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Engineering Study For The CDC Shows How To Fight Low Childhood Immunization,Save Millions In Health Costs
...ype b,diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis, known to parents
as whooping cough. Theycreated an "integer programming model" - a mathematical model - that moreefficiently compares prices and manufacturers of vaccines. The authors developed an algorithm that would permit adding the largernumber of vaccine...
Children Of The Great Depression By Glen H. Elder, Jr.
...portrait is of course not entirely positive: their parents
often suffered agreat deal, from material want in household, some fathers' loss of status andauthority, some mothers' forced assumption of domestic dominance; some childrenwere thrust into early employment or household responsibility, and somedevelop...
New Surgery At Cedars-Sinai Provides Hope For Epilepsy Patient Who Has Had A Lifetime Of Seizures
...ent seizures, started not longafter that blow. "My parents
almost lost me," she related. The seizurescontinued, on and off, for the next 33 years. Finally, thanks to state-of-the-art diagnostic and surgical advancements, Mary Kate's seizures maynow be no more than memories. In December 1998, Mary Kate underw...
Far Few Drugs Are Tested On Children
...Foundation in Santa Monica. "For years,doctors and parents
have been put in the untenable position of [either...and are a small proportion of the market.Secondly, parents
are generally reluctant to allow their children to take partin clinical trials. For example, this mo...
Early Dental Exams For Children Can Avert Problems Posed By Bottled Water And "Bottle Caries"
LOS ANGELES (Feb. 26, 1999) -- Well-meaning parents
may be unwittinglycontributing to their young chil...dwater, which may be popular with health-conscious parents
but potentiallyharmful for baby. Bottled water contains no fluoride, which is essential inpreventing...
Pediatric Tip Sheet
... By Bottled Water And"Bottle Caries" Well-meaning parents
who give their babies "designer" bottled waters to...Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, offers parents
of premature babiestips on getting through a trying time of life. Dr. Klein is the author of arecent...
Demystifying Cancer: Physicians, Researchers, And Web Experts Offer Two-Day Symposium For Patients, Families, Health Care Providers, And The Public
...ounselor, a psychiatrist who specializesin helping parents
of young cancer patients, an oncology nurse, and a cancersurvivor--will provide various perspectives on "Coping with Cancer." To enhance the outreach program, MGH, the Whitehead Institute, the Museum ofScience, and ASLME have invited six other instit...
Slowing Excess Weight Gain In Childhood Appears To Reduce Adult Heart Disease Risk
...ko, requires new strategies to helpchildren, their parents
and physicians cope with issues of excess weight gain. The sage advice to eat sensibly, stay away from junk foods and get more exerciseis still the best, but "the truth is all these things take great effort," hesays. Co-authors of the study a...
Debilitating Body Image Disorder Often Begins In Teens; Likely To Be Missed
...inProvidence, R.I., by community therapists, parents
or by themselves. Sixty-one percent of bodi...rchers.For example, it may be worthwhile for parents
and medical personnel to ask "Is there some aspect of yourappearance that you're really unhapp...
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Physicians Perform First Known Pediatric Laser Surgery For Farsightedness
... probably be quicker." Without hesitation, Kiley's parents
consented to the laser's "off-label" use. "Itrust Dr. Wright and whatever he says," said Linda. "And I thought, 'If thesurgery works, it would be great.' Kiley's eye was so bad anyway, the riskwasn't that great to me." Dr. Salz said that in the study...
Study Shows That Pediatricians Play Crucial Role In Violence Prevention
...aminations, pediatricians must provideeducation to parents
regarding discipline and TV viewing. "Corp... interviewing pediatricians,community leaders, and parents
living or working in Los Angeles, Calif.Participants were asked if they felt clinicians had a role i...
Children Of Smokers Suffer Negative Health Effects Later In Life
...vironmental tobacco smoke on a childwho lives with parents
who smoke continue to linger long after that child hasleft home, a new Ohio State University study suggests. In tests, college students who were exposed to high levels of environmentaltobacco smoke (ETS) as children maintained higher blood pressure, ...
Baby Talk: Parents Do Make A Difference, By Promoting Childhood Chatter, From Birth To Age 3
Contrary to recent reports, parents
"powerfully influence" their children'slives--at l...ney Sharp Professor of Education. "The stimulation parents
and othercaregivers provide in the first three years sets the stage for effective,productive communi...
Teen Line Panel Of Six High School Students To Address The Issue Of Teens And Tolerance
...oplewho need help. "Most don't want to go to their parents
or other adults for help.The one thing that they seem willing to do is talk to another teen." Workingwith Cedars-Sinai, she and the others developed the Teen Line program -- acurrent rotating staff of 90 trained volunteer teens to answer the telephon...
How Little Is Too Little For A Baby's Safety? UT Southwestern Researchers Shed New Light On Size And Morbidity/Mortality In Newborns
...ngland Journal of Medicine brings good news tomany parents
worried about undersized newborns. "The good news is that babies apparently need to be a lot smaller thanoriginally thought to be at greatest risk," said Dr. Steven Bloom, assistantprofessor of obstetrics and gynecology, who conducted the study with...
Nighttime Asthma Squeezes School Attendance
...as severe asdaytime attacks, miss school and cause parents
to miss work, and may alsoperform more poorly in s...e children don't function aswell the next day. And parents
may suffer when they lose sleep to care for theirsick children." Diette and his colleagues s...
Study Reveals Prominent Fears Of School-Age Children
...lems.Ryan-Wenger cautions parents
about interpreting their child'sdrawings. "Children tend to grow out of their fears," she said."A fear is only really significant if it limits a child'snormal behavior and gr...
Circumcisions In Doctors' Offices As Safe As Those In Hospitals
... "Most parents
in the U.S. don't get their boyscircumcised because they are afraid that their child will developan infection; rather, they get the babies circumcisedbecause their fathers usu...
Asthma In American Indian And Alaska Native Children
...ativechildren with asthma symptoms, as reported by parents
or other adult householdmembers, was similar to the percentage among all US children, drawn from acomparable survey. Lead author James W. Stout, M.D. M.PH., of the University of Washington'sChildhood Asthma Study Team, points to the need for ...
Better Emergency Medical Assistance Should Be Provided At Marathons
...hillip and Pauline Loyley in this week's BMJ. The parents
of Anna Loyley, who collapsed and died as she cros... introduced for marathons run in the UK, write the parents
of an athlete who recently collapsed and died as she crossed the finishing line of a half marathon. ...
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