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Mobile App Predicts Future Height and Bone Lengths of Children at Maturity

The Multiplier App, available on the Android, iPhone and iPad from Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, MD, can help predict a child's future mature height or bone length within seconds.

Evening Quickies: Barbie Is Going Bald

Barbie will go bald in honor of kids dealing with cancer and alopecia, Mattel announced on its Facebook page on Friday. Bald Barbies won’t be available in stores, but will be donated directly to sick kids via the Children’s Hospital Association. Aww, this gives me the warm fuzzies. [ONTD] Scope out the first clip of Whitney [...]

Watercooler: Which Soap Stars Deserve a Prime Time Shot?

ABC may not be doing right by its soap operas, but it sure has us thinking about them lately. On top of General Hospital's 49th birthday (may you live to see 50!), we got the news that All My Children exile Susan Lucci would join their Marc Cherry-produced pilot Devious Maids, as well as back-to-back soaper sightings on the network last night. Show More Summary

In Interrogation, Osama bin Laden’s Widow Details His Life on the Run

3 years agoNews : NewsFeed

Osama bin Laden fathered four children — two born in government hospitals — and lived in five houses during his nine years on the run in Pakistan, according to his youngest widow.

Bin Laden Traveled All Over Pakistan And Had Several Kids Without Being Hassled By The ISI, Says His Wife

Osama bin Laden fathered four children in nine years on the run in Pakistan, at least two of whom were born in a government hospital, according to his youngest wife as reported by Declan Walsh at The New York Times. Amal Ahmad Abdul Fateh, bin Laden’s 30-year-old wife, told Pakistani investigators a detailed account of life on the run. Her Jan. Show More Summary

Bald Barbie: Coming To A Children’s Hospital Near You

The moms have spoken and Mattel – makers of Barbie – has listened. The company has confirmed that it will debut a bald Barbie in 2013 after a group of powerful parents lobbied to have it made via Change.org and Facebook. That's because...Show More Summary

Andrea Yates Will Ask To Leave Mental Hospital In Order To Attend church

Andrea Yates, who was sent to a Texas mental institution after drowning her five children in 2001, will ask her doctors to leave the hospital for a few hours every week in order to attend church. Yates’ lawyer, George Parnham, said that church could be very good for his client. Parnham said: “It is a [...]Show More Summary

Andrea Yates, mom who killed her 5 children, seeks psychiatric hospital pass to attend church, says lawyer

3 years agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Yates' lawyer hopes that eventually she'll be allowed to leave the state's care for good

Andrea Yates wants more freedom, .........She should of thought of that before Killing her FIVE Children

3 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

Ten years after she was convicted of drowning her five children in the bathtub, Andrea Yates wants to be allowed outside the psychiatric hospital she has been treated in since 2001 to attend church. The 47-year-old, from Clear Lake,Show More Summary

FEEL-GOOD STORY OF THE DAY: ‘Route 29 Batman’ unmasked in children’s hospital visit

THE DARK KNIGHT RISES,” with Christian Bale’s final bow in the cowl, may win the summer at the box office. But for heart and goodwill and charity, it’ll have an impossible time topping the volunteer performances of Lenny “Batman” Robinson. Read full article >>

Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt Offers Headphone Safety Tips to Parents and Teenagers to Prevent Long-Term Hearing Loss

With the proliferation of smart phones, portable gaming systems and media players, more children--especially teenagers--are listening to ear buds and headphones at dangerously high volume levels. Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is offering tips to parents and teenagers to help prevent long-term hearing loss.

How To Wrap Your Baby Safely For Sleep

Wrapping newborns to sleep often makes them feel settled, but if you wrap them too tightly it can lead to hip damage. The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne has produced a video outlining the correct way to wrap a child to eliminate that risk. Useful information if you’re a fraught first-time parent. Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne...

Greater Medication Cost-Sharing Associated With Reduced Use of Asthma Medications By Children

Greater out-of-pocket asthma medication cost was associated with small reductions in medication use and with more frequent asthma-related hospitalizations among children ages 5 years or older, according to a study in the March 28 issue of JAMA.

Since Day One For JohnnyKicksCancer

Make-A-Wish Jam and visit to the Texas Children's Hospital for the JohnnyKicksCancer donation ceremony with Justin Brock, Peter Ramondetta, Ishod Wair, Davis Torgerson, Kyle Walker, and Alex Midler. Related posts: 5 Trick Fix: Real’s Since Day One 10 New Videos From Thunder Ishod Wair Since Day One

Researchers Studying Defective Protein in Search of Cystic Fibrosis Treatment

New research at Ryerson University, in partnership with The Hospital for Sick Children, is examining the interaction between lab-tested drugs and the defective protein that causes CF to understand how and why the drugs work and to create stronger, more powerful second generation drugs to treat CF.

Threats to Patients Safety of Mobile e-Health Devices: No Surprise To Me, I've Been Teaching That Since the Mid 1990's

As noted by columnist Neil Versel at MobiHealthNews.com in aMar. 14, 2012 post "Beware virtual keyboards in mobile clinical apps":... Remember the problems Seattle Children’s Hospital had with trying to run its Cerner EMR, built forShow More Summary

Shanghai doctors successfully remove scissors from boy's head

3 years agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Ouch. A boy was rushed from Jiaxing in neighbouring Zhejiang province to Shanghai Children's Hospital with a pair of scissors lodged in the side of his head. Surgeons at the hospital successfully removed the scissors in a four-hour operation Sunday evening and the boy is now in stable condition. Shanghai Daily with the details: [ more › ]

Holy Expired Tags, Batman! Dark Knight Wannabe Gets Pulled Over By One Time In Black Batmobile Lambo

Looks like the caped crusader was on the wrong side of the law once again SMH Lenny B. Robinson, a Batman impersonator was driving his black Lamborghini to the local hospital to surprise sick children, when he was pulled over

Kim Dotcom Becomes Proud Dad Of Twin Girls

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom became the proud father of twin girls this week. The healthy twins are the fourth and fifth children of Dotcom and his wife Mona, who gave birth to the girls at the National Women's Hospital in Auckland....Show More Summary

Big smash in Wanniassa

3 years agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Eight people including five children have been taken to hospital following a two car accident at Wanniassa this afternoon. The ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue were called to the corner of Drakeford Drive and Tavner street just after 12:30pm. Firefighters had to cut one patient out of each car who were both trapped by [...]

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