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  1. New recommendations for transitioning youths with brain disorders to adult careRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... pediatric to adult HIV care requires formal planning, according to a policy statement published online June 24 in Pediatrics. In a study published today by the medical journal Paediatrics & Child Health, IRCM researchers address shortcomings in ...


  2. URMC residency program to receive $300k over four yearsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Rochester Business Journal

    ... study participants early next year. Area pediatric practices expected to take part in the study include Strong Pediatrics: Rochester General Pediatric Associates, Elmwood Avenue Pediatrics, Long Pond Pediatrics, Panorama Pediatrics and Genesis ...


  3. Sale on Mommy Please Plastic Food Set Lasting for 48 HoursRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | SBWire

    Mommy Please has decided that it would be in their best interest to have a sale on their 125 piece plastic food set. The sale is to last for 48 hours only and the date of the sale is currently unspecified for this reason it will be called a ghost sale.


  4. Doctors searched for a 'zebra,' but answer to boy's pain lay in ancient maladyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    As she and the rest of the medical team filed into the toddler's room at the University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, Dina Hafez, a resident in internal medicine and pediatrics, feared the worst. The 2½-year-old had been transported overnight from a rural facility because doctors could not figure out why he was getting worse.


  5. Aquatic Olympians Face a Toxic Stew in RioRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Drudge Retort

    Health experts in Brazil have a word of advice for the Olympic marathon swimmers, sailors and windsurfers competing in Rio de Janeiro's picture-postcard waters next month: Keep your mouth closed. Recent tests by government and independent scientists revealed a veritable petri dish of pathogens in many of the city's waters, from rotaviruses that can cause diarrhea and vomiting to drug-resistant "superbacteria" that can be fatal to people with weakened immune systems.


  6. Web-based technology improves pediatric ADHD care and patient outcomesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    As cases of ADHD continue to rise among U.S. children, pediatricians at busy community practices are getting a much-needed assist from a web-based technology to improve the quality of ADHD care and patient outcomes. According to a multi-institutional study published online in Pediatrics , a new web-based software program is helping reduce ADHD behavioral symptoms in children receiving care at community pediatric practices by coordinating care and ensuring patients get the most effective ADHD medications.


  7. How my adopted daughter made peace with the outdoorsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | High Country News

    Before you can adopt a child from Oregon's Department of Human Services, social workers ask you to spend several half-days together. The first time my husband and I took the toddler we hoped would be ours out alone, her foster mother gave me a green plastic rectangle.


  8. Web Technology Can Improve Care for ADHDRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | PsychCentral

    ... was developed by Epstein and research colleagues at Cincinnati Children's Hospital. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has selected this software for use in pediatric practices that are participating in a five-state QI learning collaborative ...


  9. Simple test proved that a teen with stomach pain wasn't a hypochondriac after allRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Jewish World Review

    Since third grade, Broe had battled a constellation of ailments that had kept her home from school more times than she could count. She had frequent stomachaches and migraines, and seemed to catch every virus that swept her high school.


  10. Union County welcomes new pediatrician -Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Union Daily Times

    ... several years and Dr. Barracco is now part of that healing process as she joins Medical Group of the Carolinas - Pediatrics - Union, located at 407 West South Street, Union, SC 29379. With 10 years of pediatric experience, Dr. Barracco believes in ...


  11. After Legalization in Colorado, Reports of Kids Who Accidentally Ate Marijuana RoseRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Hospital visits and poison center calls involving children unintentionally exposed to marijuana rose sharply in Colorado after the drug was legalized for recreational use, according to a study published on Monday by JAMA Pediatrics . University of Colorado pediatrician George Sam Wang and his co-authors report that the number of patients younger than 10 who were seen at Children's Hospital Colorado in Aurora for symptoms related to inadvertent cannabis consumption rose from an average of eight in 2012 and 2013, the two years before state-licensed marijuana stores began serving recreational consumers, to an average of 16 in 2014 and 2015.


  12. Medscape Vaccine Acceptance Report 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | PR Newswire

    ... children to remain with their practice. This approach is consistent with guidelines from The American Academy of Pediatrics, which recommends against dismissing families that refuse vaccines from the practice, based on the belief that future visits ...


  13. On scholarship: Gacusana, Ridgway make great pair for William PennRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    Recent Waiakea graduates Casi Gacusana and Brianna Ridgway got a nice bonus when they decided to play volleyball at William Penn, an NAIA school in Iowa. They weren't a package deal but signed at the same time at the Warriors Gym, and both received recruiting help from Jenny Block, whose daughter Maxine plays at Dakota Wesleyan.


  14. Updated Guidelines Issued for Diagnosing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum DisordersRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Journal Watch

    Updated guidelines for diagnosing fetal alcohol spectrum disorders have been published in Pediatrics . Sponsored by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, this update to the 2005 guidelines includes precise definitions of prenatal exposure and a new lip and philtrum dysmorphology guide.


  15. Medical Academy teaches life-saving measuresRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Though the three-day Medical Academy at Nash UNC Health Care may not prepare students to practice medicine, it may help them save lives. The Medical Academy Camp is one of most popular summer camp programs of the Nash County 4-H.


  16. Oklahoma City Indian Clinic holds first of two back-to-school health fairsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago |

    The Oklahoma City Indian Clinic recently held its annual children's health fair, serving more than 200 children ages 4 to 11 by providing vaccines, health and behavioral health screenings, hearing and vision screenings, fluoride treatments, sports physicals, school supplies and more. The families also were provided entertainment such as animals from Extreme Animals, crafts, face painting, balloon animals, football toss and community resource booths.


  17. Miss Manners: What the doctor did to my child was disrespectfulRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | San Jose Mercury News

    DEAR MISS MANNERS: When I took my 5-year-old to the pediatrician for a physical, the child was playing a video game on my phone while waiting for the doctor. The doctor knocked, came in, said "Hi" with a smile.


  18. Regulator, Lawmaker Question UConn's Decision To End Pediatric ServicesRead the original story

    18 hrs ago |

    The head of Connecticut's Department of Public Health and Sen. Minority Leader Len Fasano, R-North Haven, are questioning the University of Connecticut Health Center's decision to end pediatric services Oct. 1. Typically, in order to end medical services, hospitals have to get permission from the Office of Health Care Access, which regulates the industry. Medical providers can petition the state to change the services it provides through what's called a certificate-of-need.


  19. Your NEJM Group Today: Syncope, Dyspnea & Leg Edema Case / Surgery...Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | Journal Watch

    ... hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. Find out his ultimate diagnosis at the link below. NEJM Journal Watch Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine: In children with trisomy 13 or 18 who underwent surgical interventions, one-year survival was ...


  20. The Tallest People In The World Live In Or Near The Netherlands, Global Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Medical Daily

    Those of us who identify as being "vertically challenged" tend to reach for stilettos, or tweak our ensemble to appear taller than we really are. In the U.S., the average height is 5 feet 9 inches for men and 5 feet 4 inches for women - but how do we compare to the rest of the world? A 100-year global study published in the journal eLife found Americans have, on average, become shorter compared to our counterparts across the world, such as the Dutch and Latvians.