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While neonatal vitamin K refusal is rare, parents who refuse vitamin K are less likely to immunize their child, according to a study published online Aug. 18 in Pediatrics .
Teenagers who don't get enough sleep may wake up to worse consequences than nodding off during chemistry class.
Bedtime can cause much stress and frustration for so many parents of toddlers. These pediatrician-recommended tips can help the process along.
In the southeast, where there is higher humidity and more allergens, people can be more susceptible to chronic sinus problems.
New mothers can significantly reduce their risk for depression by breastfeeding their babies, but a new study finds this decline is offset by an even greater uptick when mothers try to breastfeed and fail.
J.J. Levenstein, pediatrician and president/co-founder of MD Moms says food allergies are becoming more common, but, despite the belief that 25 percent of children have a severe one, it's actually more like 4 percent.
From the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine and Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine , Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.
Is there something wrong with testing those who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus in order to put concerned parents and their children at ease? As a pediatrician who saw many infectious diseases both in civilian and military situations, I am very unhappy with the current attitude of the Beaufort County School District.
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A tiny percentage of parents have always declined the shot but the numbers are growing, according to a new study.
The percentage of children with disabilities due to neurodevelopmental or mental health conditions continues to rise, particularly among children in more socially advantaged households, according to a Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC analysis that appears in Pediatrics .
Dr. Bruce Eisenberg, a pediatrician, looks at Jordan Ellison, a patient in his office on Miami Beach.
Nurse Kim Bracy, left, and client ChaunTia Murray weigh son Christian, 4 months old, on a scale.
Ah, back-to-school. The yearly ritual is just a few weeks away. In preparation for the big "first day," parents are rounding up mounds of school Remember health when planning for back-to-school Ah, back-to-school.
A vaccine appears to protect against human papillomavirus for 8 years, a new study finds.
Doctors are still struggling to find effective ways to convince wary parents of the importance of vaccinating their infant children.
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