Contemplating or attempting suicide: Is your teenager at risk (PDF)
Does stimulant medication for pediatric ADHD affect adult height?
A recent review found that multiple clinical trials indicated a reduction in adult height potential for children with long-term use of stimulant medication for treatment of ADHD, but other studies conflict with this data.
Having "the talk" with teen patients
A visit with a pediatric clinician is an ideal time to ensure that a teenager knows the correct information, has the opportunity to make certain contraceptive choices, and instill the knowledge that the pediatric office is a safe place to come for help.
Diagnosing and treating the adolescent with irregular menstruation
At the 2022 AAP National Conference & Exhibition, a professor from the Baylor College of Medicine discusses how to develop an approach to investigate menstrual disturbances for adolescent patients and understand treatment options.
Addressing atypical anorexia: Part 2
Dr. Erin Harrop discusses the necessity of understanding that eating disorders do not all look the same in every patient and how a multidisciplinary approach could be an effective way to diagnose and manage anorexia nervosa that is atypical.
FDA approves Xofluza for treatment of influenza in children 5 years and older
Xofluza is now the first single-dose oral medication for influenza approved for children aged less than 12 years.
Suicidal thoughts plague cyberbullies as well as their targets
Bullying can be all-encompassing for children and teenagers, thanks to technology, and it can have a very negative impact on all involved.
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