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Make the Diagnosis Spring 2024

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A 5-year-old girl comes in for her annual checkup with her mother and 3 younger sisters. The child’s body mass index is in the 93rd percentile, and her BMI has increased exponentially over time. 

News at CHOP: Spring 2024

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CHOP has appointed Renata Arrington Sanders, MD, as Chief of the Craig Dalsimer Division of Adolescent Medicine, succeeding Carol A. Ford, MD, who served as Chief for more than 13 years and will remain at CHOP. 

Autism and Prematurity: What We Know

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In recent years, recognition of autism and autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in the general population has burgeoned.