| Dec 9, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Dr. Ghislaine D. "Ghilly" Godenne, a psychiatrist and a Belgian baroness who was the founder of the Adolescent Psychiatric Clinic at Johns Hopkins Hospital and later was director of Johns Hopkins University Counseling and Psychiatric Services, died...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 1:04 PM
As a pediatrician, Joe Bunn was both an "old-school" doctor who checked on patients in the hospital at all hours and a colorful character whom children loved to visit.
"He made it so much fun," said his daughter Susan Woodham of Tallahassee. "He let...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Connecticut Children's Medical Center is pleased to announce the recent appointment of four new physicians to its Divisions of Orthopaedics, Hospital Medicine, General Surgery and Cardiology.
Sonia Chaudhry, MD joined the Division of Orthopaedics at...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:22 PM
St. Luke's Health Network's union with St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children is paying new dividends in the valley. St. Christopher’s Pediatric Urgent Care in Allentown is now open, the hospitals announced today. It's located at St. Luke...
| Nov 24, 2013
In more than 40 years as a pediatrician, I've worked in the military, in a small private practice and in a large multi-specialty group. And I've seen huge changes, both in administrative practices and in treatment protocols.
Many of the changes have...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Since it was established in March 2010, the federal healthcare plan called the Affordable Care Act better known as "Obamacare", has seen its share of news coverage, yet many remain confused about the program and how it impacts them.
| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Simply referring to Maria Trent, M.D., as a pediatrician is a bit like calling Barack Obama an executive.
The Johns Hopkins Children's Center doctor's continuing achievements as a researcher, clinician, professor and advocate for adolescent health...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 2:14 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Whether children can and should participate in strength training has been a contentious issue. But new research suggests it is safe and may encourage young people to be more active in their everyday lives.
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:40 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Eating disorders are most often associated with young women, but a new study suggests young men can also become obsessed with their appearance and go to extremes to enhance their bodies.
The problem can resemble a...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 9:17 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Although teenagers should be encouraged to abstain from sex, they should also have access to cheap condoms, pediatricians said Monday.
In a policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on Adolescence...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 11:51 AM
It is a recommendation that is certain to cause huge family fights, followed by door-slamming, tears and covert attempts to subvert it.
The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that parents limit their children's access to cell phones, the...