Pediatrics

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Study Finds Postpartum Anxiety Common Following Childbirth

Which is more common after childbirth? Postpartum depression or anxiety?

03/05/2013

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New Study Suggests Limit On Milk Consumption For Kids

Many parents give their children milk because it’s loaded with vitamins that can keep the brain and bones healthy. However, a new study shows there should be a limit.

12/19/2012

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New Study Strikes Troubling Tone For Boys & Body Image

For years, young women worried about staying waif thin; for some, to the point of anorexia. Now, there’s a trend for young boys to want the kind of muscle tone you see on the big screen. But a new study on boys’ body image is striking a troubling tone.

11/19/2012

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Can A Mother’s Depression Affect Her Child’s Height?

Following a representative sample of more than 10,000 children across the U.S. born in 2001, researchers looked at mothers who reported symptoms of depression at nine months and the height and weight of the kids at ages 4 and 5.

09/13/2012

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Whooping Cough Vaccine Wears Off

A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine is raising concerns about that final dose of whooping cough vaccine and just how long it protects children.

09/12/2012

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Researchers Study Kids’ Sleeping Habits

How your child sleeps as a baby may predict how he sleeps later in life.

01/13/2012

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Could Acetaminophen Worsen Asthma Symptoms?

The study published today in the journal “Pediatrics” basically says, acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol, can spark new cases of asthma and make existing cases worse.

11/07/2011

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New Study: Energy Drinks Could Be Harmful To Kids

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A new study shows that energy drinks could be dangerous if consumed by kids and teenagers. According to the journal Pediatrics, the drinks contain high levels of caffeine and other stimulants. Doctors […]

02/14/2011

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Study: Hearing Loss On The Rise With Girls

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – More teens listen to music these days on i-Pods or MP3 players, but blasting tunes on their headphones may not be causing hearing damage after all. It’s not who you would expect […]

12/28/2010

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