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1 hr ago | Business Journal

Legislation seeks to protect doctor-patient relationship

Sen. Dan Frankel , a Democrat from Squirrel Hill, and Sen. Mike Stack , a Democrat from Philadelphia, introduced legislation Monday to prevent politics from entering the doctor-patient relationship.

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Related Topix: Women's Health, Health, Medicine

6 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Wives' higher education may not affect divorce rate

Pools can provide much-needed relief from the summer heat, but kids can make themselves sick if they swallow too much chlorinated water, experts warn.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, HPV

6 hrs ago | KAUZ

Doctors urge meningitis shots for vulnerable infants, children

Pools can provide much-needed relief from the summer heat, but kids can make themselves sick if they swallow too much chlorinated water, experts warn.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, HPV

6 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Doctors urge meningitis shots for vulnerable infants, children

Pools can provide much-needed relief from the summer heat, but kids can make themselves sick if they swallow too much chlorinated water, experts warn.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, HPV

9 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

Time for back-to-school physicals

We may be in the heart of summer, but now is the time parents should start thinking about getting their children into the pediatrician for back to school physicals.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Nutrition, Food

9 hrs ago | Mother Jones

Babies Are Getting Brain Bleeds - Are Vaccine Fears to Blame?

In May, the Tennessean reported on a truly shocking medical problem. Seven infants, aged between seven and 20 weeks old, had arrived at Vanderbilt University's Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital over the past eight months with a condition called " vitamin K deficiency bleeding ," or VKDB .

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

12 hrs ago | The Coastal Courier

Health system welcomes new pediatrician to practice

Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Camden Pediatrics, an affiliate of Southeast Georgia Health System, recently announced the addition of Lera "Liv" Fina, D.O., board-certified pediatrician, to the practice.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Osteopathy, Baylor University, St. Marys, GA, Camden County, GA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Virus drugmaker fights pediatricians' new advice

The dispute involves new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics, which say medical evidence shows the drug benefits few children other than very young preemies.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Synagis, Palivizumab (generic), Infectious Diseases

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Child medication measurements confuse parents

Many parents don't, according to a study published Monday by the American Academy of Pediatrics, which found more than 10,000 calls to the poison center each year are due to liquid medication dosage errors.

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Related Topix: Medicine

San Diego NewsCape

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.

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Related Topix: UC San Diego, Medicine

Alabama Live

Doctor who co-founded Hindu Temple in Birmingham led by example

When Meena Shah moved to Birmingham decades ago, her two-year-old son had a serious fall and she wasn't sure who to call.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Medicine, Family, Kids, Pelham, AL, Hoover, AL

The Miami Herald

New guidelines call for limiting antibiotics for ear infections

Ryan Bancroft of Weston measures one of the lobsters he caught in the waters of Biscayne Bay near Fishermen's Channel in July 2013.

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Related Topix: Obituaries

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Related Topix: Medicine, Monster, Human Resources

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Is the Pennsylvania health department fracking-phobic?

Its actions don't instill confidence that it is protecting us, write nurses RUTH McDERMOTT-LEVY and NINA M. KAKTINS Imagine you're a parent living near a natural-gas fracking site in Pennsylvania when suddenly your child begins having nose bleeds and skin rashes.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Medicine, Opinion

BioMed Central

Essential pediatric hypertension: defining the educational needs of primary care pediatricians

In order to better understand the educational needs regarding appropriate recognition, diagnosis and management of pediatric hypertension , we asked practicing pediatricians questions regarding their educational needs and comfort level on this topic.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Adoption Involving Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Laura Bloch adored his picture. "My husband and I had just been approved through an adoption agency and the agency sent out a letter with a picture of a child on it," said Bloch of Edina, Minnesota, over the telephone.

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Related Topix: Edina, MN, Medicine

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KVEW-TV Kennewick

Dr. Kevin Marsh

Today he is a pediatric hospitalist at Kadlec Regional Medical Center but he started his career serving in Baghdad during the Iraqi war.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Medicine

Fast Company

How Becoming A Parent Made Me A Better Manager

Lately, I've been addressed a lot as "Mom," and not just by my toddler--my baby is still too young to talk.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Business News

The Washington Post

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A child sits on the gym floor during the Shapedown program for overweight adolescents and children on in Aurora, Colo.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition, UC San Diego, Family, Kids, Sports

Newswise

Dartmouth Pediatrician Urges Passage of Senate's Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2014

The Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2014, proposed by Sen Bill Nelson on July 10, would direct the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to require safer, child-proof packaging for liquid nicotine sold in refillable containers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Nelson

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