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But authors, expert stressed that couples shouldn't base family planning on this finding
Study found adolescents were more likely to smoke, drink, have poor grades after bad concussion
Lunchbox and cafeteria smarts
Experts in childhood development say the intent doesn’t matter, striking a child is never appropriate.
Health officials also investigating whether germ is tied to cases of muscle weakness in 9 Colorado children
Researchers suspect broad-spectrum versions change makeup of microbes in gut
Researchers report problems with reading, math, social skills
A "Jeopardy" answer: The word for the plastic tip of a shoelace. Question: What is an aglet? A medical jeopardy answer: The word for the DNA at the ends of chromosomes.
Wearing gold shoelaces, thousands of Northeast Ohio college, high school and youth athletes have joined a national movement to team up to help kids defeat cancer.
It's tough enough to get the gang together for nightly dinners, but what about heading to the gym together? The Cornicello's are leaning on each other to motivate them toward a healthy lifestyle.
Researchers at Washington University are now enrolling preschoolers and young children in a study of therapy designed to treat depression without drugs.
If your mother told you to eat your carrots so you'd be able to see in the dark, she was right.
Findings suggest physical education, recess may improve academic success
Although anti-OD meds are available, many addicts hold misguided views on what to do
Make sure a physical problem isn't the cause
But 'underlying physical abilities are there'
Health officials also investigating whether it's linked to several deaths, cases of muscle weakness, paralysis
Health officials also investigating whether it's linked to several deaths, cases of muscle weakness, paralysis
But 'underlying physical abilities are there'
Breast-feeding, waiting to introduce foods with gluten didn't prevent autoimmune disorder
Study findings also showed abortion rate was three-quarters lower than the national norm in this age group
Factors that appear to lower odds include healthy weight, exercise and no smoking
New global estimates suggest 2 million die each year from these conditions
But authors, expert stressed that couples shouldn't base family planning on this finding
Study found adolescents were more likely to smoke, drink, have poor grades after bad concussion
Study found younger patients fared worse if they did not have family, friends to help afterwards
Research found initial impact was most pronounced among women in their 20s, and lasted until they were in their 40s
Distracted driving, frequently caused by texting, is the leading cause of those car accidents. If asking your teen to put away the phone doesn't work, there are apps out there that can help.

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

OUR GROWING LIST OF EXPERTS

 

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

 

CHRISTOPHER C. CHANG, M.D., Ph.D.
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Jefferson Medical College

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

LAUREN FALINI
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

BETH WALLACE
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia