What You Don’t Know About Food Allergies

The prevalence of serious food allergies ranges from 10 percent in 2-year-olds and 7.1 percent in children 14 to 17 to 10.8 percent in adults 18 and older. Although allergies to milk, eggs, wheat and soy in infants and young...

How to Find an L.G.B.T.-Friendly Pediatrician

A practice that is trying to welcome these questions will have thought about what is communicated on the website, at the front desk, and on the forms to be filled in, as well as in the exam room. So parents...

The C.D.C. Issues New School Guidance, With Emphasis on Full Reopening

Others, including some who have been highly critical of the C.D.C.’s past school guidance, praised the new guidelines.“For the first time, I really think they hit it on the nose,” said Dr. Benjamin Linas, an infectious disease specialist at Boston...

El trastorno bipolar en los jóvenes: avances y retos

Dijo: “No sabía qué estaba mal o si podía tratarse”. Añadió que para los padres de adolescentes, que pueden tener dificultades para reconocer el comportamiento anormal en los adolescentes, “a veces es difícil distinguir qué es una enfermedad y qué...

The Challenges of Bipolar Disorder in Young People

Dr. Birmaher noted that young people with bipolar disorder usually have recurring episodes of major depression, but that “depressive episodes are not necessary for making the diagnosis.” For some, mania is the primary symptom.When depression is the symptom that brings...

The Pandemic Seems to Have Made Childhood Obesity Worse, but There’s Hope

But while it has been possible to identify ways that schools can help prevent B.M.I. increases, it has been harder to figure out how to replicate those conditions when classes aren’t in session. For example, only about three million of...

Heart Problems After Vaccination Are Very Rare, Federal Researchers Say

The coronavirus vaccines made by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna may have caused heart problems in more than 1,200 Americans, including about 500 who were younger than age 30, according to data reported on Wednesday by researchers at the Centers for Disease...

Susan Cole, Advocate for Traumatized Children, Dies at 72

Growing up Jewish in the segregated South impressed upon Ms. Cole “life’s inequities and their consequences,” her son said. After two years at the University of Georgia, she transferred to Boston University, earning a degree in sociology in 1970.Ms. Cole...

C.D.C. Says Child Covid Hospitalizations Are Rare, but More Frequent Than Flu

The number of hospitalizations related to Covid-19 among adolescents in the United States was about three times greater than hospitalizations linked to influenza over three recent flu seasons, according to a study published by the Centers for Disease Control and...

Arthur Staats Dies at 97; Called ‘Time Out’ for Unruly Kids

Literary references to grounding unruly children reverberate from at least the early 19th century, when the father in the 1835 novel “Home,” by Catharine Sedgwick, sternly orders his son Wallace to “go to your own room” after scalding a cat.Such...
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