A new report dissected safety reports spanning 5 years across 3 hospital systems and found that most errors were related to EHR usability and medications—with more than 100 of these events causing patient harm.
Rachael Zimlich, RN, BSN
Cutting back on sugar is a good first step to preventing childhood obesity, but a new study cautions parents and providers to think twice about sugar substitutes.
A new study reveals that whereas physical activity can help prevent and combat childhood obesity, eating breakfast every day may have a more significant impact.
A child’s fear—and the anxiety it creates in parents—isn’t benign. It can keep patients from getting the care they need. Learn how you can help.
Overall vaccination rates in children are good, but there is a small pocket of children who are completely unvaccinated, and this number is rising.
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.
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.