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Center for Excellence in Sickle Cell Disease established by Vanderbilt and Meharry

Center for Excellence in Sickle Cell Disease established by Vanderbilt and Meharry

NIH funds $1.5M for research into prediction of stroke risk in pediatric patients with sickle cell disease

NIH funds $1.5M for research into prediction of stroke risk in pediatric patients with sickle cell disease

Experts to discuss impact of health information technology on pediatric practice

Experts to discuss impact of health information technology on pediatric practice

Arthritis Foundation applauds House for passing bipartisan arthritis legislation

Arthritis Foundation applauds House for passing bipartisan arthritis legislation

School vending machines can influence students' dietary choices

School vending machines can influence students' dietary choices

Obesity linked to overfeeding during infancy: Study

Obesity linked to overfeeding during infancy: Study

Sleeping with baby raises SIDS risk

Sleeping with baby raises SIDS risk

Role of marriage in reducing poverty and improving child outcomes

Role of marriage in reducing poverty and improving child outcomes

Walt Disney launches national initiative to raise healthy, happy kids

Walt Disney launches national initiative to raise healthy, happy kids

UN Secretary announces global strategy for women and children's health at MDG summit

UN Secretary announces global strategy for women and children's health at MDG summit

Children with eczema at greater risk of developing asthma and food allergies

Children with eczema at greater risk of developing asthma and food allergies

First preventative approach to improve outcomes in traumatized children

First preventative approach to improve outcomes in traumatized children

Study shows immunotherapy improves survival rate in children with neuroblastoma

Study shows immunotherapy improves survival rate in children with neuroblastoma

Consumption of diet high in trans fats by mothers doubles risk of high body fat levels in infants

Consumption of diet high in trans fats by mothers doubles risk of high body fat levels in infants

New form of immunotherapy increases survival in children with neuroblastoma

New form of immunotherapy increases survival in children with neuroblastoma

Feeding infants before examination for retinopathy of prematurity reduces stress

Feeding infants before examination for retinopathy of prematurity reduces stress

Radiologists urge judicious use of radiation-based imaging in children

Radiologists urge judicious use of radiation-based imaging in children

Merck's ROTATEQ vaccine receives Prix Galien USA 2010 Award for Best Biotechnology Product

Merck's ROTATEQ vaccine receives Prix Galien USA 2010 Award for Best Biotechnology Product

First direct genetic link to ADHD

First direct genetic link to ADHD

Precautionary guidelines on flu vaccine safety for allergic children

Precautionary guidelines on flu vaccine safety for allergic children