Bobby Lazzara, MD
Does pediatric psoriasis increase cancer risk? (VIDEO)
For Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr Bobby Lazzara discusses a large retrospective cohort study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology that examined whether children with pediatric psoriasis are at increased risk of cancer and discusses 2 caveats to the findings.
Sleeping position: Intent vs practice (VIDEO)
For Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr Bobby Lazzara discusses a study published in Pediatrics that surveyed mothers at 32 hospitals in the United States about their intention to follow American Academy of Pediatrics' recommendations for safe sleep versus what the mothers practiced.
Should surgery be standard of care in uncomplicated appendicitis? (VIDEO)
For Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr Bobby Lazzara discusses a large study published in Pediatrics that examined what happened when children were nonsurgically managed for appendicitis, often with antibiotics, and compared the results with their peers who had received surgical treatment.
Does strep elevate risk for mental disorders? (VIDEO)
For Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr Bobby Lazzara discusses a large cohort study published in JAMA Psychiatry that examined whether children with a positive strep test are more likely than their counterparts to develop mental disorders, particularly tic disorders and OCD.
Does medication really improve outcomes for kids with ADHD? (VIDEO)
For Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr Bobby Lazzara discusses a controversial UK-based study published in JAMA Pediatrics that examined how well pharmacologic interventions for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) help education and health outcomes for impacted kids.
How one state reduced antipsychotic medications in Medicaid (VIDEO)
For Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr Bobby Lazzara discusses a report published in the Health Services Research that examined how Washington state reduced the number of antipsychotic prescriptions written for children in the Medicaid system.
Are you prepared for a clinical emergency? (VIDEO)
For Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr Bobby Lazzara discusses a study published in the journal Pediatric Emergency Care that examined whether practices were prepared for emergencies requiring airway management.
What does being in foster care mean for health? (VIDEO)
For Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr Bobby Lazzara discusses a recent study published in the journal Pediatrics looked at the impact on health of being in the foster care system.
Does asthma contribute to childhood obesity? (VIDEO)
For Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr Bobby Lazzara discusses a recent study published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine that looked at whether asthma in childhood contributed to the development of childhood obesity.
Role of parental obesity in childhood development (VIDEO)
For Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr Bobby Lazzara discusses a recent study published in Pediatrics that looked at the connections between maternal and paternal obesity and childhood development issues.