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3 hrs ago |

Appeals Court OKs Florida Gun-gag Law

In 2012, Florida physician groups successfully blocked a state law which was meant to restrict their discussion of gun safety with patients.


Related Topix: Guns, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Medicine, Family Practice

7 hrs ago | Psychology Today

How Digital Devices Affect Infants and Toddlers

When my children were growing up, I was adamant about limiting their screen time.


Related Topix: Toddlers, Family, New York University, Medicine, Mount Kisco, NY

11 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Guidelines for pediatric preventive care need retooling for computerized format

With the increasing use of electronic medical records and health information exchange, there is a growing demand for a computerized version of the preventive care guidelines pediatricians use across the United States.


Related Topix: Medicine

15 hrs ago |

Researchers examine infection, method of circumcision

It's not every day - maybe not any day - that scientists disclose their religion and method of circumcision in an academic paper.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

Wed Jul 30, 2014


Behind the Real-Life Family Tragedy That Inspired David Duchovny's New Movie

In his new movie Louder than Words , David Duchovny cries, grieves and, in the end, triumphs.


Related Topix: Medicine, Greenwich, CT

Sheriff: Baby left in van outside doctor's office

You now have an easier online way to manage your Home Delivery subscription for The Oklahoman .


Related Topix: Orlando, FL, Medicine

Business Journal

Portland pediatricians tap big data to keep kids healthy

Children's Health Alliance Executive Director Deborah Rumsey believes the childhood population health management tool will help doctors and patients alike.


Related Topix: Medicine, Family, Kids

Meet the Doctors Who Say They Can Reshape a Baby's Head

Before he was born via emergency cesarean section, he spent hours in labor with his neck bent.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Chiropractic, Washington Heights, NY

The Daily Beast

Doctors Have the Right to Ask About GunsBy Russell Saunders

A Florida law will prevent doctors from advising their patients on gun safety, even though research shows physician counsel on the matter keeps kids safer.


Related Topix: Guns, Family, Kids, Medicine, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Pediatrician accused of assault gives up license

An Eau Claire pediatrician acquitted of the majority of sexual assault charges against him has agreed to give up his medical license so that the remaining counts will be dismissed.


Related Topix: Medicine

Medical News

Adolescents get better care when health care visit is confidential, say researchers

Teens who have the option to privately and confidentially discuss health concerns with their doctor are more likely to talk about reproductive health, mental health, issues at school, and some self-care topics than they would be in discussions where a parent is present, finds a new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health .


Tue Jul 29, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Add Immunization To Your Back To School Checklist

Kids will be going back to school in a little over a month. Along with the new backpacks and pencils, parents are being reminded to make sure their children's immunizations are up to date.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine

Medical News Today

Successful family approach to addressing overweight and obesity in preschoolers

Primary care treatment of overweight and obese preschoolers works better when treatment targets both parent and child compared to when only the child is targeted, according to research published in Pediatrics and conducted at the University at Buffalo and Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo.


Related Topix: Overweight, Medicine, Health, Preschoolers, Family, SUNY Buffalo, Life, Food, Nutrition

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

$1,000 pill now hepatitis C treatment of choice

Exercise, a healthy diet and good sleep can protect the body against the negative effects of stress and slow down the aging process at a cellular level, researchers report.


Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, US News, US Supreme Court, Family, Kids

The Daily Beast

Children Are Fatter Than They ThinkBy Russell Saunders

A CDC study found that only 23 percent of overweight kids know they're at an unhealthy weight.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine

Hurley, STAT Ambulance use creativity, new technology to ramp up specialty pediatrics transport

That's what pediatric staff in Hurley Children's Hospital say when they need to use their specialized ambulance to transport a child or pregnant mother to Hurley for emergency situations.


Related Topix: Medicine, Genesee County, MI, Port Huron, MI

Medical News

Doctors remind parents about importance of immunizing children

Doctors at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center want to remind parents about the importance of immunizing their children when preparing to send the children back to school.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Vaccinations, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Family, Kids, Influenza

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Brilliant Pediatrician Knows How to Make a Toddler Laugh While Getting Shots

Dr. Michael Darden is a highly trained pediatrician and allergist. But he's more than just a man of science.


Related Topix: Medicine

Journal Watch

Single-Question Screening Can Help Identify Teens with Substance Misuse

A screening tool based on a single question can accurately identify substance use disorders among teens, according to a study in JAMA Pediatrics .


Related Topix: Medicine, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Drugs

Denver Post

Guest Commentary: ZIP codes should not determine health in Colorado

Volunteer pediatrician, Dr. Kim Feehs, left, looks over patient suffering from an earache at the Inner City Health Center in Denver last April.


Related Topix: Colorado, Medicine, Home Gardening, Home, Opinion