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  1. Getting Started Early: Babies As Young As 6 Months Use Mobile Devices For Up To An Hour Each DayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Medical Daily

    More and more babies as young as 6 months are using mobile devices with greater frequency, having many pediatricians worried about how this will affect their development.

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  2. Experts Talk Child Protection at RSARead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NewsFactor

    On New Year's Day in 2002, Alicia Kozakiewicz was lured away from her family home by Scott Tyree, a man who had corresponded with the 13-year-old girl for a year in a Yahoo chat room. Over the course of several days, Kozakiewicz was held captive and assaulted by Tyree, who broadcast the attack over live streaming video.

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  3. Edmonds Kind of Play: Lighten up and have fun with '50 Dangerous Things'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | My Edmonds

    J ust last week, I was talking to my kids' pediatrician about one of the million things I am worried about. At this point, over nine years into our relationship as pediatrician and person who needs reassurance, she handles it by saying just the right thing.

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  4. Giving books to kids before summer break can stem reading lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    ... particularly low-income students, struggle," said lead researcher Erin Kelly, M.D., a fourth-year medicine-pediatrics resident at the University of Rochester in New York. An intervention at high-poverty elementary schools in Florida dramatically ...

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  5. Cell phones take parents' attention away from kids on playgroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    ... are distracted," said study author Anna Krevskaya, third-year fellow in the Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Department at CCMC. In addition to focusing on their child, caregivers should discuss proper use of playground equipment to help ...

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  6. Babies as young as 6 months using mobile mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    More than one-third of babies are tapping on smartphones and tablets even before they learn to walk or talk, and by 1 year of age, one in seven toddlers is using devices for at least an hour a day, according to a study to be presented Saturday, April 25 at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting in San Diego. The American Academy of Pediatrics discourages the use of entertainment media such as televisions, computers, smartphones and tablets by children under age 2. Little is known, however, when youngsters actually start using mobile devices.

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  7. Hawaii clears way for raising legal smoking ageRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBS News

    A bill that would make Hawaii the first state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 cleared the Legislature on Friday and is headed to the governor. It's unclear whether Gov. David Ige will sign the measure, and an Ige spokeswoman said he wasn't immediately available for comment.

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  8. Free advice at drugstore may make breastfeeding help more accessibleRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... convenience and de-medicalizes breastfeeding for nursing mothers can only be helpful," said Michael Kramer, a pediatrics researcher at McGill University in Montreal. The challenge with government-funded pilot projects is continuing them once the ...

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  9. Attorney: - Same-Sex Couples Have a Perfect Right to Reproduce'CNSRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    The attorney who argued before the U.S. Supreme Court in 2003 in favor of striking down the sodomy law in the state of Texas said on Friday that homosexuals have "a perfect right to reproduce." "Same-sex couples have a perfect right to reproduce - whether they're married or not - and are, in fact, doing that," Paul Smith, attorney and partner at Jenner & Block, said at an American Constitution Society event to discuss the high court's hearing oral arguments on Tuesday on same-sex marriage in the Obergefell v.

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  10. A Letter to My Son Jacob on His 5th BirthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Boston.com

    Jacob Lemay is a transgendered five-year-old who was born a girl but prefers to live life as a boy. His story was recently featured on NBC Nightly News and the Today Show .

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  11. Albany City Commission lists City Manager finalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    Rainbow Pediatrics and Thomasville Chamber of Commerce representatives cut the ribbon Friday. Dr. Marsha Glover has been a pediatrician for 25 years, and says she treats her patients as family.

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  12. Rainbow Pediatrics cuts the ribbonRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    A new healthcare center just opened to serve children in Thomasville. Rainbow Pediatrics and Thomasville Chamber of Commerce representatives cut the ribbon Friday.

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  13. What's So Offensive About This Breastfeeding...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | American Baby

    The other morning, Elisa Wilson Beach went to the bathroom and stayed a few extra minutes for some a little quiet time before her 4 1/2-year-old woke up. But before long, Beach's 11-month-old baby daughter, Nolan, wandered in to nurse .

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  14. Bare Air-free Baby Bottles by Bittylab won the Gold last night at the 2015 Edison AwardsRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - April 24, 2015 - NEW YORK -- New York, New York - Mom inventor, Priska Diaz was elated when her Bare baby bottle won the Gold for Personal Care & Wellness category during The Edison Awards ceremony last night in New York City. "Receiving an Edison Award is an achievement that is recognized by a panel of experts that has seen it all and it takes a lot to impress them.

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  15. Students invent medical device for pain-free shotsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | CBS News

    Every parent dreads it: having to take their child to the doctor for shots. Why hasn't someone figured out a way to make injections less painful? Greg Allison, Andy Zhang and Mike Hua were freshmen when they first tackled the problem in an engineering lab.

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  16. A Doctor's Quiet Mission to Preserve Parcel on Milwaukee County GroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WUWM

    Dr. Marc Gorelick didn't set out to make an environmental statement. He simply wants to set aside a few acres of green space for sick kids to find peace and quiet.

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  17. NBC Champions Children'sGender ConfusionRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    NBC used to stand for National Broadcasting Company, but given its proclivity for attacking traditional gender roles in youngsters, it may be more accurately described as the network for Neutered or Befuddled Children. On April 21 and 22, NBC ran a two-part series revolving around "transgender" children that featured its correspondent Kate Snow interviewing Pediatrician Michelle Forcier, associate professor of pediatrics at Brown University Alpert.

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  18. Joining Forces Shines Light on Veteran HomelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Zillow Blog

    This month, we're marking the fourth anniversary of our Joining Forces initiative, an effort Dr. Jill Biden and I started to honor and support our troops, veterans, and their families. It's hard to believe it's been four years already - but when I look back, the truth is, it wasn't all that long ago that I didn't know very much about the issues that face our military community at all.

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  19. Prolacta Bioscience Brings Together International Experts for Human-Milk SymposiumRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... as a possible effect on cardiovascular health. Symposium Chair Sergio G. Golombek, MD, MPH, FAAP , Professor of Pediatrics and Clinical Public Health at New York Medical College, and Attending Neonatologist at Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at ...

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  20. The Transyouth Center for Health and Development Offers Services For...Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | Newswise

    The Division of Adolescent Medicine at Children's Hospital Los Angeles has been promoting healthy futures for transgender youth for nearly twenty years. What causes a person, who is born female, to identify as male or vice versa? What are some of the signs that a parent should look for in their child to know that they might need The Center for Transyouth Health and Development? What are some of the examples that children will show you that they're different from their assigned gender? Dr. Olson addresses some of these questions, but to learn more visit CHLA.org/TransyouthQA Newswise - Here at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, transgender issues are not new.

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