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How to Tell if Your Baby's Vision Is Normal

Parents spend a lot more time with their baby than the pediatricians does, and they spend a lot of that time gazing into their baby's eyes . So even though they may not have medical degrees, parents are often the first ones to spot problems in a baby's developing vision .


Related Topix: Health

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Recession Tied to Rise in Child Abuse Injuries

The stress of unemployment, foreclosures and putting food on the table may have helped drive a spike up in shaken baby syndrome and other types of abusive head trauma seen among infants and young children during the recent recession. A new study examined the rate of abusive head trauma seen among kids under age 5 in various U.S. locales from 2004 to 2009.


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Family, Kids, Medicine, Health

Thu Apr 17, 2014

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Portable Pools Pose Drowning Risk for Young Kids

The nation's leading group of pediatricians is calling for a ban on all junk food and fast food ads during children's television shows as a means of slowing the rising tide of obesity among young people.


Related Topix: Medicine, Family, Kids, New York University, Health

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Can Fatty Acids in Breast Milk or Formula Make Kids Smarter?

Whether they're fed by bottle or breast , babies seem to turn out smarter when nourished with healthy fatty acids found in breast milk and some formulas, two new studies indicate. The studies, done in the United Kingdom and Spain and published online Sept.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Medicine, New Hyde Park, NY, Hyde Park, NY, Health

Long Island Business News

Hospitals adding urgency to their ER operations

With urgent-care centers proliferating across Long Island, hospitals are rolling out their own quick-treatment centers to compete - and even modifying emergency rooms to better handle minor injuries.


Related Topix: Medicine, Mercy Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, North ShoreLong Island Jewish Health System

WNYC-AM New York

The Screen As Babysitter

Dr. Jenny Radesky , a pediatrician and researcher at Boston Medical Center, has been studying how parents use screens with kids, and what all that screen time might mean for young children.


Related Topix: Medicine, Family, Kids

KTRH-AM Houston

Experts Warn About iPad Addiction in Kids

She agrees with the researchers and says toddlers under two shouldn't have any access to tablet computers.


Related Topix: Medicine

The Day

One hundred masterpieces from Sihalov's collection

The exhibition is dedicated to the 120th birthday anniversary of the famous Kyiv collector and pediatrician Davyd Sihalov .


Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Hobbies, Collecting, Painting, Arts

Wed Apr 16, 2014

San Juan Islander

My position on immunization - Dr. Mark Fishaut

Your child is yours not mine. However, as part of your trust in me to care for your child can't be selective.


Related Topix: Medicine, Malaria, Health, Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, Family, Kids, Infectious Diseases, Mumps

The Jewish Journal

Health benefits of circumcision reinforced

An infant being carried at his circumcision in an Orthodox synagogue in Berlin in 2013.


Related Topix: Medicine, UC San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, Activism

Megyn Kelly Goes After Jenny McCarthy for Misleading Parents on Vaccines

Fox's Megyn Kelly was joined by contributor Dana Loesch Tuesday night to discuss the The View co-host Jenny McCarthy' s latest assertions that she's not actually "anti-vaccine" as she claims the media has made her out to be.


Related Topix: Health, Vaccinations, Medicine, Family, Kids, Television

Celebrity Babies

3 New Baby Apps We're Loving Right Now

A round of app-lause is in order! Three new apps have hit the scene that are innovating the parenting process, from conception through year two.


Related Topix: Parenting, Family, Medicine


Early childhood education common theme at First 5 San Joaquin luncheon

Dr. Dimitri Christakis is an expert on the impact of various media on infants, but he has an almost childlike description of the ramifications of too much television.


Related Topix: TV, Electronics, Medicine, University of Washington, Family, Kids, Country Club, CA

Hunt for Easter eggs at Lancaster City Park

Easter is right around the corner. But before you start preparing for the festive holiday, check out pediatrician Dr. Jim Sears' safety tips for an excellent Easter.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Medicine, Lancaster, CA


Editor's Perspective: Atrioventricular Nodal Reentry Tachycardia:...

From the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN ; and Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA .


Related Topix: Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Opinion

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page

Expert help for choosing quality child care

Choosing a child care center, preschool or kindergarten is an important step in laying a strong foundation for a child's development and education.


Related Topix: Medicine

Local NEWS 8

Fussy infants and toddlers watch more TV

Does your baby have difficulty calm him or herself? Falling and staying asleep? It can be stressful, especially for new parents.


Related Topix: Toddlers, Medicine, ADHD, Health

Medical Daily

Dads Around The Age Of 25 Suffer From Depression 68% More Often Over Child's First 5 Years

Becoming a father or mother is sometimes described as the most joyous moment in a person's life, however, that feeling may not hold up as the pressures of being a parent become all too real.


Related Topix: Depression, Health, Medicine

PhysOrg Weblog

New method of screening children for autism spectrum disorders works at nine months old

Quinn, an autistic boy, and the line of toys he made before falling asleep. Repeatedly stacking or lining up objects is a behavior commonly associated with autism.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Daily Beast

Gay Marriage: Good for Your HealthBy Russell Saunders

A recent report says that gay marriage results in better health care, and less anxiety, depression, and mental health issues.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Medicine, Parenting