Pediatrics

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Study: Young Dads Have High Risk Of Suffering Depression

According to a recent study, men who become fathers around age 25 have a 68 percent increase of depressions symptoms over the first five years of being dads if they live at the same home as their children.

04/14/2014

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Caffeine Common In Kids And Young Adults; Soda Is Biggest Culprit

Study finds nearly 3 out of 4 U.S. children and young adults consume at least some caffeine, mostly from soda, tea and coffee.

02/11/2014

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Study: Signs Of Autism Can Be Found In Way Children Observe Others

A collaborative study conducted by researchers from several organizations, including Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, found that signs of autism are present in the first months of a child’s life.

11/07/2013

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CDC: Frogs With Salmonella Could Still Be In Homes

They live underwater, eat bloodworms, and are promoted on pet websites. But African dwarf frogs can carry salmonella.

03/11/2013

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Study: Mom’s Depression During Child’s Infancy Could Stunt Growth

A study published in the journal Pediatrics has found a connection between a mother’s depression after pregnancy and the future height of her child.

09/10/2012

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Study Finds Spanking Kids Can Lead To Mental Disorders In Adulthood

A parent better be careful the next time they raise their hand to their child. A new study finds that children who are spanked are more likely to suffer mental disorders when they become an adult.

07/02/2012

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