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    Kindergarten anxiety? Use the summer to prepare your child

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories It’s the first day of kindergarten for your child, and you’re not sure who’s more anxious. Excitement, trepidation, anticipation. Starting school can be a stressful time. [...]

    Benefit of newer NICU ventilation strategies questioned

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—From 1991 to 2005, there was an increase in the duration of assisted ventilation among survivors of extremely preterm birth, but no improvement in lung function in childhood, according to a study published in the July 26 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. [...]

    Benefit of newer NICU ventilation strategies questioned

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—From 1991 to 2005, there was an increase in the duration of assisted ventilation among survivors of extremely preterm birth, but no improvement in lung function in childhood, according to a study published in the July 26 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. [...]

    Collaboration proves vital for children in crisis

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Understanding the benefits of child protection, police, and child and family advocates and therapists working together in local communities to respond to allegations of sexual and other severe child abuse has been the focus of recent research led by th… [...]

    Time to catch up on reading, writing … and routine shots

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—Of all the items on your child’s back-to-school checklist, getting vaccinated is probably your kid’s least favorite. But those shots are essential for keeping children healthy, pediatricians say. [...]

    Time to catch up on reading, writing … and routine shots

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—Of all the items on your child’s back-to-school checklist, getting vaccinated is probably your kid’s least favorite. But those shots are essential for keeping children healthy, pediatricians say. [...]

    Helping your children navigate activities of interest

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories In today’s world, children are very active, being pushed and pulled into various extracurricular activities. Parents sometimes struggle with listening to their children to determine their likes, dislikes, wants and needs, while helping navigate their c… [...]

    Pediatric researchers offer solutions to bedwetting by children

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories If you’re up in the middle of the night putting your child’s soaked-through bed sheets and pajamas into the washing machine again, you might be wondering how long until you don’t have to do this anymore. For most children, bedwetting and daytime accide… [...]

    Does your child really have a food allergy?

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—Many people misunderstand what food allergies are, and even doctors can be confused about how to best diagnose them, suggests a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics. [...]

    Obamacare led to gains for children, but gaps persist for Latino kids

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories New research shows that the Affordable Care Act (or Obamacare) significantly improved the number of youth in the United States who had health insurance and received well-child visits. However, disparities in insurance coverage and access to care remain… [...]