• By Topix   -   Jun 19, 2018

    PEDIATRICIAN WARNS PARENTS TO WATCH YOUNG GAMERS

    Bright colors, flashing lights, the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. Gaming is a multi-billion dollar industry worldwide...

  • By Topix   -   Jun 19, 2018

    THE CHECKUP: THE BENEFITS OF 'TUMMY TIME'

    When I was learning how to be a pediatrician, tummy time wasn't really a concept, but now it's on the list of advice we give every...

    Sleep, Child, Baby
  • By Topix   -   Jun 19, 2018

    FROM SHADOW INTO LIGHT

    "I keep getting a lot of questions how I knew to take Hayden to the doctor, thinking there was something wrong with him," "Here's the...

  • By Topix   -   Jun 19, 2018

    AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS STATEMENT OPPOSING THE BORDER SECURITY AND IMMIGRATION REFORM ACT

    "The American Academy of Pediatrics strongly opposes the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act, which was released by the U.S....

  • By Topix   -   Jun 19, 2018

    SLEEP QUANTITY, QUALITY LINKED TO HEART HEALTH IN ADOLESCENTS: STUDY

    Washington, June 17 : Both quantity and quality of sleep in adolescents had significant effects on aspects of cardiovascular health...

    Sleep, Cholesterol, Adolescence
  • By Topix   -   Jun 18, 2018

    PEDIATRICIANS SAY NO TO SPANKING

    "In the past couple of decades, a tremendous amount of research has come out that shows hitting children is counterproductive and leads...

  • By Topix   -   Jun 18, 2018

    VIRTUAL REALITY HEADSETS SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE CHILDREN'S FEAR OF NEEDLES

    The scenario is all too familiar for the majority of parents. The crying, the screaming and the tantrums as they try to coax their...

  • By Topix   -   Jun 18, 2018

    TRUMP POLICY OF SEPARATING FAMILIES COULD HAVE LONG-TERM HEALTH CONSEQUENCES FOR CHILDREN

    The Trump administration's policy of forcibly separating children from their parents at the border is more than callous - it's unhealthy.

  • By Topix   -   Jun 18, 2018

    'AMERICA IS BETTER THAN THIS': WHAT A DOCTOR SAW IN A TEXAS SHELTER FOR MIGRANT CHILDREN

    A 2-year-old Honduran asylum seeker cries as her mother is searched and detained near the U.S.-Mexico border on June 12 in McAllen,...

  • By Topix   -   Jun 17, 2018

    SICKLE CELL DISEASE HITS YOUNG CALIFORNIANS HARD

    Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder that can cause pain, anemia, infection and other serious health problems. As young...

  • By Topix   -   Jun 17, 2018

    'AMERICA IS BETTER THAN THIS': WHAT A DOCTOR SAW IN A TEXAS

    The small shelter along the Texas border to Mexico held 60 beds and a little playground where children could play. Rooms were equipped...

  • By Topix   -   Jun 17, 2018

    A LARGE BED AND LEATHER COUCH MAKE THE BEDROOM COMFORTABLE AND COZY IN A SAN ANTONIO AREA HOME

    Ever since my teenage years, I have not been a restful sleeper. I grind my teeth, toss and turn, and often wake up shrieking in a habit...

    Teeth
  • By Topix   -   Jun 17, 2018

    NASA'S RECORD-BREAKING SPACEWOMAN RETIRES AS ASTRONAUT

    FILE - This June 8, 2007 file photo shows a glass of milk on a table during a family breakfast in Montgomery, Ala. Nearly 20 years...

  • By Topix   -   Jun 17, 2018

    BOTH QUANTITY AND QUALITY OF SLEEP AFFECT CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS IN ADOLESCENTS

    A study from a research team led by a MassGeneral Hospital for Children physician finds that both the quantity and quality of sleep...

    Sleep, Hospital, Cholesterol, Adolescence
  • By Topix   -   Jun 16, 2018

    PAUL MANAFORT IS IN THE KLINK. IT'S OK TO BE PLEASED

    Doctors Concerned About 'Irreparable Harm' To Separated Migrant Children - In South Texas, pediatricians started sounding the alarm...

  • By Topix   -   Jun 16, 2018

    PEDIATRICIAN SURVEY FINDS 74 PERCENT AGAINST SPANKING

    A survey sent to 1,500 pediatricians, most practicing physicians for more than 15 years and nearly all in primary care, found that...

  • By Topix   -   Jun 16, 2018

    DOCTOR PENS BOOK ON HER ROLE IN REVEALING FLINT WATER CRISIS

    A new book about Flint's water crisis comes from the pediatrician and public health expert who was first to reveal the extent of lead.......

  • By Topix   -   Jun 16, 2018

    LAWSUIT OVER WHITE NATIONALIST'S TWITTER BAN CLEARS HURDLE

    A California judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses Twitter of violating the free speech rights of a leading figure in...

  • By Topix   -   Jun 16, 2018

    DOCTOR PENS BOOK ON HER ROLE IN REVEALING FLINT WATER CRISIS

    Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha had hard evidence that thousands of people in Flint had been exposed to toxic lead in their drinking water....

  • By Topix   -   Jun 15, 2018

    URGENT CARE FOR CHILDREN TO BRING PEDIATRIC AFTER-HOURS CARE TO TRUSSVILLE

    Located in the heart of downtown on North Chalkville Road, UCC Trussville will be the first pediatric-specific urgent care clinic to...