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Cholesterol Screening Shouldn't Rely on Kids' Weight

... in kids. In 2008, the American Academy of pediatrics (AAP) issued revised cholesterol screening ... and assistant professor in the Department of pediatrics and Communicable Disease at U-M Medical School, ... in the Aug. 3 issue of the journal Archives of pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine . "Our results ...

With Autism, Diet Restrictions May Do More Harm Than Good

... The findings appear in the August issue of pediatrics . Dr. Patricia Manning-Courtney, medical ... a fellow in gastroenterology and instructor in pediatrics at the Mayo Clinic. "We think this may be ... Advisory Board, Autism Speaks; August 2009 pediatrics ...

Giving Statins to Kids Provokes Debate

... the guidelines, issued by the American Academy of pediatrics and the American Heart Association, have sparked ... said Dr. Stephen R. Daniels, chairman of pediatrics at the University of Colorado Denver School of ... aged 12 to 17 years meet the American Academy of pediatrics guidelines for receiving statin treatment, ...

Internet May Be Newest Venue for Teen Tobacco Exposure

... A new study, published online July 20 in pediatrics , found that the Internet is the newest place for ... Center of Excellence at the American Academy of pediatrics in Elk Grove Village, Ill. Keeping teens from ... American Lung Association; July 20, 2009, pediatrics , online ...

Making the difficult task of transporting a child with special needs safer

... published online July 13, 2009 in the journal pediatrics reports that the parents of children with ... to compare this behavior with American Academy of pediatrics guidelines, offers advice on making transport ... School of Medicine associate professor of pediatrics and a Riley Hospital pediatrician. The survey ...

Study: Bath time falls injure thousands of children annually

... publishing in the August issue of the journal pediatrics , researchers say most injuries occur to children ... and Showers Among Children in the United States, pediatrics , Volume 124, Number 2, August 2009. ... from the study, published in the online issue of pediatrics , show that children younger than 5 years ...

LocumTenens.com Expands Service Lines to Include Primary Care

... of internal medicine, family practice, pediatrics and hospitalists. ... of internal medicine, family practice, pediatrics and hospitalists - specialties often referred to ... including internal medicine, family practice, pediatrics and hospitalists. For more information, please ...

The American Academy of Pediatrics Names Lu-Ann Papile, M.D., FAAP, as Chair of the Fetus and Newborn Committee

... at Texas Children's Hospital and professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine , has been appointed chair of the American Academy of pediatrics (AAP) Committee on Fetus and Newborn. Dr. Papile ... at Texas Children's Hospital and professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine . During Dr. ...

Team Sports Can't Compete With Films to Keep Kids From Smoking

... research assistant professor in the Department of pediatrics at the Hood Center for Children and Families, at ... published in the July issue of the Archives of pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine . For the study, ... New Haven, Conn.; July 2009 Archives of pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine ...

Autism May Be Linked to Mom's Autoimmune Disease

... is published in the July 6 online edition of pediatrics . For the study, Eaton's team collected data ... Dr. Jeffrey Brosco, a professor of clinical pediatrics at the University of Miami Miller School of ... Miller School of Medicine, Miami; July 6, 2009, pediatrics ...

Both good/bad movie characters who smoke influence teens to do the same

... published in the July 2009 issue of the journal pediatrics , is titled "Adolescent Smoking: Who Matters ... on the study, and an assistant professor of pediatrics at Dartmouth Medical School. "It's true that 'bad ... in adolescent smoking." Sargent is a professor of pediatrics and the co-director of the Cancer Control ...

Talk With Kids, Not At Them

... of their study appear in the July issue of pediatrics . "Adults speaking to children helps language ... homes. A study in the June issue of Archives of pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine found that for every ... Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh; July 2009, pediatrics ...

15 Percent of U.S. Teens Think They'll Die Young

... Iris Wagman Borowsky, an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Minnesota. "But we found ... The findings, published in the July issue of pediatrics , are based on a three-year tracking of attitudes ... Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore; July 2009 pediatrics ...

