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pediatrics

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Cell phones are replacing pagers in pediatric hospitals

Many physicians and residents are using their own cell phones to page colleagues, raising privacy concerns.

By October 22, 2012

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Nickel and gadgets: A rash connection?

Allergic reactions to nickel in some gadgets have been noticed for a while. Now, a medical journal report suggests a possible link between rashes and exposure to nickel in Apple's iPads.

By July 14, 2014

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When parents limit screen time, kids behave, sleep, and test better

Since the average kid is in front of a screen more than 40 hours a week, researchers say even small limits on screen time can reap multiple health benefits.

By March 31, 2014

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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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Long-term study finds video games linked to aggressive behaviour in children

A three-year study has found that long-term participation in violent video games may increase violent thoughts and behaviour in children.

By March 24, 2014

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Study: Most parents drive distracted with child in car

A poll of 618 parents found that almost 90 percent of them multitask while behind the wheel, even with kids in the car.

By May 6, 2013

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Popular white noise machines may be too loud for babies

Out of 14 infant sleep machines tested, all were louder than the 50-decibel limit set by hospital nurseries, while two were louder than what's considered hazardous to adult ears in the workplace.

By March 3, 2014

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Pediatricians: Limit kids' media use to 2 hours a day

American Academy of Pediatrics also tells parents to discourage any screen time for children 2 and younger and keep Internet-connected devices out of kids' bedrooms.

By October 28, 2013

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TVs injure a child every half-hour

Data published in the journal Pediatrics suggests that ill-mounted televisions injure more than 17,000 children in the U.S. every year.

By July 22, 2013

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Reduce the risk of TVs falling on children (podcast)

About 17,000 children are admitted to the emergency room each year as a result of TVs falling on them, a recent study found. Larry Magid talks with Ryan Hagberg of Sanus about the dangers and some ways to reduce risk.

By August 8, 2013