Study: Military Kids More Likely To Be Missing Out On Routine VaccinationsScientists say military families move often, which may make it harder to keep up with the immunization schedule.
Pizza Party PooperI wouldn’t be doing my job if I did not discuss an article in the journal <em>Pediatrics</em> which said that pizza days could be harmful to your health.
New Tech Serving Doctors And PatientsA report in the journal <em>Pediatrics</em> finds that an effort to use text messaging to urge parents to vaccinate their children for the flu has had a great deal of success.
Doctors Refusing To Treat Unvaccinated ChildrenAren’t doctors obligated by law or medical ethics to treat sick patients?
Placebo May Be Effective Treatment For Childhood CoughNow a report from the journal <em>Pediatrics</em> suggests the placebo effect could have a real impact with a common childhood problem - the cough.
Patients Consider Online Reviews When Choosing A DoctorDespite the fact there is very little quality control over random surveys, a new report suggests consumers are using the reviews to help make decisions.
Schools Need Emergency Action Plans For Children With Health RisksA study of Chicago schools found that only 1 in 4 students with asthma and only half of children with food allergies had health emergency plans in place.
New Study Takes A Look At The Benefits Of BreastfeedingA new study takes a good look at the benefits of breastfeeding. It's in the journal Pediatrics, and it looked at 1,500 mothers and followed them and their infants up to six years later.
HPV Vaccine Shown To Work Effectively For At Least 8 YearsIt's very important that we talk about the importance of the vaccine and getting all three doses because they can help protect against cervical cancer.
Study: Cranky Kids Watch More TV“Early childhood self-regulation problems are associated with mildly increased media exposure, even after controlling for important confounding variables,” researchers say.
Study: Bullying Could Have Far-reaching Health EffectsThe research, which was published in the most recent issue of the journal<em> Pediatrics</em>, looked at the associations of bullying with mental and physical health from elementary to high school.
Domestic Violence May Stunt Children's DevelopmentAccording to a report in the journal <em>Pediatrics</em>, intimate partner violence, such as domestic abuse, can stunt the development of a child’s language, social or motor skills.