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2 hrs ago | Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page

Expert help for choosing quality child care

Choosing a child care center, preschool or kindergarten is an important step in laying a strong foundation for a child's development and education.


Related Topix: Medicine

6 hrs ago | Local NEWS 8

Fussy infants and toddlers watch more TV

Does your baby have difficulty calm him or herself? Falling and staying asleep? It can be stressful, especially for new parents.


Related Topix: Toddlers, Medicine, ADHD, Health

6 hrs ago | Medical Daily

Dads Around The Age Of 25 Suffer From Depression 68% More Often Over Child's First 5 Years

Becoming a father or mother is sometimes described as the most joyous moment in a person's life, however, that feeling may not hold up as the pressures of being a parent become all too real.


Related Topix: Depression, Health, Medicine

10 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

New method of screening children for autism spectrum disorders works at nine months old

Quinn, an autistic boy, and the line of toys he made before falling asleep. Repeatedly stacking or lining up objects is a behavior commonly associated with autism.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

17 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Gay Marriage: Good for Your HealthBy Russell Saunders

A recent report says that gay marriage results in better health care, and less anxiety, depression, and mental health issues.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Medicine, Parenting

18 hrs ago | Tallahassee Democrat

Safe sleep habits and breastfeeding offer best help to avoid SIDS

As long as infant mortality is an issue, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome will be a part of the discussion of what to possibly prepare for with a newborn.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Tallahassee, FL

Mon Apr 14, 2014


Study: Fussy Kids May Watch More TV

Kids who are "fussy" as babies may end up watching more TV as parents try to soothe them, a new study suggests.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Medicine, Health

Ottawa pediatrician's research could transform outlook for premature babies

Parenthood began earlier than Stephanie and Ata Iemsisanith were expecting when their tiny twin daughters were born last December, three months ahead of schedule at less than 27 weeks' gestation.


Related Topix: Medicine

News 4 Jax

Fussy toddlers watch more TV

A new study finds fussy infants and toddlers typically watch more television or videos than other children.


Related Topix: Boston Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Kids, Family

PhysOrg Weblog

Young dads at high risk of depression, too

Depressive symptoms increased on average by 68 percent over the first five years of fatherhood for these young men , who were around 25 years old when they became fathers and whom lived in the same home as their children .


Related Topix: Health, Depression, Medicine, Family, Kids

The Harbor Times Soup

Michael L. Stein

Michael l. Stein, M.D. died April 7 at his home in Belfast. Dr. Stein spent most of his professional career practicing pediatrics in Milford, Conn.


Related Topix: Medicine, Belfast, ME, Penobscot, ME

WLBT-TV Jackson

Concussions could interfere with school work

Now a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics finds a concussion should not only take student athletes out of play, it could also keep some of them out of school.


Related Topix: Medicine

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

More time with TV, media leads to fussier children, study says

But a study of more than 7,000 children published online today by the journal Pediatrics says infants and toddlers exposed to more media tend to be fussier.


Related Topix: Medicine

CBS Local

Study: Children Exposed To Violent Video Games Retain Aggressive Behavior, Thoughts

A recent study by researchers at Iowa State University suggests kids who play violent video games will have more aggressive behavior and keep aggressive thoughts regardless of age, gender or parental involvement.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Medicine

Family undergoes a year without sugar to fight addiction, weight gain, diabetes

It sounds like a recipe for "how to be a mean mommy." Announce to your family that for the following year, no sugar will be permitted.


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, UC San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, Metabolic Syndrome, Life, Food, Nutrition

The Daily Record

Expanding Your Horizons reminding girls anything is possible

A local pediatrician enthusiastic about being a part of Expanding Your Horizons at The College of Wooster told an equally eager group of fifth- and sixth-grade girls from area schools "a little bit about why I'm excited to be here."


Related Topix: Medicine, The College of Wooster, Wooster, OH

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Business Watch: Topeka pediatrician opens urgent care office

Kids First Pediatric Urgent Care, 6750 S.W. 29th St., treats minor illnesses and injuries.


Related Topix: Medicine, Family, Kids, Topeka, KS

Bangor Daily News

Community rallies behind Brewer girl battling cancer

A Brewer Community School first-grader is going through aggressive chemotherapy, but still has a smile on her face, according to her mother.


Related Topix: Brewer, ME, Medicine, Maine Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Bangor, ME, Leukemia, Health

Kevin, M.D.

Clinical obesity, not morbid: A plea to change the diagnosis

Michelle Obama refers to childhood obesity as the tobacco of the 21st century. I agree.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Akron, OH

National Public Radio

Cursed With Mom Guilt? Charlie Brown Might Cure What Ails You

The job description for a parent should be straightforward: The only requirement is the skill to do everything perfectly under the pressure of guilt.


Related Topix: Medicine