One question that improves your family history-taking Do NPs specifically ask parents about their childhood parenting experiences? Dr. Howard King’s article “How to help adult children of alcoholic parents” prompts us to ask about important information that most likely is not a part of our routine family history questions, and thus not a part of our child’s treatment plan. FDA approves etanercept for pediatric psoriasis November 08, 2016 By Bernard A Cohen MD The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of etanercept for treatment of children with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis will revolutionize the management of psoriasis in children. How do we help children with election rhetoric? As Election Day nears, the intensity of the campaign and level of emotion continues to rise beyond anything remembered. Children are remarkably resilient to all this input, at least on the surface, but one has to wonder what they are thinking and likely worrying about just below the surface. Researchers make strides in amblyopia November 02, 2016 By Laird Harrison Accumulating evidence suggests that multiple treatments can help people with amblyopia, according to a review of the literature. Brittle or battered? November 01, 2016 By John Jesitus Many pediatricians need to step up their game in understanding and diagnosing rare disease processes whose symptoms can mimic those of child abuse. Primary care psychopharmacology November 01, 2016 By John Jesitus Evidence-based guidance is available to help primary care practitioners provide psychopharmacologic treatment for behavioral disorders. When to look harder at jaundice November 01, 2016 By John Jesitus Even though most babies with jaundice have uncomplicated jaundice, 18% of them will have their course complicated by hemolysis. Family meals matter November 01, 2016 By John Jesitus Teaching children healthy eating habits requires setting a good example by sharing meals with them, said Irene Chatoor, MD, FAAP, in her session "Food refusal: From picky eating to feeding disorders." New weight-management algorithm November 01, 2016 By John Jesitus The long-awaited American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) weight-management algorithm for obesity provides a comprehensive, evidence-based translation for real-world use. Bigger, faster, stronger November 01, 2016 By John Jesitus Properly supervised strength training can help children both short-term and long-term, providing the foundation for an active, healthy life.