Ihuoma Eneli, MD, MS , medical director for the Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition at Nationwide Children's Hospital, was recently named as a member of the Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight Steering Committee by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
If your 10-year-old has acne , rest assured he or she is not alone. According to treatment guidelines published this month in the journal Pediatrics, acne is common in children ages 7 to 12.
A Spring Hill pediatrician said she has some sympathy as the Tennessee Department of Children's Services tries to sort through claims about children's welfare.
Whole-cell pertussis vaccines were more effective at protecting against pertussis than acellular pertussis vaccines during a large recent outbreak, according to a new Kaiser Permanente study published in Pediatrics .
A review of past research finds that fever-reducing drugs have no effect on the speed of children's recovery from an infection, contrary to the fears of some doctors and parents.
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I ask about sleeping arrangements. Mother, father, older child and new baby live in one bedroom that they're renting in an apartment, worrying that if the baby cries too much, they'll be asked to leave.
A pediatrician and a nurse would weigh and measure infants in a corner on the second floor, where the Groton Woman's Club operated a well-baby clinic.
Dr. Dazelle Simpson became Miami's first black female pediatrician in 1953 after graduating from the top of her class from Meharry Medical College.
One of the first warnings new mothers hear is that offering babies formula soon after birth can lead to problems with breast-feeding. Sating infants' hunger with formula can prevent them from nursing vigorously, interfering with milk production; letting them use a bottle and nipple can interfere with their ability to latch properly at the breast.
When Cole Zuponeck was 9 months old and not yet crawling, his parents, Kristin and George of Plainfield, took him to their pediatrician.
My 5-year-old son needs physical, dental and vision exams before entering kindergarten.
A kindergartener from New York's Staten Island is being refused public education for not getting a vaccine that could put her and her newborn sister's life in danger, according to new reports.
CHICAGO The American Academy of Pediatrics announced its partnership today with the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians .