November 16, 2022

Acne and the Microbiome

Promising new acne treatments are on the horizon Many see acne as an inevitable fact of life that comes with being a teenager; though, for acne sufferers, even the occasional breakout can negatively impact self-esteem. As many as 50 million Americans are affected by acne, yet it remains among the least-studied skin conditions. Researchers in…

Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Dermatology, Research and Innovation
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November 3, 2022

How To Care for the Seasonal Sniffles, Flu, Fever and More at Home

It’s that time of year again. Cold and flu season. And with kids returning to normal activities like school, daycare, activities and playdates, cases of all respiratory diseases are up this year. Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego, shares tips on differentiating the various illnesses, prevention tips, how to care for symptoms at home and what you…

Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, COVID-19, Flu Information, Infectious Diseases, Uncategorized, Vaccines
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November 1, 2022

The Perils of Perfection – Making Holidays Less Stressful

It’s right around the corner! The holiday season. This time of year can really dial up the pressure on already overextended parents. The urge to provide your family with a “perfect” holiday can wreak havoc on your well-being while entertaining, travel and gifting can also do a number on the wallet. “Balancing the excitement and…

Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Behavioral Health, Giving Back
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December 11, 2020

Rady Children’s Expert is the Lead Author of Global-Reaching Position Paper on Weight and Nutrition in Childhood and Adolescence

Maya Kumar, MD, FAAP, FRCPC, a board-certified adolescent and young adult medicine pediatrician with Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego and an assistant clinical professor with University of California San Diego School of Medicine, is on a mission. Along with nine colleagues from the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, for which she chairs the Nutrition Committee,…

Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Nutrition
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