Pediatricians, not just parents and teachers, can and should help students who are struggling academically.
Rachael Zimlich, RN, BSN
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.
A new study reveals that mothers who are aged younger than 20 years when their first child is born were more likely to have a child with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and researchers suggest maternal age and other genetic factors may be the cause.
There is little evidence on the best ways to offer intervention on drug use, so pediatricians and PCPs are advised to just steer clear, for now.
A recent study suggests that positive childhood experiences may counter the damaging effects of adverse experiences.
A European study reveals that obesity criteria used by the American Academy of Pediatrics to diagnose pediatric hypertension helps identify more children at risk of cardiovascular disease.
The guidelines for diagnosing and treating Lyme disease may soon be changing, although pediatricians aren't expected to readily adopt all the recommendations.