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.
Flu season is in full swing according to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The weekly surveillance indicates that activity is high but has not yet peaked for the season.
Emerging evidence reveals that earlier introduction of highly allergenic foods into infants’ diets may actually lead to immune tolerance. Here’s what you should know.
Treating a child with a congenital limb deficiency can be a challenge. It is imperative that the clinician care not only for the child, but the family, and cover not only physical health, but mental health and educational progress. Here are 11 tips to improve care in your practice.
An 8-year-old, previously healthy girl presents to the emergency department (ED) with a rash “that looks likes bruises” and joint pain. The red patchy rash is not painful and not pruritic. What's the diagnosis?
A new anesthesia-free method for placing ear tubes, known as tympanostomy tubes, has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration and gives clinicians an in-office option for the common procedure.