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Mother’s Diet May Reduce Child’s Allergies

Peanuts and milk consumed during pregnancy reduced asthma and allergy in children A team of researchers recently found that milk, wheat and peanuts eaten during pregnancy were associated with decreased rates of asthma and allergy in children. “Talk to your…Read More

Docs oppose retail-based clinics for kids’ care

Pediatricians’ group says retail-based clinics are not ideal for providing regular, permanent care for kids’ health issues. The AAP policy statement opposes the use of retail-based clinics for kids’ regular health care Pediatricians say their expertise and the medical home…Read More

U.S. drivers take eyes off the road 10 percent of the time

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 1 (UPI) — For 10 percent of the time U.S. drivers are behind the wheel their eyes are off the road due to eating, reaching for the phone or texting, researchers say. Study co-author Bruce Simons-Morton of…Read More

Oral Treatment for Peanut Allergy a Possibility

Peanut allergy oral immunotherapy therapy successful in new study of children in the UK January 29, 2014 / Author: Morgan Jones / Reviewed by: Joseph V. Madia, MD Beth Bolt, RPh (dailyRx News) For parents of children with peanut allergies,…Read More

Lower Obesity Rates Due to Better Diets, Not Economy: Study

A recent leveling of obesity rates in the United States isn’t due to the bad economy, but the result of better eating habits that Americans began to adopt about 10 years ago, a new report says. Some experts have suggested…Read More

Researchers Identify Primary Factors Responsible For Preschool Obesity

A lack of adequate sleep, having parents with high body mass index (BMI), and having their eating habits restricted for weight control purposes are the three most significant risk factors when it comes to childhood obesity for preschoolers, according to…Read More

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Flu Shots are Here

Why get the vaccine? Influenza (flu) is a very contagious disease. It is spread by coughing, sneezing, or nasal secretions. Children have the highest rates of infection. Infants, pregnant women, the elderly, and people with certain medical conditions are at…Read More

COVID appointments now available

Yale New Haven Health is now scheduling COVID shots for kids who are 6 months – 5 years of age.  To schedule your appointment, click here.

RECALL NOTICE

Abbott is initiating a proactive, voluntary recall of powder formulas, including Similac®, Alimentum® and EleCare® manufactured in Sturgis, Mich., one of the company’s manufacturing facilities. Check a multidigit number on the bottom of the container to know if your product…Read More