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Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents. The age limit of such patients ranges from birth to 18. In countries where the age of majority is 18, this age limit may be from birth to age 17 (such as in Canada). A medical practitioner who specializes in this area is known as a pediatrician.
Preventing progression of esophageal tissue damage after button battery ingestion

Preventing progression of esophageal tissue damage after button battery ingestion

School districts double down on drug testing, targeting even middle schoolers

School districts double down on drug testing, targeting even middle schoolers

Children in neighborhoods with larger households less likely to die or get injured in residential fires

Children in neighborhoods with larger households less likely to die or get injured in residential fires

Young adults with childhood history of incarceration more likely to have depression, PTSD

Young adults with childhood history of incarceration more likely to have depression, PTSD

U of M researcher wins $3.9 million NIH grant to study CMV vaccine strategies

U of M researcher wins $3.9 million NIH grant to study CMV vaccine strategies

Researchers map uncharted area of genome using advanced imaging

Researchers map uncharted area of genome using advanced imaging

$15 million grant funds new effort to develop universal vaccine for strep throat infections

$15 million grant funds new effort to develop universal vaccine for strep throat infections

Younger people getting cancer due to obesity

Younger people getting cancer due to obesity

Blood pressure in children affected by early environmental exposures

Blood pressure in children affected by early environmental exposures

Several maternal fluoride-offspring IQ studies should provoke moratorium on fluoridation

Several maternal fluoride-offspring IQ studies should provoke moratorium on fluoridation

An overview about emerging prevalence of post opioid-overdose interventions in the U.S.

An overview about emerging prevalence of post opioid-overdose interventions in the U.S.

ADHA comments on a study linking maternal fluoride exposure during pregnancy and children's IQ scores

ADHA comments on a study linking maternal fluoride exposure during pregnancy and children's IQ scores

Lab-grown brain organoids and the brains of preemie babies generate similar electrical impulses

Lab-grown brain organoids and the brains of preemie babies generate similar electrical impulses

Pins and needles: Pinterest tackles spread of vaccine misinformation

Pins and needles: Pinterest tackles spread of vaccine misinformation

Study findings raise new concerns about vulnerability of preterm brain to hypoxia

Study findings raise new concerns about vulnerability of preterm brain to hypoxia

We still don't understand the full impact of prenatal opioid exposure on childhood development

We still don't understand the full impact of prenatal opioid exposure on childhood development

Exposure to pesticides in the womb linked to changes in brain activity in adolescents

Exposure to pesticides in the womb linked to changes in brain activity in adolescents

Autism rates growing faster among racial minorities in the United States, research shows

Autism rates growing faster among racial minorities in the United States, research shows

Probiotic use helps reduce health care cost and societal impact of flu-like RTIs

Probiotic use helps reduce health care cost and societal impact of flu-like RTIs

Promising vaccine may protect against the Klebsiella superbug

Promising vaccine may protect against the Klebsiella superbug