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2011-03-07 15:41:41

Parents and their teenagers often have differing opinions when it comes to spring break, especially regarding travel plans and safety. A pediatrician at Baylor College of Medicine offers tips on how parents can decide which situations are best for their teens. "I think a lot of parents and teens feel pressure at spring break time and this can be a difficult topic to tackle when you do not agree," said Dr. Sara Rizvi, assistant professor of pediatrics at BCM and Texas Children's Hospital. "It...

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2010-03-15 15:32:29

Parents shouldn't worry if their toddlers are two steps behind other babies their age when learnng to walk, says a Baylor College of Medicine pediatrician. Learning to walk is a complex skill that should not be rushed. Walking requires complex motor skills and strength development that must slowly build before babies' have success, said Dr. Sara Rizvi, an assistant professor at BCM and a pediatrician at Texas Children's Hospital. "During early parenthood, seeing your child take their first...

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2010-02-27 11:20:05

Learning to walk is a complex skill that should not be rushed, and there is usually no need for a parent to become overly alarmed if his or her infant takes longer to begin walking than other kids, says a pediatrician from Baylor College of Medicine. "During early parenthood, seeing your child take their first steps is one of the most anticipated moments," said Dr. Sara Rizvi, an assistant professor at BCM and a pediatrician at Texas Children's Hospital. "Often, parents become concerned if...

2009-06-30 15:58:57

With record-breaking heat and humidity, parents, coaches and caregivers should keep a close watch on children for early warning signs of heat-related illnesses, said a Baylor College of Medicine (www.bcm.edu) pediatrician. "Heat plus humidity increases everyone's chance of developing heat exhaustion or stroke, especially in active children and athletes spending time outdoors," said Dr. Sara Rizvi, assistant professor of pediatrics at BCM and a pediatrician at Texas Children's Hospital...

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2008-12-19 12:30:00

Children may complain of many ailments in an attempt to stay home from school, but pediatricians at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston can help parents with advice on how to make the decision to stay or go. "If your child is not running fever or having significant respiratory distress, does not have an identified serious infectious disease, vomiting or diarrhea, and is able to be active, then he or she is OK to go back to school," said Dr. Sara Rizvi, assistant professor of pediatrics at...


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  • Good cheer; viands.
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The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".
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