New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal that 1 in 7 teenagers is abusing opioids, and sexual minorities face growing health disparities and health risks.
Rachael Zimlich, RN
Only 20% of all children covered under Medicaid received a mental health diagnosis, and 80% were given at least 1 prescription medication to treat their condition, according to a recent report.
Clinicians and parents aren’t having the sex talk with teenagers as often as they should, according to a new study, and parents aren’t sure whether it’s a doctor’s place to get involved.
Suicide rates are rising, according to a new report. There is no singular cause for this rise, and the same is true for the solution.
Technology bested several experts in diagnosing retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) in a new study that researchers hope will improve diagnosis and management of infants affected by the potentially blinding condition.
A new report reveals that hospitalizations for afebrile seizures, as well as for gastroenteritis, have dropped since the introduction of a rotavirus vaccine in 2006.
Provider recommendations are helpful in increasing vaccination rates for human papillomavirus (HPV), but could be utilized more, says a new report.
Diseases caused by ticks and mosquitoes are creating a growing threat, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shares tips for pediatricians to find and prevent these diseases through early recognition.
Adding emollients to bath water for eczema relief doesn’t help improve the condition, but costs a lot more than topical treatments.
A new study reveals that a very low-carbohydrate diet may help improve long-term outcomes for patients with Type 1 diabetes (T1D).