Pediatrics Perspective

 
 
  • The Parent Penalty in Medicine Physicians starting a new family have to pay a heavy toll when they are not given the support they need by their departments and hospitals. Here's how an oncologist is looking to change all that.
  • Travel-Related Measles As more people travel internationally, the risk for measles infection increases, especially among the unvaccinated.
  • Finding Employees During a Pandemic As private practices try to recover and rebuild in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many have faced an unexpected challenge: a paucity of employees.
  • Time to Hit Pause on 'Pausing' Puberty in Gender-Dysphoric Youth Every clinician considering prescribing hormones for youth with gender dysphoria has an important question to ask themselves, says Dr William Malone: Just because I can, does it mean I should?
  • What I Learned From My Kids During the Pandemic The best teachers in life often do not have a college degree and still drink juice boxes.
  • Five Characteristics of an Outstanding Ward Attending What makes a great doctor goes hand in hand with what makes a great educator. Here are five characteristics of a great attending.
  • Think You Make Too Much to Fund a Roth IRA? Think Again! As a high earner, you may be surprised that this trick for funding a Roth IRA is available to you. Don't miss your chance to fund a tax-free Roth IRA. Find out what you can do to get this tax benefit.
  • A Leading Virologist Reveals His Two 'Nightmare' Viruses   Virologist Florian Krammer talks about how much we should worry about the Delta virus and the truth about antibody tests.
  • Thyroid-Disrupting Chemicals in the Home and How to Avoid Them Many common household items contain chemicals that can cause serious damage to thyroid function. Here are some simple steps to help avoid them.
  • Regeneron Co-Founder on Monoclonal Antibody Treatment   WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, speaks with George Yancopoulos, MD, PhD, President & Chief Scientific Officer, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., about the development and promise of monoclonal antibody treatment.
  • A Long Look at Long Haulers With the number of pediatric infections from SARS-CoV-2 rising, it is not surprising that the amount of children with persistent symptoms is growing.
  • The World Needs to Collectively Grieve Grief should be a communal process. If we don't acknowledge this, we lose part of our humanity. Dr Jennifer Lycette on how we might be missing collective grief and how we begin a conversation about it.
  • The Forgotten Ally in the Fight Against COVID Can collaboration with faith communities help healthcare providers battle COVID-19?
  • A Woman With Fatigue, Palpitations, and Headache A previously healthy 34-year-old woman reports with fatigue, palpitations, headache, dyspnea, and difficulty sleeping. What's your diagnosis?
  • FDA on COVID-19 Vaccines for Kids, Boosters, and Treatments   WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, speaks with Janet Woodcock, MD, Acting Commissioner, FDA, about the latest COVID-19 developments including the status of vaccines for kids, booster shots, and treatments.
  • 'Good News So Far' for Outcomes in Kids With COVID and MIS-C   Finally, there are longer-term data on kids with COVID and multisystem inflammatory syndrome of children, or MIS-C -- but it's not the full picture yet.
  • Atopic Dermatitis: A Personal Journey Dr Stadtmauer, an allergist-immunologist, has lived with atopic dermatitis and eczema for nearly his entire life.
  • Should You Hire a College Admissions Counselor? It's tough finding the right college for your child. A professional college admissions counselor knows the ropes, makes the process less stressful, and helps you make the right choice.
  • GOP Governors' Hypocrisy on COVID Endangers Their Citizens Hypocrisy reaches news heights as a Republican governor bans and restricts COVID vaccines and mask mandates. An ID specialist takes a look at how duplicity is feeding election coffers.
  • A Horse in the Hospital? Meet 'Doctor Peyo' A 15-year-old stallion is having a remarkable impact on the patients and caregivers at one French hospital.