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  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Banshee' on Cinemax

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Banshee' on Cinemax
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 5 - 11, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------     SERIES The Carrie Diaries A big work...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Get smart about antibiotics this cold and flu season

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Academy of Pediatrics collaborated on an online article for publication in the December issue of Pediatrics which offers updated guidance on treating respiratory tract infections in...
  • Crib toys, day care items can harbor strep bacteria for months

    Crib toys, day care items can harbor strep bacteria for months
    That Christmas crib toy you got junior? It might be just the thing to give him strep throat, according to a new study. The bacteria that cause strep throat may linger far longer on inanimate objects than previous lab tests suggested, according to...
  • Drug-resistant bacteria a growing health problem

    Harvard Health Blog Antibiotic-resistant bacteria sicken more than two million Americans each year and account for at least 23,000 deaths. The main cause? Overuse of antibiotics. A new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,...
  • At-home tool may predict who needs strep tests - study

    At-home tool may predict who needs strep tests - study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Plugging a few symptoms into an at-home tool may help people avoid unnecessary doctors' visits and tests for strep throat, suggests a new study. The tool requires data that are not yet readily available. But the study's...
  • Examining body and mind through medical research

     Examining body and mind through medical research
    The daily deluge of health studies, reports and statistics is often meandering and confusing. After all, sometimes a report will contradict the findings of another issued just days earlier. More often, snapshots of the American experience are revealed...
  • Q&A: Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health

    <b>Q&A:</b> Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health
    Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
  • In fight against infections, UIC researcher aims to scramble bacteria signals

     In fight against infections, UIC researcher aims to scramble bacteria signals
    Rather than destroying bacteria to fight infections, a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher is trying to "tweak" their savvy communication networks and block the signals that lead to infection and disease. Researchers have known for several...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Reassurance can go a long way in easing a child's anxiety

    http://www.kidsdr.com Not a day goes by that I don't find myself talking to a patient or a parent about anxiety. I see patients as young as 4 years old who are "anxious" about sleep, school, or after school activities. I also see plenty of high school...
  • Is it a viral sore throat or strep throat?

    http://www.kidsdr.com Winter always brings with it an array of illnesses. As you know, we've seen cases of seasonal flu across the country. To review, symptoms for all influenza strains are typically similar, including fever, sore throat, cough,...
  • Primo Hoagies blanketing the Valley

    Primo Hoagies blanketing the Valley
    Now that you've performed your patriotic duty by consuming hot dogs and hamburgers (vegetarians are excused) for America's birthday, you may resume your normal diet. And I have good news for hoagie lovers. Two new Primo Hoagies are now serving "old-...
  • Kimberly McBroom's Blog

    Kimberly McBroom's Blog
    Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend!  Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday...  We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...