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Medical News Today: Pediatrics

  • What are the symptoms of autism in a 3-year-old?
    Parents and caregivers often notice the signs of autism, or autism spectrum disorder, when a child is still very young. Learn about the possible signs of autism in a 3-year-old here.
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jul 19, 5:00pm -
  • Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis: Everything you need to know
    Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, which is also called juvenile idiopathic arthritis or JIA, is an autoimmune disease that affects children. Learn about the symptoms, causes, treatment, and outlook here.
    - 8 days ago, 11 Jul 19, 4:00pm -
  • Researchers devise a more 'child-friendly' test for autism
    In a new study, researchers have come up with what they say is a less stressful method of diagnosing autism in children: tracking their gaze.
    - 8 days ago, 11 Jul 19, 3:00am -
  • What to know about guanfacine for the treatment of ADHD
    Guanfacine (Intuniv) is a nonstimulant drug option for the treatment of children with ADHD. A doctor may prescribe guanfacine if stimulant medications have been unsuccessful or have been causing harmful or unpleasant side effects. Learn more about gu…
    - 10 days ago, 9 Jul 19, 1:00pm -
  • What to know about ADHD and hyperfocus
    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has many symptoms, one of which is hyperfocus. Hyperfocus causes a person to fixate on things that interest them. Learn more about hyperfocus in ADHD, as well as how to manage it, here.
    - 11 days ago, 8 Jul 19, 2:00pm -
  • What is the average baby weight by month?
    In this article, learn about average baby weight by month. Male babies tend to be slightly heavier than female babies, and growth usually slows down after about 6 months.
    - 17 days ago, 2 Jul 19, 3:00pm -
  • Everything you need to know about infant botulism
    Infant botulism is an illness that can occur when a baby ingests the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. It causes a range of symptoms and can be fatal without treatment. Learn more here.
    - 18 days ago, 1 Jul 19, 10:00pm -
  • What is the difference between autism and ADHD?
    A number of symptoms can be common to autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). However, these are separate conditions with key differences. It is also possible to have both autism and ADHD. Learn more here.
    - 18 days ago, 1 Jul 19, 2:00pm -
  • How childhood viral infections may later drive multiple sclerosis
    Based on a study in mice, researchers now suggest that transient viral infections in childhood may facilitate multiple sclerosis development later in life.
    - 20 days ago, 29 Jun 19, 6:00am -
  • What to know about ADHD misdiagnosis
    The symptoms of ADHD tend to resemble those of other conditions, which may result in a misdiagnosis. Some characteristics of ADHD may also be symptoms of other conditions. Learn more about why a doctor might misdiagnose ADHD here.
    - 21 days ago, 28 Jun 19, 5:00pm -

Medscape: Pediatrics

  • Why Doctors Need to Mourn
    Dealing with the death of a patient can be difficult for physicians, each of whom may respond differently to a loss. Here's how some physicians manage to cope with this situation. Medscape Business of Medicine
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jul 19, 9:00am -
  • Animated Brain Teaches Children Healthy Lifelong Habits
    An initiative featuring an animated brain called Robbie and various educational materials is a promising tool to promote brain health in children, results of a new study suggest. Medscape Medical News
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jul 19, 10:29am -
  • Surgeries to Help Newborns Nurse May Have Become Too Common
    Minor surgery to help newborns latch on and nurse may have become too common, a new study suggests. Reuters Health Information
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jul 19, 5:53pm -
  • Ebola Just 'A Plane Ride Away'
    How ready is the United States to cope with Ebola again? The immediate threat is low, but that can change on a dime. Medscape Infectious Diseases
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jul 19, 12:58pm -
  • 'I Was That Kid': Dr Quinn Capers Inspires #BlackMenInMedicine
    Fewer black men are going into medicine today than in 1978. Drs Harrington and Capers discuss how to increase diversity in medicine and why it's important for caregivers to reflect the population they treat. theheart.org on Medscape
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jul 19, 12:13pm -

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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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