CHICAGO, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, December 15th, Mediaplanet published one of the largest Pediatric Health reports distributed to millions with the help of American Academy of Pediatrics, March of Dimes, University Hospitals, leading physicians, researchers, and many more.
American Academy of Pediatrics Describes How to Raise A Healthy Child:
Children today face serious challenges, including a poverty rate not seen in 15 years. Children who don't have adequate nutrition, shelter and medical care will not have the best start in life. That makes health care reform all the more important. The new law will enable millions of children to get the health care they need, including children with pre-existing conditions and young adults up to age 26 who have not yet obtained health insurance on their own. Insurance plans will be required to fully cover well-child visits to the doctor – including all of the immunizations recommended by the CDC ...
The DeFalco Family & Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital Inspires to Find a Cure for Cystic Fibrosis
Mary and Lou DeFalco were ecstatic to learn they were expecting their first baby. But different emotions took over when routine testing showed they were both carriers of the Cystic Fibrosis (CF) gene, and their child had a one in four chance of having the disease.
The DeFalcos soon learned that CF is a life-threatening disease that causes mucus to build up and clog bodily organs, which can impede proper digestion, make breathing difficult and eventually lead to lung damage. When their son Michael was born a test confirmed he had CF. When Mary became pregnant again, a prenatal test revealed their second son, Dylan, would also have the disease ...
Mediaplanet's Pediatrics Report
With the help of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Lung Association, BioAdvantix, DeFalco Family, Gogo's Crazy Bones, Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, Funky Monkey Snacks, Locks of Love, March of Dimes, Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, Snippet's Mini-cuts, SweetLeaf, Susan P Byrnes Health Education Center and Toddler Health: Mediaplanet published one of the largest distributed annual Pediatric reports in US History.
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