Is it GER? Or is it GERD? In a recent clinical report, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) emphasized the importance of distinguishing between young patients with physiologic gastroesophageal reflux, or (GER) from those with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). GER is defined as the normal passage of gastric contents into the esophagus. GERD includes the [...]
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Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) impact families in countless ways. But one behavior associated with these disorders is especially troubling. New study findings confirm what parents have been reporting for years: that some children with ASD often place themselves in danger by wandering off, or “eloping.” The greater the severity of the disorder, say researchers, the [...]
I was appalled one morning to read a question posted on a national mom-to-mom network site. The writer was describing a serious allergic reaction (including shortness of breath) and instead of calling her doctor (or 911?) she went online to ask other mothers what they thought it was and what they thought she should do. [...]
World Immunization Week began April 21 and will continue on through this week. It’s an attempt to raise awareness of the importance of vaccinations and the role they play in saving lives around the world. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), immunization is one of the most successful and cost-effective health interventions and prevents [...]
Although the risk for SCA increases when children with underlying cardiac disorders participate in athletics, SCA can occur at very young ages and also when a child is at rest.
It can be a huge challenge to make pumping time part of the workday routine. Perhaps an even greater barrier to maintaining a supply over time, says Jones, is based on the misperception that a mother should produce more milk over time.
Synthetic marijuana, known by names such as “K2,” “Spice,” and “Blaze,” produce euphoric and psychoactive effects similar to those associated with marijuana.
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