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2 hrs ago | HON

Parents of Obese Kids Often View Them as Healthy

Parents of obese children often don't view their kids as unhealthy or recognize the health consequences of excess weight or inactivity, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, UC San Diego

2 hrs ago | Philly.com

Parents of obese kids often view them as healthy

Parents of obese children often don't view their kids as unhealthy or recognize the health consequences of excess weight or inactivity, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, UC San Diego

7 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Factors that may help parents encourage their obese children to become more 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, Providence, RI, Health

11 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Circumcision info, not directives from health-care providers, required by parents

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Dr. Suseela Yitta leaving Ogdensburg after helping generations grow

In the more than three decades since Dr. Suseela D. Yitta opened her pediatrics practice in the city, she has helped nurture, mend and mold generations of children.

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Related Topix: Ogdensburg, NY, Medicine, Malone, NY

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.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Medicine

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Parenting, Family

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.

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

Philly.com

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.

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine

Northfield.org

Pediatric pulmonologist services at FamilyHealth

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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