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Archive: Month: August 2018

August 15, 2018

By Teresa Kovarik, MD, FAAP, FABM, Medical Director of HealthPartners’ Lactation Services and Pediatrician at HealthPartners Como Clinic; Pamela Heggie, MD, IBCLC, FAAP, FABM, Director of Breastfeeding Medicine and Pediatrician at Central Pediatrics; and Nancy Fahim MD, FAAP, University of Minnesota, Neonatology at Maple Grove and North Memorial Hospitals The AAP strongly supports breastfeeding for […]

Kari Schneider, MD, FAAP, University of Minnesota Medical School The 2018 Minnesota Adolescent Sexual Health Report, released in June by the Healthy Youth Development Prevention Research Center (HYD•PRC) at the University of MN, provides a great look at the sexual health of Minnesota’s youth. Most notably, adolescent pregnancy and birth rates are at “historic lows” […]

August 13, 2018

By Eileen Crespo, MD, FAAP, Vice President of Medical Services, Delta Dental Minnesota; pediatrician at Hennepin Healthcare Have you been to an adult dentist lately? If you have, you may have had your blood pressure measured. You might have thought that odd, but many dental practices are screening adults for high blood pressure. The goal […]

By Mark R. Schleiss, MD, FAAP, University of Minnesota Medical School Congenital infection with cytomegalovirus (cCMV) is common, and usually not recognized in the newborn nursery. All pediatricians are familiar with the presentation of severely affected infants – hepatosplenomegaly, petechiae, microcephaly, hearing loss – but, in fact, most infants with cCMV are either asymptomatic or […]

By Naomi Goloff, MD, FAAP, University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital and Fairview Home Care and Hospice The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently released new guidelines about intraoperative resuscitation for a patient with a serious illness and a pre-existing Do Not Attempt Resuscitation (DNAR) order. Until recently, it had been standard practice to routinely […]

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