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Simple questionnaire useful screening tool for postpartum depression

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A condensed version of the 10-item Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale (EPDS) is useful in screening for postpartum depression in primary care settings, according to a report in the September issue of Pediatrics. Dr. Karolyn Kabir, from the University of Colorado Denver,...

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Safe vaccination possible for most vaccine-allergic children

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Nearly all children with suspected or known hypersensitivity to vaccines can be safely immunized, US researchers contend, and in the September issue of Pediatrics, they describe an algorithm clinicians can use to ensure this. “We cannot reiterate enough that the...
Kim Korte, Manager of the Child Life Program at Seattle Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, talks about bringing dogs into the hospital to help kids to smile, cope, and recover. References and Resources Child Life Council Hooker, S., L. Freeman, and P. Stewart. Pet therapy...