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Risks of Surgery

October 27, 2017 by: Roy Benaroch, MD

Q How risky is general anesthesia for children? My 10-month-old son (a twin) has a mild hypospadias and chordee. The... View Article

Antibiotics and Obesity

October 27, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff

The Question: Are children that are given antibiotics during their first two years of life at an increased risk of... View Article

Breath Holding Spells

September 22, 2017 by: Roy Benaroch, MD

Q My toddler had a cyanotic breath-holding spell after a bad fall where he struck his head on concrete from... View Article

ADHD Comorbidities

September 22, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff

The Question: Are teens with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) at an increased risk of having additional specific disorders? The Study: This... View Article

Fatherhood

September 22, 2017 by: Joseph A. Girone, MD

In recent decades, there has been an increased interest in the father’s role in the care and development of their... View Article

Lessening The Pain of Shots

August 22, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff

The Question: What pain-reduction methods help lessen infant distress when immunized? The Study: In this study, 352 infants were divided... View Article

Herbal Remedy Warning

August 22, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff

To the surprise of many people, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) doesn’t require pre-market evaluation of herbal treatments... View Article

Burping Babies

August 22, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff

The Question: Does burping babies lessen the incidence of colic or spitting up? The Study: In this small study of... View Article

Freezing Breastmilk

August 3, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff

The Question: Does long-term freezing of breast milk affect its integrity? The Study: Freshly expressed breast milk was divided into... View Article