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"I believe that the judicious use of interactive media is acceptable for children younger than the age of 2 years," Seattle pediatrician Doctor Dimitri A. Christakis wrote in the journal JAMA Pediatrics this week .
Preschoolers who sing, tell stories and eat dinner with their families tend to be emotionally healthier and better adjusted socially than kids who don't have such routines, a recent study has found.
Parenting is a huge responsibility that requires much care and attentiveness, but a new study indicates many parents are being distracted from their children by a variety of mobile devices.
The USPSTF found only 6 fair- or good-quality studies of 4 primary care-relevant behavioral interventions that focused on reducing drug use in adolescents.
ASD consists of a group of developmental disabilities that cause behavioral, communication and social challenges.
A doctor who helped write guidelines discouraging media use by babies and toddlers says he's had second thoughts about the iPad and other devices.
If you have been out to dinner, chances are you have seen a parent sitting at a nearby table with their child focused solely on their smartphone and not speaking to their child.
I noticed the headlines rolling in about the AAP updated policy statement regarding retail based clinics.
Parents may be spending too much time on their phones and too little time communicating with their kids, a new study found.
What can doctors do to help kids stay away from drugs? There's not much evidence to say one way or the other, it turns out.
So far, five groups - East Louisville Pediatrics, Pediatrics of Bullitt County, Prospect Pediatrics, South Louisville Pediatrics and Springs Pediatrics - have merged to form One Pediatrics PLLC. Two more groups, All Star Pediatrics and Kaplan Barron Pediatric Group, plan to join the practice in April.
We know Americans' use of mobile gadgets has reached near ubiquitous status in our daily lives.
Kids who watch as little as 1.5 hours of TV a day may get less sleep than those who don't watch as much television, according to a new study from Spain.