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Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Warnings

April 26, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff

The Question: Do warning labels on sugar-sweetened beverages affect teens’ beverage selections?The Study: More than 2,200 adolescents participated in an... View Article

Getting the Dose Right

April 26, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff

Measuring the right dose of a child’s medicine is critical; underdosing may result in an ineffective treatment, and overdosing may... View Article

Varicella Vaccinations Times Two

April 26, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff

The Question: Does a second varicella (chickenpox) vaccination provide added protection from chickenpox? The Study: This study from Germany measured... View Article

Swaddling Infants

April 26, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff

The Question: Does swaddling infants affect their risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)? The Study: In this meta-analysis, the... View Article

Measles Complication

April 26, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff

For most people, measles is a thing of the past, and parents don’t have to worry about their children suffering... View Article

Blister Treatment

April 26, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff

Blisters are caused by chafing and the best treatment is avoidance. Though rarely a serious problem, blisters can be painful... View Article

Crib Bumper Dangers

April 26, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recently issued a warning about the use of padded crib bumpers, but didn’t ban... View Article