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May 25, 2013

By Julie Boman, MD, FAAP, pediatrician at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota As pediatricians, we are well-versed in the rising rates of obesity among children over the past fifty years. Childhood obesity is theoretically a simple disease to treat: eat less, move more. But as most of us know, simple theories are often hard […]

By Joel V. Oberstar, MD, CEO and Chief Medical Officer at PraireCare Many youngsters experience adverse childhood events and psychosocial stressors and seem to take it “all in stride.” Indeed, many clinicians who work with children on a regular basis find their resilience to be inspiring. Some kids, however, find that adverse events and the […]

By Peter S. Jensen, MD, Vice Chair for Research, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic The Minnesota Collaborative Psychiatric Consultation Service has been in place since August 1, 2012. On April 1, Allina Health joined Mayo Clinic, PrairieCare, Sanford Health, and Essentia. Together, the partners’ child and adolescent psychiatrists and triage mental health professionals […]

By Tom Scott, MD, FAAP, Interim Director, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Residency Program, University of Minnesota The care of all infants, children and adolescents involves Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics (DBP), whether by primary pediatricians or DBP specialists. Composing a relatively new sub-specialty, DB pediatricians provide care for a range of patients with developmental, learning, emotional, and behavioral disorders. Similar […]

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