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2 hrs ago | WXYZ

Survey says more teens are taking HGH

The numbers are overwhelming. Experimentation with the Human Growth Hormone by teens in America has more than doubled in a year.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Medicine

11 hrs ago | HeraldNet

Seattle's 'Mama Doc' to appear on 'Katie'

The Everett Clinic pediatrician Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson will appear on Katie Couric's talk show today with parenting tips.


Related Topix: Medicine, Parenting, Family

15 hrs ago | Greeley Tribune

Edible marijuana sales and public health concerns flourish in Garden City

Master grower Tucker Eldridge holds up some of the Incredibles while inside Nature's Herb and Wellness Center in Garden City.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Garden City, CO, Recipes, Medicine, Greeley, CO

15 hrs ago |

St. Christopher's screening and treating hunger as disease

That's what happens at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, which sits in a neighborhood of endless need, its residents suffering from higher levels of hunger than perhaps anywhere else in Pennsylvania.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Medicine, Chester, PA

18 hrs ago | The Review

Doctor is honored for commitment to area children

For the last 50 years, pediatrician Louis Schaner has devoted his career to caring for children, including 45 years serving families in Stark County.


Related Topix: Medicine

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Lewistown Sentinel

Pediatrician joins Geisinger group

Paul Brahmakulam, a medical doctor, recently joined the pediatrics department at Geisinger Medical Group-Lewistown, located at 21 Geisinger Lane in Lewistown.


Related Topix: Medicine, Lewistown, PA, World News, India

The Florida Times-Union

Health & fitness: Countdown to kindergarten means a big transition for children

Kindergarten. The word conjures up memories of playgrounds, reading castles and nap time.


Related Topix: Medicine

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Kids And Screen Time

Between TV, video games, tablets, smart phones and laptops, teens have a lot of screen time.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine

Pediatric pulmonologist services at FamilyHealth

Dr. Pianosi offers expertise in the diagnosis, treatment and management of children with breathing disorders and lung diseases.


Related Topix: Medicine, North America Travel, Canada Travel

US News & World Report

What to Do If Your Child Is Afraid of the Doctor

Whether it's the sight of your preschooler sitting silent and still on the exam table, or dealing with your toddler bawling and kicking in the waiting room, you dread going to the doctor almost as much as your kids.


Related Topix: Medicine, Family, Kids, Otolaryngology

The News Tribune

Parental Guidance: What's normal age for voice change?

Q: When is it normal for a boy's voice to change? My son is 10, and his voice is getting deeper every day.


Related Topix: Medicine, WinthropUniversity Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Mineola, NY

Silver City Sun-News

Silver Health Care in Silver City provides books for kids

SILVER CITY >> The American Academy of Pediatrics announced through a June article in its journal Pediatrics, that literacy promotion should be an essential component of primary care pediatrics.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Silver City, NM, Marketing, Libraries

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Advocate

Around Baton Rouge for July 22,2014

PARENTING SEMINAR: Noon, East Baton Rouge Parish Library Main Branch, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Dr. Chirine Turk, a pediatrician, will lead three seminars on parenting, covering insect bites, sunscreen use, fever, allergies and asthma.


Related Topix: Family, Parenting, Baton Rouge, LA, Medicine

PhysOrg Weblog

Parents rank their obese children as 'very healthy'

A University of California, San Diego School of Medicine-led study suggests that parents of obese children often do not recognize the potentially serious health consequences of childhood weight gain or the importance of daily physical activity in helping their child reach a healthy weight.


Related Topix: UC San Diego, Medicine, Providence, RI

The Miami Herald

Eyes are window to potential problems in the body

Dr. Dean Hertzler performed a nine-hour surgery on 6-year-old Grace Carr of Dania Beach to remove a large brain tumor after an eye exam raised concerns.


Related Topix: Dania Beach, FL, Medicine, Ophthalmology, Broward County, FL, Retinoblastoma, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Parents want info about circumcision, not directives from health-care providers

Most parents expect healthcare providers to answer their questions about circumcision, but they don't want a specific recommendation on the procedure, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health.


Daily Herald

Dr. Helen Minciotti Can kids who have lost a paired organ play sports?

It wasn't much of an issue when he was a little guy, but with middle school fast approaching, would the boy's medical past finally catch up with him? The student was a natural athlete but, in an anatomical quirk of fate, had been born with only one kidney.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine

City's Top Hospitals Fail to Vaccinate Newborns Against Hep B, Study Shows

All babies should receive the hepatitis B vaccination as soon as they're born, federal officials say - but advocates say at some of the city's top hospitals hardly any newborns get the vaccine, putting them at risk of developing the disease.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Hepatitis, Medicine, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Nursing

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Taranaki Daily News

Diagnosis puts girl on 'right track' to fix problems

Charlize Autridge has been in hospital more than 20 times, but in the last few weeks has been well enough to go on her first sleepover.


Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Medicine, Urology

The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Independent Day School Announces Recipient Of Wallace Scholarship

The Independent Day School is delighted to announce that Ethan Ciak, an incoming sixth grader from Middletown , is the first recipient of the Dr. Edward and Elizabeth Wallace Scholarship.


Related Topix: Middletown, CT, Medicine, Harvard University, Madison, CT