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I used to balk at parents who obsessed about keeping their children away from germs and potential illnesses over the winter. I rolled my eyes when friends declined invitations to social gatherings where runny-nosed children might also be present, and I...
BURBANK -- In Saturday night’s Bellarmine-Jefferson High boys’ basketball game against Providence, the Guards, despite having a significant size advantage and with Pioneer superstar Marcus LoVett, Jr., still out due to the lingering effects of...
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Dr. William F. House, a dentist-turned-ear specialist who 50 years ago defied the medical establishment and many advocates for the hearing impaired to champion an implantable device, now widely accepted, that made everyday sounds audible to the profoundly...
WSBT-TVSOUTH BEND – Parents know how tough it can be to take the kids out to dinner or find a babysitter so you can go to the grocery store alone. For families with medically challenged children, it can be almost impossible. Thanks to nursing...
Telicia Gardner, of Chicago, plans to breast-feed her son, Josiah Neal, until he is a year old — for several reasons. "It's healthier for the baby, cheaper than buying formula and it's helping me lose weight," said Gardner, who delivered on June...
Tags: Breastfeeding, Family, Diabetes, Hospitals and Clinics, Obesity
You can see why a state might require minors to have a parent's OK before they receive medical care. But Maryland law has made life especially difficult for homeless teenagers who have no adults watching out for them. It's the sort of problem that drives...
For the Booster Shots BlogAlmost half of all babies born in the United States -- 47.2% to be exact -- are still breastfeeding at 6 months, and the rate at which mothers are initiating breastfeeding of their newborns has had its highest jump in a decade, the Centers for Disease...
Tags: Breastfeeding, Diabetes, Obesity, Ovarian Cancer, Heart Disease
Maryland health officials want the state's hospitals to play a larger role in encouraging mothers to breast-feed in the crucial hours after they give birth, as growing evidence points to the health benefits of feeding babies human milk. The Maryland...
In households with small children, flu symptoms are as routine as dirty socks. Take them seriously, though, warns a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), because the flu can kill healthy children within days. Among the...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsSalina mother, Robin Harrington, testified in the preliminary hearing of Troy Love II. He is charged with first degree murder and child abuse in the death of 18-month-old Bre'Elle Jefferson. According to Harrington, Bre'Elle had a close relationship with...
The digital doctor will see you now. Just pull out your smartphone. Want to track your blood pressure? Make checking your pulse as easy as saying "cheese"? Figure out your eyeglasses prescription or diagnose an ear infection? "The smartphone is...
Tags: Electronics, Cardiologists, Apple iPad, Apple iPhone, Apple iPod
Some kids look forward to the weekend. For others, the weekends are a time when they go hungry. The hot meals at school can be the only filling meals that some children get. That's why the Kansas Food Bank started a program called Food 4 Kids back in...
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