| Mar 5, 2012
| 10:16 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - When it comes to soothing preterm newborns' pain during medical pokes and prods, sugar water seems at least as good as breast milk, according to two studies published Monday.
Right now, there are guidelines recommending...
| Mar 11, 2012
Community Foundation of Washington County MD Inc.
The Community Foundation of Washington County MD Inc. recently presented Michael G. Day with a Professional Advisor Award of Excellence.
Day, president and principal of the law firm Michael G. Day and...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 4:40 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids who were born prematurely may lag behind their peers when it comes to more-advanced language skills, a new research review finds.
In an analysis of 17 past studies, researchers found that in general, preterm babies tend...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:13 AM
The number of children with autism in the United States continues to rise, according to a new report released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The latest data estimate that 1 in 88 American children has some form of autism...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:38 AM
When Mary Carrasquillo first saw a baby wearing a helmet, she wondered, “What’s wrong with him?” Then her son, Matthew, needed one.
She got a second opinion. But doctors agreed — Matthew had plagiocephaly, or head flattening,...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 12:22 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Mothers with postpartum depression are more likely to be in a violent relationship than moms without depression, and new mothers in abusive relationships are more likely to suffer postpartum depression, according to a new...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 8:28 PM
Alisha Black can see a difference in children's attention spans before and after recess.
"Sometimes it's a big difference," said Black, lead teacher for the Pre-K Counts class at Maple Ridge Elementary School in Somerset. "Some really need to burn off...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 9:19 AM
Everyday Health, the Internet’s most popular source of medical news and information for consumers, is pleased to welcome medical director Dr. Mallika Marshall, a board-certified expert in pediatrics and internal medicine, as well as respected...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 9:54 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Your child's stinky urine may be more than just unpleasant: A new study suggests kids with terrible smelling urine should be checked for a urinary tract infection.
According to researchers, only a handful of studies have...
| Apr 11, 2012
According to one lab that tests for "toxic food syndrome," eating green peppers may cause bloating or lethargy. Lemons might trigger headaches. Other common foods like corn, soy, egg whites, whey and chicken "may act like a poison in your body," the...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 7:27 PM
An organization better start moving if its staff expects to raise $75,000 by the end of the month. But that's what Interim CEO Elissa Glickman of the Glendale Arts and the Alex is determined to do. Without redevelopment funds, the future of the...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Eating the wrong foods, lack of exercise, too much screen time — it’s no wonder that one-third of U.S. children and teens are classified as overweight or obese.
Childhood obesity is one of our nation’s most serious health problems,...