How much water is enough for kids? new
It's easy for anyone to get dehydrated on hot, sweaty summer days, but a local pediatrician warns that heat stroke and hydration can be serious issues for children and...
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Does Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Persist During Adolescence?
Approximately 25% of adolescents with CFS identified at age 13 or 16 years still had persistent chronic fatigue 2 to 3 years later.
1 day ago - Journal Watch
FDA approves Mydayis for ADHD in adolescents
The FDA recently approved Mydayis, a once-daily mixed salts of a single-entity amphetamine product from Shire, for treatment of ADHD in individuals aged 13 years and older...
1 day ago - Healio
Neighborhood disadvantage, not family, affects adolescent brain development
Neighborhood disadvantage was associated with altered brain development from early to late adolescence; however, positive parenting moderate negative effects on development...
1 day ago - Healio
Clinicians To Screen Children, Adolescents for Obesity: USPSTF
In the United States, about 17 percent of children and adolescents aging between 2 to 19 years were found to be obese and may continue into adulthood.
2 days ago - Medindia Health
Screening for obesity in children and adolescents recommended
The US Preventive Services Task Force recommends that clinicians screen for obesity in children and adolescents 6 years and older and offer or refer them to comprehensive...
2 days ago - ScienceDaily - 4 articles
USPSTF recommends screening for obesity in children, adolescents
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends that clinicians screen for obesity in children and adolescents aged at least 6 years and offer or refer them to...
2 days ago - Healio - 4 articles
Only a Quarter of Youth with Opioid Use Disorder Receive Buprenorphine or Naltrexone
Use of buprenorphine and naltrexone has not kept pace with the increase in opioid use among youth, according to a JAMA Pediatrics study. Guidelines from the American Academy of...
2 days ago - Topix
Diagnostic Perturbations (Teaching Rounds in Cardiac Electrophysiology)
From the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Medicine and Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN ; and Cardiovascular...
3 days ago - Topix
WMC pediatrician Massella named one of Pittsburgh's best
Massella, who specializes in pediatrics and adolescent medicine, was selected among physicians in 75 specialties and is recognized among the best in the pediatrics-general...
5 days ago - Topix
The headlines of Master Doctor
Recurrent Hospitalization Linked With Late Preterm Birth
Late preterm babies born from 34 to 36 weeks of pregnancy may be at an increased risk for modest developmental and academic problems up to age 7.
Remy Ma Launches Fund To Help Women Who Have Trouble Conceiving
Remy Ma has been very open and honest about the losing her last child due to an ectopic pregnancy. Thankfully, because she's financially good- there are ways for her to...
Neighbor Steps In For Little Boy Next Door While His Dad's Deployed
These unlikely friends will warm your heart Parents can't be everything to our children all the time. Sometimes it takes a friend or neighbor to step in and offer their...
Breastfeed Your Baby to Reduce Risk of Heart Disease, Stroke
Mothers who breastfed their babies had a 9 percent lower risk of heart disease and an 8 percent lower risk of stroke.
Paracetamol use in pregnancy can reduce son's masculinity
Researchers from the University of Copenhagen found paracetamol inhibits the development of 'male behaviour' in mice by reducing the amount of the hormone testosterone in their...
Jimmy Kimmel's Father's Day YouTube Challenge Scared the Hell Out of Dads...
Rodale Inc. No dad was safe from this hilarious surprise Jimmy Kimmel has the holiday prank game on lock. He's best known for having parents trick their kids on Halloween by...
The ‘Workout' You Must Do to Finish Off a Week Of Intense Training
Rodale Inc. The final day of Dad Bod:Redefined will keep you moving Raising a family is no excuse to get soft. Just because you're a dad, you don't need to default into the...
George Clooney Accidentally Created a $1 Billion Tequila Brand
Rodale Inc. He'll reap in about a third of that sum when the transaction is all said and done Life is hard. That's something that you hear from burned out middle-aged adults...
Starting School Early Can Affect the Well-being Of the Child
Starting school young is very exciting to most of the children and their families. But sometimes it could turn out to be a challenging milestone.
Electronic Books Enable Greater Learning in Toddlers
The common thing that parents,educators and paediatricians agree upon is-reading to your toddler early on in life and regularly.