October 23rd, 2014

  By Sarah Kohl, M.D., Pediatric Alliance — Chartiers/McMurray Division     I’ve been asked a lot of questions recently about the Ebola epidemic in West Africa:   What do Travelers Need to Know About Ebola? > The Ebola outbreak...

October 22nd, 2014

Since our last update on The PediaBlog, one Spanish health care worker and two American health workers have been diagnosed with and are now recovering from Ebola.  Both Americans were nurses who took care of a man who contracted Ebola in Liberia,...

October 21st, 2014

It goes by the name of “Spice.”  Or “K2″ or “Yucatan Fire” or “Bliss” or “Blaze,” and many, many more.  It’s also known as synthetic marijuana.  Lu Parker says it’s deadly: On July 11, Connor Eckhardt inhaled one hit of...

October 20th, 2014

  Each year in the U.S., about 4,000 infants  between 1 and 12 months of age die of initially unexplained circumstances.  After a thorough forensic investigation that includes an autopsy, about half of these horrible events remain unexplained.  We call...

October 19th, 2014

Dog Eat Doug by Brian Anderson (GoComics.com)            

October 18th, 2014

Rise Up from Günther Gheeraert on Vimeo: Amazing experience travelling all around the world, meeting unforgettable people, discovering beautiful cultures and capturing outstanding landscapes for continents-insolites.com. Music: Mooders feat. Louise Eliott.    

October 17th, 2014

In an effort to aid parents, families, and pediatricians close the “word gap” that exists among American children, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is helping the American Academy of Pediatrics unveil the Books Build Connections Toolkit. Speaking at the 2014 AAP...

October 16th, 2014

  <<< Hilary Garbon, M.D., F.A.A.P., I.B.C.L.C. — Pediatric Alliance — Northland Division           Mary Pagnotto, M.D., F.A.A.P., I.B.C.L.C. — Pediatric Alliance — Northland Division >>>       The decision whether or not to breastfeed...

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