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  1. Lack of sleep among factors that can cause childhood obesityRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | KCTV5

    ... In 2012, more than one third of children in the U.S. were overweight or even obese. A recent study in the journal Pediatrics found that a contributing factor is lack of sleep. "Sleep is important for so many things. Ranging from good growth, helping ...

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  2. Mom of 3-Year-Old Measles Patient Calls Diagnosis 'Shocking'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    Kellie Krueger's son Uriah is one of the at least 84 confirmed measles cases in a multi-state outbreak that started in December at Disneyland amusement park in California. Krueger said she was surprised when doctors told her that her son had measles.

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  3. The impact of mobile and interactive media on child development is unclearRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... own internal mechanisms for self-regulation. Jenny Radesky, MD, clinical instructor in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine, has pointed out that mobile media use as is also seen with TV use replaces the amount ...

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  4. Vaccine critics get defensive over measlesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Star-Progress

    Their children have been sent home from school. Their families are barred from birthday parties and neighborhood play dates.

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  5. Obama's - Precision Medicine' Initiative and MadelineRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    The President has just announced a new initiative to focus on developing "Precision Medicine". The youtube video of the announcement is here.

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  6. In one Athens suburb, austerity rips a hole in safety netRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    French charity Doctors of the World provides emergency relief in war zones and natural disaster areas across Asia and Africa. But now the group finds itself working closer to home - in Greece .

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  7. What to do in an allergy reaction crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Crescent-News.com

    When Schuyler Morris' son, Bear, experienced his first life-threatening allergic reaction to dairy from a piece of buttered toast given to him by a well-meaning babysitter, Morris wasn't initially sure the reaction warranted an epinephrine injection.

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  8. Start reading to kids earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Crescent-News.com

    ... young minds for early language and reading ability. That's according to a new policy from the American Academy of Pediatrics issued recently. The academy wants pediatricians to spread the message to parents of young children and to provide books to ...

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  9. Dr. Jennifer Dwyer Appointed to Summit DD BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Tallmadge Express

    Judge Elinore Marsh Stormer of Summit County Probate Court appointed Dr. Jennifer Dwyer to the Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board, or Summit DD, for a four-year term beginning January 2015. Dwyer is currently the medical director of Akron Children's Hospital Pediatrics and a practicing pediatrician in the Barberton area.

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  10. Bruce Wintroub, Catherine Lucey and Michael Peterson: UCSF is...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    ... Medical Center and Valley Children's Hospital have collaborated to give young physicians outstanding training in pediatrics. Leveraging the expertise found in all of our faculty and institutions, our pediatric residents care for patients from birth ...

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  11. Energy drinks are not for kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

    A recent study found that more than 40 percent of all energy drink-related calls to poison control centers in the U.S. were for kids under 6, many of them suffering serious nervous system and heart symptoms. "A can or a bottle of an energy drink could have as much as 500 mg of caffeine, which is equal to about 14 cans of soda.

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  12. More Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... says measles-mumps-rubella vaccine is 97 percent effective at preventing measles. The American Academy of Pediatrics says doctors should bring up the importance of vaccinations during visits but should respect a parent's wishes unless there's a ... 1 comment

  13. Measles outbreak sparks debate over unvaccinated patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | CBS News

    ... but that won't stop the epidemic if you exclude children," said Dr. Kenneth Bromberg with the American Academy of Pediatrics. "We want to work with families, and there are other ways to protect children other than excluding those families." As the ...

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  14. 'Tough-love approach' to measles vaccine challenges doctors' ethical responsibilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Missourian

    ... cases have been traced directly or indirectly to Disneyland in Southern California. The American Academy of Pediatrics said doctors should bring up the importance of vaccinations during visits but should respect a parent's wishes unless there's a ...

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  15. The measles vaccine is a shot of common senseRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    DR. JAY Gordon, a pediatrician in Santa Monica, Calif., appeared in a "CBS Evening News" broadcast the other day, talking about the measles outbreak that began at Disneyland and now has infected 67 people in 11 states. Dr. Gordon has signed "personal belief exemptions" allowing parents in California to avoid vaccinating their children against the disease.

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  16. Doctors refusing unvaccinated children?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KHQA-TV Quincy

    A California doctor is saying he will no longer see children whose parents won't get them their measles vaccination. California is one of twenty states that allows parents to opt out of having their child get a measles vaccination by obtaining personal belief waivers.

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  17. Medical pot only OK for sick kids failed by other drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Herald

    With virtually no hard proof that medical marijuana benefits sick children, and evidence that it may harm developing brains, the drug should only be used for severely ill kids who have no other treatment option, the nation's most influential pediatricians' group says in a new policy. Some parents insist that medical marijuana has cured their kids' troublesome seizures or led to other improvements, but the American Academy of Pediatrics' new policy says rigorous research is needed to verify those claims.

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  18. Tech helps preemiesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Fox News

    ... be very high against reference techniques in a number of studies. Dr. Charles Simmons, chair of the department of pediatrics at Cedars-Sinai said the information from the technology should ultimately lead to healthier weight gain, better ...

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  19. White House: Science indicates parents should vaccinate kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... says measles-mumps-rubella vaccine is 97 percent effective at preventing measles. The American Academy of Pediatrics says doctors should bring up the importance of vaccinations during visits but should respect a parent's wishes unless there's a ...

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  20. It takes a villageRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... on Jerusalem's Mount Scopus. Part of the pediatric division of the Hadassah Medical Organization (HMO), both the pediatrics departments there and in Ein Kerem, as well as the chronic disease center, are headed by Prof. Eitan Kerem, a leading exert ...

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