Author | Catherine Radwan


WIC program cuts infants’ risk for early death and preterm birth

December 25, 2019


 Low-income pregnant women who receive Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) federal nutrition assistance reduce their offspring’s risk for infant mortality and premature birth.   

Religious exemptions to vaccination rise amid stricter state policies

November 06, 2019


As state policies regarding vaccination for children entering kindergarten eliminate exemptions for personal beliefs, parents turn to claiming exemptions on religious grounds.

AAP challenges members to speak up for children’s health in 2020

October 27, 2019


The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) reminds its members not to be content with 2019’s achievements in children’s health, but to stand up against new challenges that threaten to undo what already has been won.

Discover the hidden biases that drive your practice

October 26, 2019


Tiffani Johnson, MD, MSC, FAAP, enthralled a packed room at the American Academy of Pediatrics 2019 National Conference & Exhibition Friday afternoon when she led session attendees to admit that they harbor many hidden biases and discriminatory attitudes toward patients and families that can unconsciously determine how they treat patients, parents, and even office staff.