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July 4th is a great time to meet family and take vacations. One of the big parts of July 4th Celebrations is fireworks. Despite the dangers of fireworks, few people understand the associated risks — devastating burns, other injuries, fires, and even death. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) continues to urge families NOT to buy
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Your child may have many symptoms during an ear infection. Here are a few of the symptoms of Ear Infection. Pain. The most common symptom of an ear infection is pain. Older children can tell you that their ears hurt. Younger children may only seem irritable and cry. You may notice this more during feedings because
First and only minimally invasive, transcatheter treatment specifically approved for premature babies with a patent ductus, a life-threatening opening in their heart Nearly 12,000 very low birth weight babies are born in the U.S. each year with a persistent opening in their heart that requires medical intervention[1,2,3] Life-saving technology provides new and optimally-sized treatment option
The American Academy of Pediatrics’ first infantile hemangioma clinical practice guideline discourages the traditional “wait and see” approach. Instead, the report calls for early identification of certain hemangiomas that may cause scarring or medical problems. In its first-ever clinical practice guideline for infantile hemangiomas, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) calls for a shift in
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people to be on alert for signs of respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, Fox News reported. The virus, which reaches its peak in the cold winter months, may be mistaken for the flu, given their similar symptoms. If left untreated, however, RSV’s repercussions could be more dangerous,
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