A new nationwide program helps primary care providers (PCPs) with mental health training to better address routine psychosocial issues in children and their families.
A healthy 10-year-old male presents for evaluation with a 3-year history of an asymptomatic and progressive, mildly pruritic rash over his head and trunk. The first lesion appeared on his back 3 years ago, and numerous other lesions developed insidiously afterward. The patient’s father states that the lesions fade during the winter and become more prominent during the summer. Failed treatment included hydrocortisone. What's the diagnosis?
E-cigarette use continues to be popular among middle and high school children, according to a new study published in JAMA. Flavored e-cigarettes are popular among them as well.
As state policies regarding vaccination for children entering kindergarten eliminate exemptions for personal beliefs, parents turn to claiming exemptions on religious grounds.
Using antibiotics for extended periods in preterm infants can have long-term damaging effects to their gut microbiota, according to a recent study.
Expert discusses the rationale on shift from 60 years of practice regarding intravenous (IV) maintenance fluid therapy.
Children are highly susceptible to advertising, and it’s getting more difficult to recognize advertising for what it is and protect children from it. Take a look at tech tricks in mobile advertising and ways to avoid them.
Pediatricians often focus on nutrition, but educating parents about food additives and safety should be included.
For many of us in pediatrics, depression and other related diagnoses can present a challenge. Our counterparts who treat adults see and treat depression more often and are often more comfortable with both diagnosis and treatment. It's time to work on this.
What to do when the baby cries; how to get the diaper on just right; or bathing baby may seem like the top concerns of new fathers, but experts say confidence and support are the real deficits for fathers-to-be.