Current Environment:

The supplement industry has come for kids
From Romper. Alan Woolf, MD, MPH, FAAP, FACMT, FAACT, is quoted.

Hoyt Foundation makes life-changing donation in memory of iconic Boston Marathon duo
From WCVB-TV Channel 5. Boston Children’s is featured. John Costello, MA, CCC-SLP, is featured.

Boston Children’s psychologist discusses sobering, striking study
From WCVB-TV Channel 5. Erica Lee, PhD, is interviewed.

Aggression in kids: What every parent needs to know
From HealthDay. Authored by Dee Shaligram, MD.

Boston Children’s doctor by day, 'Grey’s Anatomy' TV star by night
From WBZ Radio. Darren Orbach, MD, PhD, is featured.

Whitman twins undergo lifesaving operation: Why they needed surgery and how they’re doing
From The Enterprise. Boston Children’s patients are featured. Eyal Krispin, MD, is referenced. 

Human case of bird flu reported in Texas; CDC says risk to public is low
From ABC News. Chief Innovation Officer, John Brownstein, PhD, is quoted.

Does your child need genetic testing?
From Rare Parenting. Malika Sud, MS, LCGC, is quoted.

Project Bread is fighting hunger through health care
From NBC10 Boston. Snehal Shah, MD, MPH, is interviewed.

Apple Vision Pro unlocks new opportunities for health app developers
From Apple. CyranoHealth, an app created by Boston Children’s, is recognized. Chief Innovation Officer, John Brownstein, PhD, is quoted.

When teens visit doctors, increasingly the subject is mental health
From The New York Times. Florence Bourgeois, MD, MPH, is quoted.

Online intervention improves pediatric food allergy knowledge among school nurses
From Healio. Elizabeth S. Burke-Roberts, RN, MSN, CPNP, is quoted.

Pediatrician’s guide to raising your kid in the digital age
From ABC News. Michael Rich, MD, MPH, is interviewed.

Affects of absenteeism on children’s well-being
From WCVB-TV Channel 5. Chase Samsel, MD, is interviewed.

Boston Children’s lab trying to develop drug to treat Vt. boy’s rare disease
From WCAX-TV in Vermont. Boston Children’s patient, Henry Saladino, is featured. Timothy Yu, MD, PhD, is interviewed.

Tips to deal with kids’ cell phone separation anxiety
From WCVB-TV Channel 5. Chase Samsel, MD, is interviewed.

AAP: Kids dropping out of sports due to injuries, burnout
Chief of Sports Medicine, Mininder Kocher, MD, MPH, is interviewed.

Nearly 1 in 10 teenagers have turned to pills for weight loss, research shows
From Teen Vogue. Amanda Raffoul, PhD, is quoted.

More teens who use marijuana are suffering from psychosis
From The Wall Street Journal. Boston Children’s is referenced. Chief of Addiction Medicine, Sharon Levy, MD, MPH, is quoted.

Local families, pharmacies, doctors struggle to track down ADHD medication for kids
From Boston 25 News. Elizabeth Harstad, MD, MPH, is interviewed.

Motion sickness in children: What it is, causes, treatment, and prevention
From HealthDay. Authored by Jacob Brodsky, MD, FACS, FAAP.

Social media might be making money off your kid — why should you care?
From WTOP News. Amanda Raffoul, PhD, is quoted.

‘A huge shock to the system’: Doctors warn about asthma inhaler switch coming in January
From CNN. Erin Syverson, MD, is quoted.

7 of the biggest medical breakthroughs of 2023
From ABC News. Chief Innovation Officer, John Brownstein, PhD, is quoted.

Tweens are obsessed with skincare. As parents, should we be worried?
From NBC's Today Show. Rahma Hida, PhD, and Keneisha Sinclair-McBride, PhD, are quoted.

15 podcast episodes to help you through major parenting challenges
From Lifehacker. An episode featuring Lois Lee, MD, MPH, is highlighted.

What to expect after CVS changes drug pricing formula
From ABC News. Chief Innovation Officer, John Brownstein, PhD, is quoted.

