Pediatrics

The role of the pediatric provider in supporting gender-diverse youth

June 10, 2021

Pediatricians, adolescent medicine physicians, and other youth providers can play a crucial role in mitigating this risk by supporting SMGD youth and their families and promoting resilience through inclusive and clinically, culturally competent care.

Sex education to improve sexual health outcomes for Latinx teens

June 17, 2020

The type and depth of sex education can vary, depending on the form (e.g., comprehensive vs. abstinence only), and other societal and cultural influences. For many teenagers, including Latinx, this could lead to negative sexual health outcomes.

Zika screening: Is looking for microcephaly enough?

July 20, 2016

A look at Brazilian Zika virus cases indicates that looking for just microcephaly may cause doctors to miss cases of congenital Zika virus infection. Plus: Why do women fare worse following cardiac arrest than their male counterparts?