Two new studies quantify the negative effects of adverse events in childhood on physical and mental health issues in LGBTQ individuals.
Hugs, whether giving or receiving them, make us feel good. Hugs are comforting, demonstrate caring acts of kindness, and genuinely express an emotional interaction, with or without words between 2 or more individuals.
In children with mild-to-moderate asthma triggered by inhaled allergens, immunotherapy might be a good supplement to long-term medication use.
For Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr Bobby Lazzara looks at a cohort study published in JAMA Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery that looked at risk factors following outpatient tonsillectomy.
E-cigarette marketing targeted at adolescents plays a significant role in the uptake of e-cigarette use, as well as the use of traditional cigarettes.
College students with a history of waived vaccinations often refuse to receive updated immunizations, according to a new report.
A third dose of the mumps vaccine for everyone—not just those in outbreak areas—may help combat a resurgence of the virus, according to a new report.
Homeless children face a multitude of problems, and clinicians have little guidance on the best ways to help them.
Trained volunteer cuddlers provide the magic of human touch to help preemies and convalescing newborns thrive.
Children who are overweight or obese are potentially at risk for developing diabetes, but there’s more to identifying prediabetes than just obesity.