The intimate nature of sports, the comradery of a team environment, the trust of a coach—all these are intrinsic to the nature of athletics but can also set the stage for abuse. Learn how you can help.
Rachael Zimlich, RN, BSN
Pediatricians play a vital role in guiding healthy mental and physical development for gender-diverse children and teenagers.
A subtle but dangerous form of abuse—neglect—is the cause of death in three-quarters of all child abuse cases. Learn how you can intervene.
Optimistically, 1 in 5 well-care visits among low-income children are missed, but that number may also be as high as half if children who miss visits with their regular provider aren’t getting care elsewhere.
Social media and other digital platforms offer pediatricians a new way to deliver information on health promotion to patients and their families.
There are constructive ways to carry on difficult conversations with parents about immunization refusal or vaccine hesitancy.
A recent study of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) finds more action is needed to ensure healthy nutrition for all low-income children.
Many parents struggle with picky eaters, and it is a common complaint among parents who use federal supplemental nutrition programs, too. Recent research highlights how pediatricians can help.
Lymph node enlargement is common in children. Focused assessment and quick diagnosis of cause are key to ensure proper treatment.
It’s not just alcohol and seatbelts that factor into teen driving safety. A recent report reveals additional guidance pediatricians should offer to teenaged drivers and their parents.