Study: Babies should keep same doctor

Researchers studied more than 1,500 infants born in Philadelphia between 1999 and 2001. They say those who were seen regularly by the same pediatrician were more likely to be properly screened for everything from lead poisoning to anemia.

They say children from urban, low-income families often don't receive proper screening for these illnesses, which can lead to problems later in life.

 

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