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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post


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


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

7 hrs ago | 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.


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

7 hrs ago |

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.


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

8 hrs ago | 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.


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

12 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Marketing, Medicine

Thu Jul 24, 2014


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.


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.


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)


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


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


Parents of Obese Kids Often View Them as Healthy

Parents of obese children often don't view their kids as unhealthy or recognize the health consequences of excess weight or inactivity, according to a new study.


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

Parents of obese kids often view them as healthy

Parents of obese children often don't view their kids as unhealthy or recognize the health consequences of excess weight or inactivity, according to a new study.


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

Medical News Today

Factors that may help parents encourage their obese children to become more 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.


Related Topix: UC San Diego, Medicine, Providence, RI, Health

Medical News Today

Circumcision info, not directives from health-care providers, required by parents

Most parents expect healthcare providers to answer their questions about circumcision, but they don't want a specific recommendation on the procedure, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Dr. Suseela Yitta leaving Ogdensburg after helping generations grow

In the more than three decades since Dr. Suseela D. Yitta opened her pediatrics practice in the city, she has helped nurture, mend and mold generations of children.


Related Topix: Ogdensburg, NY, Medicine, Malone, NY


Survey says more teens are taking HGH

The numbers are overwhelming. Experimentation with the Human Growth Hormone by teens in America has more than doubled in a year.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Medicine


Seattle's 'Mama Doc' to appear on 'Katie'

The Everett Clinic pediatrician Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson will appear on Katie Couric's talk show today with parenting tips.


Related Topix: Medicine, Parenting, Family

Greeley Tribune

Edible marijuana sales and public health concerns flourish in Garden City

Master grower Tucker Eldridge holds up some of the Incredibles while inside Nature's Herb and Wellness Center in Garden City.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Garden City, CO, Recipes, Medicine, Greeley, CO

St. Christopher's screening and treating hunger as disease

That's what happens at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, which sits in a neighborhood of endless need, its residents suffering from higher levels of hunger than perhaps anywhere else in Pennsylvania.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Medicine, Chester, PA

The Review

Doctor is honored for commitment to area children

For the last 50 years, pediatrician Louis Schaner has devoted his career to caring for children, including 45 years serving families in Stark County.


Related Topix: Medicine

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Lewistown Sentinel

Pediatrician joins Geisinger group

Paul Brahmakulam, a medical doctor, recently joined the pediatrics department at Geisinger Medical Group-Lewistown, located at 21 Geisinger Lane in Lewistown.


Related Topix: Medicine, Lewistown, PA, World News, India