Last call for summer
With summer coming to an end and many questions looming about the upcoming school year, Dr. Tina Q. Tan shares her must-reads from the August issue.
Assessing COVID-19’s impact: Adolescent psychosocial functioning and suicidal ideation in outpatient pediatric practice
The long-term impact of COVID-19 on mental health may not be known for years, but right now it's vital to assess mental health in teenagers to help them get the help they may require.
The challenge of virtual learning
With the impending return to in-person learning, it is time to address the challenges and limitations children and families faced with virtual learning over the past several months.
Pleuropulmonary blastoma in an adolescent
A previously healthy 16-year-old female patient presents with intermittent pleuritic chest pain and shortness of breath. The night before her symptoms started, she hit her chest on a door after a "fainting" episode.
Acne vulgaris in teenagers
It effects most teenagers and can lead to mental distress. Here are 5 important facts about acne vulgaris in adolescents.
Bronchitis in children: Should it be on your radar?
Cough is a common reason for pediatric visits. When should bronchitis be on the diagnostic radar?
What will the coming school year look like?
A member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on School Health, discusses strategies for a live return to classroom learning.
Streptococcal infection is common trigger for HSP
A study looks into triggers for Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP).
Does vitamin D supplementation improve asthma control?
Vitamin D supplement use has been suggested to improve a variety of health outcomes. A report investigates whether it can aid in providing better asthma control.
Positive viral PCR test may not contraindicate cardiac surgery
A study examines whether a positive test for bronchiolitis increases morbidity or mortality in patients undergoing cardiac surgery.
Looking at diets in early childhood
A high-quality diet in early childhood can be just 1 way to combat childhood obesity. However, a recent report indicates that there’s room for improvement.
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