Fatal Poisonings

It’s hard to call an opioid overdose an accident when it happens to a young child — at home and under supervision. Some fatal poisonings…

Torticollis: 3 Types and Takeaways

When thinking about physical therapy, babies may not necessarily come to mind. But in the case of congenital muscular torticollis patients, PT can have a…

Syphilis: Prevalence and Prevention

Snuffles, Hutchinson teeth and saber shins — what do these things all have in common? They are symptoms of syphilis. Also known as the “great…

ADHD Medication Management

Through no fault of their own, ADHD medications often bear the misconception of being ineffective — or worse, unsafe — yet they are the first…

The Future of Pediatrics

Did you know that in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, there were “milk stations” that provided supervision of infant feeding and growth? The…

Managing Sinus Infections

Have you heard that babies can’t get sinusitis because they don’t have sinuses? Not true! Mark Rizzi, MD, attending physician in the Division of Otolaryngology…

Somatic Symptom and Related Disorder

Somatic symptoms are real; we all experience them. One Canadian study found that somatic complaints account for more than 25% of all primary care visits.…

Neighborhoods and Children’s Health

It’s estimated that 20 percent of variation in health outcomes is due to medical and healthcare system factors. Environment makes up a significant portion of…