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I totally disagree with the premise of a new report released by Dr. Jan Willem Gorter, a pediatrician at McMaster University in Canada, that says there is no solid evidence to support screening toddlers for autism.After reviewing existing medical...
A new study indicates that weaning your children off the bottle early may be an effective way to prevent later obesity.Researchers from Temple University analyzed data from 6750 children to estimate the association between bottle use at 2 years...
Keeping a dog or cat in the home during a child's first year of life does not appear to increase the risk of a child becoming allergic to the animals in the future, according to a new study.In fact,...
Infants born to mothers who received the flu shot while pregnant are only half as likely to be hospitalized for the flu as infants born to mothers who did not receive the vaccine.A new study by Wake Forest Researchers...
New cardiac CT techniques deliver images that are equal in accuracy but expose children to much lower radiation doses than traditional scans, according to scientists.The new technology, called coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA), is expected "significantly decrease" the need...
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is generally not associated with worse delivery outcomes or significant risk to infants, according to a new study.MS is a chronic, inflammatory neurological disease and the most common cause of non-traumatic disability in the the United...
While I watched the resignation of New York Rep. Anthony Weiner on Thursday, I have to admit, my thoughts were not on him, but on his pregnant wife.Weiner’s scandal couldn’t have come at a worse time: mere days after...
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