UF Health pediatricians address rising child-abuse risks during COVID-19 pandemic

Social distancing and financial stress from the COVID-19 pandemic can raise the risk of child abuse. In a new article in JAMA PediatricsUniversity of Florida Health pediatricians Cameron M. Rosenthal, M.D., and Lindsay A. Thompson, M.D., discuss those contributing factors and how parents or caregivers can cope.


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Doug Bennett

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Doug Bennett joined the UF Health staff in January 2015 as a science writer and editor. His topic areas include anatomy; biochemistry and molecular biology; molecular genetics and microbiology; pathology,...Read More