pediatrics

A recent study said that codeine could be lethal when used by children. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Study Says Childhood Codeine Use Could Come With Lethal Results

Codeine is one of the most commonly prescribed narcotic painkillers, but it is potentially lethal to children.

04/21/2014

Concussion Treatment

Experts: Concussion Must Be Treated By Fully Resting Brain From Activity

Doctors thus recommend resting the brain after a concussion, but experts have now advised that the rest in question should be far more extensive than previously thought.

01/06/2014

Friends at the movies (file/credit: Clipart)

Study: Movies Rated PG-13 Contain As Much Violence As R-Rated Movies

An analysis in the December issue of the journal Pediatrics shows violence in films has more than doubled since 1950, gun violence in PG-13 films has more than tripled since 1985 and since 2009, PG-13-rated films have contained as much violence as R-rated films.

11/11/2013

Bullying between siblings could have serious long term consequences (Credit CBS 2)

Study: Bullying Between Siblings Could Have Serious Long Term Consequences

A recent study published in the journal Pediatrics claimed that bullying that goes on at home can be just as damaging to a child’s mental well-being as bullying that comes at the hands of one’s peers.

06/17/2013

Baby Owen

Study: Many Parents Feed Babies Solid Food Too Soon

Experts say just because your baby seems to be interested in what you are eating does not mean it is time to fix him a plate.

03/25/2013

Matt Gfeller suffered a fatal brain injury playing varsity football (Photo/CBS 2)

Study: Concussions On The Rise Among Young Athletes

The number of children getting concussions has skyrocketed in recent years. Matt Gfeller (pictured) is among those who suffered a fatal brain injury during a varsity football game.

08/30/2010

Dog (file)

Study: Pets Can Infect Humans With Salmonella

A third of all U.S. families have a pet and the threat of a salmonella outbreak linked to two popular brands of dry pet food last week has many on edge. A study released Monday finds pets can give family members the illness — even when they show no sign of being sick.

CBS 2–08/09/2010