Developmental/Behavioral Disorders

Prenatal exposure to analgesic opioid linked with elevated risk of ADHD

October 05, 2021

A study has found that prenatal analgesic opioid exposure of 5 or more weeks is associated with a slightly elevated risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children compared to exposure of 4 weeks or less.

Candice Jones, MD, discusses her new book, "High Five Discipline: Positive Parenting for Happy, Healthy, Well-Behaved Kids"

September 22, 2021

Recently, I talked to Contemporary Pediatrics' Editorial Advisory Board member Candice W. Jones, MD, FAAP, about her new book, "High Five Discipline: Positive Parenting for Happy, Healthy, Well-Behaved Kids," published by the American Academy of Pediatrics.