Pediatrician James Tanner created the Tanner Scale, which rates a person's physical maturity based on body traits. Police forces have repeatedly used it to identify child porn, even though Tanner himself pointed out the scale doesn't determine how old someone is, just how developed they are. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tan…
In 1981 Dr. Michael Shannon, a pediatrician back then, saved the life of a 3.2 pounds new-born Chris Trokey, who had a 50/50 chance at surviving. In 2011, Trokey returned the favor as a paramedic when he helped saving a seriously injured Dr. Shannon from a car accident. ktla.com/2015/03/29/oc-pa…
A Puerto Rican man was arrested for watching porno feat Lupe Fuentes, who a pediatrician identified as being underage because of her appearance. The porn star flew there from Spain to show her passport and prove she was 19. The man was in jail for 2 months before that happened. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lup…
A house in Britain was vandalized and graffitied by outraged neighbors who turned out to be mistaken: the owner was a pediatrician, not a pedophile news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_ne…
Asperger syndrome is named for Austrian pediatrician Hans Asperger, who described it in 1944. He called his patients "Little Professors." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Han…
When a Pediatrician was involved in a fiery car wreck and was pinned in his burning car, among the fire rescue crew that arrived to save him was a man whose life the doctor had saved 30 years earlier as an infant. ktla.com/2015/03/29/oc-pa…
The home of a female pediatrician in Wales was attacked and vandalised by Welsh kids who mistook "paedriatician" for "paedophile" news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_ne…
Henri Breault, a pediatrician in Ontario, Canada, was instrumental in the development of the child-safety cap for medicines. When introduced in the Windsor area in 1967, the design, know as the β€œPalm N Turn,” quickly led to a 91% drop in accidental poisonings of children. cdnmedhall.org/inductees/…
In 2010 pediatricians were calling for "choke-proof hot dogs" due to 17% of food-related asphyxiations being caused by hotdogs, coupled with around 10,000 children under age 14 going to the hospital each year after choking on food. usatoday30.usatoday.com/n…
Across the Arab world today an average of 45 percent of married couples are related, according to Dr. Nadia Sakati, a pediatrician and senior consultant for the genetics research center at King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh. nytimes.com/2003/05/01/wo…
In 1895 New York City pediatrician Henry Heiman intentionally infected two mentally disabled boysβ€”one four and one sixteenβ€”with gonorrhea as part of a medical experiment to see if it could spread like a germ. Unfortunately the cure for gonorrhea was unknown at the time en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Une…
In 2010 a man was arrested and faced 20 years in prison for having a DVD of Lupe Fuentes. A pediatrician assured the courts that she was 100% sure that Lupe was underage. She was actually 19 nypost.com/2010/04/24/a-t…
Dr Leila Denmark, a pediatrician, was the only female graduate in her 1928 medical class, and treated the grandchildren and great-grandchildren of her first patients by the time she retired at the age of 103. drleiladenmark.com/
Michael Kearney spoke his first words at four months. At the age of six months, he told his pediatrician, "I have a left ear infection." He learned to read at the age of ten months. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mic…
Janusz Korczak, a Polish-Jewish pediatrician and children's author who managed a Jewish orphanage in Warsaw during the Holocaust, refused freedom (despite offers of sanctuary from admirers of his works) and stayed with his orphans when they were sent to the Treblinka extermination camp. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan…
Asperger syndrome is named for Austrian pediatrician Hans Asperger, who described the condition back in 1944. He called his patients β€œLittle Professors.” mentalfloss.com/blogs/arc…
Miss America 1994 claimed she lost her hearing due to the DTP vaccine. Her pediatrician later revealed that childhood meningitis was the likely cause. nytimes.com/1994/09/26/us…
The acronym for some pediatricians are "FAAPers"... Fellow[s] in the American Academy of Pediatrics. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FAA…
Pediatricians predict your adult height by doubling your height at age 2 mayoclinic.org/medical-ed…

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