Latest News - April 28, 2010: Andrew Adesman, MD, chief of developmental and behavioral pediatrics at the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York, has completed a new study that suggests that thousands of pediatricians erroneously subscribe to various popular parenting myths.

A press release concerning this study and a detailed summary of the results are each linked here.

The results of this study will be presented on Sunday, May 2 at the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Media Inquiries: If you would like to interview Dr. Adesman for a feature article about pediatric myths or about his book, BabyFacts, or if you would like a review copy of BabyFacts, please send an e-mail to

If you are interested in additional information about BabyFacts or Dr. Adesman, a Press Kit is available.

The Press Kit includes:

The press kit also provides the web address for The "Myth or Fact?" Quiz which is quite revealing and easily adapted for print, TV or radio.

Click here for a copy of the Press Kit.

Dr. Adesman has considerable experience with print and broadcast media. He has appeared on many major network programs including CBS’s The Early Show, NBC’s The Today Show, Discovery Health, and CNN’s House Call with Dr. Sanjay Gupta. He lives and practices in the NY metro area and is available for interview.

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