Adolescents, Celebrity Worship, and Cosmetic Surgery

A study shows that media portrayals of celebrities influence how adolescents feel about their looks and influence their decisions to undergo cosmetic surgery. Young adults are not just mimicking the clothing and hairstyles of their favorite celebrities, but rather undergoing invasive procedures to feel better about how they look.

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Immunizing Your Child

An important step in keeping children safe from many childhood diseases is to make sure they are immunized on time. Below is the recommended childhood immunization schedule for January-December 2013. The schedule is approved by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Academy of […]

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Babies’ Eating Habits And Childhood Obesity

Research finds no link between childhood obesity and the timing of the introduction of solid food for breastfed babies. Formula-feeding, however, does not have the same result. Formula-fed babies are much more sensitive to when they first began eating solid food.

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