1:2:1 Podcast : Pediatrics
Childx speaker discusses children's health
Dr. Zulfiqa Bhutta from the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto will be part of a Childx panel focusing on the critical needs of health systems in low- and middle-income countries.
Zika and its effects on the developing fetus
Desiree LaBeaud, MD, discusses the current understanding of Zika virus as an emerging pathogen and its effects on the developing fetus.
Yvonne Maldonado, MD, discusses the Zika outbreak
The Zika virus has now been reported in 23 countries and territories in the Americas. Here in the United States, there have been about 50 cases of the virus in people who have traveled to infected areas and returned to the U.S.
The U.S. needs to restore child health policy
U.S. health policy has turned into cost-containment policy, spelling trouble for children and child health.
Fast-tracking stem cell and gene therapy to the clinic
Leading stem-cell expert and Stanford professor of pediatrics Maria Grazia Roncarolo, MD, will be leading a session on stem cell and gene therapy at Stanford’s inaugural Child X conference this spring.
Seth Ammerman on youth and marijuana
In this 1:2:1 podcast, adolescent medicine specialist Seth Ammerman, MD, discusses the AAP’s stance on youth and marijuana.
Marian Wright Edelman on the state of America's children
Forty years ago, she founded the Children’s Defense Fund. Since then she and the organization have been at the forefront of overhauling public policy in child poverty, early childhood development, education and health.
Dawes on Packard Children's growth
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital is leaving its teen years behind: Next month, the hospital turns 20.
Paul Offit discusses the anti-vaccine movement
Pediatrician Paul Offit, MD, may be the most public face among those who support childhood immunizations.
Thomas Robinson on managing the childhood obesity epidemic
Seventeen percent of U.S. children are now obese.
Ricardo Dolmetsch on autism
Neurobiologist Ricardo Dolmetsch, PhD, received a 2008 National Institutes of Health Pioneer Award to study the underlying biology of neurons in autistic children.
Lisa Chamberlain on children's health insurance
Lisa Chamberlain, MD, discusses the State Children's Health Insurance Program reauthorization bill and why she's leading a national effort to teach pediatricians-in-training to advocate locally and nationally for children's health.