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What you need to know about immunizing your child
Fri, Dec 21, 2012, 12:00 PM
Protecting our children: it’s on all of our minds right now, especially, and it will always be. That is why I decided to write my final...
Deadly Sleep Positioners
Mon, Nov 26, 2012, 3:20 PM
By Sari Harrar Infant sleep positioners (ISPs) promise to reduce risk for sudden infant death, prevent “flat heads” in babies who...
1 in 6: Your Risk for Food Poisoning
Beth Wallace Smith, R.D.
Registered Dietitian at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Wed, Nov 21, 2012, 1:08 PM
Is it just me, or is anyone else surprised that it’s time to thaw a turkey? Ready or not, it’s time for everyone’s favorite...
Home fix dislodges objects stuck in a kid’s nose
Tue, Oct 16, 2012, 11:19 AM
Beads. Rocks. Cheerios. Toys. Tissues. Curious little kids shove all sorts of objects up their nose -- and really thorough children cram stuff...
Drowsy driving creates danger for teens
Katherine K. Dahlsgaard, Ph.D
Wed, Sep 26, 2012, 11:25 AM
by Katherine K. Dahlsgaard, Ph.D. At age 23, Herb Brooks was the last player cut from the 1960 American Olympic hockey team, which went on...
New concerns about teen obesity
Rima Himelstein, M.D.
Adolescent Medicine Specialist at Crozer-Keystone Health System
Mon, Sep 24, 2012, 1:07 PM
by Rima Himelstein, M.D. What forces are adding to the obesity epidemic in teens? Here are key ones: - Fast food: 80 percent of teens...
Does salt matter for kids?
Wed, Sep 19, 2012, 1:56 PM
Is it time to hand kids the salt shaker, order movie popcorn with a side of sodium and stop worrying about the 1,230-1,420 milligrams of sodium...
When strep isn’t strep
Fri, Sep 14, 2012, 1:58 PM
Sore throat season’s coming and with it one of the big guessing games of parenthood: “Is it strep - or not?" About 30 percent of...
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