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ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Upping the educational value of what young kids watch on television may help improve their behavior, a new study suggests. It can be hard to encourage families of preschoolers to turn off the TV, but there are plenty of high-...
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...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - There's some evidence to suggest that putting prebiotics in baby formula protects children against the skin condition eczema, according to a fresh look at past research. The theory is that babies who can't breastfeed can drink...
Erin Mantz lets her two boys, Max, 11, and Zack, 8, use Instagram to keep up with their friends. She sees it as a normal part of social life for today's tweens. "I hate to say, 'Everybody is doing it, so it's OK,' but if I block them from using it, I...
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So, how does Florida commemorate the anniversary of the tragic shooting death of Trayvon Martin, whose death following a confrontation with an armed and overzealous neighborhood watch volunteer prompted national outrage over one of our more...
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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Sudden infant death syndrome is every parent’s worst nightmare. From the time a family has a baby until that child is a year old, SIDS is a concern. Most new parents today know about the Back to Sleep campaign, which was recommended by the...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A group representing pediatricians says disciplining students with out-of-school suspension or expulsion is counterproductive to school goals and should only be used on case by case basis. The policy statement from the...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - Now there are 135. That's how many medical tests, treatments and other procedures - many used for decades - physicians have now identified as almost always unnecessary and often harmful, and which doctors and patients should...
Sun SentinelAs the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday on same-sex marriage, Broward Republican Chairman Tom Truex said the institution should not be changed from the tradition of a union between one man and one woman. “I don’t want to seem...
Los Angeles TimesAdvocates for and against same-sex marriage will make legal arguments to the Supreme Court this week about whether laws such as the federal Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Proposition 8 run afoul of the Constitution. Meanwhile, in...
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