California has been experiencing a Whooping Cough outbreak, with hundreds of new cases, and the deaths of 10 infants in the last year. Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, is a highly contagious respiratory illness that causes violent coughing. The Chicago Tribune (1/19, Stat) reports that ... Read More!
A Roadmap to Improving Support for Breastfeeding Mothers Washington, DC--Three out of four women in the United States provide their infants with the healthiest start in life by breastfeeding, and today Surgeon General Regina Benjamin called on the entire nation to support the removal of barriers ... Read More!
To the Editor: “More Doctors Giving Up Private Clinics” is a sad commentary on the state of medicine in 21st-century America. While it’s true that there can be great economies of scale when physicians merge their private practices into large hospitals and health systems, many of my colleagues ... Read More!
Long Island Pediatric Group Announces Policy Changes That Will Help More New Yorkers Allied Pediatrics of New York, PLLC (APNY), a group of 18 established and highly regarded pediatrics practices in Queens, Nassau and Suffolk counties in New York, announced today exciting policy changes that will ... Read More!
Our country’s economy changed drastically during the summer of 2008, but pediatricians began to feel the crunch far earlier. On Long Island in late 2005, various market forces seemed to come to a head and there was a palpable feeling of unease, but, when a group of about 10 prominent pediatricians ... Read More!