Uncovering connection between seizures, sleep in children
From Healio. Robert Stowe, MD, is interviewed.

Boston Celtics' Jayson Tatum surprises children on Halloween at Boston Children's Hospital
From USA Today. Jayson Tatum’s visit to Boston Children’s is featured.

Brain scans give clues to how teens handle pandemic stress
From Science News. Caterina Stamoulis, PhD, is quoted.

Flu shot answers about pregnant women, babies
From WCVB-TV Channel 5. Kristin Moffitt, MD, is interviewed.

Hand, foot, and mouth disease: What it is, what causes it, and symptoms and treatment
From HealthDay. Sadaf Hussain, MD, authors this piece.

Should young kids be screened for high cholesterol?
From MedPage Today. Sarah deFerranti, MD, MPH, is quoted. 

Nearly 40 percent of toddlers diagnosed with autism no longer have It by age 6, study finds
From HealthDay. Research from Boston Children’s is featured. Elizabeth Harstad, MD, MPH, and William Barbaresi, MD, are quoted.

What is croup? Learn about its symptoms and its treatment
From HealthDay. Kelly Quinn, MD, authors this piece.

Regulating youth sports in Mass. is a possibility as lawmakers float governing body
From the Boston Herald. Kathryn Ackerman, MD, MPH, is quoted.

Swimmer’s ear: What it is, and symptoms and treatment
From HealthDay. Eliot Shearer, MD, PhD, authors this piece.

Doctor shares advice on how to prevent food poisoning
From WCVB-TV Channel 5. Kristin Moffitt, MD, is interviewed.

From the SurroundSounds podcast
From A Place to Be Music Therapy. Hannah Foxman, MT-BC, is a guest.

5 tips to help your child develop good sleep habits
From Macaroni Kid. Judith Owens, MD, MPH, is quoted.

Mass. doctor discusses reading and learning disabilities
From WCVB-TV Channel 5. Erica Lee, PhD, is interviewed.

Chronic stomach pain in children: What’s the most common cause?
From Harvard Health Publishing. Claire McCarthy, MD, authors this piece.

The biggest early warning signs of bacterial meningitis
From The Huffington Post. Kristin Moffitt, MD, is quoted.

Doctors call for better mental health care for children
From ABC News. Chief Innovation Officer John Brownstein, PhD, is interviewed.

How to tell if your child's lack of listening is a real problem
From WCVB-TV Channel 5. Erica Lee, PhD, is interviewed.

To raise a healthy eater, avoid these 6 common food mistakes
From The Washington Post. David Ludwig, MD, PhD, is quoted.

Boston doctor on ‘flu before boo’ vaccine push
From WCVB-TV Channel 5. Richard Malley, MD, is interviewed.

Full circle: Patient now works alongside doctor who saved her life
From NBC's The Today Show. Boston Children’s patient, Ariana Azeez, and Eric Fethke, MD, are featured.

Three shots for fall: What you need to know
From The New York Times. Ofer Levy, MD, PhD, is quoted.

Riding makes me feel strong: Pediatric heart patients ride horses as part of medical care
From The Boston Globe. Boston Children’s patients are featured. Kate Ullman Shade, PhD, MEd, is quoted. 

Psychologist’s advice for how parents can talk to children about moving
From WCVB-TV Channel 5. Erica Lee, PhD, is interviewed. 

As health concerns around energy drinks resurface, Red Bull’s student marketing program has hundreds of openings across U.S.
From The Boston Globe. Michael Toce, MD, is quoted.

Monkeypox and children: What to know about testing, symptoms, treatment, and more
From Good Morning America. Richard Malley, MD, is quoted.

What this smoky summer means for kids
From The Atlantic. Marissa Hauptman, MD, MPH, FAAP, is quoted.

What are the roots of chronic pain? New research looks within cells for answers
From The Boston Globe. Clifford Woolf, MB, BCh, PhD, is quoted.

How 5 healthcare organizations are investing in AI for patient care
From Modern Healthcare. Chief Innovation Officer John Brownstein, PhD, is quoted.

