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Keep infants safe from sun exposure

Spring is here and kids love playing in the sunshine. While many parents realize the need for applying sunblock to toddlers and older children as the sun's strength intensifies in summer, infant sun safety can be easily forgotten.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Medicine, Food and Drug Administration

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High-End Homes: Vintage 'International Style' home in East Grand Rapids listed for $1.2 million

Few West Michigan streets are as distinctive as Plymouth Road SE. And, few houses along the elegant boulevard are as unique as the modernistic white mansion at 739 Plymouth.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Grand Rapids, MI, East Grand Rapids, MI, Medicine

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Brooklyn Pediatrician Comments on Report Stating Longer TV Hours Means Less Sleep for Kids

Responding to an article posted on Medical News Today, Dr. Demetrios Gabriel formerly of Gabriel Pediatrics says that sleep deprivation for children can be detrimental to their physical and mental health as their bodies and mind are developing fast Brooklyn, NY / / ACCESSWIRE / April 19, 2014 / Dr. Demetrios Gabriel formerly of ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Family, Kids, Startups, Publishing, Media, News, IGN Entertainment, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network

Fri Apr 18, 2014


Linking on a Friday night...

Texts from Superheroes . Superman's pediatrician... How to build your own pug . The most surprising banned books .


Related Topix: Medicine

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Fussy infants and toddlers watch more TV

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


Related Topix: Toddlers, Family, Medicine, ADHD, Health

She Knows

Antidepressants linked to increased risk of autism

New research published in Pediatrics shows that there is a high association between mothers who took certain antidepressants during their pregnancy and the rate of autism in their male children.


Related Topix: Medicine, Depression

Infection Control Today

Pediatrician Reviews Influenza, Bacterial Super-Infections

Le Bonheur Children's Hospital pediatrician-in-chief Jon McCullers, MD, was recently invited to submit a review in the April issue of Nature Reviews Microbiology.


Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, Microbiology, Biology, Science, Infectious Diseases, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

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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