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Monkeypox is in the headlines, and the number of cases appears to be rising. What do parents need to know about the virus? Should they be worried that their children might become infected?
most parechovirus infections are mild, but newborns and infants younger than three months old are at increased risk of seizures, encephalitis, and meningitis, says Dr. Cecilia Mo.
COMBO's First Annual Playdate was a community event to celebrate the resilience of mothers who have given birth during the pandemic.
A team of Columbia pediatric cardiologists has created "return to play" guidance for parents and caregivers.
Source:CUIMC NewsroomFebruary 15, 2022
Pediatric researchers at Columbia are joining colleagues at 25 institutions across the country to understand more about long COVID and mitigate future impact.
Source:CNNSeptember 2, 2020
The higher rates of MIS-C in Black and Latino children are just the tip of the iceberg in health inequities in the US.
Source:NYP Health MattersMay 20, 2020
Columbia University chief of pediatric critical care medicine Dr. Steve Kernie explains the rare, new inflammatory syndrome in children and symptoms parents should look for.
- April 28, 2020
Columbia's new COVID Nursery Clinic provides care for new mothers who have tested positive for the virus and their newborns.
- March 30, 2020
Pediatrician Edith Bracho-Sanchez, MD is director of pediatric telemedicine for NYP and has appeared on a number of news outlets to provide expert commentary since the outbreak of COVID-19.
Source:CUIMC NewsroomMarch 30, 2020
Child psychologists at Columbia offer some tips to help parents and other caregivers talk about COVID-19 with children.
Source:CUIMC NewsroomDecember 4, 2019
Here are 6 things Melissa Stockwell, MD, MPH tells families and other physicians to encourage more families to get their children vaccinated against the flu.
Source:Mailman School of Public HealthMay 14, 2019
A variety of factors are behind the recent upsurge in measles cases. Understanding these factors could point to a way to stop future outbreaks from taking hold.
Source:Columbia Mailman School of Public HealthMay 6, 2019
Public health experts at a recent adolescent health symposium noted that rates of sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise, and teens have a higher risk of acquiring a STI than any other group.
- April 11, 2019
There are significant gaps in current plans for the care of children during catastrophic events. Meeting attendees will develop a white paper to outline best practices for these situations.