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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.
Early plans can improve quality of life for hospice patients

Early plans can improve quality of life for hospice patients

Keeping kids healthy and sane in a digital world

Keeping kids healthy and sane in a digital world

On campaign trail, Joe Biden highlights nation’s lack of school psychologists

On campaign trail, Joe Biden highlights nation’s lack of school psychologists

Young children with community-acquired pneumonia receive unnecessary tests, antibiotics

Young children with community-acquired pneumonia receive unnecessary tests, antibiotics

Analysis: Why Alexa’s bedside manner is bad for health care

Analysis: Why Alexa’s bedside manner is bad for health care

Targeting immune cells could potentially treat some kinds of brain tumor, study suggests

Targeting immune cells could potentially treat some kinds of brain tumor, study suggests

Laundry packet exposures increase in older children and adults, despite safety standards

Laundry packet exposures increase in older children and adults, despite safety standards

Treatment guidelines for managing anaphylaxis in children need to be reassessed

Treatment guidelines for managing anaphylaxis in children need to be reassessed

IU researchers, collaborators receive grant to develop immunotherapy treatments for cancer

IU researchers, collaborators receive grant to develop immunotherapy treatments for cancer

Potential dangers of too much screen time for children

Potential dangers of too much screen time for children

$9.5 million grant funds brain imaging study aimed at detecting autism in early infancy

$9.5 million grant funds brain imaging study aimed at detecting autism in early infancy

Study: Less than 60% of teenagers diagnosed with STIs in emergency departments fill prescriptions

Study: Less than 60% of teenagers diagnosed with STIs in emergency departments fill prescriptions

'Eye-in-a-dish' model helps scientists to uncover 'surprising' AMD gene variant

'Eye-in-a-dish' model helps scientists to uncover 'surprising' AMD gene variant

Bariatric surgery can be safe, effective treatment for teenagers with obesity

Bariatric surgery can be safe, effective treatment for teenagers with obesity

New insights into diagnosis and treatment of heart muscle disease in children

New insights into diagnosis and treatment of heart muscle disease in children

A final comfort: ‘Palliative transport’ brings dying children home

A final comfort: ‘Palliative transport’ brings dying children home

Microorganisms on explanted pedicle screws could be potential cause for spinal implant failure

Microorganisms on explanted pedicle screws could be potential cause for spinal implant failure

Music helps to develop the neural networks of premature infants

Music helps to develop the neural networks of premature infants

Reinvent Motherisk program in Canada to protect pregnant women and infants

Reinvent Motherisk program in Canada to protect pregnant women and infants

Novel method for evaluating genomic sequencing results in newborn screening

Novel method for evaluating genomic sequencing results in newborn screening