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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.
- February 25, 2022
Not every bump on a child’s body is a cause for concern. A guide to know when to call your doctor and when to stay home.
- February 10, 2022
Columbia researchers could receive up to $9.4 million to learn about long COVID in children and young adults as part of NIH’s REsearching COVID to Enhance Recovery (RECOVER) initiative.
- February 7, 2022
When can a child return to gym class and organized sports after a COVID infection? Columbia University's pediatric cardiologists have guidance.
- February 4, 2022
Getting a baby on an overnight sleep schedule can seem like an impossible dream. But it can be achieved in three days. And you can start tonight. The only obstacle is you.
- January 4, 2022
Babies born during the pandemic’s first year—even to moms who did not have COVID during pregnancy—scored slightly lower on a screening test of social and motor skills compared to pre-pandemic babies.
- December 10, 2021
Alusine and Isatu Jalloh traveled 4,300 miles to give their girls a chance for a better life. At Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, a team of Columbia surgeons successfully separated the twins.
- November 5, 2021
Columbia pediatrician Mara Minguez, MD, answers common questions about the COVID vaccine now available for children between 5 and 11 years old.
- November 5, 2021
When Emma was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 10, she worried she would have to give up dance. But her team at Columbia's Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center has kept her on her toes.
- November 4, 2021
Columbia University Irving Medical Center has been selected by the National Organization for Rare Disorders to join a national network aimed at improving patient care for people with rare diseases.
- October 22, 2021
Avoiding naps and screens before bedtime can help kids get on a healthy sleep schedule, says Carin Lamm, MD, director of Columbia’s Pediatric Sleep Disorders Center.