In order to make sure you and your family are remaining in good health throughout the rest of 2013, it is important to visit your doctor. But what might be just as important is asking your doctor the “right” questions.
New study reveals that children who are obese are less sensitive to taste.
Further investigations are resulting in many of the children being reinstated, and their being cut is suspected to be the result of errors in paperwork. However, that’s not the case for all.
Researchers have found that such programs decrease patient stress and improve quality of life; and there is a nascent body of evidence suggesting that, because of such improvements, arts programs can actually save on health-care costs.
A study conducted by the University of Pittsburgh found that only 42.8% of children in Allegheny County that are covered by Medicaid visited the dentist last year.
McNeil Consumer Healthcare has temporarily suspended production at the Fort Washington plant, after finding problems when conducting a quality review of their products; the plant will remain closed until the necessary corrective measures are taken.
Several medications for children, including dozens of versions of Children’s Tylenol, have been recalled.
The New York Times offers advice to parents who suspect their child might have a learning disability
Lesley Alderman discusses how to determine whether a child has a learning disability, offers advice on how to navigate the local school system’s obligations in that assessment.
Reports the Philadelphia Inquirer:
Autism affects about 1 in every 110 American children, a 57 percent increase over the last estimate in 2002, according to a report released yesterday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The disturbing trend reflects greater awareness and diagnosis of “autism spectrum disorders,” but may also mean more children are [...]
Babies are often given acetaminophen along with their routine vaccines, as it helps to reduce fever, which is associated with getting these shots.