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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.
New practice guidelines for treating fluid in the ears

New practice guidelines for treating fluid in the ears

Asthmatic children receive equal quality of care regardless of race or ethnicity

Asthmatic children receive equal quality of care regardless of race or ethnicity

Early postpartum visits with pediatricians may help prevent a dangerous complication associated with jaundice

Early postpartum visits with pediatricians may help prevent a dangerous complication associated with jaundice

Parents are increasingly placing their children in child safety restraints during automobile trips

Parents are increasingly placing their children in child safety restraints during automobile trips

New technique to deliver gene therapy to soft-tissue tumors

New technique to deliver gene therapy to soft-tissue tumors

Intranasal influenza vaccine may help induce broader immunity in children than the traditional flu shot

Intranasal influenza vaccine may help induce broader immunity in children than the traditional flu shot

Once expected to die in early childhood, children born with HIV are now surviving into their teens

Once expected to die in early childhood, children born with HIV are now surviving into their teens

Botox helps children with cerebral palsy

Botox helps children with cerebral palsy

Baby's first eating habits linked to mother's eating habits

Baby's first eating habits linked to mother's eating habits

Family-based diabetes self-management leads to better health

Family-based diabetes self-management leads to better health

Insulin pumps control diabetes better than shots

Insulin pumps control diabetes better than shots

Breastfeeding helps against low weight infants and infection

Breastfeeding helps against low weight infants and infection

Immunization back on agenda as whooping cough increases

Immunization back on agenda as whooping cough increases

Time matters when treating fungal infections in newborns

Time matters when treating fungal infections in newborns

Males and females respond differently to brain injury

Males and females respond differently to brain injury

Telemedicine focus of symposium "Future Directions for Telemedicine"

Telemedicine focus of symposium "Future Directions for Telemedicine"

Pediatric thyroid cancer is most common amongs teenage girls

Pediatric thyroid cancer is most common amongs teenage girls

Lou Gehrig’s disease gene discovered

Lou Gehrig’s disease gene discovered

88 percent of children who drown are under the supervision of another person

88 percent of children who drown are under the supervision of another person

$4.5 million contract to develop heart assist devices for infants

$4.5 million contract to develop heart assist devices for infants