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newborns

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New calculator predicts newborn's obesity risk

Simply enter in the parents' BMIs, the mother's professional skill level, whether the mother smoked while pregnant, and the baby's birth weight.

By November 29, 2012

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Is AT&T’s new U-verse ‘second screen’ app really good for babies?

[commentary] A new U-verse TV app aims to get wee ones drawing, but CNET's Maggie Reardon wants to give it a long time-out.

By May 8, 2014

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Text messages boost flu vaccine rates in pregnant women

Researchers find that those who received five text messages every week about the importance of flu shots were 30 percent more likely to get one than those who only received phone calls.

By January 10, 2014

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The baby seat with iPad attachment: Shameful or honest?

A petition is launched to have Fisher-Price's bouncy seat with built-in iPad attachment recalled. But why shouldn't we prepare our young for the future as early as possible?

By December 14, 2013

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Device can identify abnormal heart rhythm linked to stillbirth

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin say they've been able to both diagnose as well as treat long QT syndrome in the womb.

By November 12, 2013

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Smile! We know how fast your heart is beating

MIT researchers can measure someone's pulse just by watching them on video. The new method, which picks up slight head movements, could help detect cardiac events.

By June 20, 2013

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Baby 'functionally' cured of HIV

Doctors at Johns Hopkins Children's Center in Mississippi, US, have effected a "functional cure" of a baby born HIV positive.

By March 3, 2013

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Barbie gets digital makeover at Toy Fair

The tech toys of 2013 are unveiled at Toy Fair in New York. CNET's Bridget Carey checks out what's in store for Barbie and Hot Wheels, gets a look at Toby's BattroBorg boxing robots, and finds out how toy guns are incorporating smartphones.

By February 11, 2013

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Mac and Siri becoming popular as baby names

It seems that more and more parents are turning to Apple to find inspiration for naming their newborns.

By November 30, 2012

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Sensor promises disease detection with naked eye

Low-cost color-coded sensor out of the U.K. could let doctors in developing countries detect the presence of viruses including HIV at a glance.

By October 31, 2012