Tag Archives: Child

Advice for Lessening Your Pandemic Anxiety

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 31, 2020 — The COVID-19 pandemic is an experience that is unprecedented in our lifetime. It is having a pervasive effect due to how mysterious, potentially dangerous, and sustained it is. We don’t know how bad it’s going to get …

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COMMENTARY: NYU Med Student Joins COVID Fight: ‘Time to Step Up’

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 02, 2020 — On the evening of March 24, I got the email. When the bolded letters “We ask for your help” flashed across my screen, I knew exactly what was being asked of me: to graduate early and join the …

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Under 25s With Diabetes Not Hospitalized Due to COVID-19

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 26, 2020 —  Reports from pediatric endocrinologists in COVID-19 hotspots globally indicate that children, adolescents, and young adults with diabetes have so far not shown a different disease pattern with the virus compared to children and younger people who do …

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Managing Children’s Fear, Anxiety in the Age of COVID-19

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 11, 2020 — With coronavirus disease (COVID-19) reaching epidemic proportions, many US children are growing increasingly anxious about what this means for their own health and safety and that of their friends and family. The constantly changing numbers of …

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Clinicians Petition Government for National Quarantine

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 18, 2020 — Clinicians across the United States are petitioning the federal government to follow the lead of South Korea, China, and other nations by imposing an immediate nationwide quarantine to slow the inevitable spread of COVID-19. Without federal action, the …

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U.S. Child Obesity Levels Not Falling After All

News Picture: U.S. Child Obesity Levels Not Falling After All

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Despite some promising reports in recent years, it seems the U.S. childhood obesity problem is not turning a corner. That’s the finding of a study published online Feb. 26 in Pediatrics showing that hopes of a turnaround may have …

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4-in-1 Vaccine Ups Child Seizure Risk

'Choking Game' Turned Deadly for 82 Youths

Measles-Mumps-Rubella-Chickenpox Vaccine Doubles Febrile Seizure Risk By Daniel J. DeNoon WebMD Health News Reviewed By Louise Chang, MD Feb. 26, 2008 — ProQuad, Merck’s 4-in-1 measles–mumps–rubella–chickenpox vaccine, doubles children’s seizure risk compared with two separate MMR and chickenpox shots. Even at twice the risk, 12- to 23-month-old children …

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Prenatal Vitamins Might Lower Risk of Second Child With Autism

News Picture: Prenatal Vitamins Might Lower Risk of Second Child With Autism

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Something as simple as taking prenatal vitamins during the first month of pregnancy might lower the odds of having a second child with autism. As researchers explain in a new report, once one child has been diagnosed with autism, …

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Use of Tylenol in Pregnancy Tied to Higher ADHD Risk in Child

Shaky Amount of Iodine in U.S. Salt

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Expectant mothers suffering from fever or headache may face a new dilemma when they open the medicine cabinet. Pregnant women who take acetaminophen — best known under the brand name Tylenol — might be more likely to have a …

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Group Aims to Reduce Child Choking Deaths

Breastfeeding OK for Moms With Asthma

Pediatric Physicians Group AAP Wants Government, Private Industry to Boost Efforts to Reduce Choking Incidents in Children By Salynn Boyles WebMD Health News Reviewed By Louise Chang, MD Feb. 22, 2010 — The nation’s largest group of pediatric physicians is calling on federal officials and private industry to …

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