Using brief interventions to target substance use

September 16, 2020

Problematic substance use during adolescence can have long-term health consequences. Could brief interventions help turn things around?

Will HPV vaccination coverage hit the mark?

September 16, 2020

Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination coverage has lagged in the United States. A report looks at whether the coverage will meet the Healthy People 2020 goal.

How maternal depression can lead to developmental vulnerability in kids

September 16, 2020

The mental health of immediate family members can have an impact on the remaining family. A recent report offers insight on how maternal depression impacts a child’s development.

Bad to the bone: A case of altered mental status

September 15, 2020

A 5-year-old female with no significant past medical history presented to the emergency department in 2016 with altered mental status, decreased activity, fever, and decreased oral intake. What's the diagnosis?

How parental smoking during pregnancy impacts overweight risk

September 15, 2020

Smoking has many negative health effects and a new investigation adds an increased risk of childhood weight issues when exposure to smoking in utero.