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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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New study: Children with autism may be over-diagnosed with ADHD

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 23:00
CHOP autism and ADHD experts say current measuring tools for ADHD may not work for children with autism spectrum disorders.

Many young children with liver failure die while waiting for a transplant or soon after receiving one

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 23:00
A new analysis reveals unacceptable mortality rates in young US children with chronic liver disease while they are on transplant waiting lists as well as after transplantation.