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Tools for recognizing substance abuse in pediatric practice

One in 3 children starts drinking by the end of 8th grade, so it’s important for pediatric primary care providers to know how to recognize substance abuse in their practice. This was the focus of a presentation by Jessica Castonguay, DO, MPH, at Akron Children’s Hospital’s annual Pediatric Update in April. Dr. Castonguay described questions she uses […]

Answering the question about how geography affects your health

Combining the efforts of primary care, public health and geographers was the focus of a talk by Joel Davidson MD, and Laura Shuh, MPH, at Akron Children’s Hospital’s annual Pediatric Update in April. They spoke about a research project they’re conducting that aims to answer the question, “How does where you live affect your health?” […]