Vaccines for Teens
New immunizations can protect adolescents from serious diseases.
Nov. 3, 2011
Mental Health Referrals
Mental health disorders are more common in children and adolescents than people realize. Barbara Keith Walter, PhD, MD, explains when to seek a mental health referral for your child.
Oct. 25, 2011
Stabilizing the Critically Ill Child
Kyle Rehder, MD, a pediatric intensivist, explains what you can expect if your child is admitted to the hospital with a critical illness.
Oct. 5, 2011
When Children Faint
At face value, fainting can be harmless though disconcerting. But when do they warrant a closer look?
Sept. 21, 2011
Bronchiolitis in Children
Kathleen Bartlett, MD, a pediatric hospitalist at Duke, explains what bronchiolitis is and how it is treated.
Aug. 11, 2011
Pediatric pulmonologist Katharine Kevill, MD, explains the causes, symptoms, and risk factors for infant wheezing and educates parents about when to take their wheezing child to the pediatrician.
June 30, 2011
Iron Deficiency Anemia in Children
Jennifer Rothman, MD, associate director of the Duke Pediatric Sickle Cell Clinic, explains the importance of screening for iron deficiency anemia and ways to prevent this illness in children.
June 1, 2011
Day Care Diseases
No matter how germ-conscious you are at home, your child may be sharing more than just toys at day care.
Apr. 27, 2011
When Is Puberty Too Early?
Deanna Adkins, MD, a pediatric endocrinologist, discusses the normal progression of puberty and explains warning signs that indicate puberty is happening too early.
Apr. 13, 2011