Journal of

Family Medicine and Disease PreventionISSN: 2469-5793


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510132

Treatment of Warts in Pediatrics: A Review

Marisa Pope, Kalliope Kyriakides and Cindy Hoffman

Article Type: Literature Review | First Published: November 27, 2020

Cutaneous warts, or verruca vulgaris, are a viral skin condition caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) that are very common in children. Many physicians struggle with treatment of warts, due to the resistant nature of the lesions. There are a variety of treatment modalities that are offered. The goal of this paper is to review the different treatments that are beneficial and safe to use for warts in the pediatric population. We will break down the adverse effects, benefits, and efficacy of e...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510131

Investigating the Relationship between Mental Health and Goal Attainment for Individuals Participating in a Healthy Lifestyles Program: A Pragmatic Randomized Pilot Trial

Arielle Sutton, Lawrence Mbuagbaw, Zainab Samaan, Japteg Singh and Elizabeth Alvarez

Article Type: Brief Report | First Published: November 21, 2020

The intervention group participated in weekly education and peer-support sessions and monthly visits with a healthcare team to develop health goals and action plans. The comparator arm met every three months to set goals and action plans with a research assistant. Mental health symptomology was measured with validated health scales. Goal attainment was measured on a 7-point Likert scale. Poor mental health is a barrier to achieving health goals. Partaking in a complex intervention helped partici...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510129

Factors Affecting Initiation of Breast Feeding: A Cross Section Study

Mayasah A. Sadiq and Alaa A. Salih

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: October 19, 2020

Breastfeeding is the ideal and most natural way of nurturing infants. Mother’s milk is the most complete food in the first months of life. According to the American Association of Pediatrics (AAP) guidelines, mother's milk must be started immediately after delivery and it must be considered as the only food of baby in the first six months of life and then it should be preserved one year as one of the main components in the diet of a child. A cross-sectional study conducted from February to May...

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