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Jay Gordon, MD, FAAP
medicine 20,733 followers
And, of course, there's a couple nasty intestinal viruses causing cramping, diarrhea, vomiting. Hydration matters more than food.
School started, viral illness abounds. 3-4 day unpleasant bugs often followed by another. Average duration of mild symptoms is 2-3 weeks (!)
"Is it okay to question vaccines? Of course it is. It's the start of a conversation." Agree with Brian Zikmund-Fisher, PhD #vaccinesNOVA
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@THR: What does Hollywood's crusade against vaccines mean for the children of Los Angeles? thr.cm/DkVngH #longreads” _____Nothing
President Obama has the worst job in the world. Nearly impossible to win.
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The NFL will not care about domestic violence until the public forces them to. suntimes.com/sports/2976886…
"the equivalent of about four cups of soy milk a day" Who drinks 4 cups of soy milk a day?? nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ne…
Childhood Diet Habits Set in Infancy, Studies Suggest, via @nytimes #breastfeeding nytimes.com/2014/09/02/hea…
“This study shows the best [breastfeeding] support is not where it’s most needed,” said Dr. Miriam Labbok mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKB…
Real weekly CDC data make for better discussions. cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/m… Six cases of pertussis in CA last week Measles in WA only
Polio data from the most reliable source: polioeradication.org/Dataandmonitor… 149 cases in 2014 All but 32 in Pakistan
Teen body clocks. In bed at midnight, up at 10:00. School, noon to 6:00. Sports, family time, reading, NO homework! mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKB…
lowercasecapital.com/2014/08/18/a-f… @sacca gets it right. We are institutionally racist and our President needs do more than he's doing.
Surf Bus! Kids seeing the ocean in a new life-changing way. DONATE! Please. surfbusfoundation.org
@Swiperboy: Early morning workouts. Adios ✌🏀😴”
Anthropologie Nurse In Wednesday 8/21 Beverly Hills wp.me/pPTQP-CW
@JayGordonMDFAAP Nurse-in tomorrow, Wednesday, at Beverly Hills Anthropologie from 3-4 pm. Woman was asked to nurse in the bathroom!
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Breast milk has up to 600 species of "good" bacteria to protect #breastfeeding babies from pathological bugs nytimes.com/2012/06/19/sci…
RWNJ. I had to think for a minute about what those initials stood for . . . you, too? m.dailykos.com/story/2014/08/…
"neonatal brain [uses] ketone bodies, provides glucose-sparing fuel to the brain, protecting neurological function." bfmed.org/Media/Files/Pr…
When I prescribe antibiotics for a child, I am almost always doing more harm than good. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/P…
@StayChiIl: Window washers at a children's hospital - This deserves endless retweets pic.twitter.com/lwN8uNuZBC
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The AAP recommends against routine supplementation of nondehydrated breastfed infants with water or dextrose water (harms exceed benefits).
“The Knick” Great medical review wp.me/pPTQP-CR
What images will change the way a person sees the world after viewing them? qr.ae/4nOfu
The Kids Who Don’t Beat Autism. And this article is just a valuable parenting.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/07/31/the…
Autism There be lots written about this long article. It's optimism is wonderful but the experience is not universal nyti.ms/1zypbdQ
World Breastfeeding Week! Brings the biased pseudoscientists out in droves wp.me/pPTQP-CM
I know how modest he is about awards, but Vin Scully is deserving of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor
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More on how NCI researchers mapped the genetic changes that drive a common childhood #sarcoma 1.usa.gov/XeXJE1 pic.twitter.com/4s6JCP2at2
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Would any scientist give SIX vaccines at once to a baby? Asking for trouble. One at a time makes so much more sense. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/24053…
#BoycottTheCircus: Bc #RinglingBros separates still-nursing baby elephants from mothers & elephants never forget. 💔pic.twitter.com/LR2E5q9xgoo
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Oklahoma moms stage mass breastfeeding in public park thkpr.gs/1toBvwy
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"At the extreme, these are foods that all but glow in the dark," said @DrDavidKatz bit.ly/WrongNutrition What was ASN thinking??
Dr. Jack Newman dispels myths about breastfeeding premature babies drjaygordon.com/breastfeeding/…
THE PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY GOES VEGAN wp.me/pPTQP-Cx