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  1. Called pain inflicter, dentist sheds workRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - A Florida children's dentist accused of running a "house of horrors" agreed late Friday to stop practicing dentistry.


  2. Mililani twin valedictorians take the stageRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KITV-TV

    On Sunday, Mililani High School will celebrate a milestone for hundreds of young adults who will be graduating, including two valedictorians that might have you doing a double-take. Kiana and Kelsea Jones are 18-year-old identical twin national honor society students, making two of the 28 valedictorians for their graduating class.


  3. Family heartbroken by son's choking game death warn of dangersRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CBC News

    Malcolm Eyjolfson and Kerri Workman sit with a photo of their son. He died in October as a result of the choking game.


  4. Hart to Heart: Pediatrician addresses Down syndrome controversiesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    ... A Quick Guide to Parenting on the Go" and is vice president of the Georgia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is an assistant professor for Mercer University and managing partner of Pediatric Associates of Savannah. Spitalnick also ...


  5. Battling childhood obesityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... to do so. They do not receive formal training about the problem in medical school, says Elsie Taveras, chief of pediatrics at Mass. General, and most don't have time to keep up-to-date with the latest evidence-based solutions. "They don't know what ...


  6. Carolyn Hax: I talked to parent about obese children and was told I was out of lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | San Jose Mercury News

    DEAR CAROLYN: I am very concerned about my nephew and niece, both clinically obese. Their pediatrician warned years ago that they were at risk of getting diabetes, but every passing year they get bigger and bigger.


  7. Another honor for the late Dr. Leila DenmarkRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Statesboro Herald

    ... and also admitted its first patient into what is now known as Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. She opened her pediatrics practice in her Atlanta home in 1931. In 1932, Denmark worked alongside researchers at Emory University, where she assisted in ...


  8. Dentist accused of running 'house of horrors' agrees to quitRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Washington Times

    A Florida children's dentist accused of running a "house of horrors" that included performing surgical procedures without anesthetic agreed late Friday to stop practicing dentistry. Dr. Howard Schneider of Jacksonville faces multiple lawsuits and his office has been picketed in recent weeks by parents carrying signs as a growing number of ex-patients complain about his practices.


  9. Food, nutrition companies sweep top spots of UC Davis Big Bang business competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... the mother-daughter team of Schery Mitchell-James , M.D., a pediatrician and an assistant clinical professor of pediatrics at UC Davis School of Medicine, and her daughter Bri James , CEO of the company. Scrumpt is based in San Francisco and its ...


  10. Milk money is poor choice for school lunchesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... blood pressure, and blood sugar levels. Dairy products do not support bone health. A Harvard study in JAMA Pediatrics found that drinking milk as a teenager does not prevent hip fractures later in life. Another study published in Archives of ...


  11. Journey of Joy: The short versionRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    I've lived in New England my whole life, having spent my first 18 years in Northern Vermont, and the subsequent twenty-odd since in Southern and Central Maine. I am the only daughter of parents who were also blessed with three boys.


  12. Foreign doctors unable to work in London are pushing for change to licensing systemRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    But 15 months after he came to Canada to seek a better life for his children, the 45-year-old is tempted to return to his homeland. His thriving career as a heart surgeon in Iraq has been crushed here under the weight of broken promises, questionable rules and absentee oversight.


  13. Health care workers improve their craft - through literatureRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    Like all good registered nurses, Kristin Kraus keeps up with the latest in technological developments, so when a terminally ill older patient entered her operating room one night, she was as ready as ever with the required monitors and meds. As health care providers know, critical illness can bring out the difficult, often unanswerable questions that usually lie unasked at the core of human existence: What does it mean to live well? Do I have regrets? Am I ready to die? The probiotics found in yogurt, kefir, kimchi and other foods have been marketed for years as healthful, though it wasn't clear why or how.


  14. Carolyn Hax: My siblings won't visit Mom, who has Alzheimer'sRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    My mom has Alzheimer's and lives in an assisted living facility. I have siblings that never go to see her, and they claim she doesn't recognize them or wouldn't remember that they were there.


  15. Illinois Senator Introducing Concussion LegislationRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Dr. Gerard Gioia, a pediatrician with Chiildren's National Healthcare System, said, "It moves that soft tissue inside the head." Senator Durbin said, "If you're taken off the field to play because you're suspected of having a concussion.


  16. Parents Are Integral in Stopping Rise as Teen E-Cigarette Usage TriplesRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Newswise

    ... director of the Loyola University Health System Adolescent Medicine Program and professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. "Nicotine is extremely addictive causing the body to crave more and ...


  17. Why Parents Should Skip the Waiting RoomBy Russell SaundersRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

    Shocking allegations of a pediatric dentist gratuitously pulling teeth and assaulting patients exposes the dangers of a common practice: keeping parents in the waiting room. Crimes committed against children are invariably horrifying.


  18. How to win patients and vaccinate peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Kevin, M.D.

    We physicians have long labored under the belief that if we provide objective data about the safety and efficacy of vaccines we can change anti-vaxxers' minds. But political scientist Brendan Nyhan, Ph.D. has shown that directly addressing patients' concerns about vaccines does little to change their decision to immunize.


  19. SB 277 advances, and antivaccine activists lose it (again) [Respectful Insolence]Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ScienceBlogs

    Antivaccine activism endangers children. Of that there is no longer any doubt. As vaccination rates fall, the risk of outbreaks of dangerous vaccine-preventable infectious diseases among children rise.


  20. Nurse Helps Families Face Congenital Issue She Knows FirsthandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hartford Courant

    Monique France is a Hometown Hero for the month of May. She is a nurse at Connecticut Children's Medical Center . She has a child born with Craniofacial differences requiring surgical care and has become an advocate for other families.