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Medical News Today: Pediatrics

  • Everything you need to know about gingivostomatitis
    Gingivostomatitis is an infection that occurs in and around the mouth. It causes painful sores, blisters, and swelling. It is more common in children and is highly contagious. Learn more about the causes and risk factors in this article, as well as t…
    - 6 days ago, 17 Oct 18, 11:00am -
  • What to know about ulcerative colitis in children
    While ulcerative colitis is more common in those between the ages of 15 and 30 years old, it can also occur in children. Learn about the symptoms, risk factors, and treatments.
    - 8 days ago, 15 Oct 18, 10:00am -
  • What is wryneck and how is it treated?
    Wryneck, also known as torticollis, is a condition where the neck tilts to one side. Babies can be born with it, or people can develop it for several reasons. While wryneck can be uncomfortable, there are several treatment options available for each…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Oct 18, 1:00pm -
  • In my view: Why I now agree with vaccination
    When I was little, my mom didn't vaccinate me. In this article, I explore why I disagree with her decision, and why I chose to get vaccinated as an adult.
    - 17 days ago, 6 Oct 18, 3:00am -
  • How to treat chapped lips in a newborn
    Chapped lips are common in newborns. People can relieve dry lips using gentle home remedies, such as moisturizing creams and oils. In this article, we explore the causes, treatment, and prevention of chapped lips in newborns.
    - 26 days ago, 26 Sep 18, 2:00pm -
  • What can cause a rash on the face in a baby?
    Babies commonly develop rashes on their faces. Most are nothing to worry about, and many clear up on their own. Possible causes include eczema, acne, milia, and slapped cheek syndrome. Learn more here.
    - 27 days ago, 26 Sep 18, 6:00am -
  • Is it safe to use Pepto-Bismol while breastfeeding?
    Although researchers are still unsure whether Pepto-Bismol passes into a woman's breast milk, most health authorities recommend avoiding it while breastfeeding. In this article, learn about the safety and risks of taking Pepto-Bismol while breastfeed…
    - 39 days ago, 13 Sep 18, 12:00pm -
  • Can you take NyQuil while breastfeeding?
    Breastfeeding women may worry about the effects that taking NyQuil to relieve cold and flu symptoms might have on the baby. Some products are safe to use but others may require caution depending on their ingredients, such as those containing alcohol.…
    - 41 days ago, 12 Sep 18, 8:00am -
  • Psoriasis and breastfeeding: What to know
    Some women find that pregnancy and breastfeeding reduce their psoriasis symptoms, while others experience worse or more frequent flare-ups. Here, learn to treat psoriasis while breastfeeding, without risking the baby's health. Also, discover why brea…
    - 41 days ago, 11 Sep 18, 2:00pm -
  • Can you eat sushi while breastfeeding?
    While many women know that they should avoid sushi during pregnancy, they may wonder whether or not sushi is safe to eat while breastfeeding. There is no reason to avoid eating sushi from a reputable source while breastfeeding. Some types of fish may…
    - 42 days ago, 11 Sep 18, 6:00am -

Medscape: Pediatrics

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The Pew Charitable Trusts: Children

  • Pew Commends Maine for Authorizing Dental Hygiene Therapists
    The Pew Charitable Trusts today commended the Maine legislature and governor for authorizing midlevel dental practitioners. These providers, who function similarly to a nurse practitioner or physician’s assistant on a medical team, allow dentists a…
    - 29 Apr 14, 9:05am -
  • Is Your State a Winner When It Comes to Federal Support for Oral Health?
    Twenty-one states received cooperative agreement grants and technical assistance from the CDC. States can save money by using these funds to operate programs that prevent cavities and promote oral health.
    - 9 Apr 14, 12:43pm -
  • Testimony of the Pew Children’s Dental Campaign Regarding Fiscal Year 2015 Appropriations
    The Pew children’s dental campaign submitted this written testimony on funding priorities for federal fiscal year 2015.
    - 4 Apr 14, 12:25pm -
  • Expanding the Dental Team
    Expanding the Dental Team looks at two private dental practices that employ dental therapists to increase access to dental care for underserved populations.
    - 12 Feb 14, 10:55am -
  • Fluoridation By the Numbers
    In 2012, 74.6% of the U.S. population on public water systems, or a total of 210,655,401 people, had access to fluoridated water, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. See how your state ranks in terms of access to fluoridated…
    - 4 Feb 14, 3:20pm -
  • Star Tribune: Health Beat: Dental Therapists Have CEO Smiling
    On Saturday, December 14, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune (MN) published a story about how dental therapists have helped a community health clinic in Minnesota provide dental services to low-income people and lower costs. The story noted Pew’s involve…
    - 14 Dec 13, 3:10pm -
  • Community College Daily: A Plan to Provide Affordable Dental Care
    On Thursday, November 21, the Community College Times published an article about how community colleges can help increase access to care by developing educational programs for midlevel dental providers. The story cited Pew’s 2013 “Growing the Den…
    - 21 Nov 13, 3:15pm -
  • Growing the Dental Workforce
    This report examines how community colleges and workforce investment boards can help to expand the dental team and improve access to care for millions of Americans. It also offers guidance on how these institutions can cultivate support and leverage…
    - 21 Nov 13, 10:45am -
  • CNN: Dental Crisis Could Create 'State of Decay'
    Obamacare expands access to health insurance for tens of millions of people come January 1. Dental care for adults, however, is not included, and experts say we've got a potential oral health care crisis coming.
    - 9 Oct 13, 1:20pm -
  • Tampa Bay Times: Brooksville City Council Votes to Restore Fluoride to Water Supply
    The Brooksville City Council's 4-1 decision to resume fluoridation reversed a unanimous vote two years ago to end the city's 25-year-old fluoride program, a vote that came as the city attempted to balance its budget.
    - 8 Oct 13, 10:40am -

