Pediatrics

Study sheds light on 'newborn falls'

Recent research that has received national attention had its origins in a Vermont hospital where a maternity nurse worked prior to enrolling in an Indiana State University graduate program.

Oct 10, 2014
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Extra vitamin D benefits infants

Infants whose mothers take vitamin D supplements during pregnancy and infancy are less likely to get respiratory infections, according to research from the University of Auckland.

Oct 09, 2014
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Teens still sending naked selfies

A new study from the University of Utah confirms that substantial numbers of teens are sexting – sending and receiving explicit sexual images via cellphone. Though the behavior is widely studied, the potentially serious ...

Oct 08, 2014
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A family meal a day may keep obesity away

Increasing rates of adolescent obesity and the likelihood that obesity will carry forward into adulthood, have led to various preventive initiatives. It has been suggested that family meals, which tend to ...

Oct 03, 2014
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