Pediatrics

Although OCD can arise in adults, it often begins in childhood and adolescence

By Ask the Doctors • December 8, 2021

‘We wanted to ensure that communities of color knew that their children were accounted for in these initial studies,’ says Dr. Medell Briggs-Malonson

By uclahealth • December 1, 2021

Stress can have multiple effects on children. Read more to learn what they are.

By uclahealth • November 10, 2021

‘Children are our future and if we don’t invest in them, we don’t have a shot,’ says UCLA Health’s Dr. Moira Szilagyi. For Moira Szilagyi, MD, PhD, FAAP, life has been a series of serendipitous moments. Case in point: During her residency at the University of Rochester, she happened to wander into [...]

By uclahealth • November 8, 2021

There is no medication that is studied more, and more rigorously monitored, than vaccines,’ says UCLA Health pediatrician and infectious disease expert Dr. Annabelle de St. Maurice

By Sandy Cohen • November 2, 2021

‘We have quite a few tools in our toolkit to make this Halloween safe,’ says UCLA Health pediatrician and infectious disease expert Annabelle de St. Maurice

By Sandy Cohen • October 26, 2021

UCLA Health pediatrician Carlos Lerner discusses COVID-19 vaccinations and flu shots

By Sandy Cohen • October 21, 2021

Find out about depression treatments for adolescents

By uclahealth • October 20, 2021

Mono, which is short for mononucleosis, is a contagious disease that is common in teens and young adults

By Ask the Doctors • October 13, 2021

Update: On Nov. 2, an advisory panel to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention unanimously endorsed Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11.

By Sandy Cohen • September 22, 2021