This Special Communication emphasizes the need to develop practices and policies to address adverse childhood experiences from the prenatal period through the first 3 years of life to prevent and manage stress-related disorders.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the effects of in-person resource navigation services vs written community resource information on social needs and child health.
This Viewpoint discusses the development of a nationally representative longitudinal birth cohort study in the United States that would examine the social, physical, chemical, and nutritional influences that interact to shape health and development across the life course.
This Viewpoint answers questions about the declining children’s share of the federal budget and raises concerns about children’s health and well-being.
This review and meta-analysis determines the effectiveness of interventions delivered by health care professionals who provide routine child health care in reducing tobacco smoke exposure in children.
This cluster-randomized controlled trial with matched program pairs tested the effectiveness of the Out of School Nutrition and Physical Activity (OSNAP) Initiative in increasing children’s physical activity levels in existing after-school programs.
This Viewpoint reviews both the opportunities and the challenges of using social media to obtain condition-specific, patient-reported data.
This cross-sectional study using the National Survey of Children’s Health data reports important differences in preventive care, specialty care access, and cost-sharing between insurance coverage options for children of families with low to moderate incomes.
This review discusses the need and guidelines for implementation of trauma-informed approaches in family-centered care for children, as well as support for families and health care professionals.
This Viewpoint reports that global health outreach partnerships with a bioethical foundation have the potential for immense societal benefit, personal growth, and professional enhancement for pediatric trainees.
This multicenter case-control study reports that if estimated associations are causal, some falls from furniture may be prevented by incorporating advice into child health contacts, personal child health records, and home safety assessments about use of safety gates; not leaving children, changing diapers, or putting children in car/bouncing seats on raised surfaces; allowing children to play or climb on furniture; and teaching children safety rules about climbing on objects.
This special communication identifies 10 urgent priorities for the health and health care of US children.
This Viewpoint discusses what pediatric health care professionals should consider when treating children presenting with signs and symptoms similar to Ebola virus disease.