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pediatrics

Battle at home
Published Fall 2020
Facing frequent moves, prolonged family separation, and scattered medical records, military spouses and children face unique risk factors for mental illness / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Pediatric health
Infants in households with very low food security may have greater obesity risk
Published Aug 28, 2020
Diet and weight gain in infancy are believed to factor into future obesity and health concerns; low food security is now widespread in the U.S. due to the COVID-19 crisis, researchers say
Pediatric health
Non-fasting blood test can help screen youth for pre-diabetes and diabetes
Published Aug 25, 2020
Study suggests the hemoglobin A1c test can identify youth at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes and associated cardiovascular problems
Q+A
Symptoms, treatments for COVID-19-linked illness in children
Published June 10, 2020
Johns Hopkins pediatric cardiologist Lasya Gaur discusses the rare but serious coronavirus-related illness known as multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children, or MIS-C
Berman Institute
Bioethicist sounds alarm on 'worst-case scenario' drug shortage
Published Nov 22, 2019
Hematologist/oncologist Yoram Unguru helped raise awareness recently when a pharmaceutical company stopped producing a widely used pediatric cancer drug
Bioethics
Expert calls for solution to common drug shortages in the U.S.
Published March 5, 2019
Pediatric oncologist calls for government to address the shortage of critical cancer drugs for children
In Memoriam
Pioneer of pediatric medicine
Published June 18, 2018
Alex Haller, who transformed the practice of pediatric care at Hopkins and across the nation, dies at 91
Community health
Time for a checkup
Published Nov 28, 2017
Rales Health Center gives students at one Baltimore public charter access to the equivalent of a pediatrician's office right in their own school
Case study
Pediatric TB success
Published Nov 15, 2015
Doctors at Johns Hopkins Children Center successfully treat 5-year-old with drug-resistant tuberculosis / Johns Hopkins Medicine
Google brain image search?
Published Jan 10, 2014 Video
Hopkins researchers build searchable database of children's brain scans so doctors can compare abnormalities, make better diagnoses