Mental Health

Groundbreaking guidelines issued for unexplained pediatric death

June 23, 2020

New consensus guidelines clarify the procedural guidance for investigation, certification, and reporting of sudden unexplained pediatric deaths to help medical professionals and families through these crises.

Working parents: Leave your day care guilt at the door

June 16, 2020

Many parents worry that when they drop their child off at day care, they are setting their offspring up for less than optimal lifelong outcomes. A Canadian investigation indicates that parents may not need to worry so much.

Talking to children and teenagers about racism

June 12, 2020

Recent events have highlighted how racism and discrimination harms many. The American Academy of Pediatrics has provided some guidance for parents on how to discuss the issue in an age-appropriate matter.