• By Topix   -   Dec 20, 2018

    CHILD ABUSE CLIMBS AFTER FRIDAY REPORT CARDS, STUDY SAYS

    Public school buses parked in Springfield, Ill. Child abuse increases the day after school report cards are released - but only when...

    Child
  • By Topix   -   Dec 20, 2018

    LATER HIGH SCHOOL START TIMES BOOST GRADES AND ATTENDANCE, NEW STUDY

    Two years ago, schools officials in Seattle decided to listen to the health experts and start high school classes later in the morning...

    Sleep
  • By Topix   -   Dec 20, 2018

    MARC BENIOFF, LYNNE BENIOFF

    A $15 million gift from philanthropists Marc and Lynne Benioff will go toward expanding mental health services at the Oakland children's...

    Hospital
  • By Topix   -   Dec 19, 2018

    3 NEWS CHILD ABUSE CLIMBS AFTER STUDENTS RECEIVE FRIDAY REPORT CARDS

    Child abuse increases the day after school report cards are released - but only when kids get their grades on a Friday, a study in...

    Child
  • By Topix   -   Dec 19, 2018

    NEW COLUMBIA PEDIATRICS CHAIR SEEKS TO EXPAND ACCESS TO CARE: Q&A

    Dr. Jordan Orange started in July as chair of pediatrics at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and pediatrician-in-chief...

    Hospital, Allergies
  • By Topix   -   Dec 19, 2018

    PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS KEY IN PEDS CARE FOR SPECIAL-NEEDS KIDS

    Pediatric providers need to be aware of the impact of psychosocial factors on the health and wellness of children and youth with special...

  • By Topix   -   Dec 19, 2018

    IS TALC POWDER SAFE? HERE'S WHAT WE KNOW

    The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends against the use of baby talc powder as the fine particles can easily be inhaled, causing...

    Baby
  • By Topix   -   Dec 19, 2018

    WHAT PARENTS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE NEW TEST FOR YOUR BREAST MILK

    A new test developed by a working mom that touts its ability to analyze the nutritional value of your breast milk has the new moms...

    Nutrition, Mom, Breast, Breasts
  • By Topix   -   Dec 18, 2018

    MAJOR MEDICAL ORGANIZATION URGES DOCTORS TO INCREASE DEPRESSION SCREENING FOR PREGNANT WOMEN AND NEW MOMS

    In a new policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics is urging doctors around the country to increase screening of women for...

    Pregnant, Pregnancy, Mom, Depression
  • By Topix   -   Dec 18, 2018

    FORMER WINNIPEG PEDIATRICIAN FOUND NOT GUILTY OF INCEST, INDECENT ASSAULT

    Victor Chernick, a former Winnipeg pediatrician, has been found not guilty of incest, indecent assault, buggery and two counts of gross...

    Hospital
  • By Topix   -   Dec 18, 2018

    NATALIE JOSEPH, M.D., M.P.H., RECOGNIZED FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO HPV VACCINATION

    Natalie Joseph, MD, MPH, a pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist at Boston Medical Center , has been named Massachusetts'...

    Vaccination, Cancer, Adolescence
  • By Topix   -   Dec 18, 2018

    PEDIATRICIANS MIGHT DROP MEDICAID PATIENTS BECAUSE OF KANCARE BILLING CHANGE

    Missouri ranked sixth in the nation in percent of doctors taking all Medicare patients while Kansas ranked 48th in a recent survey...

    Plan, Drop
  • By Topix   -   Dec 18, 2018

    DOCS SHOULD SCREEN FOR DEPRESSION DURING, AFTER PREGNANCY

    Doctors should screen women for depression during and after pregnancy, the American Academy of Pediatrics says in an updated policy...

    Pregnant, Pregnancy, Depression, Baby
  • By Topix   -   Dec 18, 2018

    THE CHECKUP: THE CASE FOR CREATIVE PLAY IN A DIGITAL AGE

    All the excesses of my own childhood are, of course, available on eBay, priced for the vintage market. There are the accessories for...

    Lifting
  • By Topix   -   Dec 17, 2018

    WHICH FLU SHOT SHOULD YOU GET? HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

    My kids and I tried something different for our flu shots this year. Instead of making separate visits to my doctor and their pediatrician,...

    Vaccination, Flu
  • By Topix   -   Dec 17, 2018

    OLD SCHOOL TOYS VS. HIGH-TECH GIFTS: PEDIATRICIANS MAKE THEIR PICK - SAT, 15 DEC 2018 PST

    Bust out the wooden blocks. Set out the toy train. Pediatricians prefer old-fashioned toys for small children than high-tech gadgets,...

  • By Topix   -   Dec 17, 2018

    CAMERON WELCOMES FIRST FULL-TIME PEDIATRICIAN TO STEUBEN COUNTY

    The first ever full-time pediatrician to be based in Steuben County is joining Cameron Memorial Community Hospital's Cameron Pediatrics...

    Hospital
  • By Topix   -   Dec 17, 2018

    GRAYSON COUNTY AGRILIFE EXTENSION OFFERS SAFE SITTER COURSE FOR YOUNG TEENS

    Grayson County AgriLife is a Registered Safe Sitter Teaching Site and offers the life and safety training program for young teens,...

  • By Topix   -   Dec 16, 2018

    THE ORCHID AND THE DANDELION: WHY SOME CHILDREN STRUGGLE AND HOW ALL CAN THRIVE

    Are we the product of nature or nurture? W. Thomas Boyce writes of his research as a pediatrician, explaining how both genetic makeup...

  • By Topix   -   Dec 16, 2018

    BLANCHFIELD ARMY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL HIRES DEVELOPMENTAL BEHAVIORAL PEDIATRICIAN

    Blanchfield Army Community Hospital's primary care team recently hired against a much needed vacancy in an extremely difficult medical...

    Hospital