Alan E. Guttmacher, M.D.: NICHD Director, Pediatrician, Medical Geneticist, Grandfather
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The NICHD’s Dr. Esther Eisenberg discusses what we know of this often painful condition and highlights promising areas of research.
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In her clinical research studies, pediatric endocrinologist Joan C. Han, M.D., meets with patients whose bodies never feel "full" no matter what or how much they eat. Learn what studying people with these rare disorders can tell us about common forms of childhood obesity.
Autism symptoms can be hard to spot.
This Autism Awareness Month, learn some "red flags" towatch for.
"Vaccines protect our kids." -NICHD Director Dr. Alan Guttmacher
Read more about immunizationfrom NICHD's Director.
Driver inattention is the number one cause of car crashes.
How can you help keep your teen safe behind the wheel?
April 19-25 is Infertility Awareness Week.
Read about fertility treatment options for men & women.