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Pediatrics (INACTIVE)

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  • Study finds food allergies affect 1 in 12 kids

    Study finds food allergies affect 1 in 12 kids
    One in 12 kids in the United States may have a food allergy, according to new findings based on an online survey. The study, published June 20th in Pediatrics, also showed that more than one third of those kids had severe allergies, and that allergies...
  • Vinton Siblings share one thing in common: a peanut allergy.

    Vinton Siblings share one thing in common: a peanut allergy.
    A new study shows more children have allergies to food than previously thought. One in 12 children has a food allergy, according to a study in the Journal Pediatrics.  One Vinton family knows all too well about food allergies.  Nicole Boothe and her two...
  • Doctors urge ban on fast food advertising to children

    Doctors urge ban on fast food advertising to children
    Fast food ads on TV are making American youth fatter and should be banned in children's programming, an influential group of doctors said Monday. "Congress and the Federal Trade Commission have to get tough with the food industry," said Dr. Victor...
  • Some pediatricians taking stand for vaccine program

    Some pediatricians taking stand for vaccine program
    A small but growing number of parents think vaccines against childhood diseases are unsafe and are refusing or delaying shots for their children, despite the discrediting of a medical study linking vaccines and autism that stirred alarm. Ground zero in...
  • Preemies can lag in language skills later on

    Preemies can lag in language skills later on
    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...
  • New CDC Report: 1 in 88 U.S. Children Have Autism

    New CDC Report: 1 in 88 U.S. Children Have Autism
    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...
  • Getting a head start

    Getting a head start
    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,...
  • Postpartum depression tied to domestic violence

    Postpartum depression tied to domestic violence
    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...
  • Stinky urine may signal bladder infection in kids

    Stinky urine may signal bladder infection in kids
    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...
  • Doubts cast on food intolerance testing

    Doubts cast on food intolerance testing
    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...
  • Glendale Arts fights to save Alex Theatre

    Glendale Arts fights to save Alex Theatre
    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...
  • Doctors increase age range for ADHD diagnosis

    Doctors increase age range for ADHD diagnosis
    Children as young as 4 can be diagnosed and treated for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics. The new recommendations update the decade-old guidelines, which covered children ages 6...