Parents Often Puzzled by Medicine Labels

... an assistant professor of internal medicine and pediatrics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. "The ... found. The report is in the June issue of pediatrics . "Instructions on over-the-counter cough and ... Michael G. Spigarelli, an assistant professor of pediatrics and internal medicine at Cincinnati Children's ...

Open Call for Nominations for the Sixth Annual TIAA-CREF Distinguished Medical Educator Award

... Feigin (1938-2008), J.S. Abercrombie Professor of pediatrics and Chairman of the Department of pediatrics at the Baylor College of Medicine and the ... - Chair of the Steering Committee; Professor of pediatrics & Ethics, Baylor College of Medicine; Past ...

Hospitalization Rates Higher in Kids Who Get Flu Shots

... director of asthma research and professor of pediatrics at Cincinnati Children's Hospital. "The bottom ... on infectious diseases of the American Academy of pediatrics and a professor of pediatrics at Dartmouth Medical School. "We know that ...

Autism Tied to Older Moms, Breech Birth

... The report is published in the May issue of pediatrics . For the study, Bilder's team collected data ... R. Hershorin, an associate professor of clinical pediatrics and medical director of the Behavioral pediatrics Clinic at the University of Miami, said the ...

Four legendary LA BioMed physician-researchers honored

... professor and chair emeritus of the Department of pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh's School of ... he served as assistant and associate professor of pediatrics at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, the last three ... as chief of pediatric endocrinology, professor of pediatrics and associate professor of medicine. He was ...

Kids Who Lack Self-Control May Be Prone to Weight Gain

... published in the April issue of Archives of pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine , represent a "nature" ... rare," said Meg H. Zeller, assistant professor of pediatrics at Cincinnati Children's Hospital. "The fact ... of the food study and an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Michigan Medical School. ...

Poor Kids Exposed to More Secondhand Smoke

... study author Dr. Michael Weitzman, a professor of pediatrics at New York University. Children exposed to ... For the study, which is in the April issue of pediatrics , the researchers collected data on families who ... watch. Another study in the same issue of pediatrics found that seeing movie characters smoking has ...

Nationally Recognized Oncologist to Lead Aurora Health Care's Cancer Services

... Since 1998, he also has been professor of pediatrics and vice chairman of the Department of pediatrics at the University of Tennessee's College of ... He received his training in medical oncology and pediatrics at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Aurora Health ...

Preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome

... Prevention and Research Center, vice chairman of pediatrics at the University of Washington in Seattle and ... was published in the March issue of the journal pediatrics , and the Canadian study was published in the ... Family Research Institute and a professor of pediatrics at the University of British Columbia. In the ...

Drug blocks two of world's deadliest emerging viruses

... The researchers, based in Weill Cornell's pediatrics department, were surprised by their discovery ... trials," says Dr. Anne Moscona, professor of pediatrics and microbiology & immunology at Weill Cornell ... the study. She is also vice chair for research of pediatrics at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell ...

Drug blocks 2 of world's deadliest emerging viruses

... The researchers, based in Weill Cornell's pediatrics department, were surprised by their discovery ... trials," says Dr. Anne Moscona, professor of pediatrics and microbiology & immunology at Weill Cornell ... the study. She is also vice chair for research of pediatrics at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell ...

New research shows program effective in educating parents about prevention of shaken baby syndrome

... in Seattle is featured in the March issue of pediatrics , and a partner study in Vancouver, British ... Prevention and Research Center, and vice-chair of pediatrics at the University of Washington. Both studies ... & Family Research Institute and professor of pediatrics in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of ...

City Kids Find the Breathin' Is Easier Elsewhere

... health. A study in the March issue of pediatrics reports that just seven days after a group of ... Piedimonte, professor and chairman of the pediatrics department at the West Virginia School of ... asthma research published in the same issue of pediatrics found that antibiotic use in the first year of ...

Doctors call for change in how non-active TB in immigrant children treated

... proposed in the March 2009 issue of the journal pediatrics by researchers from the Indiana University ... computer modeling, Dr. Finnell, who is a pediatrics fellow, and her Riley Hospital co-authors John C. ... M.D., IU School of Medicine professor of clinical pediatrics and an infectious disease specialist, and Stephen ...

