Contemporary Pediatrics Staff


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AAP supports use of thimerosal in vaccines

December 20, 2012

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has endorsed the recommendation of the World Health Organization (WHO) Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization to retain the use of thimerosal as a preservative in vaccines.

Endometriosis likely in girls with chronic pelvic pain

May 17, 2012

Nearly all adolescent girls with chronic pelvic pain that doesn?t respond to conventional medical therapy were found to have endometriosis. What accounts for the higher-than-expected rate of endometriosis in such adolescents?

Making music with baby makes baby more social

May 17, 2012

Playing interactive musical games makes babies more social and also alters their brain responses and sound processing, according to a new study. How do music classes benefit infants as young as 6 months?

Finally, effective migraine relief for teenagers?

May 17, 2012

Adolescent migraine sufferers soon may be able to get the same relief as adults. Does the combination of sumatriptan and naproxen sodium stack up against teenage migraine pain and its associated symptoms?