeeding their babies, but a new study finds this decline is offset by an even greater uptick when mothers try to breastfeed and fail.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition

WIOD-AM Miramar

Food Allergy Concerns An Important Part Of...

J.J. Levenstein, pediatrician and president/co-founder of MD Moms says food allergies are becoming more common, but, despite the belief that 25 percent of children have a severe one, it's actually more like 4 percent.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Kids, Family

Medical News

Illinois took federal Medicaid money it couldn't repay, audit says

Elsewhere, an auditor in Louisiana questions data the governor's office has provided on the outlook of the state's Medicaid privatization efforts, and Florida pediatricians could soon see higher Medicaid payments.

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Related Topix: Law, Healthcare Law, Health, Medicaid, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, Louisiana, Louisiana Government, Florida Government, Florida, Medicine

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Circulation

Electroporation: Past and Future of Catheter Ablation [Editorials]

From the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine and Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine , Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

The Island Packet

Test the teachers for possible exposure

Is there something wrong with testing those who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus in order to put concerned parents and their children at ease? As a pediatrician who saw many infectious diseases both in civilian and military situations, I am very unhappy with the current attitude of the Beaufort County School District.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Education Etc.

KSL-TV

From 3 to 18, healthy back-to-school advice

This story is sponsored by University of Utah Health Care , we want to keep your heart pumping and your life long.

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Related Topix: University of Utah, Family, Kids, Medicine, South Jordan, UT, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

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