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Pediatrics

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Bay Area Firefighters Receive Pediatric Training

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in is partnering with Bay Area firefighters to improve the care of kids in medical emergencies, a first of its kind program in the United States.

10/12/2011

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HealthWatch: UC Davis Study Finds Higher Autism Rate Among Siblings

A new study suggests that nearly 20 percent of children who have an autistic older brother or sister will develop the disorder too. That’s a rate much higher than previously thought.

KPIX 5–08/15/2011

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HealthWatch: Study Finds Sack Lunches Can Make Kids Sick

A new study suggests sacked lunches are breeding grounds for bacteria that cause vomiting, diarrhea, or even death in some children.

CBS San Francisco–08/08/2011

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HealthWatch: Limiting Baby’s Sun Exposure

It’s finally started to look like June in the Bay Area. But before you rush the family outdoors, a new report is warning parents about babies, toddlers and sunshine.

06/08/2011