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3 hrs ago | KMBC-TV
Johnson County doctors said they're seeing an overwhelming number of patients being treated for the childhood virus known as hand, foot and mouth disease.
7 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press
Parents have become less able to realize when their child is overweight or obese, a new study finds.
11 hrs ago | CBS Local
Delaying the start of the school day until at least 8:30 a.m. would help curb their lack of sleep, which has been linked with poor health, bad grades, car crashes and other problems, the American Academy of Pediatrics says in a new policy.
13 hrs ago | Lebanon Democrat
Sometimes it's hard to tell what to do when a child gets sick at night or on weekends.
Dr. Beth Parker, seen here accepting an award from LBJ Medical Center earlier this year during the territory's Medical Symposium which brought the hospital, Department of Health and regional health professionals together to discuss the epidemic of NCDs.
Anyone with teenagers knows how hard it is to get them up by 6 or 7 a.m. for school.
Doctors are seeing a troubling trend as kids come into their clinics for back-to-school checkups.
Newborn jaundice: It's one of the last things a parent wants to deal with, but it's unfortunately a common condition in babies less than a week old.
In the model, a depression care manager is teamed with a primary care physician.
For years, Americans have seen proposals come and go on starting classes later for students in high schools and middle schools.
Dr. Claire McCarthy is a primary care pediatrician at Boston Children's Hospital, an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, a senior editor for Harvard Health Publications, and an official spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics.
The influential medical journal Pediatrics is calling the chronic lack of sleep among teenagers to be a health emergency, which experts say is contributing to mental health problems, obesity and car accidents due to drowsy driving.
America's adolescents are chronically sleep deprived. That's what the American Academy of Pediatrics is saying in a new policy statement it released online Aug. 25. "The research is clear that adolescents who get enough sleep have a reduced risk of being overweight or suffering depression, are less likely to be involved in automobile accidents and ... (more)
The American Academy of Pediatrics says we're starting school too early for teenagers to thrive.
In a first of its kind clinical trial, Debra Zand, Ph.D., and her team at Saint Louis University, will run an intervention program to help parents address and manage their children's challenging behaviors immediately after being diagnosed with autism .
The services provided at Cornerstone Pediatrics in Bellows Falls will merge with those at Just So Pediatrics and operate out of the latter's building starting Nov. 1, according to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 05:25 pm
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