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Pediatrics (INACTIVE)

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  • UF names leukemia doctor head of pediatric cancer department

     
    Dr. William Slayton, a children’s oncologist and an associate professor of pediatrics in the University of Florida College of Medicine, has been named chief of the division of pediatric hematology and oncology after a nationwide search. Slayton, who...
  • Study: Kids are Safer Driving with Grandma

     
    Children in grandparent-driven cars are half as likely to be injured during a crash compared with car accidents that occur with the child???s own parents, according to a recent study by the American Academy of Pediatrics. The study, published in......
  • Short people got no reason... to be short?

     
    Few kids who start slowly out of the gate, vertically speaking, were taken to specialists to see if they had a developmental problem that could be fixed, U of Penn researchers reported in the journal Pediatrics. And girls got treated less often than boys,...
  • Study links popular music to teenage blues

     
    If your teens are prone to blue periods, perhaps some John Grisham, your People magazine or even your Morning Call might help. Teenagers who are heavy listeners of popular music are more prone to depression than those who read, a University of...
  • Jacksonville endocrinologist joins Nemours Orlando staff

     
    Nemours has added another doctor to its Orlando team. Dr. Martha V. Taboada, a pediatric endocrinologist,  joined the  Nemours Children’s Clinic, Orlando this week.  We are committed to advancing specialized pediatric care...
  • Pediatricians relax position against infant swimmers

     
    The American Academy of Pediatrics this week announced that it has changed its long-held  stance against early childhood swimming. Previously, the professional organization had opposed swimming lessons for infants and toddlers out of concern that it led....
  • Stop using baby sleep positioners, safety groups warn

    Stop using baby sleep positioners, safety groups warn
    Baby sleep positioners, a popular product for safety-conscious parents, were supposed to save lives by keeping infants from rolling onto their stomachs. Instead, they are now being added to the growing list of dangerous nursery products, all but banned...
  • Gone Fishing

    Gayle Anderson was live in East Los Angeles with a preview of the YOUTH FISHING DERBY. This event is Saturday, May 15th, 2010. It's it day of FREE fun: You can register from 8a.m. until 9a.m. The fishing derby is from 9a.m. To 1p.m. There will be...
  • New Pool Safety Guidelines

    New Pool Safety Guidelines
    Memorial Day is next weekend and that means pools will be opening their doors for the summer once again. While pools can be fun for kids the CPSC and the American Academy for pediatrics want you to follow some new guidelines to make sure your children are...
  • 10 steps to picking the perfect pediatrician

    10 steps to picking the perfect pediatrician
    Choosing a pediatrician can be tricky. But there's plenty of advice on the topic. Here's what some pediatricians and parents suggest you look for when on the doctor hunt: 1. Check a doctor's credentials and disciplinary actions at your state medical...
  • Many Doctors Not Testing Teens for HIV

    It's supposed to be this simple: A teenager goes in for an annual physical, and at some point the doctor says: " HIV testing is a routine part of the exam. Would you rather not be tested?" But almost four years after federal officials urged that...
  • An about-face on children's car seats

    An about-face on children's car seats
    The nation's largest organization of pediatricians is telling its members and parents that children riding in cars should remain in rear-facing child safety seats until at least their second birthday and preferably even longer. This reverses advice...