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July 9, 2019

Jennifer Mizrahi remembers the first phone call from her daughter telling her, “Chasin is panicking!” He was in a store with his dad and his older brother and sister, and suddenly the 12-year-old felt “strange and nervous.” Jennifer tried to reassure Chasin over the phone, telling him to take a deep...

May 17, 2019

Why do young children get misdiagnosed more often than adults and what can parents do to fix that? This column, Dx IQ #3, is filled with heart-tugging stories and expert advice. Whether you're a parent, grandparent, or family friend of a kid under 11, this month's column is for you.

February 12, 2019

(The following is part of a series of columns entitled Dx IQ from the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine to help you understand how important your role is in getting properly diagnosed.) 

What do these stories have in common? A “funny” pain in a neck is ignored until it’s almost too late. A phy...