A study conducted in Australia found that that the answer to this question is a resounding “no.” A comparison of behavioral outcomes in 124 children who had colic that had resolved by age 6 months (colic group) and 503 infants without problem crying at 1, 4, and 6 months (no colic group) found that the colic group did not manifest any adverse effects related to behavior, regulatory abilities, temperament, or family functioning when they were aged 2 to 3 years.
Human trafficking is a national and global problem involving millions of children, many of whom are the victims of commercial sexual exploitation.
Pediatricians should intensify screening for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among all adolescent patients, whether or not they self-report being sexually active.
A child’s fear—and the anxiety it creates in parents—isn’t benign. It can keep patients from getting the care they need. Learn how you can help.
A generation of inactive children is headed toward a lifetime of preventable pathologies unless clinicians enact a fundamental shift in attitudes toward exercise and physical activity.
These 10 Journal Club article summaries from 2018 are worth a second look. Some offer information to change your practice now, while others offer insight into potential future changes.
Catch up with the latest innovative technology products from this past year for your pediatric practice.
Infants who are exposed to tobacco smoke during their mothers’ pregnancy or after birth are at increased risk of gastroesophageal reflux (GER), especially of events with bolus movement detected by impedance (GER-imp), according to a French study in 31 neonates referred to a medical center for investigation of suspected GER.
An 11-day-old, full-term male presents to the emergency department (ED) with a 2-day history of decreased range of motion of his right upper extremity.
Pediatricians can uncover important health problems by asking parents a few simple questions about their child’s sleep habits and behaviors.