• By Topix   -   Sep 20, 2018

    AFTER THOUSANDS OF INJURIES, DOCTORS CALL FOR BAN ON INFANT WALKERS

    To many parents, they seem like a safe and easy way for babies to get around, but infant walkers create so many injuries each year...

    Baby
  • By Topix   -   Sep 20, 2018

    EMORY AND CHILDREN'S LAUNCH PEDIATRIC INSTITUTE

    From left, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta President and CEO Donna Hyland talks about Lorenzo Zambino, 6, the Center for Advanced...

  • By Topix   -   Sep 19, 2018

    WHY ARE PEDIATRICIAN GROUPS CONFORMING TO TRANSGENDER ORTHODOXY?

    All of this relates to a global child-welfare battle that is being fought in schools and surgeries across the English-speaking world....

    Child
  • By Topix   -   Sep 19, 2018

    DR HAMILTON'S 7 SECRETS OF THE NEWBORN EXAMINES PARENTING STYLES:

    So, what kind of parent are YOU? Pediatrician who became an internet sensation with his magic 'hold' to stop a baby from crying shares...

    Baby
  • By Topix   -   Sep 19, 2018

    PEDIATRICIANS' POLICY STATEMENT ON TRANSGENDER YOUTH A REAL SIGN

    The American Academy of Pediatrics announced its first-ever policy statement for parents and clinicians caring for transgender and...

    Adolescence
  • By Topix   -   Sep 19, 2018

    BEING A MOM DOESN'T MAKE YOU A MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL

    As a mom to two little girls, I understand the lure of online forums. With so many accessible tools - including Google, Instagram,...

    Mom, Child
  • By Topix   -   Sep 18, 2018

    STUDY: WOMEN EXPOSED TO TRAUMA IN THEIR LIVES GAVE BIRTH TO UNDERWEIGHT MALE INFANTS

    In the first study of its kind, researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have found significantly lower birth weights...

    Stress, Pregnancy
  • By Topix   -   Sep 18, 2018

    HALIFAX PEDIATRICIAN PLEADS GUILTY TO ACCESSING CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

    Dr. William Richard Vitale, who is in his 70s, will be sentenced March 14, 2019 for two counts of possession of child pornography....

    Child
  • By Topix   -   Sep 18, 2018

    FEW TEENS WITH CHRONIC HEALTH PROBLEMS HAVE PLANS TO TAKE CHARGE OF THEIR OWN CARE

    REUTERS: Less than one in five teens with chronic health problems have made plans with their pediatrician to take over responsibility...

    Plan
  • By Topix   -   Sep 18, 2018

    PEDIATRICIANS' GROUP ENDORSES AFFIRMING CARE FOR TRANS YOUTH

    The support of pediatricians is crucial to the well-being of transgender and gender-nonconforming young people, says a new policy statement...

  • By Topix   -   Sep 18, 2018

    TOO MANY CHILDREN INJURED BY BABY WALKERS, STUDY FINDS

    Electric Scooter Users Making Trips to Urgent Care Electric scooters are the new way to get around in a number of cities, including...

    Baby
  • By Topix   -   Sep 18, 2018

    AIR POLLUTION PARTICLES FOUND IN MOTHERS' PLACENTAS, NEW STUDY FINDS

    Scientists believe they have discovered the first examples of air pollution traveling through the lungs of pregnant women and into...

    Pregnant, Pollution
  • By Topix   -   Sep 18, 2018

    4 MIN 36 SEC AGO

    Need to be motivated to start the week off on a healthy note? Just try one or more of three things to start the week off on the right...

  • By Topix   -   Sep 18, 2018

    HOW TO END THE AUTISM EPIDEMIC

    In this interview, J.B. Handley, founder of Generation Rescue, discusses autism and what he believes can be done to help turn this...

  • By Topix   -   Sep 17, 2018

    AS INJURIES CONTINUE, DOCTORS RENEW CALL FOR BAN ON INFANT WALKERS

    Watching an infant propel herself across the floor on wheels in a saucer-shaped baby walker may be as entertaining as a comedy episode....

    Hospital, Baby
  • By Topix   -   Sep 17, 2018

    PLASTICS ARE HARMFUL - BUT THE GOVERNMENT WON'T ADMIT IT

    In July the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a letter that would stop any parent in their tracks: Chemicals in food colorings,...

    Food
  • By Topix   -   Sep 17, 2018

    ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS LOOKS AT FOOD ADDITIVES

    In July, 2018, The American Academy of Pediatrics released a policy statement titled, Food Additives and Child Health.

    Food, Child
  • By Topix   -   Sep 17, 2018

    THE PROVEN BENEFITS OF PLAY

    It may be a new school year, yet I come to sing the praises of trampolines and bubble-blowing, pillow forts and peekaboo, Monopoly...

  • By Topix   -   Sep 15, 2018

    WELL-CHILD VISITS FOR INFANTS AND YOUNG CHILDREN

    The well-child visit allows for comprehensive assessment of a child and the opportunity for further evaluation if abnormalities are...

    Sleep, Child, Dental, Diet
  • By Topix   -   Sep 15, 2018

    THIS MOM KNEW SOMETHING WAS UP WITH HER SON'S FREQUENT BATHROOM BREAKS - AND IT WAS SERIOUS

    There's something to be said for parental instinct. There's even more to be said about it when it saves a child's life.

    Mom, Child