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An in-depth look at trends and controversies in pediatrics.

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Concerns, Controversies in Pediatric IBD Persist in Era of Biologics

Confronting the misnomer of chronic Lyme disease

Clinicians push back against vaccine myths

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What's Your Diagnosis?

A monthly case presentation that includes diagnostic and treatment tips.

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11-year-old female presents with low back pain, elevated ESR

James H. Brien, DO

3-year-old male presents with acute fever, pink papular rash

James H Brien, DO

2-month-old girl with chorioretinitis presents with small for gestational age, small head circumference

James H Brien, DO
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Spot the Rash

A monthly case study that tests readers' diagnostic skill in pediatric dermatology.

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A 12-year-old girl with scattered erythematous papules, pustules on her neck

Marissa J Perman, MD; Scarlett Boulos, MD

A 9-year-old girl with petechial patches on her legs

Marissa J Perman, MD; Scarlett Boulos, MD

A 7-week-old boy with painful erosions on his buttocks

Marissa J. Perman, MD; Scarlett Boulos, MD
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Pharmacology Consult

A monthly column about pharmacotherapy and related informations.

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Epinephrine auto-injectors: The expense behind potentially lifesaving medication

Edward A. Bell, PharmD, BCPS

Addressing a pediatric health epidemic: Implications of the opioid crisis

Edward A Bell, PharmD BCPS

Emerging head lice resistance sparks new pharmacotherapy conversation

Edward A Bell, PharmD, BCPS
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Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc, is a pediatric allergist with Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates and voluntary instructor of pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital. He is co-founder and content creator of AllergyHome.org, co-author of Living Confidently with Food Allergy, and author of Everyday Cool with Food Allergies.

Opening a new ‘chapter’ on pediatric asthma, allergy and anaphylaxis

May 25, 2015
Lori Kestenbaum, MD

is a fellow in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She graduated with a BS in Psychology from Duke University and received her MD from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in 2012.  She is currently a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society and the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Follow her on Twitter @lorikestenbaum.

Confronting our hesitancy to spend time with vaccine-hesitant parents

April 8, 2015

Misplaced fear

December 18, 2014

Containing disease

September 2, 2014

Dr. Brien’s Medical History Moment blog explores the varied origins of infectious disease. James H. Brien, DO, is from the Department of Infectious Diseases at McLane Children's Hospital, Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas A & M College of Medicine in Temple, Texas. He is also a member of the Infectious Diseases in Children Editorial Board and a long-time author of the print column What’s Your Diagnosis? seen in the same publication. Brien can be reached at: jhbrien@aol.com.

Plagues throughout history and the doctors who treated them: Part 1

October 22, 2014

Imhotep: The real father of medicine? An iconoclastic view

October 6, 2014

Origin of the Eye of Horus

August 13, 2014
Katie Chiotos, MD, is currently a fellow in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and will be completing a dual fellowship in both pediatric infectious diseases and critical care medicine.  She studied biology and art history at the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va., and went on to graduate with a medical degree from  George Washington University, Washington, DC.  Chiotos completed her residency training in pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.  Her research interests include management of sepsis and septic shock, as well as quality improvement. Disclosure: Chiotos reports no relevant financial disclosures.

Potential novel biomarker identified for bacterial pneumonia

June 4, 2014

New treatment strategies needed for drug-resistant organisms

April 2, 2014

Not What It Seems

July 19, 2013