Steven R Feldman, professor of Dermatology and Director of the Center for Dermatology Research at Wake Forest Baptist Health, discusses the need to advise parents and patients about proper protection from the sun.
The first study to examining the temporal relationship between sexting—sending sexually explicit images electronically—and sexual activity in adolescents finds a link but not necessarily between sexting and risky sexual behaviors.
Four fabulous days of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2014 National Conference and Exhibition (NCE) wrapped up Tuesday as attendees participated in the final plenary and educational sessions and seminars before heading home.
New recommendations by the American Academy of Pediatrics on contraception use in adolescents urge clinicians to get more involved in educating adolescents about contraception use and, in particular, to recommend the use of long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) as the first-line contraceptive choice.
Distinguishing between gastroesophageal reflux (GER) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in infants is critical to providing appropriate treatment and avoiding overclassifying infants with GERD that leads to overtesting and overtreatment.
The first 3 days of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2014 National Conference and Exhibition in San Diego have featured stimulating and thought-provoking plenary and educational sessions as well as forums, focus groups, and industry- and foundation-sponsored symposia.