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Delivery of primary care services amid the COVID-19 pandemic

June 23, 2020

COVID-19 has wrought many changes, including how medical practices provide care and keep patients safe.

Working parents: Leave your day care guilt at the door

June 16, 2020

Many parents worry that when they drop their child off at day care, they are setting their offspring up for less than optimal lifelong outcomes. A Canadian investigation indicates that parents may not need to worry so much.

Report examines effectiveness of social distancing and face masks

June 05, 2020

A new report in the Lancet examines whether efforts to stem COVID-19 such as social distancing and wearing face masks are effective.

WHO releases toolkit to reduce pediatric tobacco use

June 05, 2020

As tobacco use among children and adolescents continues to be a public health problem, the World Health Organization (WHO) has released a toolkit to help this group say “no” to using tobacco.

Can sleep problems lead to musculoskeletal pain?

June 05, 2020

Associated with musculoskeletal pain in adults, poor sleep also could carry a similar risk for children.

Which kids get timely follow-up care after mental illness hospitalizations?

June 04, 2020

Follow-up after hospitalization for mental illness is a measure of quality care, but how many children and teenagers are getting timely follow-up? A new report investigates.

Connecting families with social services can reduce child hospitalizations

June 04, 2020

Addressing a family’s needs to improve health care has been a frequent topic of discussion, and a new investigation examines whether an in-person navigation service can decrease acute health care utilization.

Persistent birthmark grows on a toddler’s back

June 04, 2020

The parents of a healthy 20-month-old boy ask for advice about a birthmark on his lower back. The lesion is asymptomatic and has grown proportionately with their son. What's the diagnosis?

Parents often incorrectly estimate their child’s media use

June 03, 2020

Media guidelines recommend a certain amount of activity for children, but parents may not have an accurate understanding of how much time their child is spending on mobile devices. A recent investigation provides a look into how young children are using media and for how long.