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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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Intervention reduces rates of overweight tots by half

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 08:00
Mothers who practiced responsive parenting - including reacting promptly and appropriately to hunger and fullness cues - were less likely to have overweight babies at their one-year checkup than...