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Pediatrics is a branch of medicine that deals with infants, children and adolescents and their diseases. A child's physician provides not only medical care for children who are acutely or chronically ill but also preventive health services for healthy children. This category includes news on childhood diseases and illnesses, parenting tips, learning and development, social skills, breastfeeding and infant care.
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Study shows acetaminophen can be tolerated by children with mild, persistent asthma

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 23:00
A new study finds young children with mild, persistent asthma, can tolerate acetaminophen without the worsening of asthma, when compared with ibuprofen use.

The war on sugar: 'Children should consume fewer than 6 teaspoons daily'

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 07:00
A new statement from the American Heart Association recommends children aged 2-18 limit their added sugar intake to fewer than 6 teaspoons a day.

Maternal language shapes infants' cry melodies

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 05:00
The very first cry of neonates is marked by their maternal language. This seems to be especially apparent in tonal languages, where pitch and pitch fluctuation determine the meaning of words.

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