grief

Loss of a father is associated with impaired cellular functionThe link between a child’s losing a father and poor health is well documented. Now a new study shines a light on the biologic factors that may underlie this association.
Coding griefKevin's mother and father came to what should have been his 4-month group well-child appointment without him.
DEVELOPMENTAL PEDIATRICS/BEHAVIORAL HEALTH: Dealing with griefPediatricians can be a first-line resource for grieving families, according to David J. Schonfeld, MD. They should be able to support children who are grieving by understanding how children respond to loss and what they, as physicians, can do to support their patients.