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Why Baby Walkers Can Put Your Child in Danger

Why Baby Walkers Can Put Your Child in Danger

A new study that looks at baby walker-related injuries has prompted U.S. pediatricians to renew a call for a ban on the devices. Baby walkers were banned in Canada in 2004.
9/24/2018 By UH

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When Is It Safe to Leave Your Child Home Alone?

When Is It Safe to Leave Your Child Home Alone?

It’s a decision every parent has to make regarding their child – when it’s safe to leave them home alone. Pediatricians share their expert advice on the milestones that can signal whether your child is ready for this rite of passage to independence.
9/21/2018 By UH

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New Treatment for Childhood Scoliosis Helps Kids Avoid Repeat Surgeries

New Treatment for Childhood Scoliosis Helps Kids Avoid Repeat Surgeries

A new version of a treatment for the curving of the backbone called early-onset scoliosis can help some very young kids avoid repeat surgeries.

7/24/2018 By UH

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Lack of Sleep for Children May Mean Higher Risk of Adult Obesity

Lack of Sleep for Children May Mean Higher Risk of Adult Obesity

A recent study suggests that children and pre-teens who get less sleep than others their age gain more weight as adults and are at higher risk to become overweight or obese.

7/13/2018 By UH

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Cold or Flu?

Cold or Flu?

It’s sniffles season again. But how can you tell if your child is sniffling from a common cold or the flu, a respiratory infection caused by influenza viruses? This symptom guide might help point you in the right direction.
2/6/2018 By UH

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90 Percent of Brain Development Occurs in First 2000 Days

90 Percent of Brain Development Occurs in First 2000 Days

The brain of a newborn baby is basically a disorganized bundle of nerves. One of the few organs not fully developed at birth, the newborn...

2/5/2018 By UH

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