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2 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

15 hrs ago | 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

19 hrs ago | 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

23 hrs ago | 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

BioMed Central

Essential pediatric hypertension: defining the educational needs of primary care pediatricians

In order to better understand the educational needs regarding appropriate recognition, diagnosis and management of pediatric hypertension , we asked practicing pediatricians questions regarding their educational needs and comfort level on this topic.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Adoption Involving Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Laura Bloch adored his picture. "My husband and I had just been approved through an adoption agency and the agency sent out a letter with a picture of a child on it," said Bloch of Edina, Minnesota, over the telephone.

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Related Topix: Edina, MN, Medicine

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KVEW-TV Kennewick

Dr. Kevin Marsh

Today he is a pediatric hospitalist at Kadlec Regional Medical Center but he started his career serving in Baghdad during the Iraqi war.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Medicine

Fast Company

How Becoming A Parent Made Me A Better Manager

Lately, I've been addressed a lot as "Mom," and not just by my toddler--my baby is still too young to talk.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Business News

The Washington Post

abby_phillip

A child sits on the gym floor during the Shapedown program for overweight adolescents and children on in Aurora, Colo.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition, UC San Diego, Family, Kids, Sports

Newswise

Dartmouth Pediatrician Urges Passage of Senate's Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2014

The Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2014, proposed by Sen Bill Nelson on July 10, would direct the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to require safer, child-proof packaging for liquid nicotine sold in refillable containers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Nelson

ABC15.com

5 medical studies you may have missed

Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health, mind and body.

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Related Topix: UC San Diego, Medicine, Family, Kids, Diabetes, Health

Newswise

Scott & White - Cedar Park West Clinic Offers Computerized ADHD Testing

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a common childhood condition characterized by more than normal difficulty with focus, behavior control, impulsivity and hyperactivity.

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Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Health, Family, Kids, Austin, TX, Round Rock, TX

Business Journal

Marketing exec used to put NFL quarterback in timeout

When you were 10, what did you want to be when you grew up? I went back and forth between wanting to be a pediatrician or a veterinarian.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Medicine

Thu Jul 24, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Connecticut Children's Medical Center Welcomes Four New Physicians

Connecticut Children's Medical Center is pleased to announce the recent appointment of four new physicians to its Divisions of Hematology and Oncology, Emergency Medicine, Sleep Medicine and General Pediatrics.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Oncology, Hematology, College of William and Mary, University of Connecticut

Hispanic Business

Mohawk Medical Growth Partners Announces Closing $25 Million...

", is 100% occupied by over thirty physicians including general practitioners, dermatologists, pediatricians, OB/GYNs and medical services including pharmacy, lab, x-ray and urgent care walk-in.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dermatology, Personal Finance, Mortgage

University at Buffalo

Overweight and obese preschoolers lose more weight and keep it off when parent is also treated

Parent involvement in the primary care setting results in sustained weight loss for parent and child; parents had an average 14-pound loss BUFFALO, N.Y. Primary care treatment of overweight and obese preschoolers works better when treatment targets both parent and child compared to when only the child is targeted, according to research published ... (more)

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Related Topix: Overweight, Medicine, Health, Preschoolers, Family, Buffalo, NY, SUNY Buffalo

WKOW-TV

Uptick in hand, foot & mouth disease cases in Madison

Doctors say they're seeing an unusual increase in cases of hand, foot and mouth disease among children in the Madison area.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI, Medicine, Common Cold, Health

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