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  • Q&A: Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health

    <b>Q&A:</b> Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health
    Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
  • Toddlers who snore: Is there cause for worry?

    http://www.kidsdr.com 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...
  • How to cope with drug-resistant hypertension

    You still have options when your blood pressure can't be controlled. One-third of all Americans have hypertension (high blood pressure), and most don't have it under control. For many people, it's because they don't know they have the condition, they...
  • Child with persistent fatigue despite adequate sleep should be evaluated by a physician

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 8-year-old is tired all the time even though she gets 11 to 12 hours of sleep a night. Is this part of growing up, or should I address it with her pediatrician? I wondered if she might be anemic, but I have read this is rare in...
  • Obese toddler undergoes gastric bypass surgery

    Obese toddler undergoes gastric bypass surgery
    A 2-year-old boy from Saudi Arabia is officially the youngest person to undergo a bariatric weight loss surgery procedure after the 73-pound toddler had a laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomyperformed on him in 2010. Prior to the surgery, the boy was...
  • Acid reflux: You can calm the fires of heartburn

    http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com Pharmacy shelves are full of medications for reflux "heartburn." Most of us know the symptoms: a burning sensation in the chest with belching, sour stomach fluid coming up into the mouth--or worse yet, awakening suddenly...
  • A year post-derecho, some lessons are still being put into action

    A year post-derecho, some lessons are still being put into action
    After last June's derecho — and Tropical Storms Irene and Isabel before it — Rodgers Forge resident Nancy Slaterback was fed up with power outages. "The problem's getting worse. It's not getting better," she told members of the Public Service...
  • The doctor is in...your pocket: Is smartphone device that diagnoses disease a pipe dream?

    Hazel -- as we'll call her -- knew something was wrong when, in her mid-50s, she started to feel short of breath at the slightest exertion. Over the next few months, she felt increasingly achy, but several medical visits and an X-ray suggested only...
  • Drivers with sleep apnea OK: Chest doctors

    Drivers with sleep apnea OK: Chest doctors
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with sleep apnea should not have their driving restricted just because of their diagnosis, says a leading medical group. "You don't want to unfairly prejudice people with a diagnosis of sleep apnea, because many of them...
  • Busting the myths of aging

    Busting the myths of aging
    My cousin sent me a list of five indicators that signify that old age is closing in. To say the least, it's a list that might have been applicable for generations past but certainly not to the vibrant, active, Baby Boomer generation. I only feel old...
  • Is Your Child's Snoring Sleep Apnea?

    Is Your Child's Snoring Sleep Apnea?
    When you think of snoring and sleep apnea you probably don't think of children, but studies show ten percent of kids snore and four percent suffer from sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is more than occasional snoring. It happens when the airway is blocked....