Medical Notes: Week of August 4, 2019

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of August 4, 2019.

Medical Notes 18-06

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of February 11, 2018.

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17-07 Segment 1: Peanut Allergies and Kids: Changing the Rules

New studies show rather than keeping kids away from peanuts to protect them, parents should give most infants peanuts from an early age.

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16-49 Segment 2: How Kids Can Take Control of Chronic Disease

Children with chronic diseases often have a tough time transitioning from pediatric care to adult care, which has to be managed by the patient.

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16-33 Segment 1: Rethinking Parenting

Author Alfie Kohn discusses why conventional wisdom about raising kids is often all wrong.

15-25 Segment 1: Multiple Births in IVF

  Synopsis: More than five million children have been born as a result of in-vitro fertilization, but many are born as twins, triplets and even quadruplets. Experts discuss the challenges that result in multiple births and new technology that promises to reduce the number of multiples in IVF. Host: Reed Pence. Guests: Dr. Arthur Wisot, … Continue reading 15-25 Segment 1: Multiple Births in IVF