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Baby's First Test

Baby's First Test

It’s sometimes said that “an ounce of prevention is worth a whole pound of cure.” Early identification of an illness or condition will almost certainly lead to better medical outcomes for a developing child. This is the essence of why newborn screening is so important—it is an opportunity to catch a problem in its earlier stages and identify it before it potentially gets worse or causes further complications.
Otitis

Otitis

Behind the eardrum is a space called the middle ear. It’s a resonating chamber, like the body of a violin or guitar. It amplifies sounds coming from the outside through the eardrum, and within it is a system of small bones that transmit sound signals to the inner ear and onward to the brain.
Dr. Rafi Kot's TEDx Talk (@BISHCMC2018)

Dr. Rafi Kot's TEDx Talk (@BISHCMC2018)

On March 8th, Family Medical Practice’s founder DR. RAFI KOT presented a fascinating talk at the first TEDx event held in Ho Chi Minh City for 2018, which was convened in the British International School theater in District 2.
Feeding Time

Feeding Time

The decision to breastfeed can give your baby the best possible start in life. While that’s true, it’s still an intimate and personal choice—and there are many factors that can weigh on a mother’s decision.
Fight back against hepatitis B

Fight back against hepatitis B

When a city is under siege, its defenders will fight to the last man to protect their homes. No matter who wins in the end, one thing is for certain — the city itself will sustain significant damage, and perhaps even be left in ruins. Read more at http://vietnamnews.vn/life-style/519481/fight-back-against-hepatitis-b.html#sW0rPk3Sr2TDQoK2.99
Breaking The Mold

Breaking The Mold

One of the most topical issues we deal with as pediatricians in Japan is the problem of childhood developmental disorders. Just as in many other developed countries, societal stressors can cause difficulties for both children and adults, but they can be especially problematic for those children suffering from these conditions.