Postpartum Depression Affects 1 in 9 New MothersNationwide prevalence has declined, but a CDC study finds wide variation in the rates of postpartum depression among new
mothers in different states. The authors call for more screening and therapy.
AAP Updates Preventive Care GuidelinesPediatric guidelines continue to be brought into harmony with those of other health promotion organizations such as the USPSTF
and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Are More Physicians Cherry-Picking Patients?As the healthcare system moves toward paying doctors on the basis of outcomes and care budgets, some physicians are thinking twice about which patients they'll accept. Is this ethical? You decide.
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Is Atopic Dermatitis Really Mom's Fault?A recent study suggests that maternal stress may be one factor in pediatric atopic dermatitis. Is this information helpful for providers? For mothers? Dr Gary Stadtmauer weighs in.
Eric J. Topol, MDDirector, Scripps Translational Science Institute; Chief Academic Officer, Scripps Health; Professor of Genomics, The Scripps Research Institute; Senior Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, California; Editor-in-Chief, Medscape