TV Watching Doesn't Fast-Track Baby's Skills

... were published in the March issue of the journal pediatrics . In 1999, the American Academy of pediatrics began recommending that children under 2 years of ... added. A second study in the same issue of pediatrics focused on whether or not adding violent-content ...

Dr. William Sears and Ocean Nutrition take flight on American Airlines to Spread Consumer Awareness of the Health Benefits of Omega-3 EPA/DHA

... is an Associate Clinical Professor of pediatrics at the University of California, Irvine , School of Medicine. Dr. Sears has been practicing pediatrics for over 35 years and is considered one of the leading experts on pediatrics and nutrition in the United States. Dr. Sears is ...

Alliance for a Healthier Generation Expands Efforts to Combat Childhood Obesity with Launch of Landmark Healthcare Initiative

... and WellPoint along with American Academy of pediatrics and American Dietetic Association join with the ... employees. In addition, the American Academy of pediatrics and the American Dietetic Association will ... www.aetna.com . American Academy of pediatrics The American Academy ...

St. Joseph Health System Fights Childhood Obesity With New 'Healthy For Life' Program

... (SJHS) is partnering with American Academy of pediatrics (AAP) to fight this troubling issue with the ... poor services. About American Academy of pediatrics The American Academy of pediatrics (AAP) and its member pediatricians dedicate their ...

New study raises concerns about screen time among urban children with asthma

... daily than the maximum amount American Academy of pediatrics (AAP) recommends. This is the first study to ... obesity," said Kelly M. Conn, M.P.H., of General pediatrics at Golisano Children's Hospital at Strong and ... recently in Academic Pediatrics. (Academic pediatrics changed its name from ...

More Accidental Infant Deaths Blamed on Suffocation in Bed

... to the study, published in the February issue of pediatrics . The authors said the increase might be due ... director of the division of general and community pediatrics at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. ... to Dr. Cheryl Cipriani, an associate professor of pediatrics at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of ...

Recess Makes for Better Students

... said Barros, now an assistant professor of pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and ... now published a study in the February issue of pediatrics documenting the value of recess: Children who ... of psychiatry and behavioral science and pediatrics at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of ...

Survey could help pediatricians better treat patients

... a blood pressure test. The survey, called the pediatrics Quality of Life Inventory, is widely used by ... said James W. Varni, Ph.D., a professor of pediatrics and vice chairman for research at Texas A&M ... was not involved with the UF study, developed the pediatrics Quality of Life Inventory. "What needs to ...

Gastric Bypass Halts Diabetes in Obese Teens

... H. Inge, an associate professor of surgery and pediatrics at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. ... The report is published in the January issue of pediatrics . For the study, Inge's group looked at 78 ... of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.; January 2009 pediatrics ...

Most Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Lack Vitamin D

... published in the January issue of The Journal of pediatrics . For the study, Svoren's team measured ... in light of a recent American Academy of pediatrics recommendation doubling the intake of vitamin D ... New Haven, Conn.; January 2009, The Journal of pediatrics ...

'Mega' Pediatric Group Allows Doctors to Focus on Patient Care as the Business Side of Private Practice Becomes More Difficult to Sustain

... to return her attention to her patients -- Allied pediatrics of New York, PLLC (APNY), a "mega" group with 70 ... of APNY, stated, "Becoming a member of Allied pediatrics has allowed me to get back to practicing ... research opportunities. About Allied pediatrics of New York ...

Preemies' Low Blood Pressure Linked to SIDS

... findings were published in the December issue of pediatrics . Dr. Warren G. Guntheroth, a professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington School of ... said Dr. Carl E. Hunt, an adjunct professor of pediatrics at the Uniformed Services University of the ...

Parents Often Choose ER for Routine Kids' Care

... a new study published in the journal Academic pediatrics . Often, primary care physicians (PCPs) actually ... Dr. Jane M. Brotanek, assistant professor of pediatrics and Robert Wood Johnson Physician Faculty Scholar ... said. Indeed, Dr. Pete Richel, chief of pediatrics at Westchester Hospital in Mt. Kisco, N.Y., said ...
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