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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.
- June 21, 2022
Not sure about vaccinating your child? Get the facts from a Columbia pediatrician.
- June 14, 2022
In the wake of the COVID pandemic, Anne Moscona is bringing an appreciation for public outreach to her upcoming role as president of the American Society for Virology.
- May 27, 2022
Health authorities around the world are investigating rare cases of children with severe hepatitis of unknown cause. Mercedes Martinez, MD, explains.
- May 26, 2022
It’s still important to protect your children and the people around them to prevent hospitalization and COVID’s worst outcomes.
- May 17, 2022
Columbia pediatrician Lauren Levine shares her insights on resources to try, ways to plan, and what never to do.
- April 25, 2022
The advanced form of drinking required to swallow a pill is a skill to acquire like any other.
- April 5, 2022
New survey reveals that pediatric emergency departments need more guidance to help children and adolescents with mental health crises.
- March 10, 2022
Tips from a primary care physician to determine the age or moment when a child should graduate out of pediatric care and how to find an adult doctor.
- March 4, 2022
Children were spared the worst of COVID-19 early on, but they are now suffering psychological consequences from the pandemic’s social upheaval. Here’s what parents and educators can do.
- March 4, 2022
New insights by Columbia researchers into MIS-C, a rare but serious complication of COVID in children, may lead to faster diagnosis and better treatment.