News tagged with pediatrics

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Rihanna eases kids' pain after surgery

Pediatric patients who listened to 30 minutes of songs by Rihanna, Taylor Swift and other singers of their choosing—or audio books—had a significant reduction in pain after major surgery, according to a new Northwestern ...

Jan 08, 2015
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A head start against tooth decay

Massachusetts public health advocates have developed oral health guidelines to ensure the well-being of the 70,000 babies born in the state each year as well as that of their mothers.

Jan 07, 2015
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Pediatrics

Pediatrics (or paediatrics) is a branch of medical care that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents. The upper age limit ranges from age 14 to 18, depending on the country.

A medical practitioner who specializes in this area is known as a pediatrician (also spelled paediatrician).

The word pediatrics and its cognates mean healer of children; they derive from two Greek words: παῖς (pais = child) and ἰατρός (iatros = doctor or healer).

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