Traditional home economics classes that taught children about food and food preparation are a thing of the past in many schools. This loss can keep children and teenagers from exploring food and developing a strong, healthy relationship. A new program Food Ed. challenges to students to think about food beyond their plates.
Rachael Zimlich, RN, BSN
Every pediatrician will face the issue of impaired parents and caregivers at some point in their career. A recent report offers some advice on handling those situations.
For families living in poverty, diaper banks can help keep their children clean and dry. Pediatricians could do more to assess their unmet need and step up referrals to these community resources.
A new anesthesia-free method for placing ear tubes, known as tympanostomy tubes, has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration and gives clinicians an in-office option for the common procedure.
Clinicians may be able to identify patients at the highest risk of developing type 1 diabetes with a simple saliva test.
Pediatricians, not just parents and teachers, can and should help students who are struggling academically.
Parents and clinicians may sometimes catch the white glare in a child’s eye that signals potentially devastating eye problems, but a new app aims to make the process even easier and more accurate.
Early treatment in acute migraines is important, but behavioral and lifestyle changes may be the best prevention tool in the pediatric population.
Support from fathers trumps that of mothers when it comes to mitigating damage from discrimination over sexual orientation in LGBT teenagers and young adults.
Motor skill delays are an early predictor of language delays later in childhood and into adulthood in individuals with autism spectrum disorder.