The AAFP seeks to recruit as many as 25 family medicine practices to participate in its new Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention Office Champions Project. The deadline to apply for the project is Aug. 31.
A new study from researchers at the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children's looks at the prevalence of abnormal thyroid function in youth with severe mood and anxiety disorder.
Pivotal response treatment involving parents works better than other existing therapies at motivating children with autism and significant speech delays to talk, according to the results of a large study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
At night Lisa Ostrin's lab at the University of Houston College of Optometry often looks like the setting of a disco slumber party, a place where a child, aged 7 to 14, accompanied by a guardian, sleeps over and is periodically exposed to blue or red lights.
Bronchopulmonary dysplasia is the most common illness that develops in babies born premature with underdeveloped lungs.