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AsthmaMD revamps app, adds unconnected peak flow meter

AsthmaMD has revamped and released a new version of its app and also launched a new product, the AsthmaMD Peak Flow Meter, which is meant to be used …

In-Depth: Top 200 paid iPhone apps for medical professionals

By MobiHealthNews' count there are currently more than 35,000 unique, health-related apps available in various app stores. That includes everything …

mHealth

12-year-old builds low-cost Lego braille printer

Shubham Banerjee, a California seventh grader, is one of those kids whose heart and mind extend well beyond his own life and into the the wider world beyond. For a science fair project, he contemplated the issue of braille printers, which can cost upwards of $2,000, and decided there must be a …

Lego

How Michelle Obama quietly changed what Americans eat - Vox

Shortly after President Obama was elected to the White House in 2008, first lady Michelle Obama divulged some sensitive, personal details: The Obama children, Malia and Sasha, were gaining weight.<p>In interviews and speeches, she described her worry about her family’s health and a pediatrician’s …

Michelle Obama

Refocusing Special Needs: Child-Centered Special Education

Human-centered design principles turn the IEP process from confrontation to collaboration, and indeed, fun. Click the headline to read the full post. …

U.S. Imposes Nationwide Ban On Smoking In All Public Housing

The Obama administration has issued a sweeping final rule banning smoking in all public housing units nationwide, extending a smoke-free environment to nearly a million units.<p>The rule, issued Wednesday by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, prohibits smoking any lit tobacco products …

Housing

Pediatrician | Meet The Dubai Doctor Who Will Never Give Up On Your Child

Pediatrician: Child developmental issues & common illnesses. Fever, asthma, cough & cold, diarrhea, sleep, allergy, school issues<p>Pediatrician: …

Teen obesity and sleep apnea can be connected problems, pediatrician says

In the fight against obesity in teens, we've considered a number of different strategies — taxing sugary drinks, rewriting food labels and …

Sleep

How Can Pediatricians Help a Family Going Through Divorce?

Few pediatricians probably imagined that their medical practice would involve helping families going through a breakup.<p>But with more than 1 million …

Pediatricians Can Help Kids Deal With Their Parents' Divorce

More than one million kids' parents split each year, and your family doc can help them cope.<p>When kids are small, we drag them to the pediatrician's office for almost everything—weird rashes, crazy coughs, flu shots, sore throats, ear infections...the list goes on. And while guidance for dealing …

Parenting

Pediatrician Who Made Racist Comments About Michelle Obama No Longer Seeing Patients

Source: getty / Getty<p>UPDATE: The Denver Channel is now reporting that Dr. Michelle Herren, who posted “racially insensitive” remarks about First Lady …

This is what happens inside a battery right before it explodes

Overcharged batteries turn into deformed jellyrolls<p>From the fiery Note 7 debacles to exploding hoverboards, lithium-ion batteries aren't doing so hot lately. A new study helps to explain how these popular power sources can turn into safety hazards.<p>In the paper, published in the <i>Journal of the</i> …

The Greatest Science Books of 2016

From the sound of spacetime to time travel to the microbiome, by way of polar bears, dogs, and trees.<p>I have long believed that E.B. White’s abiding wisdom on children’s books — <i>“Anyone who writes down to children is simply wasting his time. You have to write up, not down.”</i> — is equally true of …

Boys Who Sit Still Have a Harder Time Learning to Read

Anybody who has watched little boys for even five seconds knows that they are exhausting. At school, they tear around the playground, bolt through …

Education

Chipmakers Are Racing To Build Hardware For Artificial Intelligence

Intel, Nvidia, and a host of startups are rolling out new chips to make machine learning faster and more powerful.<p>In recent years, advanced machine learning techniques have enabled computers to recognize objects in images, understand commands from spoken sentences, and translate written …

Machine Learning

New Cassini photos show the hexagon on Saturn's north pole

The first images from the pentultimate phase of the mission<p>On November 30, the Cassini mission moved into its next, and second-to-last, phase. For the next five months, the space probe will perform 20 "ring-grazing" orbits, passing over Saturn's north pole and brushing the edge of the planet's main …

4 Common Questions About Cardiomyopathy & Genetics

Genetic testing can be a powerful tool in the management of cardiomyopathy.<p>Familial cardiomyopathy is a disease of the heart muscle that is passed …

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The American Academy of Pediatrics Says iPads Are Okay For Infants

The American Academy of Pediatrics has determined that TV, smartphones, and tablets are okay for the youngest children…with caveats.<p>In the App Store, you’ll spot countless educational apps aimed at babies and toddlers. But thus far, there’s been a pretty large caveat that comes with the potential …

Pediatrics

Canadian Pediatric Society says hold off on antibiotics for ear infections

Seems simple enough: Your child gets an ear infection, you see your doctor and your child gets antibiotics and gets better. Simple yes, but not typically necessary it turns out. An updated statement by the Canadian Pediatric Society released last week echoes previous recommendations to use a …

We Must Challenge Assumptions about Pediatric Concussions

It's easy to assume that most pediatric concussion cases are diagnosed in the emergency department (ED). However, new research, published this month in JAMA Pediatrics, reveals that this may not be the case. And, as a result, we could be drastically underestimating the number of pediatric …

For injured teens, pediatric trauma centers may be best

Injured teens treated at pediatric trauma centers are less likely to die than those treated at adult centers, a new study suggests.<p>Pediatric trauma centers have resources specialized to treat the anatomical and social needs of children, the authors write.<p>They had not expected to see any difference …

Does My Child Need to See a Pediatric Dentist?

<b>Does my child need to be taken to a pediatric dentist?</b><p>Pediatric dentists are specially trained to handle problems<br>particular to children, such as …

Academy of Pediatrics Announces Support for California Vaccination Law

A national pediatrics organization is urging lawmakers to enact policies that will increase immunization rates.<p>SACRAMENTO, CA -- A national …

5 Things Your Pediatrician Wants You to Know about Hand, Foot & Mouth

<i>Written by Deena Blanchard MD, MPH.</i><p>"It's going around", is a common phrase I hear from parents. Right now, the normal seasonal increase in coxsackie virus (hand, foot, and mouth disease) is in full swing and we are seeing tons of kids with typical symptoms in the office. Even the mention of hand, …

How to Stay Focused on the Positive Without Living in Fantasy

<i>Summary: How can you stay focused on the positive when negativity is real?</i><p><i>Research suggests that focusing on positive outcomes correlates with</i> …

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Developing Healthy Self-Esteem for Your Children

There will come day when your kids are going to be all grown-up, and you won’t be able to protect them anymore. The best thing you can do is to help …

Positive Thinking