Pediatrics

February 27, 2021
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Picture books can boost physical activity for youth with autism

Lorraine Becerra is an assistant teaching professor in the University of Missouri College of Education. Credit: University of Missouri College of Education While physical activity is […]
February 23, 2021
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The importance of adequate health surveillance for children with Down syndrome

Credit: Down Syndrome Ireland Researchers at the Department of Paediatrics at Trinity’s School of Medicine and Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) at Tallaght University Hospital have established […]
February 19, 2021
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Researchers release child maltreatment report showing mixed trends

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new report from the University of New Hampshire’s Crimes against Children Research Center (CCRC), using data collected by the U.S. Department […]
February 11, 2021
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COVID-infected mothers separated from their babies affects breastfeeding outcomes

Credit: CC0 Public Domain It may be safe for COVID-infected mothers to maintain contact with their babies. Keeping them apart can cause maternal distress and have […]
February 9, 2021
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Addressing breastfeeding disparities for African American mothers

Credit: CC0 Public Domain An abundance of data underscore the importance of breastfeeding and human milk for the optimal health of infants, children, mothers, and society. […]
January 29, 2021
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Study shows when housing quality is poor, children suffer

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Housing instability and homelessness are widely understood to have an impact on health, and certain housing problems have been linked to specific […]
January 13, 2021
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Age matters in identifying maltreatment in infants and young children with fractures

Systematic review and recommendations, 15 articles 1980-2020 Credit: KIRSTY CHALLEN, B.SC., MBCHB, MRES, PH.D., LANCASHIRE TEACHING HOSPITALS, UNITED KINGDOM. Among children who were not in an […]
December 30, 2020
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New US dietary guidelines: No candy, cake for kids under 2

by Carla K. Johnson In this Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 file photo, Valentina Frey of Switzerland breasts feed her daughter, Charlotte Katharina, in the Paul VI […]
December 23, 2020
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How the American child welfare system lost its way

Already disadvantaged families bear the brunt of coercive family intervention. Yet their children are no safer—and are often less safe as a direct consequence of the […]
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