Tots to Teens Nutrition

  • The five most absurd fad diets

    The five most absurd fad diets

    You have been gorging on just about everything that you could get your hands on for time immemorial. And one fine day, you realize that your clothes no longer fit. … Read More "The five most absurd fad diets"
    - 3 May 18, 4:05am -
  • Lose weight without a depriving diet

    Lose weight without a depriving diet

      Just when you thought that the day was going to be a great one, you pass by an eatery and the aroma of freshly baked pizza wafts through the … Read More "Lose weight without a depriving diet"
    - 12 Apr 18, 3:56am -
  • Staying motivated through your weight loss plan

    Staying motivated through your weight loss plan

    The biggest challenge in following a weight loss plan lies in being motivated enough to stick to it. Sometimes people start on a high note but lose motivation midway. It … Read More "Staying motivated through your weight loss plan"
    - 31 Mar 18, 4:03am -

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    WebMD: Your Children's Health

    • New School Lunch Program

      New School Lunch Program

      By: Hansa Bhargava, MD I saw an overweight 8 year old in my office not long ago who complained, “I’m too chubby!”  His mother told me she had been trying to adjust her family’s diet by cooking at home and not having junk food in the house. B…
      - 2 Oct 12, 10:14am -
    • Study Links Physical Punishment, Mental Illness

      Study Links Physical Punishment, Mental Illness

      By Roy Benaroch, MD Adding fuel to the debate over corporal punishment, a large study published this summer has found that people who recall harsh physical punishment in childhood are more likely to suffer from mental illness as adults. Researchers f…
      - 23 Aug 12, 5:38am -
    • A Cough Treatment That Works

      A Cough Treatment That Works

      By Roy Benaroch, MD We’ve known for years that over-the-counter cough remedies aren’t very effective, especially in children. Still, it sure would be nice to have some way to help coughing kids. A new study adds to the evidence supporting an olde…
      - 16 Aug 12, 7:12am -
    • Nuts for Pregnant Women

      Nuts for Pregnant Women

      By Roy Benaroch, MD With increasing rates of peanut and other food allergies, it’s good to see a study that’s found a way to potentially reverse this trend. In a paper published this week, Danish researchers looked at about 62,000 mother-baby pai…
      - 9 Aug 12, 6:21am -
    • BPA: A Partial Reversal From the FDA

      BPA: A Partial Reversal From the FDA

      By Roy Benaroch, MD In a reversal of their previous policy announced in March 2012, the FDA this past week  announced a ban on the chemical BPA in baby bottles and children’s drinking cups. Still, their spokesman says the chemical is safe, and it…
      - 2 Aug 12, 6:51am -
    • Health for Games Travelers

      Health for Games Travelers

      By Roy Benaroch, MD Last week I wrote about staying safe at the big amusement parks. What about heading overseas to London for the 2012 Games? The CDC has released some health guidance to keep everyone safe while having a good time. Make sure all of…
      - 26 Jul 12, 5:31am -
    • Staying Safe at the Amusement Park

      Staying Safe at the Amusement Park

      By Roy Benaroch, MD Disney, Universal, Six Flags– huge places, huge crowds, and huge fun! Of course, there are dangers too, but a few simple steps can help keep your family safe so you can have great time without the worry. If you’re visiting wit…
      - 19 Jul 12, 7:36am -
    • Dogs Can be Baby’s Best Friend, Too

      Dogs Can be Baby’s Best Friend, Too

      By Roy Benaroch, MD A study published this week in the journal Pediatrics is good news for dog lovers everywhere. Babies growing up in homes with dogs get sick less often Finnish researchers studied the families of about 400 babies over the first yea…
      - 12 Jul 12, 7:37am -
    • Refining the Affordable Care Act

      Refining the Affordable Care Act

      By Roy Benaroch, MD With the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the central portions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (often called “Obamacare”), the legal struggles over the legislation are largely settled. It’s now time to…
      - 28 Jun 12, 1:10pm -
    • Hypertension in Kids

      Hypertension in Kids

      By Roy Benaroch, MD Hypertension, or an elevated blood pressure, is far more common in adults than children. Still, it can occur at any age. And the younger the child, the more likely an elevated blood pressure could be from an important medical issu…
      - 21 Jun 12, 6:30am -
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