Pediatrics

November 23, 2022
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Shopping Black Friday for TVs, furniture? Don’t forget the tip-over kit

That new television, cabinet or appliance you’re looking to snag on Black Friday or Cyber Monday could bring unexpected dangers to your home. So don’t forget […]
June 2, 2022
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Why home-made baby formula is a bad idea

If you’re having trouble finding infant formula for your baby due to the nationwide shortage, do not turn to homemade recipes, an expert warns. “Even the […]
November 30, 2021
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Children with well controlled asthma less likely to be bullied/teased by peers

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Children whose asthma is relatively well controlled are less likely to be bullied or teased by their peers because of their condition, […]
October 19, 2021
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In your face: Children’s expressions tell the story of poor sleep

Credit: CC0 Public Domain When Shakespeare called sleep “nature’s soft nurse,” he was definitely onto something. Centuries later researchers have found that inadequate sleep in children […]
July 27, 2021
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Worried about traveling with unvaccinated kids? 6 questions answered on how to manage the risks

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Across the U.S., COVID-19 cases are rising again, primarily in unvaccinated populations. Most of these cases are due to the highly infectious […]
March 21, 2021
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First targeted therapy for children with achondroplasia shows persistent height gain

Children with achondroplasia, the most common form of disproportionate short stature, grow taller with trends in improved body proportions after two years of daily vosoritide treatment, […]
March 17, 2021
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Why experts think we’ll need to vaccinate children against COVID

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Drugmaker Moderna says it has started COVID-19 vaccine trials for thousands of children aged under 12, a first step towards a new […]
March 16, 2021
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Vulnerable newborns being separated from their mothers in COVID-19 pandemic

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the quality of care given to small and sick newborn babies in all regions of the world […]
March 14, 2021
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Children’s preventive healthcare costs dropped under ACA: study

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The Affordable Care Act (ACA) dramatically increased children’s preventive healthcare while reducing out-of-pocket costs, according to a new Boston University School of […]
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