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2014-06-27 04:21:19

Following a study that links academic performance with physical fitness, Dr. Michael Gabriel, a Staten Island pediatrician, gives his advice on the topic. BOHEMIA, N.Y., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Michael Gabriel of GPM Pediatrics, a Staten Island Pediatric Center, responds to an article, "Improving academic performance with physical fitness" published by Medical News Today. The article discusses a recent study scheduled for publication in The Journal of Pediatrics,...

2012-01-23 22:06:49

An Indiana University School of Medicine study has determined that a patient's socioeconomic status has more influence than race on physician diagnosis of whether a child's injury was accidental or caused by abuse. When presented with scenarios that could possibly but not obviously indicate child abuse, 2,109 physicians from across the United States who participated in the study were most likely to suspect maltreatment rather than accident for white children from families with low...

2010-07-12 12:55:32

Better design, reporting urged to ensure accurate results A Johns Hopkins review of nearly 150 randomized controlled trials on children "” all published in well-regarded medical journals "” reveals that 40 to 60 percent of the studies either failed to take steps to minimize risk for bias or to at least properly describe those measures. A report of the team's findings in the August issue of Pediatrics shows that experimental trials sponsored by pharmaceutical or medical-device...

2009-10-15 11:02:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Impelsys, a global leader in electronic content delivery solutions, today announced that the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), a leading society publisher and professional organization to 60,0000 pediatricians, has solidified its e-book strategy with iPublishCentral, an industry-leading electronic content delivery solution used by more than 350 publishers worldwide. Launching in early 2010, AAP will initially offer 35 books from its adolescent...

2008-12-16 04:45:00

NEW YORK, December 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - The American Journal of Medicine The American Journal of Medicine (AJM), one of Elsevier's flagship health sciences journals, has introduced the American Journal of Medicine blog (http://amjmed.blogspot.com), a dynamic forum where physicians and other healthcare professionals can discuss the research and applications for clinical practice that have been published in the Journal. "The American Journal of Medicine has been a...

2005-10-19 13:23:44

Obesity is one of the major health concerns among both children and adults in the United States today. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) suggests that children should not watch more than two hours of television a day. However, the average child in the U.S. regularly watches between 2-3 hours of television a day, and many children have a television set in their bedroom. Not only are children inactive while they are watching television, they often snack on unhealthy food choices....


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