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Although there is debate surrounding the definition of metabolic X syndrome in pediatrics and there are few long-term studies of outcomes in children with metabolic syndrome, pediatric metabolic syndrome needs to be on the radar of...
Urolithiasis occurrence is increasing in both adults and children in the United States, with nearly 1 in 11 adults having a stone at some time in their life. Unfortunately, stone occurrence in children also appears to have increased...
Explore results from our annual issues and attitudes survey.
For the 4th year, experts weigh in on key sessions from one of pediatrics premier gatherings. Here are highlights and insights on why they matter.
One candidate favors reducing the government’s role in healthcare, the other increasing it. One candidate offers broad-brush proposals, the other detailed policy briefs. One candidate has spent years working on children’s welfare, the...
Pediatricians may not recognize the growing problem of opioid abuse in their communities. As a result, physicians need to carefully examine their prescribing practices.
Tight, shiny membrane encases ...

After a cesarean delivery at 30 weeks, a 1430-gram premature female neonate was noted to have generalized thick, dark ...

Itchy blisters bother a 12-year-old girl
Small-for-age toddler is unable to walk
Recurrent brown spots in an infant girl
Updated guideline for “brief ...

A recently published 2016 guideline by the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends replacing “apparent life-threatening ...

How to manage pediatric celiac disease
Treatment of opioid use disorder
Why parents spank their children
Improve your practice: Facilitate ...

A major dilemma for patients is simply how to access good care that is both convenient and affordable. To thrive in these ...

Watercooler wisdom 2: Preventing ...
Improve your practice: Medical ...
POC influenza testing: State of the art


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A medical home far away from home

Pediatricians know that coordination and advocacy work. What happens, however, when we are faced with complex cases in ...

Bridging the gap
Treating obesity at ground zero
The diaper bank concept
Top 10 apps for pediatrics

It’s been a while since Dr Schuman reviewed medical applications for mobile devices, and many readers have requested an ...

Improve your practice: Facilitate patient access
Best tech for pediatrics: 2016
Watercooler wisdom 2: Preventing (and treating) ...
Eye on Washington
National snapshot of childhood obesity

The last year or so has given the nation mixed pictures on childhood obesity, with plenty of challenges ahead.

Trump nominates new leader for CMS
Cures Act covers vaccines, ACIP, and more
MACRA changes physician reimbursement model
MOC Blog
MOC reform: One year later

It’s been over a year since the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) announced its intentions to overhaul the maintenance ...

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