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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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Almost all food and beverage products marketed by music stars are unhealthy

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 06:00
First quantifiable examination of nutritional quality of food and drink endorsements by music celebrities popular among teens.

Anti-epileptic drug linked to birth defects when taken with other drugs

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 04:00
In an analysis of pregnancies in Australia from 1999 to 2014 in which women were taking anti-epileptic drugs, fetal malformation rates fell over time in pregnancies where only one drug was taken...

Methotrexate exposure impacts cognitive processes cancer survivors need to multitask

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 04:00
Research from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital suggests that pediatric leukemia patients exposed to higher concentrations of the chemotherapy drug methotrexate are more likely to struggle with...

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