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Quick reference medical handouts used by Pediatric offices


July. 30, 2014
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F. Lane France MD, a founder of KidsGrowth.com and Pediatric Health Care Alliance, passed away on Friday July 24th 2014.

F. Lane France MD, a founder of KidsGrowth.com and Pediatric Health Care Alliance, passed away on Friday July 24th 2014. Dr. France was a pediatrician, educator, business leader and visionary. He was a special man. We salute his memory and offer condolences to his family. Click on link above for the obituary notice

2014 Immunization Schedules

Every year, recommendations for routine use of vaccines in children, adolescents, and adults are developed by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. The 2014 child and adolescent schedule has now been released with only a few minor changes to last years recommendations







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Multiple Vaccines at One Visit

During some well baby visits, children receive more than onc vaccination at a time. Repeated studies that children can safely receive multiple vaccines at one time. Check out what the Center for Disease Control says about this common parental concern.


Signs and Symptoms of Autism

In most cases, the signs of autism present themselves early, and the American Academy of Pediatrics calls for heightened awareness, early screening and intervention supports for families. Your child's pediatrician can start screening for autism at your baby's 18-month visit. However, you can recognize some of the signs of autism earlier. Here is what you should look for:


An 'explosion' of youth exposure to e cigarette TV ads

As the federal government moves to set rules that would ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors, a new study shows that TV ads for the products have increased dramatically during programs most likely to be watched by adolescents and young adults.According to the study published online today by the journal Pediatrics, between 2011 and 2013 exposure to e cigarette TV ads increased by 256% among adolescents ages 12 to 17 and by 321% among young adults, ages 18 to 24.


U.S. measles outbreak sets record for post-elimination era

The ongoing measles outbreak in the United States has reached a record for any year since the disease was eliminated in this country 14 years ago, with 288 cases of the potentially deadly infection reported in 18 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.


Helmet therapy does little to correct positional skull deformation in infants

Pediatricians have long urged parents to put newborns to sleep on their backs to help prevent sudden infant death syndrome. While the practice undoubtedly has saved lives, it also has increased the numbers of babies with flattened skulls


Ask Your Child's Doctor if Antibioitics are really necessary

In the past, it wasn't uncommon for kids to be prescribed antibiotics for almost any respiratory infection. Now doctors are more careful about prescribing them only when necessary


CDC: Vaccines save hundreds of thousands of lives

Vaccines given to infants and young children over the past two decades will prevent 322 million illnesses, 21 million hospitalizations and 732,000 deaths over the course of their lifetimes, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Immunization Quiz

Vaccines have made certain childhood diseases rare in this country. Find out more about vaccines by taking this quiz.


Spanking Triggers Vicious Cycle, Study Finds

Unruly kids are more likely to be spanked, but doing so leads to more misbehavior, researcher says


Forty Years later, bullying takes its toll.

The negative social, physical and mental health effects of childhood bullying are still evident nearly 40 years later, according to research by British psychiatrists.


Are your child's immunizations up to date: An Interactive Guide

Get the best protection for your child—make sure your youngster is immunized on schedule. For a complete list of recommended immunizations, just select your child’s age and we will do the rest.


Bed Sharing Increases the Risk of SIDS

Bed sharing is a choice that many families make. Some parents enjoy the closeness of baby, and feel more secure; some nursing moms feel that it makes nursing easier. But parents who choose to bed-share should have honest, well-researched information on both risks and benefits. Bed sharing, even with no other risk factors, dramatically increases the risk that your baby will die of SIDS


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