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Mothers pass on immunity to their children and new research shows that this may extend to allergies as well, Time reports. A study presented at The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology assessed women who received allergy shots during pregnancy. Researchers found that receiving allergy shots...
In October 2007, manufacturers voluntarily withdrew cough and cold medicine (CCM) for children and changed their labels, warning parents that the medications were not meant for children under the age of 4. This action seems to have had drastic effects on pediatric emergency room visits, The New York...
About 1 in 88 children have autism, and now, scientists have developed a method that may be able to detect the likelihood of an infant developing autism within the first few months of life, The New York Times’ Well blog reports. A study published in Nature assessed 110 children 10 times between 2...