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Can Sleep Loss Affect a Child’s Health?

It was your childhood routine: five days a week, from Monday through Friday, you groggily woke up to prepare for another day of school. It was considered normal then, but now concern has been mounting since the release of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) new policy statement, which sites chronic adolescent sleep loss as a public health issue. Read more

Study Finds Genetic Anomalies Contribute to Congenital Heart Disease

Author Helen Keller wrote, “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched; they must be felt with the heart.” It’s a recognizable feeling to many expecting parents: to love their unborn child before he or she enters the world. But what happens when their heart is weakened due to congenital heart disease (CHD)? Will they be able to live a long, healthy, and loving life? Read more...

A Moment in Time, a Lifetime of Privacy Issues?

It’s a visual that has been passed down from generation to generation, from the time you were a child to now as a parent: the classic collage hanging in the reception area of any pediatrician’s or obstetrician’s office. Read more

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NY Times Article: Giving Vaccines Together Increases Fever Risk

Study by lead author Dr. Melissa S. Stockwell cited in NY Times article. Learn more