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Photoclinic
Photoclinic
09/23/2022

Miriam Matthews1 • Laura Rosas, MD2 • Lynnette Mazur, MD, MPH3

Miriam Matthews1 • Laura Rosas, MD2 • Lynnette Mazur, MD, MPH3
On a medical mission trip to Tumbes, Peru, a 13-year-old boy presented with enlargement of his left leg. The father stated that his son’s leg had been progressively enlarging since early infancy. He said...
09/23/2022
antibiotics
Multi-colored antibiotics with a thermometer laying over them.
antibiotics
09/22/2022
Researchers sought to better understand the relationship between early-life exposure to antibiotics and later onset of atopic dermatitis in children.
09/22/2022
Top Papers of the Month
Scott T. Vergano, MD
Top Papers of the Month
09/21/2022
In this article, Scott T. Vergano, MD, writes about 3 top papers you may have missed in August 2022, including the management of hyperbilirubinemia in infants born at 35 weeks or more of gestation, defining...
09/21/2022

Interactive Features

mental health
mental health
09/11/2022
In this “Test Your Knowledge” quiz series, Melissa V. Cabellon, MD, PhD, asks you about the most appropriate screening tools for depression among adolescents.
09/11/2022
Depression
Depression
07/28/2022
After a check-up, the mother of a 16-year-old boy asks about the risks associated with cannabis use in adolescents. The mother commonly uses cannabis, and is curious about what effects it could have on her...
07/28/2022
Immunology
Immunology
07/10/2022
Children are defined as “persons aged 1 to 12 years.” How many vaccinations are recommended for the average child in the United States? Take our pop quiz to test your knowledge!
07/10/2022
otitis media
otitis media
07/07/2022
A 24-month-old boy presents with his parents to the pediatric clinic with an ear infection for the fourth time in the past year. The parents ask if there are any other treatments that may work better at...
07/07/2022
Pediatrics
Pediatrics
06/26/2022
Bacterial and viral infections may play key roles in asthma exacerbations and even in development of asthma among youth. Which side of the debate do you stand on?
06/26/2022

Clinical Insights

smoking
smoking
09/03/2022
How is adolescent e-cigarette use associated with later cigarette and smokeless tobacco use? In this Q&A, Brittney Keller-Hamilton, PhD, MPH, answered our questions about her team’s study examining this...
09/03/2022
Opioid addiction
Opioid addiction
08/07/2022
Dr Scott E Hadland from Boston Medical Center discusses his latest research, which demonstrated that prescribing medication earlier to youth with opioid use disorder improves retention in care vs behavioral...
08/07/2022
Pediatrics
Pediatrics
08/04/2022
Adults use health care services more frequently when they are exposed to wildfire smoke, but the use among children is not as clear. Sydney Leibel, MD, MPH, from Rady Children and Hospital, answers our...
08/04/2022
AAPA
 Thomas Meersman,  DHSc, MMsc, PA-C
AAPA
07/28/2022
In this podcast, Thomas Meersman, DHSc, MMsc, PA-C, speaks about ways clinicians can improve communication and examination of pediatric patients with autism spectrum disorders, including behavioral...
07/28/2022
Rare Disease
Nutrition411: The Podcast
Rare Disease
07/20/2022
In this episode, Lisa Jones interviews Elizabeth L. Wright, MS, RD, CSP, LDN, FAND, CLC, and Michele Shuker, MS, RD, CSP, LDN, on the impact of nutrition on rare disease, including eosinophilic disorders...
07/20/2022