| Jan 31, 2013
| 12:50 PM
Does your child snore? If so, have your discussed their snoring with your pediatrician? A new study published in Pediatrics supported the routine screening and tracking of snoring among preschoolers. Pediatricians should routinely be inquiring about...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Most parents would do anything to protect their children, but many may not be protecting their children from one disease.
An alarming statistic shows more children than ever before are being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. One in three new cases of Type...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 1:03 AM
Groundhog Job Shadow Day was celebrated by agencies and businesses across the Imperial Valley on Friday in hopes students would see themselves as future members of the workforce.
Through the national initiative, 10th- through 12th-grade students had...
| Feb 6, 2013
During the first half of the 20th century, pediatricians generally believed that children's eye problems were largely self-corrective — that a child would grow out of his or her crossed eyes or poor vision. But they were wrong.
Unless a vision...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Dr. Allan Greissman of Pediatric Critical Care of South Florida dispels some common misconceptions parents may have about their children’s health.
1. Kids in day care get sick more often
While it may seem that kids in daycare get sick more often,...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Maryland's pediatricians applaud President Barack Obama for his leadership in the wake of the gun violence at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. ("Obama pledges fight for gun laws," Jan. 17).
The president's federal policy recommendations...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:31 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids who don't get vaccines when they see their pediatrician for a sick visit - despite being due for the shots - are more likely to fall behind on immunizations and routine check-ups, according to a new study.
| May 28, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Many predicted the 1980s crack epidemic would create a generation of children with major developmental and behavioral problems, but a new study found much of that hype hasn't panned out.
Researchers from the Department of Pediatrics at the University...
| Jun 4, 2013
Dear Amy: My daughter had a baby four months ago. Her in-laws moved in with them at that time.
The baby was put in a bassinet for the first month or so. After that the bassinet was put away, and they did not put the crib up. The in-laws put the little...
| May 29, 2013
| 12:29 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - U.S. states that require children and teenagers to wear helmets report fewer deaths involving bicycles and cars, according to a new study.
Researchers analyzed the number of U.S. bicycle deaths between 1999 and 2010 and...
| May 16, 2013
| 4:41 PM
A baby’s first 12 months is full of wonderment and surprise. There is a wide range of normal within a baby’s developmental track. Parents should always be vigilant and communicate any concerns about developmental delays to their child’s...