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July 22 2010 Pediatrics Newsletter

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Today's News:

Survey Links Autism with Digestive Problems Autism is becoming the most common childhood disease facing families today. A startling 1 in 91 children will be diagnosed with this condition. A new study by the Enzyme Research Group has found a link between Autism and Digestive problems. What does this mean for you? That possibly changing your child's diet and using supplements could help your child. For more information, check out the article, Survey Links Autism with Digestive Problems, Intestinal Inflammation

Abusing Children with Drugs Child abuse is currently set into four categories, sexual, physical, neglect, and emotional. However, using drugs maliciously in children does not fall specifically into any of these categories. A new study by Dr. Shan Yin (about to be published in the Journal of Pediatrics concludes that drug abuse in children is a major problem and should be categorized as severe child abuse. For more information check out the article, Abusing Children with Drugs Under Recognized, US Study

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When to worry about a baby's head growth A baby's head circumference is measured at every visit for the first year of life. What do the measurements mean? When to worry? Are growth charts accurate?

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