Latest Updates

October 2012

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Dr. Jonathon Maguire is the lead author for two papers soon to be published in Pediatrics and Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine entitled “The relationship between cow’s milk and stores of vitamin D and iron in early childhood” and “Modifiable determinants of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D status in early childhood: opportunities for prevention”.

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Dr. Catherine Birken is the lead author on a new paper published in the journal Pediatrics entitled “Office-Based Randomized Controlled Trial to Reduce Screen Time in Preschool Children.” This randomized controlled trial studied the impact of reducing screen time in three year old children.

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On November 14th, the Division of Paediatric Medicine will be hosting a symposium on Community-Based Child Health Research at the Hospital for Sick Children, organized by Drs. Mark Feldman and Moshe Ipp. Several TARGet Kids! members will be speaking about the project as well as the benefits of doing research in the community. For more information you can visit the symposium website.