pediatricians

It’s lethal and we’re feeding it to our kids. Here’s how lead is making it in the foodchain, completely legally.
I'm a strong believer in evidence-based medicine, and we know we can take steps to keep our babies safe during their sleep.
Dear Dr. Mayne, To date, scientists have discovered more than 150 different types of human milk oligosaccharides (each mother
Written by Deena Blanchard MD, MPH. This piece was originally published on Well Rounded NY, and written by Deena Blanchard
I think the worst part of it is that we feel like just another number to them. Aside from our primary physician, every other doctor makes us feel like we are just another task on their long "to-do" list, and that they are trying to get out the door as soon as possible. It would be nice to feel heard and understood by a doctor, instead of being made to feel like an over-anxious burden.
The official journal of the Academic Pediatric Association (APA) recently devoted an entire supplement to a pressing policy crisis affecting pediatricians, public health workers, teachers and all of us and the nation's future: child poverty in America.
In 2005, my three-month old son died in his sleep. The initial prognosis was sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). However
I'm not going to make sweeping statements about bedside manners or spending significant time with patients. I get you have
The promise of high tech medicine has never been greater, its actual performance has never been worse. We need to balance the real wonders and exaggerated hype of advancing medical science with a common sense appreciation of its risks and costs.
When your child is sick, hurting and scared, you will feel powerless, overwhelmed and angry. Continue to move forward, and keep this in the back of your restless mind: This too shall pass.
As a pediatrician, I get lots of questions from parents -- but sometimes I wish they would ask different ones.
Eventually, say Pettersen and Gillespie, all pediatricians will be integrating ACEs into their practice, because it's crucial to making sure that kids have a healthy childhood -- which helps them avoid chronic disease and mental illness when they're adults.
On the other end of the spectrum are general practitioners -- pediatricians, family doctors and internists. Psychiatrists
Why must they feel such pain while other kids sprint through teething? Feel sad they feel pain. Feel grateful to have kids to begin with. Feel guilt for feeling any of these feelings. Post something on Facebook about loving motherhood and its many gifts.
So much of this is about trust: Helping families trust not just me, but all the research and science behind vaccines, helping them trust the people who truly are experts as opposed to the people who say they are, but aren't.
We aren't here to judge -- and we have seen and heard worse, I promise. Please, tell the truth. I can't take care of your child (or you) if you don't.
Why did you do it? I know your son was probably crying and crying and crying, because that's just what babies do at this age. Why didn't you just put him in his crib and walk away, go outside, call someone to come and help you?
Research conducted over the past few years, and now underway at our institution and others around the country, has generated promising developments in diagnosing and treating food allergies.
I have allowed my daughter to go on dates with him as long as she checks in with me so I know their whereabouts and that she gets home by curfew. I've asked my daughter what she means when she says she is in love and she just says that she really really is crazy about this boy
When many people hear child poverty in America, the first stereotype is an inner-city child. But in a nation where over 16 million children, more than one in five, are poor, the truth is that child poverty affects children everywhere, although we know it affects urban, suburban, and rural children in some ways differently.