Primary care clinicians play a key role in identifying and treating anxiety disorders in children and helping them learn effective coping skills. This article summarizes some of the current guidance.
Mary Beth Nierengarten, MA
Here are 7 tips to remember when you assess patients for problems with their menses.
For a child with a developmental disorder, the pathway from screening for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to diagnosis of ASD to lifelong care takes place in the child’s medical home.
As of 2019, medical marijuana is legal in 33 states and Washington, DC; recreational marijuana in 10.
Accept this month’s 5-item quiz challenge and see how well you know the wiles of biofilms in Staphylococcus aureus that deploys a matrix “force field” to evade detection and eradication. What children are especially at risk? What treatment course gives the best outcomes?
The case for medical marijuana in children is just getting started. Here’s how pediatricians can navigate the complexities and discomfort of this issue and address the risks and benefits of pharmaceutical cannabinoids for their patients.
This month’s Riddle Me This! online quiz explores the study evidence to reveal some unexpected traits, risk factors, and trajectories for these children. Are there common functional skills traits in younger bullies? What does the literature say about the familial linkage of bullying—is it learned at home?
Despite the growing involvement of fathers in their children’s lives, there persists a lack of focus on fathers in pediatric care. Updated guidelines can help pediatricians to better engage fathers in the care of their children.
Talk to patients and their families about the benefits and risks of stimulants before initiating treatment in children with ADHD.
Among the most common questions parents and caregivers ask pediatricians when gastro issues arise may be about the use of probiotics. Are you a probiotic pro or a probiotic novice?