• By Topix   -   Dec 12, 2018

    CAPE GIRARDEAU CHURCH DONATES HANDMADE ITEMS TO BABIES IN NICU

    Christ Evangelical Church's Mary Martha Crochet Club gave dozens of handmade stockings, headbands and sock caps to children at the...

    Baby
  • By Topix   -   Dec 12, 2018

    TORONTO PEDIATRICIAN ACCUSES PROVINCE OF 'MISMANAGEMENT' AFTER RUNNING OUT OF FLU VACCINE

    Dr. Jay Dahman, who works at the Downsview Pediatric Urgent Care Clinic, says the province isn't filling his vaccine orders properly...

    Vaccination, Flu
  • By Topix   -   Dec 11, 2018

    CAFFEINE CAN HELP PREMATURE BABIES' BRAINS, SAYS STUDY

    A father holds the hand of his prematurely born son in this file photo. A new study shows caffeine can help with the development of...

    Brain, Hands, Baby
  • By Topix   -   Dec 11, 2018

    SMALLER HEADS RELATED TO OPIOID-RELATED NEONATAL ABSTINENCE SYNDROME

    Chronic opioid use during pregnancy that causes neonatal abstinence syndrome is associated with smaller neonatal head circumference...

    Pregnancy
  • By Topix   -   Dec 11, 2018

    AUTISM, ADHD IN ONE CHILD TIED TO RAISED RISK IN SIBLINGS

    Autism and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are so closely linked that they not only run in families, but each increases the...

    Child
  • By Topix   -   Dec 11, 2018

    WHERE YOU CAN DONATE ALL YOUR UNUSED CHILDRENA S BOOKS

    Like many parents, I'm using this pre-Christmas season to clear out my children's toys - this includes books. Three copies of "Goodnight...

    Hands
  • By Topix   -   Dec 11, 2018

    PATIENTS APPRECIATE EFFORTS OF PEDIATRICIAN

    The day after Amanda Boozel was born, approximately 33 years ago, her mother, Lisa Yakamook, took her to her first pediatrician appointment...

  • By Topix   -   Dec 11, 2018

    THE CHECKUP: WHY IS CHILDREN'S MASTURBATION SUCH A SECRET?

    I first came across the word, naturally, by reading ahead of my grade level; at age 10, I was ostentatiously reading my father's copy...

  • By Topix   -   Dec 10, 2018

    AFTER 16 YEARS, MATRIARCH FOR DENTON COUNTY GOP STEPS DOWN

    County judge Mary Horn and Randy Hunt cover the historic landmark recognition for the Simmons-Maxwell House in 2017 in Denton. Denton...

  • By Topix   -   Dec 10, 2018

    SIX PEDIATRICIANS ATE LEGO MINIFIG HEADS TO CALM PARENTS'

    In a recent study published in the Journal Of Pediatrics And Child Health , which includes both SHAT and FART scores, six pediatricians...

    Digestion, Child
  • By Topix   -   Dec 10, 2018

    ROLL UP YOUR SLEEVES, FOLKS

    "No vaccine manufacturer shall be liablea for damages arising from a vaccine-related injury or death." - President Ronald Wilson Reagan,...

    Vaccination, Drugs, Disability
  • By Topix   -   Dec 9, 2018

    PEDIATRICIANS ADVISE AGAINST GIVING KIDS HIGH-TECH CHRISTMAS TOYS:

    It's something older generations have been hinting at for years, and now, just in time for Christmas, pediatricians are finally weighing...

    Regard
  • By Topix   -   Dec 9, 2018

    MARSHALL HEALTH WELCOMES PEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGIST

    Villa, a board-certified, fellowship-trained pediatric gastroenterologist, has been named an associate professor in the department...

    Nutrition, Digestion
  • By Topix   -   Dec 8, 2018

    MORE PATIENT FAMILY-PROVIDER COMMUNICATION COULD MEAN FEWER ERRORS

    New research from Boston Children's Hospital finds that harmful medical errors decreased by 38 percent following intervention to improve...

    Hospital
  • By Topix   -   Dec 8, 2018

    'NARRATIVE MEDICINE' MAY HELP STEM DOCTOR BURNOUT

    Their appeal comes in an article titled, "Half As Sad: A Plea for Narrative Medicine in Pediatric Residency Training," published in...

    Hospital
  • By Topix   -   Dec 7, 2018

    UMPQUA HEALTH OPENS NEWTON CREEK CLINIC

    Employees prepare the pediatrics pod for patients Tuesday at the new Umpqua Health-Newton Creek medical office building in north Roseburg....

  • By Topix   -   Dec 7, 2018

    DOCTOR: ATTITUDES ON VACCINATIONS IMPROVE OVER YEARS, SOME PARENTS STILL SKEPTICAL

    Hayley Wilson, 1, is kept calm by her mother, Mary Mueller, right, both of Wonder Lake, as Wilson receives her vaccinations from medical...

    Vaccination
  • By Topix   -   Dec 6, 2018

    PEDIATRICIANS WEIGH IN ON WHAT THE BEST TOYS ARE FOR TOTS

    Bust out the wooden blocks. Set out the toy train. Pediatricians say that old-fashioned toys are better for small children than high-tech...

  • By Topix   -   Dec 6, 2018

    PEDIATRICIANS ATE AND POOPED OUT LEGO BRICKS IN THE NAME OF SCIENCE

    A small group of pediatricians wanted to tackle a question many of us may not think about. Does eating a Lego mess up our bodies at...

  • By Topix   -   Dec 6, 2018

    STRESS FROM USING ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS IS LINKED TO PHYSICIAN BURNOUT

    While electronic health records improve communication and access to patient data, researchers found that stress from using EHRs is...

    Stress