Pediatrics

Links seen between asthma and ADHD

(Reuters Health) - There may be a strong connection between asthma and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) that makes people with one condition more likely to develop the other one, a recent study suggests.<p>Researchers examined data from 49 smaller studies that included a total of …

ADHD

Children's Hospital's after-hours clinic now offers video consults with pediatricians | NOLA.com

As a pediatrician, Dr. Emily Andriessen is used to fielding phone calls from worried parents inquiring about a rash or a sudden fever their child has …

Video Conferencing

Baby Suffers Stroke After Exposure To Chicken Pox By Unvaccinated Siblings

An 11-month-old had a stroke after being exposed to his unvaccinated siblings<p>Today in really scary news, an 11-month-old boy had a stroke because of …

Chickenpox

Husband gets 20 years in jail for butchering pediatrician wife

A Scarsdale man was sentenced to 20 years behind bars on Wednesday for the savage slabbing death of his physician wife in 2016.<p>Julius Reich, a former …

New York City

A Baby Suffered A Stroke After Catching The Chickenpox & Here's What Parents Need To Know

My sons all suffered through the chickenpox. Not because I didn't want to vaccinate them, but because the vaccine was not made available when they …

Public Health

Coney Island’s Incubator Babies

Tourists strolling along the Coney Island boardwalk in the summertime, circa 1920, would have heard the barkers beckoning: “Don’t forget to see the …

Coney Island

Rep. Sensenbrenner Declared Winner In District 5 GOP Primary

Jennifer Vipond, a pediatrician from Elm Grove, had challenged the 75-year-old Republican congressman.<p>U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, who was first …

Health Care

As a pediatrician, I am alarmed by the number of Texas public schoolchildren who do not get vaccinations

I will never forget my second month as a pediatric intern at Children's Medical Center in Dallas in 1981. I was just two months out of medical …

Public Health

FDA: Teething Gels with Benzocaine Not Safe for Infants

The FDA recently issued a warning to parents regarding the use of over-the-counter teething gels containing benzocaine for infants. A pediatrician …

Cleveland Clinic

Wayne Co. Doctor Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Pornography Charges

Just Now<p>A Wayne County pediatrician has pleaded guilty to federal child pornography charges.<p>Dr. David Blasczak was accused of buying thousands of …

Crime

M25 delays: motorists face 90 minute queues after coach overturns

Drivers were facing queues of up to 90 minutes after a coach overturned on the M25 motorway.<p>The crash happened near junction 3 of the M25 in Kent …

UK News

Soy-based formula may change baby’s reproduction system

In a new study, researchers from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia find that babies fed by soy-based formula had differences in the …

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Children's Hospital loses neonatal physicians group to Maple Grove, North Memorial - Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

By Mark Reilly <br>– Managing Editor, Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal<p>Aug 13, 2018, 7:30am CDT<p>A physicians group specializing in care for …

Minneapolis-Saint Paul

Donate Children's Clothing and Baby Equipment this Saturday, 8/18

Community Giving Tree is in Newburyport the third Saturday of each month to collect gently used children's clothing and baby equipment<p>This post was …

Pediatrics

Romania's paediatrician shortage crisis signals red flags about its healthcare system

Since joining the European Union (EU) in 2007, Romania has been grappling with a huge emigration flow of medics, with child health care bearing the …

Health Care

Hospital and doctors split over newborn intensive care

A dispute between Children’s Minnesota and doctors caring for its fragile premature newborns has spawned a lawsuit and a professional divorce that …

Intensive Care

Video Q&A about Spina Bifida

Description<p>Join us Thursday, August 23 at 11 a.m. CT for a video Q&A with Dr. Angela Mattke, pediatrician, Dr. William Shaughnessy, orthopedic …

Orthopedic

Is Your Kid Obsessed with ‘Fortnite’? Here’s What Parents of ADHD Kids Should Know

‘Fortnite’ has become one of the most popular video games available.<p>Getty Images<p>Many parents are concerned about whether there’s a link between …

Social Media

After Trip to Emergency Room Illinois Couple has all 4 Children Medically Kidnapped

Baby Camden was taken from his family after an accident. Photo supplied by family.<p>by <b>Health Impact News/MedicalKidnap.com Staff</b><p>Like many Americans, …

Camden

WATCH: Viral Pediatrician Shows You How to Hold and Calm a Crying Baby

Finally, your eyes start to shut and your mind begins drifting into a care-free world of no responsibilities. For the first time in weeks, your …

Parenting

Reasons Your Child May Be Hyperactive

While some kids are content coloring for hours or playing quietly with blocks for half the day, others can’t seem to sit still for two minutes. …

ADHD

Pregnant women’s use of opioids is on the rise

The rate of opioid use during pregnancy more than quadrupled in 28 U.S. states, prompting physicians to call for increased screening.

Science

JC Penney to open 500 baby shops amid Babies R Us demise

NEW YORK (AP) — JC Penney is expanding the baby products it sells at stores beyond clothing as the department store joins the many other chains trying to claim some of the Babies R Us sales up for grabs.<p>The Plano, Texas-based chain is opening baby shops in 500 stores that are near now-shuttered …

J.C. Penney

Making weight: Ensuring that micro preemies gain pounds and inches

A quality-improvement project to standardize feeding practices for micro preemies--preterm infants born months before their due date-- helped to …

Intensive Care

FDA Approves Methylphenidate PM Formulation for Pediatric ADHD

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the New Drug Application (NDA) for methylphenidate (JORNARY PM) as a therapy for pediatric …

FDA

Texas Children’s Hospital hosts event for former NICU children

Image 1of/22<p>Caption<p>Close<p>“Made in Texas” had new meaning for the more than 500 children and families who attended a themed neonatal intensive care …

Children's Hospital

Boston Children's, Buoy Health embark on 'learning partnership' to teach Buoy's AI about kids

Online AI-powered healthcare chatbot Buoy has announced a new, deep partnership with Boston Children’s Hospital. Buoy will create a white-labeled …

Digital Health

Rice Krispies makes their treats accessible to all with Braille stickers

The two best parts of school lunch when you're a kid are dessert - and finding a note from your parents in your lunch bag. A sugary treat is always …

Braille

Will blind people use Braille in the future?

We live in a time of technological disruption, all happening at disorienting speed.<p>Which tech innovation is actually helping? Which isn't? How we comprehend the future effects when we live so breathlessly in the present?<p>Braille, the writing system for the blind, is being put through its paces by …

Braille

Broken Bones in Children

Pediatric Orthopedics is its own specialty because children have bones that are different from adult bones, with types of fractures seen mostly in …

Parenting