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New one-time treatment for head lice found safe for children

Pediatric News reports that a new, one time treatment for head lice has been found safe and effective for children as young as six months.

“The pooled safety data included results from 11 clinical trials including 1,372 patients. Of these, 700 were aged 6 months to 17 years, and patients were exposed to the novel . . . → Read More: New one-time treatment for head lice found safe for children

Why Is Measles Making An Unpleasant Comeback?

 Measles, once believed for the most part eradicated in the United States and Europe are making a comeback, mostly because some parents are not vaccinating their children against them.

“With measles outbreaks rapidly spreading across Europe and in the United States, health experts are reminding people in developed countries that vaccines save lives. In Germany . . . → Read More: Why Is Measles Making An Unpleasant Comeback?

Old Chelsea Post Office to Become Ann Arbor Pediatric Dentistry

Ann Arbor Pediatric Dentistry is taking over old Chelsea post office and giving it new life as a pediatric dental office.

“Ann Arbor Pediatric Dentistry expects to be moving into the space at 200 South Main St. this fall.”

“Dr. Ray Maturo heard the property was available,” said Dr. Aimee Picard, a partner in the . . . → Read More: Old Chelsea Post Office to Become Ann Arbor Pediatric Dentistry

Psychologists Find An Alarming Long-Term Effect Of Teen Sleep Deprivation

New research shows that getting teens to sleep more will help with anti social behavior and rule breaking and may make a difference in reducing criminal behavior later in life.

“Previous research has shown a link between antisocial behavior in kids ― breaking rules, not listening to parents and teachers, swearing and fighting ― and . . . → Read More: Psychologists Find An Alarming Long-Term Effect Of Teen Sleep Deprivation

Summer Reading Adventure is Ending!

Sadly, our Summer Reading Adventure has come to an end. Make sure to come fill out your entries by 5:00 on September 8th!

Guard Against Hearing Loss From Fireworks

Fireworks noise can be a real danger to your and your child’s hearing. If you plan on watching a fireworks display this holiday, these are the precautions you can take.

“Maintain a safe distance from the source of fireworks.”

“Be sure to protect children and infants from loud fireworks. They’re more likely to suffer hearing . . . → Read More: Guard Against Hearing Loss From Fireworks

Summer Reading Adventure Entry Slips Due Soon

Don’t forget! Entry slips for our Summer Reading Adventure Program are due by 5:00 on September 8th!