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Baby’s Breath

Baby’s Breath

        Baby’s Breath Published: 12/15/2011 by Christina Elston A Guide To the Ins and Outs Of Infant Airways What parent hasn’t stood over their sleeping infant in awe, marveling at the tiny hands, the little nose and ears, and just watching him breathe? Despite the fact that she has Mom’s eyes or […]

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How to Minimize Antibiotic Overuse In Kids with Upper Respiratory Illnesses

How to Minimize Antibiotic Overuse In Kids with Upper Respiratory Illnesses

By Nina L. Shapiro, MD Contributing Writer – Vol. 12, No. 4. Winter, 2012 Infants and children can easily develop up to 10 respiratory illnesses per year. Most of these are viral, and will often run their course with basic supportive measures. Alas, these seemingly ‘basic’ measures seem to have become little known to the […]

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Infant carriers: How to keep your baby safe and cozy

Infant carriers: How to keep your baby safe and cozy

Infant carriers: How to keep your baby safe and cozy Infant carriers, be they sacks, slings or structured packs, are wonderful ways to keep a baby close to your body, whether you are a mom, dad or a loving caregiver. The physical closeness that these carriers provide allows a baby to feel similar to how […]

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Made For Mums

Made For Mums

Can a newborn have asthma? In a sneak preview of the yet-to-be-released book ‘Take a Deep Breath: Clear the Air for the Health of Your Child’, your worries over your newborn baby’s breathing, wheezing and whether she has asthma are explored. Posted: 4 October 2011 by Cassandra Kempster-Roberts Your newborn baby’s breathing In early January […]

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momlogic

momlogic

Selected Articles from momlogic.com written by Dr. Nina Shapiro.  For a full list of articles please visit momlogic.com Is Zicam Hazardous to Your Health? — posted Friday, June 19, 2009. Many homeopathic products like Zicam are not undergoing the rigorous review required by conventional therapies to gain FDA approval. Pediatric ENT, Dr. Nina Shapiro, gives […]

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Dr. Nina Shapiro of UCLA Discusses Her Book and Research

Dr. Nina Shapiro of UCLA Discusses Her Book and Research

Dr. Nina Shapiro of UCLA Discusses Her Book and Research Shapiro, author of “Take a Deep Breath”, which addresses a wide variety of breathing issues for tykes zero to five, talked about some of these issues. Shapiro also discussed her research on choking hazards and Post-transplant Lymphoma (PTLD)at an event sponsored by UCLA at the […]

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Back To School — Without the Swine Flu

Back To School — Without the Swine Flu

FROM Westside Today Back To School — Without the Swine Flu The school year is almost upon us – so is there anything to be done with regard to Swine Flu? UCLA’s Dr. Nina Shapiro shares some thoughts.         As parents prepare for the start of the school year joyous thoughts of our […]

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Westside Today

Westside Today

Make Halloween Safe for All – Make sure that Halloween is all treat and no trick by watching out for your tyke’s airways. By Dr. Nina L. Shapiro  |  October 03, 2011 Photo courtesy of Menastic What child doesn’t love Halloween? In fifteen years as a pediatric ear, nose, and throat doctor, Halloween is always my slowest workday. What […]

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Ear Infections do not afflict all children alike

Ear Infections do not afflict all children alike

  FROM Westside Today Ear Infections do not afflict all children alike – UCLA researchers find demographic disparities UCLA’s Dr. Nina Shapiro along with fellow researchers from her alma mater, Harvard Medical School and others, have found demographic disparities among children suffering from repeated ear infections in a study to be published in the August issue of […]

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Ear Infections do not afflict all children alike – UCLA researcheres find demographic disparities

Ear Infections do not afflict all children alike – UCLA researcheres find demographic disparities

Ear Infections do not afflict all children alike – UCLA researcheres find demographic disparities By Amy Sommer  |  August 11, 2010 UCLA’s Dr. Nina Shapiro along with fellow researchers from her alma mater, Harvard Medical School and others, have found demographic disparities among children suffering from repeated ear infections in a study to be published […]

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