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  • Worried look
    Children at risk for long term anxiety
    Study reveals relapse occurs in less than half of children treated for anxiety Pediatric anxiety disorders are highly prevalent and impairing and are considered gateway disorders in that they predict adult psychiatric problems. Although they can...
  • What to expect from your child's first dental cleaning
    What to expect from your child's first dental cleaning
    Your child's first dental visit and cleaning may be on the same day, or your little one's first cleaning may come after a few pediatric visits. Whichever is the case, there are a few things to expect when this happens so that you and your...
  • One in six children admitted to a hospital suffers an adverse drug reaction
    Getting sicker in the hospital: Adverse drug events and off-label medication
    As many as one child in every six experiences an adverse drug reaction (ADR) when admitted to a hospital, according to research published in the November 7, 2013, issue of BMC Medicine. Perhaps more disturbing, off-label or unlicensed (OLUL)...
  • Choosing a pediatric optometrist to test for eye conditions
    Choosing a pediatric optometrist to test for eye conditions
    Besides the basic referral program, there are a number of organizations designed to help you choose the right pediatric optometrist.You must first understand the type of doctor you are looking for. An optometrist is a primary care doctor that...
  • Fishing with Kids
    The Pediatric Cancer Foundation needs your help to reel in a cure
    The Yerrid Foundation Grand Slam Celebrity Fishing Tournament presented by Bonefish Grill is the premier fishing tournament on Florida’s West Coast. It will be held October 19-21, 2012, at the breathtaking Renaissance Vinoy Resort &...
  • Kitchen's Pediatric Dentistry - WLR Office
    Kitchen's Pediatric Dentistry
    Kitchens Pediatric Dentistry, located at 14114 Taylor Loop Road in Little Rock, is a welcome new addition to this specialty in Little Rock. They've actually been in business for years, but have opened a new, gorgeous facility in WLR.Everyone...
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    FBTA announces a $600,000 gift for pediatric brain cancer research
    The Florida Brain Tumor Association (FBTA) announced yesterday a substantial improvement in fundraising for Pediatric Brain Cancer Research. The association experienced a record growth in funds donated to research by the FBTA in 2011.FBTA has...
  • “Snowman” by Drecari
    Holiday cards benefit Child Life programs at St. Joseph's Children's Hospital
    TAMPA — There’s an abundance of holiday cards on the market, but few have the child-like charm of those offered by the Children’s Creation Art Program, which is part of St. Joseph's Hospitals Foundation.Take, for example, the...
  • James Briggs
    Upcoming event: June 12, 2011 The Pediatric Tumor Foundation's Ride for the Kids
    This year's Ride for thePediatric Brain Tumor Foundationfor the Denver Metro Area is on June 12, 2011 and I will be riding Vikki, my 2004 Suzuki V-Strom Sidecar Rig. I am planning once again to have as my "monkey" the same young man...
  • Using an old weapon in the battle against insomnia: Massage
    Using an old weapon in the battle against insomnia: Massage
    According to the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke, “At least 40 million Americans each year suffer from chronic, long-term sleep disorders each year, and an additional 20 million experience occasional sleeping...
  • Does your baby need chocolate?
    Flavored Formula - Joke or Reality?
    On April 1, 2010, J&D’s Foods played an April Fools’ joke on parents by announcing a new product – bacon flavored formula. The joke was on J&D’s, though, as they received numerous requests for the fake product. Mead...
  • That gummy smile
    Baby those baby teeth
    Unless you are the parent of one of 2,000 babies born with teeth, you are probably going to be staring at that adorable gummy smile for at least three months. Unless you are the parent of a child with an extremely rare condition that results in...