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1 hr ago | KRCR
You've seen it before: Parents using cell phones while their children vie for their attention.
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4 hrs ago | Examiner.com
It has been a matter of life-saving importance for 12 states to ban cellphone use for driving on public roads and 37 to ban minors the use of cellphone while driving.
4 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor
A study published in Pediatrics reports links between parents absorbed in smart phone usage and harsh interactions with their kids, when observed during meal times.
7 hrs ago | The Daily Journal
It's tough having a sick kid at home, regardless of the circumstances. And attempting to help a child who can express his feelings only vaguely is even tougher.
8 hrs ago | KFVS12
Mealtime is supposed to be family time, but a new study suggests that ever-present smartphones are impeding parent-child communication at the table.
10 hrs ago | KLAL-FM Little Rock
The alluring glow of smartphones affects our skills as parents, and kids take notice, a new study found.
12 hrs ago | Scientific American
Twelve years ago an estimated 80 percent of medications lacked labeling for use in children because they had only been tested for U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval in adults.
14 hrs ago | The Courier-Journal
The truth is we know what works, and we are taking steps to prevent these tragedies.
Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine , Vol. 162, No. 1. , pp. 29-33, doi:10.1001/archpediatrics.2007.14 To examine the relationship between increased physical activity in adolescence and adult weight status.
It's such a frightening thought, no parent wants to even imagine it - the possibility of a baby succumbing to sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS.
Paul Winchester, M.D., Medical Director, Franciscan St. Francis Health Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine Dr. Paul Winchester is wrapped up in his work to find the connection between pesticide use and infants born premature or with birth defects, but it's really all about the ... (more)
Wesley Medical Center opened a newly constructed Newborn Nursery on Feb. 20. The new nursery complements Wesley's family-centered model of care and features exam space for pediatricians and an area for new babies to rest.
Kayleigh Verno, a senior at Washingtion & Jefferson College, relaxes in the ski lodge of the college, playing her ukulele on a recent afternoon.
Dr. Nelson Elan, a pediatrician at Savannah's SouthCoast Medical Group, gets his head shaved Saturday in City Market during the St. Baldrick's fundraiser for the fight against childhood cancer.
"The nurse actually spoke to me as well and sent me a very detailed report," said Shyla Maisel, Avery's mother.
A baby infected with HIV appears to be free of the virus after doctors at a Long Beach, Calif., hospital initiated aggressive drug treatment just four hours after birth.