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Poh Tin Tan

A pediatrician with over 30 years of experience in the government and private practice in a developing country. Passion for helping people learn medical issues through media, radio and now the internet so they are empowered to make better health care choices. Involved in the training of medical... Full Bio
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No Benefit of Additional Foods, Fluids in Breast-Fed Infants by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Medscape Education Clinical Briefs News Author: Lara C. Pullen, PhD CME Author: Laurie Barclay, MD 12/21/2011 Clinical Context Breast-feeding provides all of the nu ... Read on »
Infant Acetaminophen Dosage Change May Cause Confusion by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From WebMD Health News Jennifer Warner December 23, 2011 — Double check the label on liquid acetaminophen before giving it to a child or infant to avoid giving your child ... Read on »
Concussions, Our Patients, and You by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Gregory Lawton, MD, Pediatrics, General, 09:24AM Dec 19, 2011Recently, the New York Times chronicled the life and death of hockey's premier enforcer, Derek Boogaard, who die ... Read on »
An Infant is not Just a Small Child by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Expert Review of Clinical PharmacologyClinical Pharmacology in Neonates and Young InfantsThe Benefit of a Population-tailored ApproachJohn van den Anker; Karel Allegaer ... Read on »
Caffeine Intake May Negatively Affect Children by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Gregory Lawton, MD, Pediatrics, General, 09:24AM Dec 19, 2011 Recently, the New York Times chronicled the life and death of hockey's premier enforcer, Derek Boogaard, who ... Read on »
Kids' Leukemia Risk Tied to Dads' Smoking by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Reuters Health InformationBy Kerry GrensNEW YORK (Reuters Health) Dec 15 - Children whose fathers smoked have at least a 15% higher risk of developing acute lymphoblast ... Read on »
Lower Asthma Risk in Chubby Tots Who Slim Down by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Reuters Health InformationBy Amy NortonNEW YORK (Reuters Health) Dec 21 - Overweight preschoolers who don't slim down are at a higher asthma risk at age seven, but the ... Read on »
Atopic Dermatitis : Diagnosis & Pathogenesis by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Cases in Atopic DermatitisMedscape Pediatrics CME Lawrence F. Eichenfield, MDProfessor of Clinical Pediatrics and Medicine (Dermatology), University of California Pathogenes ... Read on »
Parents' Smoking May Cause Vascular Damage in Children by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Reuters Health Information By Kerry Grens NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Dec 15 - Children whose fathers smoked have at least a 15% higher risk of developing acute lympho ... Read on »
Food Allergy in Kids Not Being Optimally Diagnosed by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Medscape Medical News from the:American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) 2011 Annual Scientific Meeting Fran Lowry November 14, 2011 (Boston, Massachusetts) ... Read on »
Panel Recommends Universal Cholesterol Screening for Kids by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Medscape Medical News from American Heart Association (AHA) 2011 Scientific Sessions From Heartwire Michael O'Riordan November 13, 2011 (Orlando, Florida) — An expert pa ... Read on »
Updated AAP Policy: Turn Off the TV and Talk to Your Toddler by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Medscape Medical News Fran Lowry November 10, 2011 (Boston, Massachusetts) — An updated policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Council of Com ... Read on »
Is There an Up Side to Autism? by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Medscape Medical News > Psychiatrists in the News Society's Negative Bias Toward Autism Needs Rethinking, Expert Says "autism is a different way of being, not necess ... Read on »
How to talk with your teen by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The teenage years are full of change for both parents and teenagers. Not only are teens growing and changing physically, but they are developing their identity and becoming ... Read on »
Tips for limiting screen time at home by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The teenage years are full of change for both parents and teenagers. Not only are teens growing and changing physically, but they are developing their identity and becoming ... Read on »
No Imaging Needed for Most Low Back Pain in Teens by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Medscape Medical News from the:American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2011 National Conference and ExhibitionNovember 1, 2011 (Boston, Massachusetts) — Most cases of low back ... Read on »
HBA1c Unreliable for Pediatric Screening by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Medscape Medical News from the:American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2011 National Conference and Exhibition November 1, 2011 (Boston, Massachusetts) — Most cases of low ba ... Read on »
Community-acquired Pneumonia in Children by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Thorax What's New? Anne Thomson; Michael Harris 10/27/2011; Thorax. 2011;66(10):927-928. © 2011 BMJ Publishing Group Ltd & British Thoracic Society Abstract The co ... Read on »
Maternal Hypertension Increases Risk for Birth Defects by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy From Medscape Education Clinical Briefs News Author: Ricki Lewis, PhD CME Author: Désirée Lie, MD, MSEd 10/21/2011 Clinical Context Some studies have suggested an incr ... Read on »
The Evolution of Bullying by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Gregory Lawton, MD, Pediatrics, Sep 27, 2011During the first recess on the first day in the first year of the first school (approximately 80,000 BC), an impressively hirsute ... Read on »