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  1. Students at Marblehead High School in Massachusetts meditate in a new Zen Room at the school.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WWLP

    At the start of the school year at Marblehead High School in Massachusetts, students started moving their desks out of the way, grabbing a mat and laying down on the floor for guided meditation before French class. Lexxi Seay, a senior, was skeptical.

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  2. USPSTF Finalizes Recommendations on Depression Screening in Children and AdolescentsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Journal Watch

    Dr. Joffe is an associate editor with NEJM Journal Watch Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, from which this story was adapted. See full coverage at the link below.

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  3. All teens should be screened for depression, medical task force saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WTVR Richmond

    ... mental health is in the pediatric and family care practice," said Dr. Gary Maslow, an assistant professor of pediatrics and psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Duke University, who co-authored an editorial about the new recommendations. The ...

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  4. Florida Nurse Practitioners Hope to Gain Prescribing PrivilegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    ... practitioner, he determines the medication and dosage to treat each child's illness. Quinlan, owner of Williston Pediatrics, has been a nurse for nearly 40 years and a nurse practitioner for about 25 years. He started the practice with his wife in ...

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  5. What's going around?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WTVG-TV Toledo

    It's the kids turn for a nasty upper respiratory virus. Pediatricians are reporting that a lot of kids are coming into the office with stuffy, runny noses, chest congestion, a nasty cough, headache and low grade fever.

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  6. New vaccine recommendations include HPV for victims of sexual abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... for childhood and adolescent immunizations are rolling out this year. Dr. Alix Casler, medical director of pediatrics at Physician Associates Orlando Health , explains the updates. [The biggest change] is there's an additional recommendation, which ...

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  7. Zika prompts urgent abortion debates in Latin AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Toronto Star

    In an effort to fight the spread of Zika, pregnant women at the Women National Hospital in San Salvador, El Salvador, are covered with mosquito nets. El Salvador is one of the few countries where abortion is completely banned.

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  8. Jesse Jackson: Starving government creates a disaster like FlintRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Army National Guard Spc. Terence Burse carries bottled water out to the car for a resident on Feb. 7, 2016 in Flint, Michigan.

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  9. Clinic serves patients up to age 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Courier

    Russellville Pediatric and Adolescent Clinic, located at 220 North Sidney Avenue in Russellville, is owned by Dr. Neylon Pilkington and Dr. Robin Kirby. Dr. Pilkington has been working for 20 years in private practices.

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  10. Concussion linked to higher risk of suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | CBS News

    Average people who suffer a concussion may be three times more likely to commit suicide years after their brain injury, a new Canadian study suggests. Further, the long-term risk of suicide appears to increase even more if the head injury occurs during a weekend, researchers found.

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  11. Congenital Heart Defects and Indices of Fetal Cerebral Growth in a...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Circulation

    From Department of Pediatrics, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark ; Centre for Rare Diseases, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark ; Perinatal Epidemiology Research Unit, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark ; Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA ; and Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark . Correspondence to Niels B. Matthiesen, MD, Department of Pediatrics, Aarhus University Hospital, Palle Juul-Jensens Blvd 99, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark.

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  12. Hair tourniquet? Parents share story of baby's injury after hair scareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | GlobalNews

    Parents Scott and Jessica Walker couldn't console their almost five-month-old daughter Molly. They pulled off her socks and discovered a strand of hair had wrapped itself around her toe, cutting through her skin and cutting off circulation.

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  13. How I Survived (Just Barely) My First Yoga ClassRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Phillymag.com

    "Just relax your leg!" the doctor said with a smirk while shaking my suspended limb back and forth. "My leg is relaxed, it just refuses to bend!" I responded with a hint of frustration and embarrassment in my voice.

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  14. Study Links Concussion to Higher Risk of Later SuicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Health.com

    Average people who suffer a concussion may be three times more likely to commit suicide years after their brain injury, a new Canadian study suggests. Further, the long-term risk of suicide appears to increase even more if the head injury occurs during a weekend, researchers found.

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  15. Zuckerberg's Chinese New Year video shows Facebook hasn't given up on ChinaRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Los Angeles Times

    Facebook might be blocked in China, but Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg hasn't given up on trying to warm relations between the world's most populous country and the world's biggest social network. Zuckerberg, 31, posted a video to Facebook on Sunday in which, speaking in Mandarin, he wished everyone a happy new year.

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  16. Retail clinic convenience charms new audience: parentsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | American Medical Association

    ... with a pediatrician. Study lead author Dr. Jane Garbutt, a research associate professor of medicine and pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, said researchers wanted to see how use of retail clinics by parents ...

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  17. Parentsa smoking habits can be curbed at child patient visitsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | American Medical Association

    When pediatricians gave them motivational talks, referrals to quitlines and avenues to replacement therapies, parents are more likely to try to stop, a study shows. Pediatricians and family physicians can help their smallest patients' health in an unconventional way: turning their attention to the parents' health for part of the visit.

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  18. Local Handyman Company Scores Knockout with Mike Tyson Super Bowl AdRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Patch.com

    Many in the metro DC area are familiar with the jingle for a local handyman company, "If you can't we can, Michael and Son!" It's a commercial that is in heavy rotation on local TV stations and one that many might not admit to singing along to every time it airs. During Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, viewers in the metro DC region heard the catchy jingle but this time, it was an internationally famous face that was doing the singing: Former pro boxer Mike Tyson.

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  19. Your Flu Vaccine OptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Patch.com

    Though we have had a mild winter so far and the flu season hasn't officially started yet, it is coming and those who haven't already gotten their flu shot and can do so should. "The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone over six months of age," explained Deborah Messina Tsotsos, DO , pediatrician at Huntington Hospital .

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  20. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Dr. Robert Kauffman, Director of Reproductive Medicine and Infertility at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, was one of only two OB-GYNs to attend the conference. He met with veterinarians, insect specialists, pediatricians, disease experts and communications specialists to discuss how the state will handle the possibility of a Zika outbreak.

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