Rachael Zimlich, RN
Ms Zimlich is a freelance writer in Cleveland, Ohio. She writes regularly for Contemporary Pediatrics, Managed Healthcare Executive, and Medical Economics.
Risk of depression jumps for teens and young adults
Researchers aren’t certain why adolescent depression rates are on the rise, but they do know that treatment rates are not growing along with increased prevalence, according to a new report.
Refugee children deserve compassionate care
Pediatricians can help children fleeing to the United States with medical and social needs, as well as acting as their advocate.
New C-suite position to watch: Chief experience officers
New C-suite position to watch: Chief experience officers
Chief experience officers improve the patient experience—and the experience of caregivers.
Researchers target potent HIV antibodies in new study
The newly discovered antibodies can fight nearly every strain of HIV in existence, according to study authors.
Physician groups brace for vaccine questions amid Trump presidency
Between public skepticism on vaccinations and provisions of the American Health Care Act, some representing physicians are voicing concern.
How residents are increasingly feeling burnout
Burnout may seem like a problem seen only in physicians later in their careers, but a recent report shows that burnout can be just as likely in those just beginning their careers.
What is ‘consent by proxy’ for medical care?
More children are being brought to pediatricians for nonurgent care by adults who are not their legal guardians. What can a pediatrician do to reduce his or her risk of liability when treating children with "consent by proxy"?
Researchers isolate cells that weaken immune response to cancer
Study provides new insight on isolating and suppressing immune cells that could play a vital role in inhibiting other immunotherapy efforts against cancer.
Study: Safety, components concerns spur vaccine hesitancy
Researchers find callers to a national health center were most concerned about the safety and components of vaccines based largely on old information.
How obesity and related conditions are skyrocketing
Obesity is rising in children and teens, according to a new report, but other health problems tied to obesity are increasing, too.