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  1. Syrian infant needs expensive surgery to surviveRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | The Daily Star

    Syrian refugee child Ali Qassoum sits in an incubator in Sidon Hospital, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. SIDON, Lebanon: The prematurely born Syrian baby Ali Qassoum might have passed the "danger phase," doctors said, but the rest of his life hinges on an expensive surgery his parents can't afford.

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  2. Nationwide Children's Hospital moves center's Hilliard locationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Madison Press

    The center will now be open at 4363 All Seasons Drive, just north of Cemetery Road, off of Britton Parkway. It will occupy 18,000 of 36,000 square feet of a two-story building.

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  3. CBS Buys Medical Drama From Neal Baer & Alexandra McNallyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Deadline

    Under The Dome showrunner Neal Baer has teamed with the series' supervising producer Alexandra McNally for a medical drama, which has been set up at CBS. It hails from CBS TV Studios where Baer is under an overall deal.

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  4. Nationwide Children's Hospital Working to Help Schoolchildren Suffering from AsthmaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WBNS

    Doctors say fall allergens often trigger kids' asthma attacks and require emergency treatment. So doctors at Nationwide Children's Hospital have launched a program to help kids stay out of the hospital and breathe easier.

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  5. Kingsway Regional High School names Seniors for the Month of SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Jersey Journal

    School Activities: Varsity cross country for four years, varsity winter and spring track for four years, National Honor Society, and Tri-M Music Honor Society. Honors/Awards: New Jersey Group III Cross Country State Athlete for 2012, New Jersey Group III Winter Track State Athlete for 2013, and numerous South Jersey, State Track, and Cross Country accolades.

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  6. Non-cow's milk linked to lower vitamin D in kidsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Fort Francis Times

    Children who drink non-dairy milk products such as rice, almond, or soy milk may have lower levels of vitamin D in their blood than those who drink cow's milk, a study suggests. The study, published yesterday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, found that kids who drank only non-dairy milk were more than twice as likely as children who drank only cow's milk to be vitamin D-deficient.

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  7. Mia Love raises five times more than Doug Owens, sets Utah recordRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Salt Lake Tribune) Mia Love and Doug Owens, running in the 4th District, debate in Utah's premier congressional matchup at the Dolores DorA Eccles Broadcast Center on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City, Tuesday, October 14, 2014. The Salt Lake Tribune) Mia Love and Doug Owens, running in the 4th District, debate in Utah's premier congressional matchup at the Dolores DorA Eccles Broadcast Center on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City, Tuesday, October 14, 2014.

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  8. Editor's Perspective: In the Middle [Teaching Rounds in Cardiac Electrophysiology]Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Circulation

    From the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN ; and Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA . Correspondence to Samuel J. Asirvatham, MD, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St, SW, Rochester, MN 55905.

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  9. Maintaining Contact for Effective Mapping and Ablation [Editorials]Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Circulation

    From the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology , and Division of Pediatric Cardiology , Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN. Correspondence to Samuel J. Asirvatham, MD, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905.

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  10. Children Who Drink Milk Substitutes Have Lower Vitamin D - But Why?Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

    Some children are allergic to milk, so they drink milk substitutes such as soy or rice. And almond milk has become a well-marketed fad to due health claims.

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  11. 300,000 people in US have Chagas disease as country unsure how to...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Fox News

    While the disease is found mainly in poor, rural parts of Latin America - the U.S.'s Center for Disease Control estimates that 8 million people in the region live with the disease - isolated cases of Chagas have begun to crop up throughout the U.S. in places like Louisiana, Texas and Virginia . The CDC believes that there are currently 300,000 people infected with Chagas in the U.S., enough for a clinic devoted to diagnosing and treating the disease to open at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles and doctors in New York City and Georgia to start screening patients who have travelled to Latin America.

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  12. At One-Year Anniversary, Reno Family Recalls Lifesaving Neurosurgery...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    On October 17, 2013, Jennifer and Ken Zimmerman got the life-altering prognosis that their 7-year-old daughter, Emily, had a tumor the size of a golf ball in her brain and doctors suspected it was an aggressive cancer. Emily Zimmerman of Reno, now 8, is pictured with Gerald Grant, MD, chief of pediatric neurosurgery at Stanford Children's Health.

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  13. Mayor Walsh Announces Lead Poisoning Prevention Week in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | City of Boston

    Mayor Martin J. Walsh will recognize National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week the week of October 20th. The Mayor's Office of Fair Housing and Equity, the Boston Public Health Commission, the Department of Neighborhood Development , and the Inspectional Services Department are partnering to present several community lead awareness events.

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  14. 6 Things a Parent of a Colicky Baby Doesn't Want to HearRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Switched

    My daughter was colicky for the first 16 weeks of her life. Colic is awful, plain and simple, and there were many things people said to me during this difficult time that weren't particularly helpful.

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  15. Judge scolds lawyer for having baby in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    When I first heard the story about an Atlanta judge who reprimanded an immigration attorney for bringing her 4-week-old to court for a hearing -- a hearing the attorney, Stacy Ehrisman-Mickle, told CNN she asked the judge to reschedule because she was on her six-week maternity leave -- I was outraged like many other working women. Two other immigration judges -- one male, another female -- in two unrelated cases granted Ehrisman-Mickle's request to delay hearings while she was on maternity leave, she said in an interview.

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  16. Undescended testis: The recommended surgery is being performed too lateRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Undescended testis is commonly found in newborn boys and usually normalizes spontaneously by the age of six months. In one in a hundred boys, however, at least one testis remains undescended -- a condition associated with impaired fertility and a higher risk of testicular cancer in later life.

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  17. Proposition 46 a costly, risky gamble: Guest commentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | LA Daily News

    I started volunteering at Encino Hospital when I was just 15 years old and today, three decades later, I serve my patients as a pediatrician. Caring for others is a tradition in my family.

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  18. Kids who drink non-cow's milk twice as likely to have low vitamin D, study findsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Fort Francis Times

    Children who drink non-dairy milk products such as rice, almond or soy milk may have lower levels of vitamin D in their blood than those who drink cow's milk, a study suggests. The study, published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, found that kids who drank only non-dairy milk were more than twice as likely as children who drank only cow's milk to be vitamin D-deficient.

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  19. Visions of Sugarplums pageant donates $3,000 to service project for children by childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

    Theta Zeta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. along with TZO Ivy Foundation hosted its 2014 A Koastal Affair themed, "Visions of Sugarplums" on Saturday, Oct. 11 at Good Deeds Community Center. Alexander Mason and Amari Morgan were crowned Little Mr. and Little Ms.

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  20. Halloween safety tips from a local pediatricianRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... loween. Happy Halloween and have fun! Submitted by: Dan Hale, MD and the Maine Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics References: American Academy of Pediatrics and Children's Safety Network

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