Nutrition

How to tell if your patient has an eating disorder

March 22, 2022

At the 43rd National Conference on Pediatric Health Care for pediatric nurse practitioners in Dallas Texas, 2 clinicians shared their insights on how primary care providers can screen, diagnose, and treat eating disorders in children and adolescents.

Addressing atypical anorexia: Part 2

March 11, 2022

Dr. Erin Harrop discusses the necessity of understanding that eating disorders do not all look the same in every patient and how a multidisciplinary approach could be an effective way to diagnose and manage anorexia nervosa that is atypical.

Addressing atypical anorexia: Part 1

January 28, 2022

Contemporary Pediatrics sat down with Dr. Erin Harrop, an assistant professor at University of Denver in Colorado and a licensed medical social worker to talk about atypical anorexia nervosa, including diagnostic challenges.

How social media may be getting around measures to restrict depictions of unhealthy food and drinks

January 13, 2022

Regulations ensure that the advertising of unhealthy foods is limited to children in traditional media. An investigations looks into how celebrity social media may be showing children and adolescents a variety of unhealthy foods and drinks.

Did Philadelphia soda tax lead to less consumption?

October 20, 2021

Taxing soda and other sugar sweetened beverages has been seen as a tool to encourage more healthy behaviors. A look at soda consumption in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania provides insight into whether it works.