Children's has teamed up with a number of local
institutions to launch a multi-media asthma management campaign, "Kids with Asthma Can..." The six-month campaign uses characters from WGBH's TV series Arthur, which features the popular character Arthur the Aardvark and his asthmatic friend, Buster.
For more information, go to
Developmental screening site
Developmentalscreening.org is a free Web site for pediatricians planning to incorporate
standardized developmental screening in the office setting. Children's Hospital Boston pediatrician Alison Schonwald MD, FAAP, created this tool kit for pediatricians who want to implement the new American Academy of Pediatrics policy guidelines. The site aims to provide everything you need to know about developmental screening, including how to pick a screening tool, how much it costs,
billing and time requirements.
A squirt of prevention
In this cold and flu season, it's
important to advise your
patients on how to stop the
spread of germs.
For a helpful tip sheet, go to
Mark Your Calendar
January is Cervical Cancer Screening Month. For more on how the Human Papillomavirus Virus (HPV) relates to cervical cancer and the new HPV vaccine, see the Q&A.