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Some of the most common baby foods manufactured in the United States contain traces of arsenic, lead and mercury. Exposure to these heavy metals can interfere with a child’s brain development and affect learning, cognition and behavior.
Strokes in young patients are uncommon, but when they do occur, an injury to the blood vessel called an artery dissection is a common cause -- occurring in up to 20 percent of young adults.
Campaigns urging parents to put infants to sleep on their backs have saved lives, reducing the incidence of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. But one result is that more babies develop misshapen heads from lying on their backs all the time.
There’s a lot more to fingernails and toenails than pruning and polishing. Your nails actually serve as a window to your health. Learn what changes in your nails should be mentioned to your primary care provider.
For Janet Hintz, 58, migraines had become a way of life, since her first one at the age of 14. In October 2020, one of Janet's headaches led to a major scare.
Now that safety measures are in place to protect patients against the spread of COVID-19, there is no reason that cancer screenings can’t take place as recommended by your physician.
When retinopathy of prematurity doesn’t resolve on its own, various treatment options are available. Either way, ongoing follow-up with a specialized eye surgeon is very important for your baby.
As a parent, it can be difficult to know when your child’s bladder problems need medical attention. For example, is your son’s bedwetting just a phase or a sign of something more serious? A pediatric urologist can help sort out these questions.