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10 hrs ago | National Public Radio

More Evidence That ADHD Drugs Don't Curb Ultimate Height

A recent study found a brief delay in peak growth spurt among boys who took ADHD stimulants for at least three years, but no significant effect on their ultimate height.


Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Health, Family, Kids, Ritalin, Methylphenidate (generic), Rochester, MN

14 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Pediatricians, educators discuss American Academy of...

You drag yourself out from under the covers, do the zombie wobble to the bathroom and struggle to remember how to brush your own teeth.


Related Topix: Medicine, Family, Teenagers, Education Etc., Salem County, NJ

17 hrs ago |

Dr. Sheila Kilbane, local pediatrician-offering classes and webinars for parents

During four 1-hour webinars which are set to begin on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 9 p.m., parents will hear ways to use nutrition to reduce inflammation and improve the immune system of their child.


Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Nutrition, Food

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Clarksville Online

Fort Campbell's Child and Family Behavioral Health System...

The Child and Family Behavioral Health System officially opened at Fort Campbell August 27th as the senior leader of the 101st Airborne Division and Fort Campbell, community supporters Staff Sgt.


Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Campbell, Fort Campbell, KY, Medicine

Pushing back middle and high school start times presents challenges

In some households, getting pre-teens and teenagers out the door in time for the start of school is a herculean task.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Teenagers, Medicine, University of Minnesota

WTOP-FM Washington

Whooping cough potentially fatal for infants

No one wants their child to get whooping cough. With cases on the rise , it's especially important to protect infants from the illness.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Do children need vaccinations? NOVA's documentary calls the shots

Measles. Mumps. Whooping cough. Diseases that were largely eradicated in the United States a generation ago are returning.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Entertainment, Television, NOVA, Mumps, Medicine, Infectious Diseases

Sentinel & Enterprise

Doctors: Starting school later could make better students

A report issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics this month "recognizes insufficient sleep in adolescents as an important public health issue" and is urging school districts to seriously consider starting middle school and high school later in the morning.


Related Topix: Sleep, Medicine, Health, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Education Etc., Teenagers, Bolton, MA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Hospital Alliance Brings New Pediatric Specialty Care Services to Flemington

As part of the alliance between Atlantic Health System and Hunterdon Healthcare, a new satellite office of Goryeb Children's Hospital was recently opened in Flemington, giving families in the community greater access to pediatric specialty services.


Related Topix: Flemington, NJ, Medicine, ADHD, Health

St. Cloud Times

Pediatricians' Rx for schools: Later start timesPediatricians' Rx for ...

Pediatricians' Rx for schools: Later start times Delaying the start of the school day until at least 8:30 a.m. would help curb their lack of sleep Check out this story on FILE - In this March 14, 2012 file photo, Jan Palmer, a ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Aberdeen, SD

The Morning Call

How do I know if my child is ready for kindergarten?

There are a number of factors to take into account in deciding if a child is ready for kindergarten.


Related Topix: Medicine, Entertainment

Psychology Today

Parenting With Authority vs Authoritarian Parenting

Authoritarian parenting , as in "my way or the highway," and its opposite, permissive parenting with lack of limit setting, may be linked with difficulty with emotional regulation in children.


Related Topix: Parenting, Family, Medicine

CBS Local

Worried About Back-To-School Germs? Pediatrician Says Parents Should Worry About Car Safety More

If you have kids going back to elementary school this fall, you may already have the folders, crayons and glue.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Medicine

Medical News Today

Newborn jaundice detected in minutes by new smartphone app

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.


Related Topix: University of Washington, Medicine, Science, Computer Science

The Hastings Tribune

Longtime Hastings doctor battles ALS

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.


Related Topix: Hastings, NE, Medicine, Boys Town, NE, Omaha, NE

Go Local

GoLocalWorcester | News | Science Says Central MA School Days Starting Too Early for Teens

A recent policy statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that all middle and high schools should reevaluate school start times, pushing them back to 8:30 am or later.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Medicine, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Teenagers, Standardized Testing, Education

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Deseret News

Why Zzz's get degrees: The case for later school start times

Sleep deprivation has become so prevalent around the nation that many think an extra hour or two of sleep will improve grades.


Related Topix: Sleep, Medicine, Health, Standardized Testing, Education

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Why Doctors Want Your Teenager to Start School Later

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.


Related Topix: Medicine

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Doctors in St. Louis concerned about respiratory virus in children

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Strep Throat, Health


Breastfeeding - rockstar' visits Davao

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Non-Profit, Nursing