The health crisis precipitated by vaping bloomed in 2019. A new study in JAMA Pediatrics looked at how e-cigarette use, and specifically JUUL-brand use, changed trends.
I believe that professional practitioners survey results/research, and especially comparative survey results, offer professionals and professional organizations opportunities to make impactful change, and, in this case, changes that can improve health care delivery for infants, children, adolescents, and their families.
It seems to be a logical conclusion: Weight loss in severely obese teenagers will result in better mental health outcomes in addition to the more obvious health benefits. However, a new Swedish study indicates that this may not be the case.
For families living in poverty, diaper banks can help keep their children clean and dry. Pediatricians could do more to assess their unmet need and step up referrals to these community resources.
The typical day in Pediatrics is a busy one and the pressure to see as many patients as possible is felt by many. However, a new study published in JAMA Pediatrics indicates that more and more children aren’t being seen by a pediatrician for problem visits.
Despite guidance from the American Academy of Pediatrics advising that media use should be limited for all children, parents admit their adolescents still are spending far too much time playing video games.
When evaluating and diagnosing migraines in pediatric patients, a thorough medical history is key to giving a diagnosis. These 8 questions are structured to pinpoint concerning headache patterns earlier in the diagnosing process.
Eating well is fundamental to lifelong physical and mental health. Here’s how all your patients, even those with limiting medical conditions, can get their nutrient intake right.
Faced with ongoing and emerging challenges that compete for their time, pediatricians are struggling to provide quality care and counseling.
A study in 512 mother-child pairs from 6 major cities in Canada found that exposure to higher levels of fluoride during pregnancy was associated with lowered intelligent quotient (IQ) scores in their children at the age of 3 to 4 years.