Two new studies quantify the negative effects of adverse events in childhood on physical and mental health issues in LGBTQ individuals.
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.
Homeless children face a multitude of problems, and clinicians have little guidance on the best ways to help them.
Too many children with depression go undiagnosed and untreated, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. Updated guidelines should address this standard of care.
Pediatricians need a better understanding of the effects of early puberty for girls beyond adolescence into adulthood.
Adults who have survived childhood cancer are about 10 years ahead of their peers in terms of developing hypertension, according to a new report.
Compared with adolescents who use e-cigarettes with relatively low or no nicotine concentrations, those who use e-cigarettes with higher nicotine concentrations are more likely to progress to more frequent and intense combustible cigarette smoking and vaping.
Pediatricians are falling short when it comes to adequately addressing sexual and reproductive healthcare for teenagers, but new guidance aims to offer strategies for improvement.
Health illiteracy is widespread across all populations, but it has the extra burden of language and cultural barriers in diverse and underserved populations. Here’s how pediatricians can help.
With planning, transitioning teenagers from pediatric care to adult care for their diabetes doesn’t have to be stressful for either patient or provider.