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2 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Fatigue a way of life for many high schoolers

Matt Goodmanson, a junior, yawns during a recent eighth-period honors physics class at Buffalo Grove High School.


Related Topix: Medicine, Education Etc., Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Travel

6 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

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, which has been linked with poor health, bad grades, car crashes and other problems, the American Academy of Pediatrics says in a new policy.


Related Topix: Medicine, Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education, Fairfax County, VA

6 hrs ago |

What Do We Actually Know About Feeding Babies?

Dr. Claire McCarthy is a primary care pediatrician at Boston Children's Hospital, an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, a senior editor for Harvard Health Publications, and an official spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics.


Related Topix: Medicine, Parenting, Life, Fruits, Food

10 hrs ago | Current in Carmel

Column: Helping your child manage stress

As adults, we know stress is part of life. And while childhood is often thought of as a carefree time, children of all ages - even toddlers and preschoolers - can experience stress.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Stress, Preschoolers, Toddlers, Family, Kids

14 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

Let Teens Sleep In: The Push For Later School Start Times

Last week, the American Academy of Pediatrics officially took a stance on later school start times , calling chronic drowsiness in teens a public health issue and advocating for middle and high schools to start no earlier than 8:30 am.


Related Topix: Medicine, Education Etc.

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Mom, daughter to shave heads for cancer research

After about a week with no changes, April made an appointment with the pediatrician who found abnormalities in Charlotte's blood.


Related Topix: Medicine, Pensacola, FL, Hematology, Leukemia, Health, Fort Walton Beach, FL

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

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

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