Contemporary Pediatrics Staff


AAP guidelines for 2013-2014 influenza vaccination

September 03, 2013

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released its guidance for influenza vaccination during the 2013-2014 influenza season. As always, AAP recommends that all children and adolescents aged 6 months and older receive either the trivalent or quadrivalent influenza vaccine, and children should be immunized as soon as the vaccine becomes available.

Sick-visit immunizations

September 01, 2013

Do sick-visit immunizations dampen parental incentive to return for missed well-baby examinations?

Mental disorders affect 1 in 6 US kids

May 21, 2013

About 17% of children and teenagers in the United States suffer from a mental disorder, according to a first-of-its-kind federal report.