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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.
4 hrs ago | The Hastings Tribune
A longtime pediatrician and community leader in Hastings is not letting the devastating effects of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis stop him from continuing his life's work in service to others.
Sleep deprivation has become so prevalent around the nation that many think an extra hour or two of sleep will improve grades.
Anyone who has gone to school in the U.S. public school system can attest that waking up to make it to school by 7 to 7:30 a.m. is the worst feeling.
Doctors in St. Louis told News 4 they are seeing an increase in the number of children suffering from a virus that causes them to have trouble breathing.
THEY say that "it takes a village to raise a child." Indeed, the same rings true for mothers for it takes a village to help a mom rear her young.
As the school year starts in full swing many parents wonder if their child should receive the HPV vaccine, which is recommended for girls ages 11-26 and boys 11-21.
The Howard County Health Department became the first department in Maryland this week to launch an awareness campaign about the role of fathers in the breastfeeding of newborns.
After retiring as a pediatrician at 65, Bertram Koel returned to school to earn a master's degree in public health.
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.
Parents have become less able to realize when their child is overweight or obese, a new study finds.
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.
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.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 04:55 am
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