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Last week, a federal district judge in New York ruled that girls younger than 17 should be allowed to purchase the Plan B contraceptive pill over the counter. Unlike the Obama administration, Judge Edward Korman got this one right. The 2011 decision by...
Choosing a first bike can be daunting, but these tips can help narrow down the options. At first glance, the wall of children’s bicycles at any area bike shop or big-box retailer can be paralyzing: Spider-Man bikes, Littlest Pet Shop bikes,...
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Eleven-year-old Tyler Parker-Rollins says being vegan isn't always easy. But he says it's also "fun" and that he plans to be one "forever." His 9-year-old brother, Will, loved it when his friends tried vegan pizza at his birthday party and "they...
A new mobile app developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics aims to help children stay free from sports injuries by encouraging them to do some home strength-training. The IronKids app includes workout demonstrations and tips from Dr. Jordan Metzl,...
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The recent feature article regarding nurseries ("Making rooms for baby," March 10) provides nice design advice, but it fails to provide safe advice for a sleeping newborn. Many of the photographs in the article highlight unsafe cribs. In the Baltimore...
For The Baltimore SunFrom Liz Atwood: When kids start middle school, they notice one thing right away: There is no recess. They have gym class, but unstructured playtime is left behind in elementary school. But a new statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics urges...
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Leave it to some thoughtful physicians to put good medicine ahead of good politics. Last year, the Obama administration wrongly chose to limit access of teens to the emergency contraceptive pill known as Plan B. This week, pediatricians are urging their...
Maryland's pediatricians applaud President Barack Obama for his leadership in the wake of the gun violence at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. ("Obama pledges fight for gun laws," Jan. 17). The president's federal policy recommendations...
Most parents know it well. The day when school is closed, children are home and the walls begin to close in around you by the hour. Throughout the winter, snow, cold temperatures and rain can leave children aimlessly searching for things to do inside...
As we begin a new year with new resolutions, I think it is important we move forward toward a more proactive society and less reactive one. One particular event that I believe truly points to this is the tragic shooting that occurred in Newtown, Conn....
Every day, Marylanders are exposed to pesticides in our drinking water, on our food and through chemicals in our homes, lawns and public spaces. We also encounter pesticides in our rivers and streams and the Chesapeake Bay. While these exposures are often...
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