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  1. Vitamin K shot important for newbornsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WFMZ

    Vitamin K, administered to newborns as an injection since it was first recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics in 1961, is vital for blood to clot normally. Despite it being given as standard medical practice since then, vitamin K-deficient bleeding is being seen more often in newborns than it has in decades.

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  2. Waves Car Wash coming to LewesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

    Mike Anthenelli says his car wash will be unlike any other in the Cape Region when it opens later this year or early next year. With a variety of cleaning and detailing options, he said, Waves Car Wash will be an experience.

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  3. Baby Daddy: Parental Guidance SuggestedRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | EpisodeList.com

    Ben takes Emma to his old pediatrician for a check-up and must admit he hasn't had a physical in years. When the doctor insists Ben has an exam and finds something of concern, Ben has a bit of a panic attack about his future and worries about who will take care of Emma.

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  4. Editorial: Gov. Brown showed courage signing vaccination billRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Reporter

    Gov. Jerry Brown's decision to sign California's hotly contested vaccination bill into law is a triumph for those who believe science should trump personal emotions on matters of public health. It's an even greater victory for California's children, The state's vaccination rates have been plummeting in recent years, with a corresponding increase in outbreaks of communicable diseases that needlessly put kids at risk.

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  5. Newest Anti-Vaccine Trend: Skipping Vitamin K Shots for NewbornsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | MIX969.com

    A new outgrowth from the nationwide anti-vaccine trend could endanger the lives of newborn babies, either immediately or later in life. Medical professionals are sounding the alarm about it, both nationally and here in the Valley.

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  6. After Measles Outbreaks, Parents Shift Their Thinking On VaccinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Most of the people who got measles in last year's outbreaks hadn't been vaccinated with the MMR vaccine. Photo illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images One third of parents say they think vaccines have more benefit than they did a year ago, according to a poll conducted in May. That's compared to the 5 percent of parents who said they now think vaccines have fewer benefits and 61 percent who think the benefits are the same.

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  7. Why do doctors, of all people, show up for work sick?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    ... and clinicians affiliated with the hospital's division of infectious diseases, and were published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics. The group collected anonymous survey responses in early 2014 from 280 attending physicians and 256 'advanced practice ...

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  8. Local Pediatricians Recommend Early School PhysicalsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WSIL

    It's hard to believe it, but kids will be back to school in about a month. That means now is the time for parents to start thinking about physicals and shots.

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  9. A New Documentary Shines a Light on Postpartum...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | American Baby

    In the days and weeks after I gave birth to my son, I felt like an alien. Everything about my new role was foreign to me.

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  10. Northwestern, Lurie team up to offer transgender teens voice trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    Transgender teen Jay Luciano talks about the benefits of vocal training classes at Lurie Children's Hospital's Division of Adolescent Medicine. Luciano hopes to lower his voice naturally and gain confidence in his masculine expression.

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  11. Parents Need Screen Sense Along With Common SenseRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    ... may result. In its 2013 policy statement on " Children, Adolescents, and the Media ," the American Academy of Pediatrics cited these shocking statistics from a Kaiser Family Foundation study in 2010: "The average 8- to 10-year-old spends nearly ...

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  12. Hospital for Special Surgery offering free medicals for varsity, JV football playersRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | SILive.com

    The Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan is offering free pre-season varsity and junior varsity football medical physicals on Aug. 1 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at its HSS Sports Rehabilitation and Performance Center, locatd at 525 East 71st Street. The player evaluations include cardiovascular and orthopedic screening, medical history and screening, flexibility testing, lower abdominal strength testing, lower extremity power testing, balance/concussion management testing, body fat percentage measurement, posture assessment and isokinetic testing.

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  13. Children Likely Given Wrong Shots at Clinic: AuditRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | NBC Washington

    An audit found five South Jersey children were likely given the wrong immunizations during a Salem County-sponsored "Shots for Tots" clinic, health officials said. The most egregious error, officials said, was when a toddler boy was likely given an excessive dose of a cervical cancer vaccine.

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  14. Health care providers will begin addressing childhood hungerRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WMTV Madison

    The issue of hunger can sometimes be difficult to discuss. But a new program is training local doctors on how to stat that conversation.

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  15. Medical University in Graz Release: Colitis In Infants Caused By Their Own Intestinal Flora?Read the original story

    Sunday | BioSpace

    The existing explanatory model for the development of a special form of colitis in infants is currently being called into question: Whereas it was previously assumed that the cause is an allergic reaction to cow's milk proteins, there is increasing evidence that an imbalanced intestinal flora is responsible for the blood-streaked stools. In an Austrian Science Fund FWF project, Martin Hoffmann from the Medical University of Graz is now systematically examining this new evidence for the first time.

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  16. Toddler Mistakenly Given Excessive Dose of GardasilRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NBC Philadelphia

    An audit found five South Jersey children were likely given the wrong immunizations during a Salem County-sponsored "Shots for Tots" clinic, health officials said. The most egregious error, officials said, was when a toddler boy was likely given an excessive dose of a cervical cancer vaccine.

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  17. PinRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Seventeen

    Since the time she was 4 years old, spending any time outdoors was not just unpleasant for Savannah Fulkerson - it was downright torturous. Exposure to any sunlight would cause unexplained burns and blisters on her hands.

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  18. For your health, generalists have great lasting valueRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | DB's Medical Rants

    First, we must address semantics. This post - Generalists vs. Specialists - stimulated these thoughts.

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  19. Drowsy Nurse Drops Newborn Baby In PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Switched

    One of the greatest risks affecting medical professionals is sleep deprivation. Take, for instance, a nurse whose drowsiness may have been the cause of a newborn baby being dropped on his head at a Pennsylvania hospital last week.

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  20. Toddler Mistakenly Given Excessive Dose of GardasilRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | NBC Philadelphia

    An audit found five South Jersey children were likely given the wrong immunizations during a Salem County-sponsored "Shots for Tots" clinic, health officials said. The most egregious error, officials said, was when a toddler boy was likely given an excessive dose of a cervical cancer drug.

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