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Young Kids With Cellphones May Be Particularly Vulnerable To Cyberbullying.

September 18, 2017
by Dekalb Pediatrics

Thinking of getting your child a cellphone? Does your elementary aged child use a cellphone? Here’s some interesting new data about cyberbullying… Continue Reading »

Breakfast Secrets Everyone Should Share

April 21, 2016
by Dekalb Pediatrics

Here are some great tips about breakfast from Strong4Life – The links have great information! Every morning, breakfast is a great opportunity… Continue Reading »

Zika testing is urged for some newborns

February 2, 2016
by Dekalb Pediatrics

Newborns should be tested for infection with the Zika virus if their mothers have visited or lived in any country experiencing an… Continue Reading »

Perrigo recalls 2 batches of generic children’s cough syrup

January 13, 2016
by Dekalb Pediatrics

Perrigo initiated a voluntary recall of two batches of its generic children’s cough syrup sold in 4 oz. bottles — guaifenesin grape… Continue Reading »

Eating slowly may aid weight loss, prevent obesity

January 11, 2016
by Dekalb Pediatrics

Researchers found that children who were instructed to take a bite of food every 30 seconds lost between 2% and 5.7% of… Continue Reading »

AAP issues guidelines on fluoride therapy for children

December 23, 2015
by Dekalb Pediatrics

Children should receive fluoride treatments starting from 6 months of age or when their teeth are visible until they are 5 years… Continue Reading »

School salad bar location influences consumption

December 18, 2015
by Dekalb Pediatrics

Schools with salad bars in the lunch line before the point of purchase had a more than fourfold increase in the consumption… Continue Reading »

Exposure to substance use may influence bad behavior in teens

December 18, 2015
by Dekalb Pediatrics

Researchers conducted a survey on almost 150 children ages 11 to 15 and found those who saw others drink alcohol or use… Continue Reading »