Banning sales to individuals aged younger than 21 years is just one of the proposals in the American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) newest call to action in the fight against vaping.
Rachael Zimlich, RN, BSN
A new study investigating antibiotic prescribing found that 17% of these prescriptions written for children were inappropriate—and the number climbs even higher in adults.
A third of young adults have never had a private discussion with a clinician, according to a recent report that reveals a concerning lack of confidential communication between doctors and their young patients.
The pediatric medical home must offer more familial, social, and psychosocial support to help children with special healthcare needs to thrive.
Recent weight loss trends, not weight at admission, are a greater indicator of complications from eating disorders, according to a recent study.
A liver disease that causes inflammation and cell damage is common in children with type 2 diabetes, but lifestyle changes and medication may help.
Although fish oil supplements did not improve asthma exacerbations in children who are obese or overweight, the question remains whether fish oil could help other types of children with asthma.
Parents who maintain open lines of communication with their teenagers and are involved in their activities have children who eat better, exercise more, and use less screen time, according to a new report.
Infections and how they are treated early in life may impact how mental health disorders develop early on, according to a new report, highlighting the need for a better understanding of the mind/body connection.
Patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) are deficient in vitamin D, which at higher levels can help prevent exacerbation. A new study examines current guidelines and future recommendations.