American Academy of Pediatrics
New parents get lots of advice when it comes to taking care of an infant, but a new study shows much of that advice can be off the mark, putting a baby at risk for health problems. CBS4’s Dr. Dave Hnida has more on the research, and how to get the best advice.
Saying that pregnant and nursing women need additional education about marijuana, the Colorado House gave preliminary approval Monday to a bill requiring warnings to be posted in pot shops.
The nation’s most influential pediatrician’s group is making new recommendations to prevent teen pregnancy.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has announced new recommendations for birth control and teens. As CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, pediatricians say the best methods are long acting … and not the pill or condoms.
A new study shows doctors continue to prescribe a medication that experts say can be dangerous for children — and simply shouldn’t be used. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at the bad mix of codeine and kids.
Students who suffer concussions are told to take a break from sports. Now, doctors recommend they take a break from academics as well.
Fall hasn’t arrived yet but experts want parents to start thinking about preventing influenza now. They’re recommending children 6 months and older get a flu shot as soon as possible.
Two new studies suggest what children watch on television could affect their behavior.
Kevin Sabet, a former White House drug policy adviser and an outspoken opponent of legalizing marijuana, watched with dismay last fall as voters in Washington and Colorado did just that.
Critics are howling, but the American Academy of Pediatrics has finally hopped off the fence when it comes to circumcision. They say: just do it. CBS Denver Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains why circumcision may be the right decision for some parents.