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Stratford nurse recognized for work caring for sick children
Dr. Jerry O'Hanley presents the J.H. O'Hanley Award of Excellence, named after his late father and legendary paediatrician Dr. John Hubert O'Hanley, to Audrey Fraser in recognition of her many years of exemplary care as a nurse in pediatrics.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Harper Waggoner, 3, sustained a head injury after falling from her booster seat last year.
A high chair is not always the safest spot for baby, according to new research that finds a significant increase in injuries related to high chairs and booster seats.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Westboro native, saved by newborn screening 22 years ago, to speak at event marking medical milestone
Madeleine M. Stout, left, of Brookline and her mother, Michelle A. Graveline, display a photo of Madeleine at 8 months old while at Mrs. Graveline's house in Westboro.
New York Daily News
Your Daily News Guide to Obamacare: Oscar's new take on insurance
Every parent has been through it: Your kid wakes up crying in the middle of the night and has a high fever.
American Medical Association
Young doctors apt to question use of vaccines
Recent medical school graduates are less likely to believe that immunizations are safe and effective compared with their older practicing counterparts, a new study shows.
The Cincinnati Enquirer
OPINION: Physicians need different tools
I see individuals and families daily who are being impacted by the disease of heroin addiction.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
A heavy burden of responsibility
Giving up his specialty as a pediatrician, Col. Ram Sagi looks back at the first 15 months of his service as senior physician in the IDF's Southern Command.
Circuit Clarifies Appealability of Refusal to Quash Subpoena
A pediatrician accused of sexually abusing patients cannot appeal a judge's refusal to quash subpoenas directed to the doctor's adult children, the Second Circuit said Friday, holding that any abuse of the grand jury process can be dealt with at trial.
Flat spots on babies' heads: what parents need to know and do
The good news first: since 1994, when the American Academy of Pediatrics started recommending that all babies sleep on their backs, the rate of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome has dropped by 50 percent.
DEAR ABBY: I'm 12 and weigh 204 pounds. I feel really fat and I want to go on a diet, but my mom won't let me.
Monterey County Herald
Dear Abby: Mom slow to address girl's weight
Dear Abby: I'm 12 and weigh 204 pounds. I feel really fat and I want to go on a diet, but my mom won't let me.
Green Bay Press-Gazette
How cold is too cold for kids? Plenty of factors to consider
As temperatures begin to dip, parents may hesitate to let their children play outside.
The Wichita Eagle
PSU's efforts to study child abuse settles in
When she told him she specialized in child-sexual abuse research, his response was quick: "You'd better figure this out," he told her, explaining that he had had fewer riders since the Sandusky scandal, and worse could be coming.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Physician Network welcomes pediatrician
Dr. Ahmed Abusamra is a pediatric hospitalist with expertise in newborn airway management and neonatal intensive care.
Boy Ready To Return Home After Liver Transplant At Children's Hospital
Even tethered to the IV pole in his hospital room, Luke Lehue has all the moves playing pick-up hockey with a couple of pretty physical therapists.
Coverage of girl who undressed at Syracuse game was exploitation: Your letters
As a sports fan I happened across your story about the girl who took her clothes off at the SU game.
University's research key in new international guidelines for treatment of severe malnutrition
The World Health Organization has released new guidelines for the treatment of severe acute malnutrition, based in large part on research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
PHOTO: The Fischer-Price Newborn-to-Toddler Apptivity Seat, for use with iPads.
It's likely you've seen a child that's too young to speak in complete sentences operating his mom's iPhone better than, well, his mom.
The ReView of Jones County
Tips to help kids stay dry and confident through overnight occasions
For the estimated 6 million-plus American children who experience bedwetting, sleepovers, sleep-away camp and vacation can trigger embarrassment, not to mention stress and worry for parents.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Vail pediatrician pushes for unvaccinated children to be barred from school
He has been kicked off a Facebook page for taking on an anti-vaccine parent.And he has been relentlessly outspoken about his contention that Pima County is using a weak standard for figuring out what constitutes a whooping-cough outbreak, and that more unvaccinated children should be forced to stay home from school.Whooping cough kills babies, ... (more)