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Society's lack of food allergies impacts those afflicted with food allergies
The level of knowledge and understanding of children with food allergies varies significantly across three key groups: pediatricians and family physicians, the general public and families who have a child with food allergies. The article describing the new findings was published in the September issue of BioMed Central Pediatrics.  View News Article (2008-10-01)


AAP expands ages for diagnosis and treatment of ADHD in children
Updated guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) offer new information on diagnosing and treating Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in younger children and in adolescents. View News Article (2011-10-17)


Key nutrients critical for older infants' development
According to Nancy Krebs, M.D., a professor of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and former Chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on Nutrition, it can be difficult to meet the nutritional needs of older infants. View News Article (2006-04-10)


Canadian study of colds and kids: Positive safety results for ginseng extract
Positive findings of a safety study involving children and a highly touted botanical extract (COLD-fX) show promise for its future development for kids as a Canadian cold and flu remedy. The results appear in the August, 2008 issue of Pediatrics - the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  View News Article (2008-08-04)


Parent mentors can improve the asthmatic care of minority children, UT Southwestern researchers find
UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found that informed adults can help families stave off complications associated with asthma. View News Article (2009-11-30)


UNC study: Color-coded chart improves parents' understanding of body mass index (BMI)
In the study, published in the September/October 2009 issue of journal Academic Pediatrics, a sample of 163 parents of children seen at pediatric clinics at UNC and Vanderbilt University were tested to assess their understanding of BMI, their health literacy and their math abilities. View News Article (2009-09-16)


Protocol reduces sternal wound infections in children by 61 percent
A two-year effort to prevent infections in children healing from cardiac surgery reduced sternum infections by 61 percent, a San Antonio researcher announced at the Cardiology 2012 conference Feb. 23 in Orlando, Fla.  View News Article (2012-02-28)


Unique gastroenterology procedure developed in adults shows promise in pediatrics
The use of device-assisted enteroscopy, a technique that allows complete examination of the small bowel, may be just as successful pediatrics as it has been in adult medicine, according to a study from Nationwide Children's Hospital. View News Article (2010-09-27)


New study raises concerns about screen time among urban children with asthma
Urban children with asthma engage in an average of an hour more of screen time daily than the maximum amount American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends. This is the first study to examine screen time among children with asthma. View News Article (2009-02-05)


Concerns about MRSA for expectant mothers may be unfounded
The need to swab the noses of pregnant women and newborns for the presence of MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) may be unfounded, according to a Vanderbilt study now available online and published in the May issue of Pediatrics. View News Article (2012-04-20)

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