Is there a link between pacifier use and food allergy risk?June 1st 2021
Though pacifiers are a comforting apparatus for many babies, they often pop out and land on the floor, requiring constant washing. A new report examines if there’s a link between pacifiers and how they’re cleaned after they hit the floor with the risk of food allergy.
USDA expands program to offer kids food over the summerApril 30th 2021
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer, which provided nutrition to children that previously would have been offered by schools, would be extended to the summer months.
Using a health literacy approach with childhood obesityApril 29th 2021
Becoming overweight at a young age can lead to long-term obesity and represents an important challenge to tackle in childhood. An investigation looks at the impact of a health literacy intervention on reducing overweight children.
Picky eating: When is the time to act?March 4th 2021
Whether it’s getting a child to eat a certain vegetable, eat something other than chicken nuggets, most parents go through feeding struggles at some point. The question for pediatricians is knowing when to offer reassurance and support, and when to offer intervention.
A new diagnostic paradigm for celiac diseaseDecember 4th 2020
Since the middle of the 20th century and into the 21st century, the incidence of celiac disease has been rising significantly throughout the Western world. Here is what you need to know about this autoimmune condition.