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No Difference in Urinary Iodine Concentrations Between Boston-Area Breastfed and Formula-Fed Infants  Background:  Thyroid hormone is essential for normal mental and physical development in infancy and childhood and is dependent on adequate iodine intake. During the first few months of life, infants are reliant on breastmilk and/or infant formula as their sole sources of dietary iodine. The iodine status of U.S. infants has not been well studied.

With great sadness, the ATA reports that Dr. E. Chester “Chip” Ridgway passed away on Thursday, July 31, 2014.

Dr. Ridgway was an ATA leader for many years, having served on the Board of Directors and as president of the society in 1996-1997.  Read more…

We invite members of the ATA community to leave notes and remembrances for the family.

Clinical Thyroidology for the Public – highlighted article

From Clinical Thyroidology for the Public: Hypothyroidism reduces the volume of the hippocampus, a critical site for memoryIt is well known that hypothyroidism during pregnancy and infancy can impair brain development …

Webcast and enduring CME for the June 20, 2014 ATA program is available

2014 American Thyroid Association (ATA) Guidelines on
Thyroid Nodules and Differentiated Thyroid Cancer –
Highlights, Consensus, and Controversies
Chicago, Illinois

A webcast and enduring CME for the June 20, 2014 ATA program is available for purchase.