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3 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Doctors Have the Right to Ask About GunsBy Russell Saunders

A Florida law will prevent doctors from advising their patients on gun safety, even though research shows physician counsel on the matter keeps kids safer.

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Related Topix: Guns, Family, Kids, Medicine, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

5 hrs ago | WBAY-TV Green Bay

Pediatrician accused of assault gives up license

An Eau Claire pediatrician acquitted of the majority of sexual assault charges against him has agreed to give up his medical license so that the remaining counts will be dismissed.

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Related Topix: Medicine

9 hrs ago | Medical News

Adolescents get better care when health care visit is confidential, say researchers

Teens who have the option to privately and confidentially discuss health concerns with their doctor are more likely to talk about reproductive health, mental health, issues at school, and some self-care topics than they would be in discussions where a parent is present, finds a new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health .

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Add Immunization To Your Back To School Checklist

Kids will be going back to school in a little over a month. Along with the new backpacks and pencils, parents are being reminded to make sure their children's immunizations are up to date.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine

Medical News Today

Successful family approach to addressing overweight and obesity in preschoolers

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 in Pediatrics and conducted at the University at Buffalo and Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo.

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Related Topix: Overweight, Medicine, Health, Preschoolers, Family, SUNY Buffalo, Life, Food, Nutrition

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

$1,000 pill now hepatitis C treatment of choice

Exercise, a healthy diet and good sleep can protect the body against the negative effects of stress and slow down the aging process at a cellular level, researchers report.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, US News, US Supreme Court, Family, Kids

The Daily Beast

Children Are Fatter Than They ThinkBy Russell Saunders

A CDC study found that only 23 percent of overweight kids know they're at an unhealthy weight.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine

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

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

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