Despite a lack of consensus on the importance of screening infants for vision problems, there is proof that screening preschoolers can catch serious problems and allow for corrections to prevent permanent vision loss.
Rachael Zimlich, RN
Surviving cancer is challenging enough, but now a recent report highlights the fact that survivors face double the chronic health challenges of the general population as a result of curative cancer therapies.
AAP’s first ever clinical report on body modification guides pediatricians on medical precautions and counseling practices.
A recent study examines the effects of early treatment for infants with hearing loss on development of language skills.
A common problem in young children, ear infections often are the subject of debate when it comes to management techniques.
There are challenges to defining normal or healthy levels of vitamin D. The question, therefore, is whether to recommend vitamin D supplementation for breastfeeding mothers, their breastfed infants, or both.
More and more parents are using herbal medications to manage their children’s health conditions, but which ones are safe and how are they used?
Despite recommendations from federal overseers that universal autism screening has little benefit, experts in autism remain steadfast in their belief that early screening and intervention improves outcomes.
Obesity can be a difficult—and costly—issue to manage, but there is new evidence to help make interventions to fight obesity more effective and less expensive.
When is a spot not just a spot? Children can sprout a variety of discolorations, and it takes a trained eye to know when to investigate further.