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Columbia Psychiatry launched the Intensive Adolescent & Family DBT Program in December 2022 to helps teenagers struggling with mental health issues get back into their lives.
What started as a medical mission to save the life of one child in Venezuela has grown into a program that is building liver transplant programs for children across the Caribbean and Central America.
Earlier this year, the American Academy of Pediatrics updated treatment guidelines to endorse recommendations for earlier weight loss surgery in children with obesity.
For impressionable teenagers who are still developing ideas about themselves and want to feel validated by their peers, the lure of social media can often seem irresistible.
- March 15, 2023
Watching how the health care team at Columbia and NewYork-Presbyterian cared for her baby daughter until her death inspired Emily Estrella to become a nurse.
- March 9, 2023
Columbia’s researchers have opened a trial of a noninvasive, focused ultrasound approach to open the blood-brain barrier, enabling higher concentrations of an effective drug to enter the brain.
- February 27, 2023
In the GUARDIAN study, the genomes of newborns are being scanned to identify children who have one of hundreds of treatable and preventable rare genetic conditions before symptoms emerge.
- February 21, 2023
The Neonatal Comfort Care Program provides comfort, love, warmth, and superior comprehensive care to babies born with severe life-limiting conditions.
- February 16, 2023
A pediatric endocrinologist explains what happens to health and growth in boys and girls when puberty starts too soon.
- February 16, 2023
Start brushing your child's teeth as soon as the come in plus other tips for tiny teeth from a pediatric dentist.
- February 14, 2023
14-year-old Hudson, who received treatment at Columbia for autoimmune neutropenia, raised money to create an arts project for children at Columbia’s pediatric hematology and oncology clinic.
- February 13, 2023
This is a Valentine’s story of renewed love, premature babies, extraordinary medical care, and making the most of the situation.
- January 10, 2023
The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending immediate action and treatment to help address the epidemic of obesity in children.
- December 21, 2022
To treat a young child with an ultrarare neurological disorder, her Columbia doctor has turned to a custom drug designed for a single patient.