Pediatrics Resource Center

Pediatric Back Pain

Study: More Than One-Third of U.S. Children Experience Back Pain

Young people not immune to common affliction Recent research conducted by doctor from the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York concluded that about one-third of U.S. adolescents and teenagers have some degree of back pain, indicating that this common ailment previously thought to…

Eczema baby

Eczema babies

Guidance in Primary Care Often described as “the itch that rashes,” eczema is best controlled with managing the itch (avoiding triggers and providing antihistamines) and moisturizing the skin (humidifying and protecting skin). Further complications include severe rash that may become infected or require topical steroids for…

Eczema babies

Guidance in Primary Care Often described as “the itch that rashes,” eczema is best controlled with managing the itch (avoiding triggers and providing antihistamines) and moisturizing the skin (humidifying and protecting skin). Further complications include severe rash that may become infected or require topical…

Screen Time And A Childs Brain

How screen time may impact expressive speech development When I went back into practice as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner after a 2-year hiatus, I started noticing an alarming amount of patients aged 18 months to 2 years old exhibiting expressive speech delay. They couldn’t…

What Is Acute Flaccid Myelitis?

Attempting to answer some questions about this mysterious illness suddenly striking U.S. children As of this week, almost 200 children across 39 different states have been diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a condition that affects the nervous system, especially in the area of…

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