| Jun 29, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Dr. Stuart Walker is having a pretty good year.
The retired Annapolis pediatrician got married in March, turned 90 in April, won a sailing regatta last weekend and on Tuesday was selected for induction into the National Sailing Hall of Fame.
| Apr 14, 2013
Last summer Kelly Bruski went to the store with her sons to buy a birthday gift for her boyfriend.
When the boys, now 6 and 9, chose a magnet desk toy called Buckyballs, "I saw they were really picking out a gift for themselves," said Bruski, a sales...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 2:32 PM
A new study on children's behavior has found that certain TV programming beats other programming when you're trying to calm ......
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 4:23 PM
There are all sorts of stories lurking in the piles of data compiled by government and scientific researchers, but you don't need to be Sherlock Holmes to see some major implications in the birth data reported recently in the journal Pediatrics. According...
| Jun 3, 2013
Caffeine-infused waffles and maple syrup are promoted as energizing alternatives to a morning mug of coffee.
But the recent craze of adding caffeine to a range of kid-friendly snack foods — including popcorn, chewing gum, candy bars, mints,...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 11:19 AM
The influential American Academy of Pediatrics has recommended legalizing gay marriage on the grounds that it fosters the good health and well-being of children.
In a policy statement released Thursday, the AAP declared that "scientific evidence affirms...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 12:57 AM
Management practices at El Centro Regional Medical Center have come under fire in an anonymous letter recently forwarded to the hospital’s board of directors, other city officials and the Imperial Valley Press with “unethical or unlawful...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 12:40 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - About one in six sudden infant deaths may be linked to their mothers' heavy alcohol use during or soon after pregnancy, according to a new study from Australia.
Researchers found those deaths may result from babies being...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 11:58 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - There's no evidence that checking kids' and teens' blood pressure - and treating them if it's high - can reduce their heart risks in adulthood, according to a new analysis.
What's more, researchers found blood pressure tests...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Sudden infant death syndrome is every parent’s worst nightmare. From the time a family has a baby until that child is a year old, SIDS is a concern.
Most new parents today know about the Back to Sleep campaign, which was recommended by the...