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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:07:00 -0400The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now urges pregnant women to "consider postponing travel to all parts of Miami-Dade County." Zika is on the way to becoming an endemic disease in the U.S.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:31:00 -0400The Auvi-Q epinephrine injector was pulled from the market in 2015 because of quality concerns. Now, the drug's maker says the problems have been solved and Auvi-Q will be available again in 2017.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:46:00 -0400Airplanes are a remarkably safe way to travel, but small children can be injured while aloft. Skipping the hot coffee and putting small ones in the window seat can help, pediatricians say.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 10:40:00 -0400There's no question bed sharing increases the risk of sudden death, pediatricians say. New guidelines are aimed at reducing that risk as much as possible in the first year of a child's life.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 05:05:00 -0400American Academy of Pediatrics recommends newborns sleep in their parents' rooms until they're at least 6 months old to avoid SIDS. David Greene talks to Natasha Burgert, doctor, mother and blogger.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:41:00 -0400Infants should sleep in the same room as their parents for the first six months of their lives, and ideally, the entire first year. That's a key recommendation from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:42:00 -0400Dennis Ogbe got polio at age 3 in Nigeria. He's gone on to win medals in the Paralympics. And he hopes the battle against polio will be won, despite its reappearance in his homeland.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:03:00 -0400The American Academy of Pediatrics has new advice out for parents to protect babies from sudden infant death syndrome. SIDS claims the lives of about 3,500 babies each year in the U.S.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:09:43 -0400When Dr. Rishi Manchanda worked in a clinic in South Central Los Angeles, he saw that patients were getting sick because of toxic living conditions — so he tried a unique treatment approach.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:03:00 -0400The American Academy of Pediatrics has launched more liberal guidelines on children's media use. They're offering parents an online tool to help manage the what, where and when of family screen time.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:05:00 -0400High-quality, affordable child care can be difficult to find. A webcast looked at the issues and a poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 04:44:00 -0400Parents look for a place where their child will be loved and happy, but often have to make decisions based on cost and location. Researchers are looking for a rich developmental experience.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 15:17:00 -0400It happened in China. One of the men who reportedly assaulted them was their school principal. We talk to the director of a documentary about this case.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:03:00 -0400Almost all parents rate their child care as very good or excellent, according to a new NPR poll. But researchers say that's off base, and that just 10 percent of child care is high quality.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 07:00:00 -0400A report from the World Health Organization shows that it's not a disease of the past — it's a disease of the present and likely to be a continuing problem in the future.