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There are more or less two thousand children in my pediatric medical practice. No fewer than thirty are the children of same-gender couples. Some are adopted, some the biological offspring of one of ...
by StrangeAnimals
Comment Count 92 comments on Fri Mar 16, 2012 at 08:47 AM PDT with 263 Recommends
Rather than having a weekend morning sipping coffee, she's at her office right now administering immunoglobulin to kids who were in their office while a compromised child(ren) were also there. These ...
by Z51Xfire
Comment Count 85 comments on Sat Feb 07, 2015 at 08:23 AM PST with 240 Recommends
Yes, bugs - the little insects that crawl and, true to their name, cause mischief. Now, put a toddler and ...
by mimi2three
Comment Count 64 comments on Sat Nov 05, 2011 at 12:18 PM PDT with 61 Recommends
It’s a parent’s worst nightmare. A seemingly healthy baby is put down for a nap, or for the night. The child is assumed well and in a protected environment. The caregiver feels secure, their ...
by StrangeAnimals
Comment Count 45 comments on Sun Mar 06, 2011 at 06:49 PM PST with 56 Recommends
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
by smileycreek
Comment Count 146 comments on Fri Jun 27, 2014 at 07:25 AM PDT with 47 Recommends
...out of a misguided fear of thimerosal-induced autism, please send them this article: No link found between vaccine mercury ...
by KroneckerD
Comment Count 101 comments on Mon Sep 13, 2010 at 08:57 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
In the latest in a series of blows to the anti-vaccine movement, three judges ruled Friday in three separate cases that ...
by StrangeAnimals
Comment Count 71 comments on Sun Mar 14, 2010 at 06:50 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
Families in America today come in all shapes and sizes. Be they unwed mothers raising children alone, divorced or separated parents raising their children in split fashion, remarried parents raising ...
by StrangeAnimals
Comment Count 31 comments on Sat Mar 05, 2011 at 09:44 PM PST with 32 Recommends
A new article in the peer-reviewed open access journal PLoS Biology details why the view of vaccinations having impacted autism rates has persisted in the face of overwhelming scientific evidence to ...
by aravir
Comment Count 119 comments on Thu May 28, 2009 at 06:00 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
For more than ten years, my pediatric colleagues and I here in Oregon have conducted a poll of sorts. Every eleven- or twelve-year-old, once measured then roomed, is given a questionnaire to ...
by StrangeAnimals
Comment Count 103 comments on Wed Jun 27, 2012 at 08:29 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
WHEE (Weight, Health, Eating & Exercise) is a community support diary for Kossacks who are currently or planning to start losing, gaining, or maintaining their weight through diet and ...
by StrangeAnimals
Comment Count 65 comments on Mon Jul 27, 2009 at 04:58 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Secundum Atrial Septal Defect or Center of Upper chambers of heart Partition Defect can be treated: Cardiac catheterization. In this procedure, doctors insert a thin tube (catheter) into a ...
by PriceRip
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 01:29 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Somewhere along the last century, a romantic notion of summer vacation became lodged in our national psyche. Summer vacation has come to be regarded by many as much a part of being a kid as eating ...
by StrangeAnimals
Comment Count 57 comments on Sat Jun 13, 2009 at 08:00 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
The cause for marriage equality got a major boost late yesterday. The American Academy of Pediatrics announced that it now supports same-sex marriage . The academy’s new policy statement says ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Mar 21, 2013 at 01:04 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
(This is a basic Q&A diary. For a more complete diary on swine flu, please check out Swine Flu Basics ) ...
by StrangeAnimals
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Aug 21, 2009 at 07:46 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
For those who have kids, those who work with kids, and those who generally find the intrusion of marketing and ad creep into almost every nook of our remaining public sphere. Today's article in ...
by Stumptown Dave
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Dec 04, 2006 at 07:03 PM PST with 2 Recommends