Girl, 14, had a never-ending headache. It led doctors to find a dangerous brain AVM
From Today.com. Boston Children’s patient Greta Tucker is featured. Edward Smith, MD, MBA, is quoted.

Accidental shooting by children keep happening. How toddlers are able to fire guns
From CBS News. Lois Lee, MD, MPH, and Eric Fleegler, MD, MPH, are quoted.

Taking the kids: Summer safety
From Chicago Tribune. Lois Lee, MD, MPH, is quoted.

‘Smart drugs’ underdeliver and can bring trouble
From WebMD. Chief of Addiction Medicine, Sharon Levy, MD, MPH, is quoted.

How to talk to your young children about gun safety
From WCVB-TV Channel 5Erica Lee, PhD, is interviewed.

FDA Panel recommends injectable drug to prevent RSV in infants
From NBC News. Ofer Levy, MD, PhD, is quoted.

We arguably saved their lives: Newborn DNA sequencing reveals elevated cancer risks for patients
From STAT. Research from Boston Children’s is featured.

Marijuana linked to mental health risks
From NECN. Chief of Addiction Medicine, Sharon Levy, MD, MPH, is interviewed.

Worried about your kids’ video gaming? Explore their online worlds yourself
From NPR. Michael Rich, MD, MPH, is interviewed.

Best after-school snacks for kids
From Everyday Health. Yvette Penner, MS, RD, LDN, CSNC, is quoted.

I’m an ER pediatrician. I won’t let my kid do these 5 summer activities
From NBC’s Today Show. Caitlin Farrell, MD, is interviewed.

‘Once you start, it’s very hard to stop’: School diversion program aimed at curbing vaping
From NBC 10 Boston. Alicia Casey, MD, and Boston Children’s patient Creed Stilwell are interviewed

Mental health professionals answer parents’ top questions about kids and mental health
From ABC's Good Morning America. Patricia Ibeziako, MD, is quoted.

Lyme disease: What parents should know
From The Local Moms Network. Kristin Moffitt, MD, is interviewed.

Something weird is going on with melatonin
From The Atlantic. Michael Toce, MD, is quoted.

CDC warns about potential risk of mpox ahead of summer gatherings
From ABC News. Chief Innovation Officer, John Brownstein, PhD, is interviewed.

Tips to help families manage screen time battles from Boston Children’s Digital Center
From Boston 25 News. Michael Rich, MD, MPH, is interviewed.

How to help a teen who can’t sleep
From The New York Times. Judith Owens, MD, MPH, is quoted.

Mass. doctor on importance of kids’ outdoor play
From WCVB-TV Channel 5. Erica Lee, PhD, is interviewed.

Parents are not ready for the new reality of teen cannabis use
From The Washington Post. Sharon Levy, MD, MPH, is quoted.

Half of U.S. teens say they’ve experienced cyberbullying. What parents need to know
From People. Michael Rich, MD, MPH, is interviewed.

When will the new RSV vaccine become available?
From WCVB-TV Channel 5. Kristin Moffitt, MD, is interviewed.

Despite shortage of mental health providers, there are options
From WCVB-TV Channel 5. Amara Anosike, JD, is interviewed.

Destigmatizing the need for mental health support
From WCVB-TV Channel 5. Erica Lee, PhD, is interviewed.

Eating disorders among teens more severe than ever
From NBC News. Melissa Freizinger, PhD, is quoted.

Basic Black: More children of color are being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders
From GBH’s “Basic Black.” Karen Spencer, MD, MS, MPH, is interviewed.

The 150 most influential Bostonians
From Boston Magazine. Boston Children’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Kevin Churchwell, MD, is recognized.

Patients were told their voices could disappear. They turned to AI to save them
From The Washington Post. John Costello, MA, CCC-SLP, is quoted.

Man runs Boston Marathon for daughter, Boston Children’s
From WCVB-TV Channel 5. Boston Children’s Miles for Miracles runner Chad Goyette is interviewed.

Doc on balancing kids’ screen vs. outdoor time
From WCVB-TV Channel 5. Erica Lee, PhD, is interviewed.

