Month: February 2022

Today, CDC is releasing two new reports in MMWR that provide important insights on the health and well-being of children and adolescents during the COVID-19 pandemic. The first report looked at pediatric emergency department visits. The first report looked at pediatric emergency department visits. The study found that overall pediatric emergency department visits decreased in
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Antibiotics provide no benefit in preventing future recurrent wheezing in babies hospitalized with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), according to a new study led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. And there is some evidence that antibiotics may make wheezing worse. The antibiotic azithromycin has anti-inflammatory properties that can be beneficial in some
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Strawberry is a nutrient-dense fruit rich in vitamins, fiber, and antioxidants. But since they are acidic, parents might want to know when can babies have strawberries? Thankfully, you may make strawberries a part of a baby’s weaning diet. The fruit can contribute to their overall nutritional needs, promoting their health and
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Thought LeadersDr. Dani DumitriuAssistant Professor of PediatricsColumbia University In this interview, we speak to Dr. Dani Dumitriu about her latest research that investigated the development screening test scores for babies born during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please could you introduce yourself and tell us what inspired your latest research into COVID-19? I am Dani Dumitriu, MD,
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Get your *FREE* 20 Ways to Naturally Improve Your Child’s Focus cheat sheet → http://www.theparentingjunkie.com/focus-free “There are large variations in attention span and temperament that we can attribute simply to the diversity of the human experience. I feel we can view this as a strength and not the disorder it’s painted to be.” – @parentingjunkie Go
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Dr. Dennis Ownby, former chief of the Section of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology at the Medical College of Georgia, is the recipient of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology’s 2022 Distinguished Clinician Recognition Award. He will receive the award, which recognizes leaders in the field who have also been active in the academy,
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Children who sleep more often under insecticide-treated bed nets have more than 40 per cent higher likelihood of surviving into adulthood than their counterparts who use bed nets less often, a study suggests. Researchers have been exploring whether early malaria control interventions guarantee a person’s protection from the disease in later stages of life but
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As a clinician at the University of Missouri Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders, David Beversdorf helps patients with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), many of whom may also be struggling with gastrointestinal or digestive issues, including constipation and diarrhea. These symptoms are experienced by children with ASD at a higher rate than their neurotypical
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Here are the pros and cons of popular parenting styles I preached about – but may have changed my opinion on! I hope this liberates you from any kind of dogmatic thinking or perfectionism so that you have the freedom TO CHANGE – to truly love parenting and to parent from love. 0:00 9 Ways
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The novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‑CoV‑2) primarily triggers an immune condition that affects multiple organ systems. The intensity of sickness is connected to the individual’s primary immunological response and relies on age and comorbidities. The danger of re-infection is determined by the quality of the long-term immune response. However, detailed immunological knowledge
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