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The MD Magazine Pediatrics specialty page provides clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

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Mothers’ inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) therapies may impact their newborns, according to findings published in Gastroenterology.
Pain medications can often cause side effects such as dizziness and sleepiness; but little do pregnant women know that they could be at risk for birth defects when taking pregabalin.
As more women take leadership roles in gastroenterology and , it can go a long way in helping to bridge the gender gap in that other specialties in medicine.
As with many areas of medicine, the ratio of male doctors in gastroenterology to female counterparts is considerable – although work is being done to lessen that gap across the field.
Under existing federal law, there is no legal way the feds can regulate marijuana sales--or let the states do it. That could have dire consequences, a legal expert tells the APA.
After a child recovers from surgery or illness, their leftover prescription pain medications should be properly disposed of – the keyword being “should.”
Researchers report that a complex multimodal program delivered at a dedicated facility and with a primary therapeutic focus on trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy appears to significantly reduce Child Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Symptom Scale (CPPS) scores over 4 weeks.
When a patient is dying, it can be difficult to know what to say to them. Here are a few tips and approaches that I have gathered from experts that I hope will help you get through those hard conversations while continuing to provide the best possible care to your patient.
Being a good doctor is hard work, especially considering the current state of our health care system. Some doctors, however, are simply bad news. And because most doctors today have comparable education and credentials, bad doctors don’t exactly stick out like sore thumbs.

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