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JUL 21, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Doctors can help human trafficking victims: reports

By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Healthcare professionals can play a role in addressing human trafficking and sexual exploitation, according to two new reports. Doctors and researchers write in JAMA Pediatrics that it’s up to a collection of people and agencies to advance and strengthen U.S. efforts to prevent, identify and respond to commercial sexual exploitation and ...

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JUL 15, 2014 - Chicago Tribune

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Nickel in early iPad likely triggered allergy in boy: study

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Nickel in a first-generation iPad likely triggered an allergic skin reaction in an 11-year-old boy, a case that highlights an increasingly common condition linked to the rapid adoption of consumer electronics, according to a study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics on Monday.

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JUL 14, 2014 - Huffington Post

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New Study Reveals Biggest Sleep Environment Risks For Babies

A new study analyzing the factors linked to sleep-related deaths suggests that bed-sharing is the greatest risk for babies ages 4 months and younger, while rolling into objects in the sleep area -- such as a blanket or pillow -- is the top risk factor for older babies. The findings, published in the journal Pediatrics on Monday, relied on data ...

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JUL 09, 2014 - MedPage Today

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MOC Watch: Pediatricians Weigh In

(MedPage Today) -- The American Board of Pediatrics president pushes for a greater focus on mental health and "open book" certification exams.

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JUL 09, 2014 - MSNBC

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Screen time overload: It's not all bad news

Nearly three quarters of kids aged 12 to 15 spend more than two hours a day in front of a computer or TV screen, according to a new government report.That means that the vast majority of kids are exceeding the amount of screen time recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics media guidelines released in 2013.NBC News asked Dr.

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