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WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterMost parents would do anything to protect their children, but many may not be protecting their children from one disease. An alarming statistic shows more children than ever before are being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. One in three new cases of Type...
A group from this region is traveling half way around the world to help those in need while also learning. Ten people from the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute are heading to Ghana, Africa on...
A new pediatrics center is coming to Centra's Lynchburg General Hospital. Sunday was the public open house where people got their first look at the facility. The pediatrics center is only moving about 3 miles from Centra's Virginia Baptist Hospital to...
WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterA new study shows more children have allergies to food than previously thought. One in 12 children has a food allergy, according to a study in the Journal Pediatrics. One Vinton family knows all too well about food allergies. Nicole Boothe and her two...
REPORTERA new study done in Europe finds that a child's risk of developing Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, may be evident right after he or she is born. It found a newborn's Apgar score could indicate whether the child will develop ADHD....
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A review of past research finds that fever-reducing drugs have no effect on the speed of children's recovery from an infection, contrary to the fears of some doctors and parents. Researchers have debated for decades whether...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A newer version of the whooping cough vaccine doesn't protect kids as well as the original, which was phased out in the 1990s because of safety concerns, according to a new study. During a 2010-2011 outbreak of whooping...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children with even slightly elevated blood lead levels are less likely to be ready to read when starting kindergarten, according to a new study. Lead has been shown to affect school performance, but what's important in this...
The Hospital for Special Care has received a $10,000 grant from the J. Walton Bissell Foundation to help fund a child development program. The money will be put toward Proloquo2Go, a communication system for children with difficulty speaking. The...
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Eastern ConnecticutThe Liberty Bank Foundation will present a grant check to Reach Out and Read Connecticut at Mansfield Pediatrics, one of the Reach Out and Read programs that will receive support from the Foundation's grant, May 16, 9 a.m., Where: Mansfield Pediatrics,...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Teenagers who text while driving are also more likely to engage in other risky activities, such as riding with an intoxicated driver or not wearing a seatbelt, a new study suggests. Researchers from the U.S. Centers for...
After the American Academy of Pediatrics announced its support for equal marriage rights for same-sex partners "as the best way to guarantee benefits and security for their children," advocates for the unmarried, while applauding the move, took...
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