Pediatrics

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Pediatrics

That wearable oxygen monitor you bought for your baby could be feeding you bad information, researchers report.

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Pediatrics

Everyone worries about drug abuse among children, but a hidden danger for some kids rests in prescription medicines intended to help them, a new study warns.

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Pediatrics

Play is a child's most important work, preschool teachers like to say, and a new American Academy of Pediatrics report wholeheartedly agrees.

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Pediatrics

You eagerly await baby's first words and delight at his growing vocabulary. But that excitement may cause you to miss speech problems that should be corrected quickly.

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New Hope in Saving Kids From Blood Infection Sepsis

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 -- In 2012, Rory Staunton, a 12-year-old living in New York City, became ill after an innocuous scrape to his arm during basketball practice.

Five days later Rory was dead, killed after bacteria from the cut made its way into his bloodstream and set up an immune response known as sepsis, which attacked and overwhelmed vital organs.

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Pediatrics

Chemicals used to preserve, package and enhance food can harm children's health, a leading pediatricians' group says.

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