An array of challenging issues confronted by pediatric providers on a regular basis were presented and included, but were not limited to, best practices for migraine variants, sexually transmitted diseases, adolescent obesity, enuresis and encopresis, developmental hip dysplasia, alternatives to spanking, and the arduous task of breaking bad news to parents and families.
Children are using mobile media more often and at early ages than ever before, and parents are unsure how to manage. A new study reveals that parents want more guidance from pediatricians on the best ways to expose their children to media.
More than 20% of U.S. children lack adequate nutritious food, and most of their families make too much money to qualify for federal assistance. Find out how to screen patients for food insecurity and what you can do to help.
Agpar scoring offers an useful initial assessment of a neonate’s physiological status and fetal to infant transition, but more data should be collected to adequately assess infants in distress that require additional interventions during the scoring period.
Adolescents that pair alcohol with their first sexual intercourse are more likely to engage in risky sexual behaviors and suffer from long-term negative physical and emotional effects, according to a new report.