Watertown teacher running Boston Marathon for same cause that helped her to walk
From Boston 25 News. Boston Children’s Miles for Miracles runner Stephanie Barker is interviewed.

Drew’s news and causes
From The Drew Barrymore Show. Jane Newburger, MD, MPH, is interviewed.

18 years after saving his life, Boston Marathon athlete running for Boston Children's
From WCVB-TV Channel 5. Boston Children’s Miles for Miracles runner Ben Fleishman is interviewed.

How to protect kids and teens from the harmful effects of social media
From CBS News. Michael Rich, MD, MPH, is interviewed.

Mom and pediatrician shares 5 things she never does with her kids
From NBC’s Today Show. Alanna Levine, MD, FAAP, is interviewed.

Kids in crisis: An in-depth look at youth mental health in Mass.
From Boston 25 News. Patricia Ibeziako, MD, and Amara Anosike, JD, are interviewed.

Pancreatic cancer breakthrough: Discovery suggests possible way to treat deadly disease — and a drug already exists to do it
From Forbes. Nada Kalaany, PhD, is quoted.

7 essential products for your baby's dental care
From BuzzFeed News. Matthew Harper, DDS, FRCD(C), is quoted.

My family and the measles vaccine
From The Wall Street Journal. Research led by John Enders, PhD, is recognized.

New childhood obesity guidelines still face a long road to consensus
From STAT. Tracy Richmond, MD, MPH, is quoted.

Cleveland boy healthy again after mom follows her intuition
From Spectrum1 News (Ohio). Christopher Baird, MD, and Benjamin Zendejas-Mummert, MD, MSc, are interviewed.

This is your brain on social media
From CNN. Keneisha Sinclair-McBride, PhD, is interviewed.

Aunts take on Boston Marathon to honor baby born with 1 eye, Boston Children’s Hospital
From WCVB-TV Channel 5. Boston Children’s patient Emma Abrams and Miles for Miracles runners Brittany Fiore and Lauren Kaminski are recognized.

As we work more on the human genome project, the market for rare disease therapies grows, says Nord CEO
From CNBC. Olaf Bodamer, MD, PhD, FACMG, FAAP, is interviewed.

Teens turning to TikTok for mental health advice are self-diagnosing
From CBS News. Michael Rich, MD, MPH, is interviewed.

How does the brain age across the lifespan? New studies offer clues
From The Washington Post. Chief of the Division of Genetics and Genomics, Christopher Walsh, MD, PhD, is quoted.

Preventable injuries are killing America's children. But some are more at risk than others
From USA Today. Deirdre Walsh, BA, is quoted.

The race to an RSV vaccine could soon be over, decades after the first attempt
From NBC News. Ofer Levy, MD, PhD, is quoted.

Mental health tips for kids, parents during school vacation week
From WCVB-TV Channel 5. Erica Lee, PhD, is interviewed.

Pilot project working to make schools safer by identifying students at risk of violence
From The Boston Globe. Heidi Ellis, PhD, and Kathlyn Elliott, PhD, are quoted.

Cradle cap is normal and so is your desire to get rid of it. Here’s how
From Romper. Angelica Espinosa-Louissaint, MD, is quoted.

A "saleslady" got one district to prioritize students’ mental health
From EducationWeek. Shella Dennery, PhD, LICSW, is quoted.

Follow the JUUL money
From NBC’s American Greed. Sharon Levy, MD, PhD, is interviewed.

It’s an awkward conversation, but you have to talk to other parents about guns, experts say
From CNN. Lois Lee, MD, MPH, is quoted.

A controversial proposal would update COVID vaccines each year for dominant strain
From NPR. Ofer Levy, MD, PhD, is interviewed.

What to know about the risks of youth sports
From The Boston Globe. Mininder Kocher, MD, MPH, Chief of the Sports Medicine Division, is quoted.

What rockfish genes can teach humans about living past 100
From Popular Science. Stephen Treaster, PhD, is quoted.

With an eye on climate, a helping hand for health care’s front lines
From The Harvard Gazette. Aaron Bernstein, MD, MPH, is quoted.

