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  1. 'I want to sleep forever' Chile government rejects 14-year-old's euthanasia pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Chile's government on Thursday rejected an ailing 14-year-old girl's plea on social media to let her "sleep forever." Cystic fibrosis sufferer Valentina Maureira posted a YouTube video shot from what appeared to be a hospital bed asking President Michelle Bachelet to allow her to be euthanised.


  2. From the Daily: A dangerous precedentRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Michigan Daily Online

    A subset of bills recently introduced to the Michigan Legislature has prompted concern that attempts to protect religious liberty in the business and healthcare sectors will propagate discriminatory practices. Earlier this week, three bills permitting faith-based adoption agencies to cite religious beliefs as a reason to refuse service to either unmarried or same-sex couples were proposed by a Michigan House committee.


  3. Disney Innovation Goes SurrealRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Irregular Times

    It is a time of fear in the face of freedom, a time of an emptying country and swelling cities, a time for the widening of previous roads and the opening of new paths, yet a time when these paths are mined by knowing algorithms of the all-seeing eye. It is the time of the warrior's peace and the miser's charity, when the planting of a seed is an act of conscientious objection.


  4. Your NEJM Group Today: Family Medicine Exam Blueprint, Energy...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Journal Watch

    ... exam blueprint provided by ABFM. Explore the exam blueprint at the link below. NEJM Journal Watch Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine: In a study of some 1600 middle-school students, consumption of energy drinks was independently associated with risk ...


  5. Can Doctor Visits Make You Sick?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KFBB

    A new study in the journal Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology shows that doctor appointments are associated with a higher risk of experiencing flu-like symptoms within the next two weeks. The Great Falls Clinic takes these risks seriously.


  6. Children's Hospital of San Antonio community funding support approaching $40 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Debate over who would or should develop a new free-standing children's hospital in San Antonio created some division in the city. But Christus Santa Rosa Health System has found plenty of community-wide support for its Children 's Hospital of San Antonio project.


  7. Yukon family facing deportation gives up fightRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CBC News

    Sergio Rojas is from Mexico and his partner Linda Martinez is from Nicaragua. The couple applied for residency in Canada under compassionate and humanitarian grounds but were denied.


  8. Health matters: The positive impacts of adding fluoride to drinking waterRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

    Bennington is considering adding fluoride to its town drinking water. As a pediatrician who practices in Bennington, I believe this is the right thing to do.


  9. Letter: Please immunizeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Recorder

    It is generally true that parents want what's best for their children, and they want their children to be healthy and happy.


  10. Cleveland Foundation announces $3.4 million in February grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    The Cleveland Foundation board of directors on Thursday approved $3.4 million in February grants.


  11. Read & Romp brings books to life the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    One of the most important things new parents can do, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics, is read aloud to their young children, whether it's a classic like "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" or a family recipe while cooking in the kitchen. "Children exposed to language are more likely to be reading proficiently by the third grade," said Tara Milbrand, project director for Reach Out and Read San Diego, a program that trains pediatricians to promote early literacy.


  12. I Am the Slacker ParentRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | New York Magazine

    Growing up, I loved my own mother for many reasons, but chief among them was that there was a person in my life whom I could rely on completely. It's not like I was , but isn't that the beauty of having a mom? She will stop by the post office on the way to work.


  13. Carolyn Hax: My wife has become a natural lifestyle NaziRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    My wife has morphed into someone I hardly recognize following the birth of our two kids. Before kids, she was funny, easy-going, and a joy to be around.


  14. Meet the Maryland doctor who makes kids laugh while giving them shotsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | IVillage

    Michael Darden works magic. But he doesn't wear a cape or a top hat when performing, just a stethoscope around his neck.


  15. Ocean Springs doctor named district health officerRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

    The Mississippi State Department of Health has named an Ocean Springs pediatrician as the replacement for longtime District IX Health Officer Robert Travnicek, who retired in 2013.


  16. Mom's quest: Change the world, not disabled sonRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CNN

    Carrie McGee is a mother of three. She graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor's degree in psychology and master's in health services administration.


  17. Ontario's new sex ed curriculum 'the most up-to-date' in the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBC News

    Topical issues included in Ontario's new curriculum such as sexting, consent and sexual orientation mean the province will have the most up-to-date sexual-health education in Canada, according to an expert. Come September, teachers across Ontario can sit down with their students with a revamped sexual-education curriculum that finally brings the province up to date with the rest of the country and no longer leaves them "in the dark."


  18. Doctors Should Give Toddlers Fluoride Treatments: U.S. Task ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2014 |

    ... recommendations on preventive health care. Their newest recommendations, which were published online May 5 in Pediatrics , are in concert with guidelines issued by the American Dental Association (ADA) last February. The updated ADA guidelines state ...


  19. Equity in the doctor's officeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Philadelphia Gay News

    ... - but also indicates systemic problems. Jami and Krista Contreras said they'd chosen Dr. Vesna Roi of Eastlake Pediatrics because of her holistic and natural approach, reported the Detroit Free Press. After a prenatal visit, they went to her office ...


  20. Panelists tell community: listen more, listen deeplyRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Palo Alto Weekly

    A community conversation Wednesday night, moderated by Stanford University adolescent psychiatrist Dr. Shashank Joshi , panelists spoke from medical, personal and school perspectives on student mental health and well-being. The panelists, from left to right: Palo Alto Medical Foundation pediatrician Dr. Amy Heneghan, Stanford child/adolescent and adult psychiatrist Dr. Steve Adelsheim, parent Kathleen Blanchard, Superintendent Max McGee, City of Palo Alto Community Services Director Rob de Geus, Gunn High School student Nathan Chandra, Palo Alto High School graduate Julia Tachibana and Palo Alto High School Principal Kim Diorio.