A recent study has found that direct-to-consumer (DTC) telemedicine services were more likely to prescribe antibiotics than urgent care centers and pediatric practices, and less likely to follow guidelines on antibiotic use.
Rachael Zimlich, RN, BSN
The later teenaged years are a time of missed opportunities for preventive care and vaccination, according to a new report focused on low rates of meningococcal booster vaccination.
Mothers usually take the title of geriatric pregnancy at an advanced age, but research suggests older fathers may have to take on that title as well.
Parental roles are important to establishing healthy behaviors, but a new report delves into the cardiovascular effects of these relationships and the differences between maternal and paternal bonds.
Intimate partner violence isn’t just an adult problem. A new study reveals that teenagers also face violence from partners, and the results can be deadly.
Quality and quantity go hand-in-hand when it comes to surgical outcomes, according to a new report highlighting positive outcomes at high-volume thyroid surgery centers.
Maternal smoking has been linked to later development of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in offspring in many studies, but a recent report shows that heavier smoking increases the risks even more.
The number of children dying in hot cars is on the rise, but the National Safety Council has developed a new tool to help parents understand heatstroke and avoid tragedy.
More adolescents are turning to the emergency department for help during mental health crises, leading researchers to call for better treatment and prevention strategies.
As in adults, antibiotics and proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) that change the microbiota of the gut can increase risks for developing Clostridium difficile—C diff—in pediatric patients.