Colorado pediatricians get creative to provide regular care during coronavirus

Pediatricians along Colorado’s Front Range are getting creative to try to provide needed care to kids whose parents are understandably afraid to take them outside. Public health experts have raised concerns about a resurgence of diseases like measles both in the United States and overseas if children miss their scheduled vaccinations. Others are worried that developmental delays will go unnoticed, […]

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Pediatricians have role to play in addressing racism

(HealthDay)—Pediatricians should play a role in advocating to redress biases and inequalities in the health system and other systems, according to a policy statement published online July 29 in Pediatrics. Maria Trent, M.D., M.P.H., from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, and colleagues address the impact of racism on child and adolescent health. The authors note that pediatricians and other child […]

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