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2 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.
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3 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.
5 hrs ago | KLAL-FM Little Rock
The alluring glow of smartphones affects our skills as parents, and kids take notice, a new study found.
8 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.
10 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.
The Unterberg Childrens Hospital offers the community the renowned medical expertise in the care of children that only a leading academic medical center can provide, with a staff of more than 140 pediatricians and pediatric specialists in 26 fields of medicine.
As a pediatrician, I spend a lot of time talking to families about vaccines. And what I've found over the years is that by the time people get to me, they've mostly made up their minds about vaccines.
We ask AIDS expert Anthony Fauci about reports that an HIV-infected baby has tested negative for the virus after aggressive treatments.