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Core Pediatrics physicians named Top Doctors

EXETER_Physicians from Core Pediatrics were named the top two pediatricians in the state in New Hampshire Magazine's 2014 Top Doctor's issue, which is on newsstands now.


Related Topix: Medicine, Exeter, NH

Tue Apr 22, 2014

There are inequalities everywhere

It's presumed that big, greedy corporations are responsible for what is seen as wage injustice.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing


Doctors Prescribe Codeine to Children Despite Warnings

Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year, a study suggests.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Round Rock, TX

Denver Westword

Video: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie rips Colorado over pot

Before becoming mired in a political scandal involving a bridge closure, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was once among the favorites to be nominated for President by the Republican Party, which could hold its 2016 convention here ; Denver is a host-city finalist for the event.


Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Marijuana, Family, Kids, Medicine

Sys-Con Media

Stephanie Eken, M.D., Appointed As Rogers' Regional Medical Director

This psychiatric residential treatment program is dedicated to treating obsessive-compulsive disorder , depression and mood disorders, tourette syndrome and other tic disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and more.


Related Topix: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Medicine, Health, ADHD

Lexington Herald-Leader

Can't get your baby to sleep? Pediatrician Harvey Karp can help, and he's coming to Lexington

When: 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. April 26. Dr. Harvey Karp, author of The Happiest Baby on the Block , will speak at 12:15 p.m. Like a rock star being asked over and over to sing his most famous hit, Dr. Harvey Karp, the California pediatrician who has developed a vaunted system of soothing cranky and colicky babies, keeps getting the same request.


Related Topix: Medicine, Lexington, KY, Family, Parenting

Washington Times

Some Minn. clinics offer food to improve health

Research shows hungry children are hospitalized more often. They're at higher risk for developmental problems.


Related Topix: Medicine, Hennepin County, MN

For The Children s Sake,Put Down That Smartphone

ItA s not just kids who are overdoing screen time. Parents are often just as guilty of spending too much time checking smartphones and e-mail - and the consequences for their children can be troubling.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Medicine

Kevin, M.D.

Measles and the media: Are parents are being duped?

Something is in the air right now. There's a strange mix of vaccine-preventable illness sweeping the country and a strange bump in media coverage for celebrities and vocal opponents to tested and recommended vaccine schedules.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, Parenting, Marin County, CA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Local pediatricians: Codeine not effective treatment for children

It's not a surprise to local doctors that codeine now has the FDA's black box warning, cautioning doctors against writing prescriptions for the opiate painkiller.


Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics

American Academy of Family Physicians

AAFP Youth Tobacco Summit Aims to Spark Collaboration

On April 4, the Academy convened a number of tobacco-prevention stakeholders from both the public and private sectors to participate in an AAFP Youth & Tobacco Prevention Summit in Washington.


Related Topix: Medicine, Family Practice, Family, Kids, North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Adolescents and Pre-Teens



MONDAY, April 21, 2014 -- Many teens from lower- and middle-income homes get too little sleep, potentially adding to the problems of kids already at risk for health issues, new research finds.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Education Etc., Medicine, Teenagers, University of Pittsburgh

Too Much Codeine Still Prescribed to U.S. Kids: Study

Emergency room physicians still hand out hundreds of thousands of codeine prescriptions for children every year, despite warnings that kids' responses to codeine vary wildly and the drug can cause an accidental overdose, a new study finds.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Drugs, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, UC San Francisco

Off the Kuff

Retail medical clinics

Here's a prescription for pediatricians fighting to keep easy-to-treat, well-paying patients: Expand after-hours and weekend services to serve desperate parents in search of quick remedies for their kids' late-night sore throats and upset tummies.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicaid

Sun Apr 20, 2014

USA Today

Children prescribed codeine despite safety concerns

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Related Topix: UC San Francisco

The Daily Republic

North Bay Pediatrics marks anniversary

The practice got founded in 1984 in Vallejo and Benicia. The practice grew and the Fairfield office opened in 1991.


Related Topix: Medicine, Vallejo, CA, Benicia, CA, Fairfield, CA, Martinez, CA

Detroit News

Codeine limits for kids ignored

Use of the drug in that setting is hardly rampant - just 3 percent of kids' ER visits resulted in a codeine prescription in 2010, the 10-year study found.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine

Right at Home: Products aim to help kids sleep

There are plenty of products aimed at parents looking to create the right mood in the nursery to send little ones off to sleep.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Stamford, CT


Medical Names and Faces

Physicians from Core Pediatrics were named the top two pediatricians in the state in New Hampshire Magazine's 2014 Top Doctor's issue, which is on newsstands now.


Related Topix: Medicine, Exeter, NH, University of Vermont, Nursing

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Milwaukee Brewers

All OK at home, Gomez's head back in game

Gomez received urgent messages from his wife, Gerandy, after a visit in Milwaukee with a new pediatrician.


Related Topix: Medicine, Sports, Major League Baseball, Milwaukee Brewers