Sunday, January 25, 2015

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INSIDE EDITION is there as Chef Brittany, who trained at the prestigious culinary school Le Cordon Bleu in Hollywood, turns school lunch into a five star experience.
Just about the time McKenna Smith reached the age of 6 months, her parents noticed something odd.
Poverty, race, ethnicity are more accurate predictors, study says
That increases chances of accidents, injuries and unplanned pregnancies, study says
Susan Wallace is used to sad stories. An analyst for the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority, she reviews the reports that health-care facilities must regularly submit to the state, describing unfortunate events from bedsores to surgeries on the wrong knee.
Kids scored better overall when their parents focused more on reading, computer use and preschool
Researchers saw correlation between the commercials and drinking initiation, binge drinking
Study found infants recalled tasks better if they slept within four hours of learning
Typical behaviors often exceed atypical ones and mislead clinicians in brief assessments, study finds
Public health insurance program for those with low incomes was expanded several decades ago
Study of nine states found victims were under the influence when they crashed
Set a good example for your kids
Most patients hadn't been vaccinated against the disease, officials say
Most patients hadn't been vaccinated against the disease, officials say
Researchers note that CDC recommends vaccination at age 11 or 12
Front-facing models unsafe before age 2, experts say
Most patients hadn't been vaccinated against the disease, officials say
When relatives read detailed recollections of significant events, improvements were seen
Only one-third of kids from families making less than $60,000 play on teams
Research suggests an effect for at-risk babies, but more study is needed, expert says
More parents refusing to have their kids vaccinated against highly contagious illness, experts note
But 25 percent still die, pointing to need for better pregnancy interventions, doctors say
Researchers see similarities with sudden infant death syndrome
No developmental problems seen in kids of frequent seafood eaters from Seychelles islands, study says
More parents refusing to have their kids vaccinated against highly contagious illness, experts note
Implanting just one embryo a significant factor in the change, study author says
Make breakfast a little easier with this quick and easy recipe. Make these eggs ahead of time and freeze them for a simple yet satisfying breakfast that the whole family will love.

Have questions about your child's health? Ask! Our panel of area doctors may be able to help.

OUR GROWING LIST OF EXPERTS

 

 • SARAH LEVIN ALLEN, Ph.D., CBIS
Assistant Professor of Psychology at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

STEPHEN ARONOFF, M.D., M.B.A.,
Temple University Hospital

 

PETER BIDEY, D.O.
Medical Director of Family Medicine at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

CHRISTOPHER C. CHANG, M.D., PhD, MBA, FAAAAI, FACAAI
Associate Professor of Medicine in division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Clinical Immunology at UC Davis

 

MARIO CRUZ, M.D.
Drexel University, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

 

KATHERINE K. DAHLSGAARD, Ph.D.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

 

MAGEE DEFLICE, M.D.
Division Chief of Allergy and Immunology at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

 

GARY A. EMMETT, M.D.
Nemours Pediatrics, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Jefferson Medical College

 

HAZEL GUINTO-OCAMPO, M.D.
Nemours duPont Pediatrics/Bryn Mawr Hospita

 

RIMA HIMELSTEIN, M.D.
Crozer-Keystone Health System

 

JESSICA KENDORSKI, Ph.D., NCSP, BCBA-D
Associate Professor in School Psychology/Applied Behavior Analysis at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

ANITA KULICK
President & CEO, Educating Communities for Parenting

 

JANET ROSENZWEIG, MS, PhD, MPA
Vice-President for Programs & Research for Prevent Child Abuse America

 

BETH WALLACE SMITH, R.D.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

 

W. DOUGLAS TYNAN, Ph.D.
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Jefferson Medical College

 

FLORA KOPLIN WINSTON, M.D.
Scientific Director of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention