In case you missed it: August 9 to 13

It was a very busy week for the Contemporary Pediatrics team.

This week’s top articles included:

NJ AAP president discusses state's school mask mandate

The president of the New Jersey chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) discusses the just released mask mandate for public schools in the state and how to combat mask weariness.

Assessing symptoms in pediatric palliative patients

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.

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.

Can newborns breathe and swallow at the same time?

Fact vs myth when it comes to babies breathing during breastfeeding.