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July 09, 2012 | 1126

Childhood leukemia was once considered an incurable disease. Today I am proud to say that children have an excellent chance to combat and even defeat all forms of leukemia.

According to the American Cancer Society, about 12,060 new cases of cancer are expected to arise in children 14 years old and younger this year, and over 30% of those cases will be childhood leukemia. Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) is the most common type of leukemia in children and accounts for about 3 out of 4 cases of leukemia among children and teenagers.

July 02, 2012 | 1126

[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"71156","attributes":{"class":"media-image","typeof":"foaf:Image","height":"330","width":"540","style":""}}]]You have probably seen or heard the story on YouTube about Ms. Klein, a 62-year-old school bus monitor. And if not, the video is posted above, but be warned that the content is highly disturbing and graphic.

June 28, 2012 | Dr. Amy Acosta, Psychologist

Parenting in the Digital Age

June 19, 2012 | 1126

Although I am a physician who takes care of infants who are often critically ill, much of my research at the USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center involves evaluating healthy infants and children. This may seem odd. Who cares about how healthy children are growing??? Feed ‘em (but don’t overdo it) and they’ll grow sounds like a good plan!

June 18, 2012 | 1126

Vulvovaginitis occurs in up to 75% of females before their first menstrual period and is one of the most common reasons prepubertal girls have to visit a pediatrician or pediatric gynecologist. By definition, vulvovaginitis means inflammation of the vulva and vagina. Signs of this may include vaginal discharge, odor or bleeding. Presenting symptoms may include external irritation and discomfort.