How vaccine hesitancy could impact the roll-out of the future COVID-19 vaccine

September 04, 2020

Contemporary Pediatrics sat down with Andrew J. Schuman, MD, to discuss vaccine hesitancy and how those sentiments could impact the future COVID-19 vaccine.

Weighing in on in-school education during a pandemic

August 14, 2020

Contemporary Pediatrics sat down with Donna Hallas, PhD, RN, PPCNP-BC, CPNP, PMHS, FAANP, FAAN, to discuss the debate over returning to in-school education during a pandemic and how health care providers can help.

Using technology to combat COVID-19

July 23, 2020

Contemporary Pediatrics sat down with Andrew Schuman, MD, to talk about how technology can help slow the spread of COVID-19.

COVID-19 and Its Association with Conjunctivitis

July 08, 2020

What is COVID-19's association with conjunctivitis?

Report from Ground Zero: Public health crisis in New York

July 25, 2019

Contemporary Pediatrics recently spoke with Mary Koslap-Petraco, DNP, PNP-BC, CPNP, FAANP, a nationally known expert in immunization practice, about why measles infection rates have skyrocketed in her home state of New York, what’s in store for the rest of the United States during the current measles outbreak, and how physicians can engage with parents to boost immunization rates.

Recognize & Refer: Hemangiomas in pediatrics

July 17, 2019

Contemporary Pediatrics sits down exclusively with Sheila Fallon Friedlander, MD, a professor dermatology and pediatrics, to discuss the one key condition for which she believes community pediatricians should be especially aware-hemangiomas.

Recognize & Refer: Turner syndrome

June 15, 2019

Contemporary Pediatrics sits down exclusively with Philippe F. Backeljauw, MD, a pediatric endocrinologist to discuss the one key condition for which he believes community pediatricians should be especially aware-Turner syndrome.

PODCAST: Auditory brain stem implants in young children.

January 14, 2016

Jamie Glater, MD, discusses an NIH-sponsored study investigating the effectiveness of an auditory brain stem implant in young children with congenital cochlear nerve agenesis.

ADHD Medications: A Look at Their Safety Profile

October 17, 2012

Each year in this country, physicians prescribe medications to treat ADHD in nearly 3 million children. The safety of these agents has been the subject of some debate.

The Transgender Conundrum

August 08, 2012

Transgendered and LGBTs are bullied and victimized at alarmingly high rates. How, then, to protect children and adolescents from physical harm?

“Bath Salts” and “Herbal Incense”: Truly Not for Human Consumption

June 13, 2012

Bath salts and herbal incense-synthetic legal intoxicating drugs (so-called SLIDs)-have potentially serious adverse effects-including acute psychosis, delirium, violent behavior, seizures, and cardiovascular emergencies.

Post-Concussion Syndrome in Young Female Soccer Players

June 06, 2012

Young female athletes are vulnerable to concussions and other sports-related head and neck injuries. Repeated insult may lead to permanent neurologic deficit.

Podcast: Controller Use in Children With Asthma

January 11, 2012

Here to discuss her observations about controller medication use and sleep problems in children with asthma is Michelle Garrison, MD.

Podcast: 5 Myths About Office-Based Spirometry-and Why You Really Do Need This Essential Tool

December 02, 2011

In this podcast, Dr John Kelso dispels myths and makes a case for office-based spirometry for pediatricians.

Podcast: How Safe is Vaccination? Answers For Worried Parents

November 22, 2011

Here, in the second in a series of podcasts, Dr Ellen Clayton reviews findings of a landmark Institute of Medicine study on vaccine safety and offers information about specific vaccines that may be very useful to you when you answer questions from worried parents.

Podcast: Vaccines-Exactly How Safe Are They?

November 17, 2011

The issue of vaccine safety has been making headlines lately. Some of the publicity-particularly in the lay press and television-has been negative.

Podcast: Addressing Parents’ Concerns About Vaccinating Boys Against HPV Infection

November 09, 2011

You and your colleagues are undoubtedly hearing questions from a lot of concerned parents about the new guidelines for vaccinating young boys against HPV infection. What are the chief concerns-and how can you best address those concerns?

Podcast: New Guidelines for Vaccinating Boys Against HPV Infection

November 04, 2011

What exactly are the new guidelines for vaccinating boys against HPV infection-and why is this development good news for both men and women?

Podcast: Flu Vaccination Again This Year?: What To Say When Patients Ask

October 12, 2011

How will you address this question when your patients ask? Find out in this podcast.