12 hospital, health system leaders describe 2022 in 1 word
From Becker’s Hospital Review. President and Chief Executive Officer, Kevin Churchwell, MD, is featured.

In record numbers, families without shelter are turning to Massachusetts emergency departments
From WBUR. Amanda Stewart, MD, MPH, and Melissa Deane, MSW, LCSW, are interviewed.

Boston Children’s patient defying the odds after 22 years of treatment for rare illness
From WHDH-TV Channel 7. Patient Luca Paolacci and Brian Labow, MD, are featured.

Is everyone you know sick? Explaining winter's early rush of illness — and if it will continue
From USA Today. Ofer Levy, MD, PhD; Kristin Moffitt, MD; and Al Ozonoff, PhD, are quoted.

Building equity in biomedical research
From Harvard Medical School News. Marsha Moses, PhD; Roopali Roy, PhD; and Meena Nathan, MD, MPH, FRCS, are quoted.

They created a drug for Susannah. What about millions of other patients?
From The New York Times. Timothy Yu, MD, PhD, is quoted.

'The onslaught just keeps coming': Hospitals scramble to respond to the surge in children sick with RSV
From WBUR. Chief Safety and Quality Officer Sara Toomey, MD, MPhil, MPH, MSc, is interviewed.

Gun death rate nears three-decade high, with men at most risk
From The Wall Street Journal. Eric Fleegler, MD, MPH, is quoted.

RSV and flu: Doctors urge Thanksgiving caution as viruses rise
From BBC North America. Richard Malley, MD, is interviewed.

Cold comfort: Here’s what parents should do about RSV, flu, and COVID, too
From The Boston Globe. Kristin Moffitt, MD, is quoted.

Study: I-PASS handoff program helps reduce patient harm
From Healthcare Innovation. Chief of General Pediatrics, Christopher Landrigan, MD, MPH, and Amy Starmer, MD, are quoted.

Mass. doctor on combatting kids' increased screen time
From WCVB-TV Channel 5. Erica Lee, PhD, is interviewed.

What parents can do as RSV spikes among children
From The Washington Post. Kristin Moffitt, MD, is quoted.

Pfizer developing vaccine for pregnant woman to help battle RSV
From ABC News. Our chief innovation officer, John Brownstein, PhD, is interviewed.

Reduce boarding in the emergency department with in-home care
From Children’s Hospital Today. Co-authored by Amara Anosike, JD.

‘I want my child back!’ How social media make kids’ anxiety and depression worse
From The Boston Globe. Authored by Michael Rich, MD, MPH.

How medical providers and partners can work toward children’s health equity
From U.S. News & World Report. Snehal Shah, MD, MPH, is quoted.

For the first time, influential task force recommends screening children 8 and older for anxiety
From CNN. Oscar Bukstein, MD, MPH, is quoted.

Lasker Award honors development of noninvasive prenatal DNA test
From The New York Times. Timothy A. Springer, PhD, has won the Lasker award.

Billionaire scientist Timothy Springer awarded 2022 Lasker Prize For Basic Research
From Forbes. Timothy A. Springer, PhD, has won the Lasker award.

2 Boston-area scientists win prestigious Lasker Awards for cell research
From The Boston Globe. Timothy A. Springer, PhD, has won the Lasker award.

An ACL tear that heals itself?
From The Wall Street Journal. Orthopedic Surgeon-in-Chief Martha Murray, MD, is quoted.

Pfizer says its RSV vaccine protects against severe illness in older adults
From NBC News. Ofer Levy, MD, PhD, is quoted.

Boston’s new mental health czar lays out his goals
From The Boston Globe. Kevin Simon, MD, is featured.

Why should younger kids get older COVID booster shots?
From WCVB-TV Channel 5. Kristin Moffitt, MD, is interviewed.

What to know about long COVID in kids
From TIME Magazine. Adrienne Randolph, MD, MSc, is quoted.

Bluebird wins U.S. approval for a gene therapy to treat patients with a rare blood disorder
From STAT. Chief of Hematology and Oncology, David Williams, MD, is quoted.