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ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A review of past research finds that fever-reducing drugs have no effect on the speed of children's recovery from an infection, contrary to the fears of some doctors and parents. Researchers have debated for decades whether...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A newer version of the whooping cough vaccine doesn't protect kids as well as the original, which was phased out in the 1990s because of safety concerns, according to a new study. During a 2010-2011 outbreak of whooping...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children with even slightly elevated blood lead levels are less likely to be ready to read when starting kindergarten, according to a new study. Lead has been shown to affect school performance, but what's important in this...
The Hospital for Special Care has received a $10,000 grant from the J. Walton Bissell Foundation to help fund a child development program. The money will be put toward Proloquo2Go, a communication system for children with difficulty speaking. The...
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Eastern ConnecticutThe Liberty Bank Foundation will present a grant check to Reach Out and Read Connecticut at Mansfield Pediatrics, one of the Reach Out and Read programs that will receive support from the Foundation's grant, May 16, 9 a.m., Where: Mansfield Pediatrics,...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Teenagers who text while driving are also more likely to engage in other risky activities, such as riding with an intoxicated driver or not wearing a seatbelt, a new study suggests. Researchers from the U.S. Centers for...
After the American Academy of Pediatrics announced its support for equal marriage rights for same-sex partners "as the best way to guarantee benefits and security for their children," advocates for the unmarried, while applauding the move, took...
Parents forgo vaccines for their teenage kids for a number of reasons, researchers said Monday in a paper reporting findings from the annual National Immunization Survey of Teens, which was published in the journal Pediatrics. That might mean that public...
One of the first warnings new mothers hear is that offering babies formula soon after birth can lead to problems with breast-feeding. Sating infants' hunger with formula can prevent them from nursing vigorously, interfering with milk production;...
An outraged Janet Agranoff watched in 1996 as "60 Minutes" aired a report about "dying rooms" in Chinese orphanages, where infants and toddlers — most of them girls — were left to starve. When the report ended, the obstetrician-turned-stay-at-...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Groups representing pediatricians and geneticists issued new recommendations on Thursday to provide doctors with guidance about when to test a child's DNA for genetic conditions. The recommendations are the first collaboration...
READER SUBMITTED: Hospital For Special Care Receives Grant To Support Garden Of Hope Child Development ProgramGreater New BritainHospital for Special Care (HSC) announced that it has received a $10,000 grant from the J. Walton Bissell Foundation, Inc. to assist with funding its Garden of Hope Child Development Program, which is a part of HSC's Complex Pediatric Care specialty...
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