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55 min ago | WIOD-AM Miramar

Food Allergy Concerns An Important Part Of...

J.J. Levenstein, pediatrician and president/co-founder of MD Moms says food allergies are becoming more common, but, despite the belief that 25 percent of children have a severe one, it's actually more like 4 percent.


Related Topix: Medicine, Kids, Family

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6 hrs ago | Medical News

Illinois took federal Medicaid money it couldn't repay, audit says

Elsewhere, an auditor in Louisiana questions data the governor's office has provided on the outlook of the state's Medicaid privatization efforts, and Florida pediatricians could soon see higher Medicaid payments.


Related Topix: Law, Healthcare Law, Health, Medicaid, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, Louisiana, Louisiana Government, Florida Government, Florida, Medicine

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Electroporation: Past and Future of Catheter Ablation [Editorials]

From the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine and Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine , Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.


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

The Island Packet

Test the teachers for possible exposure

Is there something wrong with testing those who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus in order to put concerned parents and their children at ease? As a pediatrician who saw many infectious diseases both in civilian and military situations, I am very unhappy with the current attitude of the Beaufort County School District.


Related Topix: Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Education Etc.


From 3 to 18, healthy back-to-school advice

This story is sponsored by University of Utah Health Care , we want to keep your heart pumping and your life long.


Related Topix: University of Utah, Family, Kids, Medicine, South Jordan, UT, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Scientific American

More Parents Nixing Anti-Bleeding Shots for Their Newborns

A tiny percentage of parents have always declined the shot but the numbers are growing, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Medical News Today

Childhood disability rates highest recorded, children's hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC finds

The percentage of children with disabilities due to neurodevelopmental or mental health conditions continues to rise, particularly among children in more socially advantaged households, according to a Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC analysis that appears in Pediatrics .


Related Topix: Medicine, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Hill

Pediatricians want to childproof e-cig refills

A group of pediatricians and other health officials are calling for childproof packaging on liquid nicotine containers used to refill electronic cigarettes.


Related Topix: Medicine, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Nelson

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Florida pediatricians could see relief from low Medicaid payments

Dr. Bruce Eisenberg, a pediatrician, looks at Jordan Ellison, a patient in his office on Miami Beach.


Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Florida, Florida Government, Medicine, Dentistry

Detroit News

Detroit area nurses deliver help to new mothers

Nurse Kim Bracy, left, and client ChaunTia Murray weigh son Christian, 4 months old, on a scale.


Related Topix: Michigan, Medicine

Door Reminder


Ah, back-to-school. The yearly ritual is just a few weeks away. In preparation for the big "first day," parents are rounding up mounds of school Remember health when planning for back-to-school Ah, back-to-school.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, Chickenpox


Shots Fight Cervical-Cancer Virus 8 Years

A vaccine appears to protect against human papillomavirus for 8 years, a new study finds.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, HPV, Medicine


Doctors ID new ways to get more kids vaccinated

Doctors are still struggling to find effective ways to convince wary parents of the importance of vaccinating their infant children.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Family, Kids, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Disabilities on the rise among kids in U.S.

Disabilities among U.S. children have increased slightly, with a bigger rise in mental and developmental problems in those from wealthier families, a 10-year analysis found.


Related Topix: Family, Kids

PhysOrg Weblog

Provider and parental assumptions on teen sex yield 'missed opportunities' for HPV vaccine

Probing deeper into the complex decisions that parents and providers face regarding the human papilloma virus vaccine, researchers found that though both parties appreciated importance of the HPV vaccine, their personal assumptions surrounding timing of administration relative to onset of sexual activity resulted in decreased vaccination rates.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, HPV, Human Sexuality, Boston University, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Medical News

Human milk diet protects intestines and supports growth of premature infants

For premature infants, adequate growth while in the neonatal intensive care unit is an indicator of better long-term health and developmental outcomes.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Health

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Pres Rx: Picky Eaters

Mealtime can often be a struggle for parents of "picky eaters." In fact, the Journal of Pediatrics estimates 25% of typically developing children will demonstrate characteristics of a feeding disorder.


Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition, Family, Kids

New York Daily News

Union Community Health Center's Dr. Belkind dedicated to caring for teens and young adults

"During my residency, I discovered the fascinating challenges of caring for adolescents and young adults, and discovered my passion for providing care to this group of patients," said Dr. Uri Belkind, M.D., M.S., director of Adolescent Medicine at Union Community Health Center.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Acne Vulgaris

Medical Daily

Singing To Preemies Brings Calming Benefits To Both Newborn And Mother

Singing lullabies to your baby may do more than just put your preemie newborn softly to sleep.


Related Topix: Medicine

Globe and Mail

Five ways to ease the family stress of a child with a mental-health challenge

Dr. Stephen Scherer and Dr. Peter Szatmari have led an international project to discover the genetic architecture underlying autism susceptibility.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine