Pediatrics News

Peds Mortality Down for Presentation at ED With Higher Readiness
Hospitalizations With Psych Diagnosis Common in ESKD
As-Needed Inhaler Use an Option for Children With Mild Asthma
Most HPV-Linked Cancers Due to Types Targeted by 9vHPV Vaccine
Coverage With HPV Vaccine Continuing to Increase in Boys
Some Cities in Texas Susceptible to Measles Outbreaks
Many Providers Fail to Discuss Sun-Safe Behaviors With Patients
Tuberculosis Rates for U.S. Children Are Low and Declining
Childhood-Onset IBD Ups Risk for Psychiatric Morbidity
Maternal Exposure to Fluoride Linked to Lower Offspring IQ
Parent-Targeted Intervention Can Up Communication With Teens
Parents Divided on Primary Care Policies for Unvaccinated Patients
Pediatric Cannabis Exposure Up After Medical Legalization
Cases of Severe Lung Injury After Vaping Reported in Three States
FDA Approves Tether Device to Correct Idiopathic Scoliosis
Recommendations Developed for Management of Lyme Disease
Advertising Can Promote Interest in Health-Related Research
ACIP Recommends Catch-Up HPV Vaccines Through Age 26
Vaping Industry Group Sues to Delay FDA Review of E-Cigarettes
FDA Proposes Graphic Warning Labels on Cigarettes
Antipsychotic Rx Patterns in Children With ADHD Concerning
Renal Anomaly on Fetal Scan May Up Risk for Admission for Child
CDC: Over One-Third of U.S. Youth Exposed to Secondhand Smoke
Evidence Supports Meds Used for Pain Relief in Pediatric Migraine
Israeli Flight Attendant Dies of Measles
Impulsivity Lower When Children Meet Sleep, Screen Time Guides
TSH Elevated in 6 Percent of Psychiatrically Hospitalized Youth
Gluten Intake, Celiac Disease Linked in Genetically Predisposed
Non-Hospital-Based Provider-to-Patient Telehealth Use Growing
USPSTF Recommends Screening Adults for Illicit Drug Use
Type 1 Diabetes Misdiagnosed in One-Fourth of Children, Adults
Racial, Ethnic Disparities in Care for Preemies Have Narrowed
Ultrasound Aids IV Line Placement in Children
Methylphenidate Tx Tied to Brain Changes in Boys With ADHD
One-Third of Physicians Will Take 10+ Years to Pay Off Debt
Use of Technology Now Included in Standards of Diabetes Care
Prescription Drug Misuse Common in High Schoolers
Psychotherapy Alone First Line of Treatment for Depressed Youth
No Evidence for Benefits of Opioids After Pediatric Tonsillectomy
Guidelines Issued for Managing Hidradenitis Suppurativa
Warnings Issued to Companies Illegally Selling E-Liquid, Hookah Products
FDA Reports More Seizures Among Vapers
Children With Type 1 Diabetes Have Poorer Educational Outcomes
Rate of Dual Burden 37 Per 10,000 Births in California
ADHD May Increase Risk of Premature Death
Fluoride Exposure Tied to Kidney, Liver Function Changes in Youth
Phone Consults Grow Mental Health Service Access for Children
Nurse Intervention Using Tech May Improve PID Care in Youth
FDA: Approval of Zolgensma Was Based on Manipulated Data
Completion Rates of Recommended Vaccines Lower for Preemies
Bone Health Management Key in Childhood Cancer Survivors
Children With ADHD Have Differences in Part of Brain Controlling Movement
Infant Suffocation Deaths in Bed Increased From 1996 to 2016
Electric Fans Help in Hot, Humid Conditions but Not Hot, Dry Ones
Professional Coaching Can Reduce Emotional Exhaustion for Doctors
Vaping Likely to Blame for 14 Hospitalizations in Two States
Overweight, Obesity May Up Early Mortality Risk in Pediatric ALL
Childhood Physical Activity Improves Lung Function for Adolescent Girls
0.49 Percent of U.S. Population Reports Current Sesame Allergy
Complementary Infant Feeding Guidelines May Lead to Overfeeding
Brand-Brand Competition Has Not Cut Prices in Pharma Market
Compliance With Meds Falters With Age in Youth Born With HIV
Trump Admin Announces Plan to Allow Drug Imports From Canada
Childhood BMI, HDL-C Variability May Up Later-Life Diabetes Risk
Infant Mortality Rates Highest for Non-Hispanic Blacks
One Dose of HPV Vaccine May Be Sufficient in Certain Situations
Recommendations Decreased for Cough, Cold Medicine in U.S.
Hot Pavement Can Burn Feet in Seconds
Likelihood of Trying Drugs for the First Time Higher in the Summer
Burnout Symptoms May Up Racial Bias Among Resident Physicians
Oil, Gas Well Exposure May Up Risk for Congenital Heart Defects
CDC: General Fertility Rate, Teen Birth Rate Decreasing in U.S.
$70 Million Settlement Reached in Generic Drug Delay Case
National Norms Developed for Assessing Medical School Empathy
Earlier Puberty in Swedish Boys Only Partially Due to Higher BMI
Global Burden of Childhood Cancers Examined
Lifesaving Drug for Infants Costs $2.1 Million a Dose
Consumer Products Tied to Three-Fourths of Youth Brain Injuries
Pediatricians Have Role to Play in Addressing Racism
JUUL E-Cigarettes Never Meant for Teens, Company Cofounder Says
Most Pediatric In-Flight Medical Events Handled by Crew
Exposure to Air Pollution Tied to Raised Odds of NICU Admission
BPA Substitute Chemicals Linked to Obesity in Children
FDA Approves First Noninjection Glucagon Therapy
In-Hospital Cardiac Arrests in the U.S. May Be Underestimated
2001 to 2017 Saw Increase in Suicides in African-American Teens
Stimulant Treatment Has Strong Protective Effect in ADHD
Reducing Air Pollution Could Cut Rates of Childhood Asthma
Neural-Tube Defects Up for Offspring of Women on Dolutegravir
Nonprescription Antibiotic Use Seems Prevalent in the United States
New ACC/AHA Guidelines Detect More Cases of Gestational Hypertension
More Screen Time Ups Risk for Depression in Adolescents
Pediatricians Can Play Role in Ensuring School Readiness
State-Level Firearm Ownership Linked to Domestic Firearm Homicide
Family Support May Improve Asthma Outcomes in Poor Youth
EPA Will Not Ban Pesticide Linked to Brain Harm in Children
Higher eGFR at Dialysis Initiation Tied to Lower Survival in Children
Recovery From Concussion Longer for Athletes With ADHD
Transfers Up for Mental Health Disorders in Uninsured Children
About One in 20 Patients Exposed to Preventable Harm
Educational Handout May Increase Receipt of Child Flu Shot
Obesity Linked to Increased Risk for Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis
Increase Seen in Foster Care Entries Due to Parental Drug Use
Race, Neighborhood Impact Bystander CPR in Pediatric OHCA
Prepregnancy Surgery Linked to Risk for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Firearm-Related Pediatric Mortality Down With Stricter Laws
Prenatal Opioid Exposure Harms Long-Term Child Development
Rabies Warning Issued for Walt Disney World Resort Area
U.S. Health, Economic Burden of Uncontrolled Asthma Projected
Serious Misdiagnosis-Related Harms Mostly Due to 'Big Three'
Feeding Examination Can Avert Surgical Frenotomy Procedures
Capping Work Hours in Residency Does Not Impact Outcomes Later
Health Care Professionals Exhibit Gender Bias
Exposure to 2009 pH1N1 Vaccine During Pregnancy Seems Safe
New WIC Food Options Improve Maternal, Birth Outcomes
Risk for Cancer Higher in Those With Congenital Heart Disease
Guidance Updated for Managing Infants at Risk for Group B Strep
EHR System-Generated In-Basket Messages Linked to Burnout
Fewer New Measles Cases Reported Last Week in U.S.
Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Blocked by Judge
CDC Updates Data on Cases Meeting Criterion for Acute Flaccid Myelitis
Adults With Cerebral Palsy at Higher Risk for Osteoporosis
School Performance Down With Adverse Childhood Experiences
Risk of Stillbirth Increases in Pregnancies Past 37 Weeks
Early Warning Signs May Predate Eating Disorder Onset
Neuropsychiatric Morbidity Up With Synthetic Cannabinoid Use in Teens
IL-6 Level May Predict Symptom Duration in Concussed Athletes
Male Students Affected More by Poor Diet in First Year of College
Most U.S. Adults Are Concerned About Antibiotic Resistance
Lack of Evidence for Treating Chronic Pain in Children
Interventions Linked to Drop in Unvaccinated Kindergartners
Adverse Outcomes Up for Pregnant Women With Migraine
Vermont Places 92 Percent Tax on E-Cigarettes
Anti-Vaccine Movement a 'Man-Made' Health Crisis, Scientists Warn
Considerable Number of Patients Receive Surprise Hospital Charges
In Utero Opioid Exposure Tied to Poor Outcomes Throughout Childhood
Guidance Issued for Management of Fontan Circulation
Guide Addresses Medical Issues Relevant to Transgender Persons
Core Components of Teen Mental Health Interventions ID'd
Low Vitamin D in Early Life May Up Risk of Elevated Systolic BP
Medtronic Recalls Some Insulin Pumps Over Cybersecurity Concerns
Review: HPV Vaccination Program Has Considerable Impact
More Than 1 in 5 Young Men Use Disordered Eating to Bulk Up
Poststroke Headache Common in Pediatric Stroke Survivors
Migraine Prevalence Up for Food-Insecure Young Adults
MSSP ACOs May Not Improve Spending, Quality of Care
Educational Attainment Positively Linked to CVD Risk Factors
Americans Concerned About Clinician Burnout
USPSTF Urges Interventions to Prevent Tobacco Use in Children
Nonchromosomal Birth Defects May Up Childhood Cancer Risk
Anesthesia Tied to Neurocognitive Impairment in Childhood ALL Survivors
Outcomes Poor Years After Radiation for Pediatric Glioma Survivors
Many Trust Doctors, Nurses Over Other Sources of Health Advice
Antacid Use in First Year of Life Tied to Later Fracture Risk
Rotavirus Vaccine Led to Reduced Disease Prevalence, Season Duration
FDA Expands Cystic Fibrosis Treatment Approval to Children Ages 6 to 12
Obesity Prevalence Down in Young Children Enrolled in WIC
2018 to 2019 Influenza Season in U.S. Was Longest in 10 Years
New England Journal of Medicine Picks New Editor-in-Chief
Health Care Workers With ARIs Often Work While Symptomatic
T2DM Risk in Offspring Up With Maternal Overweight, Obesity
Sudden Death Can Occur in Full Spectrum of Epilepsies
Surgeons' Unprofessional Behavior Tied to Higher Complication Risk
San Francisco Considering Banning Sales of E-Cigarettes
Excess Weight Tied to Increased Risk for High BP in Young Children
Suicide Rates Peaked for Teens, Young Adults in 2017
Pediatric T1DM Medication Adherence Drops on Weekends, Holidays
Overall Cancer Survival Rates Up Among Adolescents, Young Adults
Many Young Children Treated in ED for Injuries From Personal Care Products
Cognitive Consequences Worse for Pediatric-Onset Multiple Sclerosis
FDA Approves Victoza Injection for Children 10 Years and Older
Drug Makers Challenge New Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads
CDC: U.S. Measles Cases Reach 1,044
U.S. Travelers Should Be Aware of Measles Risk in Europe
Recommendations Developed to Prepare Children for Camp
Head, Facial Injuries From Motorized Scooters on the Rise
New York State Halts Religious Vaccine Exemption
Prenatal Antiepileptic Rx Exposure Ups Risk for Behavioral Issues
Rotavirus Vaccination Tied to Lower Risk for T1DM in Children
Obesity During Teen Years Tied to Stiffening of Arteries
ADA: Teplizumab Can Delay T1DM Progression in Those at Risk
Most Providers Unaware of Online Feedback About Themselves
Study Confirms Teratogenicity of Valproic Acid, Topiramate
Next-Gen Sequencing of CSF Improves Diagnosis of CNS Infections
Approving Children's Cancer Drugs Takes 6.5 Years Longer
Exposure to Air Pollution May Impact Children's Cognitive Abilities
USPSTF Issues Recommendations on HIV Screening, Prevention
Higher Levels of Exercise in Childhood Improve Heart Health
Pertussis Risk Up for Undervaccinated, Unvaccinated Children
Diagnostic Testing, Antibiotics Overused in Pediatric CAP
Data Insufficient for Safety of Lithium During Breastfeeding
Marketing OK'd for Device to Help Reduce IBS Symptoms in Adolescents
Access to Health Care Has Little Impact on Longevity
Hyperglycemia in Pregnancy May Up Risk for Obesity in Offspring
Half an Hour of Sun Exposure Daily May Lower Risk for Pediatric IBD
2003 to 2014 Saw Incidence of Herpes Zoster Drop in Children
Cough Sound Analyzer Helps Differentiate Peds Respiratory Disorders
Online Intervention May Cut Unnecessary Primary Care Visits
Rapid Cycling Work Roster Improves Resident Sleep Practices
Receipt of Breast Milk Increases With Gestational Age at Birth
Testicular Cancer Treatment Does Not Up Risk for Offspring Birth Defects
Survey Indicates Physician Misconduct Is Underreported
App Helps Pediatric Asthma Patients, Parents Self-Monitor
Dietary Supplements May Up Risk for Severe Medical Events
Immunizations Up in California After Repeal of Nonmedical Exemptions
Staphylococcus aureus Linked to Food Sensitization in Eczema
Costs, Complications Up for Minorities in Cleft Palate Repair
ACP Issues Position on Response to Physician Impairment
Current Strategies for Measles Vaccination Insufficient
Number, Rate of Detergent Pod Exposures Modestly Declined
Noncompliance Common in Teens Prescribed STI Treatment in ED
Recommendations Developed for Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Trials
CDC: Reported Measles Cases Reach 971
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Shortage Looming
FDA Approves First Test for Zika in Human Blood
High Costs Associated With Physician Burnout in U.S.
Weight-Based Teasing Linked to Gain in BMI, Fat Mass for Youth
Reading Visit Notes May Improve Medication Management
Eczema-Related School Absences Higher Among Blacks, Hispanics
Global Burden of Serious Health-Related Suffering to Double by 2060
Teen Team Sports Participation Benefits Adult Mental Health
Decreased Air Pollutants Linked to Less Childhood Asthma
Rate of Opioid Prescribing High for Teens, Young Adults in ED
Work Burnout, Gaming Addiction Classified as Diseases by WHO
Higher BMI in Male Teens Tied to Cardiomyopathy in Adulthood
Guidance Updated for Sedation in Pediatric Dental Patients
FDA Approves First Gene Therapy for Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Risk for Suicide Attempts in Children Doubles With Parental Opioid Use
Migraines in Pregnancy Tied to Worse Outcomes for Mother, Baby
U.S. Incidence of Pediatric Thyroid Cancer on the Rise
California Bill to Tighten Vaccine Exemptions Moves Forward
Pediatricians Should Encourage Fish Consumption for Children
Treatment Rates Low for Parents With Opioid Use Disorder
Homemade Sunscreen Recipes Commonly Shared, Offer Low Protection
Favorable Trends Seen in Lipids, Apolipoprotein B in U.S. Youth
Bill Would Raise U.S. Legal Age to Buy Tobacco to 21
Clinical Drug Diversion Costly to Health Care Organizations
Gender Gap in U.S. Youth Suicide Narrowed From 1975 to 2016
Higher Consumption of Sugary Drinks May Up Mortality in Adults
Mometasone, Tiotropium Do Not Top Placebo in Mild Asthma
Medicaid Expansion Cuts Racial Disparities in Preterm Births
Millennial Parents Found More Likely to Drive Distracted
DDW: Ingested Button Battery Can Cause Gastric Injury
3 Percent of Infant Sleep-Related Deaths Occur in Sitting Devices
Private Insurers Pay 241 Percent of What Medicare Would Pay
Many Lives Could Be Saved if All Hospitals Had Grade A Rating
Pool Chemical Injuries Led to ~13,500 ED Visits in 2015-2017
CDC: Salmonella Outbreaks Linked to Backyard Poultry
Magnitude of Weight Loss Similar for Teens, Adults After RYGB
First Anticoagulant Approved for Preventing VTE Recurrence in Children
Estimated Prevalence of Low Birth Weight Down Since 2000
Recs Updated for TB Screening, Treatment in Health Care Workers
North Carolina Sues Electronic Cigarette Maker JUUL
Smartphone App Could Help Diagnose Ear Infections
Two-Thirds of Sunscreens Fail Safety Tests
Computer-Based Training Studied in Children With Fragile X Syndrome
Risk for Repeat Concussion Quantified for Pediatric Patients
Quitting Smoking While Pregnant Tied to Reduced Risk for Preterm Birth
Taxing Sweetened Beverages Reduces Volume Sold
Gestational Weight Gain Weak Predictor of Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes
U.S. Parents Worried About Child's Communication Skills
Patients Find Note Reading Important for Health Management
CDC: U.S. Measles Cases in 2019 Reach 839
Low-Calorie Sweetened Drinks Do Not Cut Calories in Children
Higher Risk for Cancer, Mortality Seen With Pediatric-Onset IBD
Adverse Childhood Experiences Linked to Worse Lupus Outcomes
Standard Outcome Measures Developed for Pediatric Facial Palsy
Health Professionals Supportive of Medicinal Cannabis
Suicide Attempts by Self-Poisoning Have Increased in Teens
Doctors Aware of Patient Difficulties Affording Medical Care
Model Predicts Counties at Risk for Measles Outbreak
ACS Sets Goal to Cut Cancer Mortality 40 Percent by 2035
Nut Intake in First Trimester May Benefit Child Neurodevelopment
2018 Saw More Employed Physicians Than Self-Employed
CDC: Uninsurance Levels Did Not Change Significantly in 2018
Scientology Cruise Ship Passengers, Crew Still Under Quarantine
Prices Will Soon Be Included in TV Drug Ads
NHFOV Superior for Preventing Reintubation of Preemies
Neonatal Morbidity Increased for Apgar Scores 7, 8, and 9
In 2015 to 2016, 45.8 Percent of U.S. Population Used Rx Drugs
Radiology Residents Often Miss Child Abuse
FDA Approves Ruzurgi for Children With Rare Autoimmune Disorder
Combat Application Tourniquet Suitable for Use in Children
External Reference Pricing Could Cut Drug Costs in U.S.
Efforts Needed to Ensure Publication of All Trials
Recommendations Issued for Treating Tourette Syndrome
CDC: Number of Measles Cases in the United States Reaches 764
FDA: French Soft Ripened Cheese Possibly Contaminated
Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders Reliable in Toddler Years
U.S. Energy Drink Consumption Rose From 2003 to 2016
Children With Chronic Illness Can Have Normal Life Satisfaction
Oral Contraceptive Pill May Protect Against ACL Tears
Guidelines Address Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Management
Implementing Surgical Safety Checklist Reduces Mortality
CDC: Foodborne Infections Increased From 2015 to 2018
More Than Half of U.S. Adults Have Medical Financial Hardship
Serum Free Fatty Acid Level Verifies Fasting State in Children
Measles Case Leads to Quarantine of Cruise Ship in St. Lucia
Childhood Oral Infection Linked to Atherosclerosis in Adulthood
Preterm Birth Tied to Elevated Risk for Chronic Kidney Disease
New Drugs May Influence Social Behaviors in Those With Autism
Cognitive Function Does Not Predict Pediatric Bariatric Surgery Outcome
Mental Health Treatment, Diagnoses Up in Military Children
E-Cigarette Use Similar for Pregnant, Nonpregnant Women
AAN: Cannabidiol Tied to Drop in Seizures in Dravet Syndrome
FDA Approves Mavyret for Children, Adolescents With Hep C
Poll: Americans Among Most Stressed People in the World
CDC: 704 Measles Cases Reported in U.S. Through April 26, 2019
2009 WIC Food Package Change Tied to Reduced Obesity Risk
Adopted Children Should Undergo Comprehensive Health Evaluation
Nonpharmacologic Tx Enhances Care of Opioid-Exposed Newborns
Confidence in Inhaler Technique Poor Proxy for Correct Use
Transition Support Program May Aid Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes
Ambiguous Genitalia in Newborns Not Uncommon
Most Pediatric Residents Report Caring for Gun Injuries
12 Percent of Caregivers Have Pediatric Flu Vaccine Hesitancy
FDA Approves First Treatment for Pediatric Lupus
CDC: First Confirmed ID of 'Kissing Bug' in Delaware
Hundreds Quarantined for Measles at Two Los Angeles Universities
Children With ADHD May Have Higher Risk for Poor Diet
Peanut Oral Immunotherapy May Up Allergic Reaction Risk
Minor Birth Defects Up in Progeny of Female Gulf War Veterans
WHO: No More Than One Hour of Screen Time a Day for Young Children
Peanut Oral Immunotherapy Appears Safe for Preschool-Age Children
Machine Learning Can Speed Diagnosis of Genetic Diseases in Children
U.S. Death Rate From Drug Poisoning Up for Teens, Young Adults
CDC: Number of U.S. Measles Cases Reaches New High
Nusinersen Promising for Later-Onset Spinal Muscular Atrophy
New York City Measles Cases Increase to 390
AAP Updates Guidance for Care in Neurofibromatosis Type 1
Some Children With Asthma Miss Critical Step in Inhaler Use
Prevalence of TV, Video Watching High, Stable 2001 to 2016 in U.S.
Malawi First Country to Immunize Children Against Malaria
Los Angeles County Measles Outbreak Under Investigation
Video Games Appear Not to Harm Boys' Social Development
Water Intake Affects Caloric Intake From Sugary Drinks
CDC: United States Set to Break Measles Cases Record
Suffocation Deaths in Infants Most Often Due to Soft Bedding
Cardiometabolic Risk Better ID'd in Children Reclassified to Higher BP
FDA Approves Marketing of First Device to Treat ADHD
Increased Screen Time in Preschool Tied to Worse Inattention
Loan Forgiveness, Educational Debt May Affect Practice Patterns
Conception by IVF May Increase Risk for Rare Childhood Cancer
Elevated Blood Lead Levels Prevalent Among Refugee Children
National Hand Hygiene Initiative Successful in Australia
Sixty People Charged in Massive Opioid Painkiller Investigation
Perinatal Complications Tied to Childhood Social Anxiety
Late-Pregnancy US Could Prevent Undiagnosed Breech Presentation
Sensory Sensitivity Tied to Constipation in Young Children
More Sports Experience May Reduce Impact of Concussions
CDC: Raw Tuna Linked to Salmonella Outbreak in Seven States
Parenteral Antimicrobial Tx at Home Burdens Children's Caregivers
Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions
Microbial Features ID'd for Pediatric Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Abnormal Romberg Test Predicts Prolonged Concussion in Children
USPSTF: Evidence Lacking for Elevated Lead Level Screening
Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation Beats Sham Tx for Peds ADHD
Standardizing Demographics Ups Accuracy of Patient Matching
CDC: 555 Confirmed Measles Cases in U.S. Since Jan. 1
New Scale Helps Identify More Serious Cases of Mononucleosis
Gestational Diabetes Linked to Incident Diabetes in Offspring
Foreign Body Ingestions Increasingly Common in Young Children
Operator-Directed Sedation Seems Safe in Peds Cardiac Cath
CDC: Prevalence of Autism at Age 4 Years Increasing
Domestic Responsibilities Tied to Physician Mothers' Satisfaction
Four Million New Peds Asthma Cases Attributed to NO2 Annually
CDC: Still No Source As E. Coli Outbreak Grows to 96 Cases
FDA Warns of Consumer Devices That Claim to Diagnose Concussion
Haptoglobin Expression Tied to Outcomes in Preterm Newborns
Complication Rates Low for High-Volume Pediatric Thyroid Surgery
CDC: Measles Cases Reach 465 This Year in the United States
New, Revised Topics Released in ACR Appropriateness Criteria
Suicide-Related ED Visits Increased in Children From 2007 to 2015
Proximity to Major Roadways Impacts Child Development
Variation ID'd in Rate of Sexual Onset Before 13 Among Boys
Ten Infant Deaths Linked to Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play Sleepers
Telemedicine Leads to More Antibiotic Rx for Pediatric Respiratory Infection
Draft Recommendation Promotes Screening Women for Anxiety
Health Issues Prevalent Across BMI Classes for Obese Children
FDA Issues Warning on E-Cigarette Liquids Resembling Cough Syrup
Odds of Hay Fever Up With Very Early, Late Spring Onset
Drop Seen in Preinvasive Cervical Disease With HPV Vaccination
FDA Reports Cases of Seizures Among Young Vapers
Late Preterm Steroid Therapy Found to Be Cost-Effective
U.S. Measles Cases Already Top Last Year's Total
Americans Borrowed $88 Billion in Past Year to Pay for Health Care
Over-the-Counter Meds Save Health Care System Money
Reduction in Autism Diagnoses Observed With DSM-5
Guidelines for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria Updated
Dolutegravir Feasible for HIV Tx in Women of Childbearing Age
Doctors Unclear on Legal Obligations in Caring for Patients With Disability
Nasopharyngeal Microbiota Could Help Diagnose Pediatric LRTIs
Changes to WIC Food Program Tied to Reversal in Obesity Trends
Therapeutic Ball Pits Found to Harbor Pathogenic Germs
High Prenatal Omega-6:Omega-3 Ratio Linked to ADHD at Age 7
Dietary Fatty Acid Intake Linked to Pediatric Asthma Morbidity
CDC: 2017 to 2018 Saw Increase in Enterovirus D68 Detection
Doctors With Malpractice Claims More Likely to Leave Medicine
Drug Survival Rates Highest for Ustekinumab for Pediatric Psoriasis
Maltreatment in Childhood May Affect Course of Adult Depression
Electronic Books Tied to Less Verbalization Among Parents, Toddlers
Infants Born Weighing <400 g Who Survive at Risk for Severe Morbidity
Douglas County, Colorado, Ranked as Healthiest Community
U.S. Measles Cases Hit 314 This Year
Blindfolding Leader Improves Pediatric Resuscitation Training
Digital Intervention Ups Socialization in Children With Autism
Avocados Recalled by California Company
Mumps Outbreak at Temple University Reaches 74 Cases
2019 Residency Match Day Was Largest in History
Guidance Offered for Managing Therapies in Children With Disability
Policies Recommended to Reduce Sugary Drink Intake in Youth
Analysis IDs Messages Behind Antivaccination Comments
Stricter Gun Laws Tied to Safer High Schools
Tyson Recalls 69,000 Pounds of Chicken Strip Products
Prenatal Pesticide Exposure Linked to Increased Risk for Autism
DG/health NATURALS Cough Syrup + Mucus for Infants Recalled
Younger Female Blood Donors Vulnerable to Iron Deficiency
Antibiotics, PPIs Tied to Higher C. Diff Risk in Hospitalized Children
In Youth With ADHD, New-Onset Psychosis Up With Amphetamines
Mothers of Children With Eczema More Likely to Have Exhaustion
Overall, Physicians Are Happy and Enjoy Their Lives
Sugary Drinks Tied to Cardiovascular Disease Mortality
Novel Checklist Can Distinguish Anthrax Exposure From Other Illnesses
Analgesics in Pregnancy Do Not Seem to Cause Offspring Asthma
Favorable Outcomes Seen in Long Term for ALLR3 Trial
In Utero Ultrafine Particle Exposure Tied to Asthma in Offspring
Multiple Layers of Protection Recommended to Prevent Drowning
Machine-Learning Models Allow Early Detection of Sepsis in NICU
Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
2011 to 2015 Saw Increase in Psychiatric ED Visits for Youth
Extra Weight in Adolescence Tied to Later Risk for Renal Cancer
Physician Burnout Rate Increased From 2014 to 2017
Young Child Goes to ED for Medicine Poisoning Every 10 Minutes
Induction for Late-Term Pregnancies at 41 Weeks Tied to Small Benefits
Mental Health Issues Have Risen in Teens, Young Adults
Average of 283,000 Children Have Sports-Related TBIs/Year
E-Cigarettes May Threaten Goal of Achieving Tobacco Endgame
AAP: Nasal Spray Vaccine Against Flu Acceptable in 2019 to 2020
Prenatal High-Dose Vitamin D Not Linked to Asthma at Age 6
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
Mumps Causes Quarantine of Over 2,200 Immigrant Detainees
Homes With High Ventilation Rates Tied to Respiratory Issues
Bronchiolitis Hospitalization in Infancy Predicts More Admissions
AAOS: One-Third of U.S. Children Report Back Pain
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
CDC: 228 Measles Cases Already in 2019
Parent Perception of E-Cig Safety Varies With Smoking Habits
CDC: Flu Season May Have Peaked
Patterns of Joint Behavior Useful for Juvenile Arthritis Classification
Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Up With Maternal Smoking
Children With Poorly Controlled Asthma Suffer Academically
Mumps Outbreak Reported at Temple University
Dasotraline Promising for the Treatment of ADHD in Children
CDC: GI, Respiratory Illnesses More Likely in Low-Income Children
No Increased Risk Seen for Pregnancies Conceived Within Year of Stillbirth
AAP: Social Media Companies Must Curb Spread of Vaccine Myths
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
Childhood Cancer Considerably Underdiagnosed Worldwide
Peanut Patch Linked to Increased Responder Rate in Children
Program in Peds Rheumatology Clinic Ups Education on Teratogenic Rx
Children With Atopic Dermatitis Have Worse Sleep Quality
MMR Not Linked to Autism in Danish Cohort Study
Multidimensional Approach Cuts Unneeded Drug-Drug Interaction Alerts
Electronic Decision Support Tool Can Aid Asthma Care
AAAAI: Egg Oral Immunotherapy Shows Sustained Benefit in Children
New York City Measles Outbreak Cases Reach 121
FDA Warns Americans Not to Buy Drugs From Canadian Company
Long-Term Cardiomyopathy Risk Varies by Chemo Agent
HPV Infection Unlikely to Spread From Hand Contact
Wireless Sensor System Feasible for Monitoring Vital Signs in NICU
Teens' Social Media Use Does Not Predict Later Depression
ATS Issues Practice Guideline for Pediatric Home Oxygen Therapy
AAAAI: Small Amounts of Dietary Peanuts Beneficial After Immunotherapy
Prenatal Vitamin Intake in Early Pregnancy May Cut Autism Risk
Rate of Opioid Rx Stable After Pediatric Outpatient Surgery
Green Space in Childhood Tied to Better Mental Health Later
Antenatal Corticosteroid Tx Tied to Reduction in Birth Size
Environmental Exposures Before, After Birth Tied to Lung Function
Prediction Rule IDs Febrile Infants 0 to 2 Months Old at Low Risk for SBIs
Classroom Initiative Ups Participation in School Breakfast
AAAAI: Exclusive Breastfeeding Not Linked to Eczema Risk
2014 to 2017 Saw Improvement in Burnout for U.S. Physicians
Nonmedical Rx Opioid Use in Teens Linked to Parental Use
Genetic Variant Tied to Leukemia Risk in Hispanic Children
Most Patients Do Not Disclose Complementary Medicine Use
National Health Spending Set to Increase 5.5 Percent Annually
2005 to 2015 Saw Drop in Primary Care Physician Supply
FDA Advances Regulation to Ensure Sunscreen Safety, Efficacy
8 More U.S. Communities to Be Assessed for PFAS Toxin Exposure
Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures
New Kaiser Permanente Medical School Plans to Waive Tuition
FDA Head Says Feds May Intervene to Cut Vaccine Exemptions
Prenatal Fluconazole Exposure Increases Neonatal Risks
1997 to 2014 Saw Large Hike in Screen Time for Ages 0 to 2
CDC: Salmonella Cases Tied to Raw Turkey Products Now at 279
Lower Self-Perception Observed in Children With Amblyopia
Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices
FDA Approves First Customizable Insulin Pump
Brief Anesthesia in Infancy Does Not Mar Neurodevelopment
CDC: Severity of Influenza Season Low Through Feb. 2, 2019
Subsymptom Threshold Exercise Speeds Concussion Recovery
Human Milk Microbiota Shaped by Maternal Factors, Feeding Method
Child Enterovirus Infection May Up Risk for Developing Celiac Disease
High Rates of MenB Vaccination Advised in University Outbreaks
Lower Birth Weight May Up Risk for Psychiatric Disorders
Progress Made in Developing New Antibacterial Agents
Obesity Linked to Adverse Events in Children With Leukemia
CDC: Student Tobacco Use Increased From 2017 to 2018
Health Care Spending Per Person Increased to $5,641 in 2017
CDC: Screening Policies for Critical Congenital Heart Dz Widespread
Many Systematic Reviews Do Not Fully Report Adverse Events
Acne Relapses Linked to Lower Quality of Life, Productivity
Low Fitness, Obesity Linked to Later Disability Pension
Many Children Not Receiving Needed Mental Health Treatment
Smaller Germinal Centers Identified in Recurrent Tonsillitis
Children With Autism More Often Have Sleep Problems
Walgreens Worst Violator in Tobacco Sales to Minors, FDA Says
Measles Outbreak Triggers Sharp Rise in Demand for Vaccine
Johnson & Johnson to Provide Drug Prices in TV Ads
Vaccine-Preventable Infections Common After Peds Transplant
Parents Conflicted About Opioid Use in Children
Many Children Not Following Toothbrushing Recommendations
Drug Combo Tolerated in Younger Children With Cystic Fibrosis
Recommendations Updated for Tonsillectomy in Children
Reading, Math Scores No Different for Children With T1DM
California Bill Would Tighten Controls on Children's Genitalia Surgery
AAP Releases 2019 Childhood Immunization Schedules
No Increased Risk for Cancer for ART-Conceived Children
Few Teens Meet Sleep, Exercise, Screen-Time Guidelines
Washington State Measles Cases Now at 48 Since Jan. 1
After Elbow Surgery, Children May Be Overprescribed Opioids
Unrestrained Driver Predicts Unrestrained Child Passenger
E-Cigarette Use Linked to Cigarette Initiation in Adolescents
Most Students Receiving Spectacles Wear Them at Follow-Up
HPV Educational Video May Increase Vaccination Rates
Maternal Glucose in Pregnancy Tied to Child's Glucose Outcomes
Rising Temps May Up Burden of Congenital Heart Disease in U.S.
FDA Approves First Generic Version of Advair for Asthma, COPD
More High-Value Care Associated With Receipt of Primary Care
FDA Receives an 'F' in Tobacco Prevention Report Card
Expanded Recall Announced for Ibuprofen Oral Suspension Drops
No Asthma Benefit Seen With n3PUFA in Overweight Teens
More Severe Injuries Sustained at Jump Parks Versus Home Trampolines
1976 to 2016 Saw Drop in Firearm Ownership in Families
Prophylaxis for Gonococcal Eye Infections in Newborns Advised
Few Patients With Type 1 Diabetes Meeting HbA1c Goals
Screen Time Linked to Poorer Child Developmental Performance
Washington State Declares Health Emergency as Measles Spreads
Adverse Birth Outcomes Up With Medically Assisted Reproduction
Increase Seen in Multiple-Victim School-Related Homicide Rate
Likelihood of Engaging in Choking Game Higher in Troubled Teens
Lean Body Mass in Childhood Linked to Lung Function at 15
Psychopathology in Adulthood Up With Child Lead Exposure
Many Teens Not Up to Date on HPV Vaccination
Improved Genetic Risk Score Aids Type 1 Diabetes Classification
Report IDs Areas Lacking Good Practice in Health Tech Assessment
Gun Injury Hospitalization Cost Over $911 Million 2010 to 2015
Measles Outbreak Prompts Public Emergency in Washington State
Initiative Tied to Decreased Racial Inequity in Breastfeeding
Addition of BMT Not Indicated in Some With Peds Hypodiploid ALL
Herd Protection Seen With 4-Valent HPV Vaccination
Mavoglurant Improves Visual Attention in Fragile X Syndrome
CDC: Slight Hike in Prevalence of Gastroschisis Since 2006-2010
FDA Chief Threatens to Halt E-Cigarette Sales
Wearable Sensor Data Help ID Children With Internalizing Dx
Exome Sequencing Beneficial for Pediatric Kidney Recipients
Review Gives Guidance to Support Teens With Gender Dysphoria
Guidelines Developed for Managing Severe Atopic Dermatitis
Messages for Increasing Parental Confidence in HPV Vaccine ID'd
Assessing Symptoms After 4 Weeks of Psychotherapy Helpful in Teens
Mandated Neonatal Abstinence Reporting Helps Quantify Cases
Inappropriate Antibiotic Rx Common in Privately Insured
Trained Alert Dogs Can Detect Impending T1DM-Related Events
FDA Panel Has Tie Vote on New Type 1 Diabetes Drug
Antibiotics Often Inappropriately Prescribed for Bronchiolitis in ED
FDA Approves First Generic Version of Epilepsy Drug Sabril
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
WHO: Vaccine Hesitancy a Major Global Health Threat
Temporary Impairment in HRQOL After Teen Sports Concussion
Nerve Transfer Promising for Acute Flaccid Myelitis Patients
Achieving Healthy Diet From Sustainable Food Feasible
Asthma Undiagnosed in One in Five Urban Adolescents
Low-Income Women Lack Menstrual Hygiene Supplies
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
Accidental IV Dislodgement Reported to Be Very Common
Review Shares Best Practices for Evaluating Penicillin Allergy
FDA to Resume Inspections of Riskier Foods
Delayed Contraception Leads to Early Unwanted Pregnancy
American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual
Study Explores Influence of Genetics, Environment in Disease
Recalling Positive Memories May Cut Depression Risk for Teens
800-662-HELP Underappreciated in Media, General Population
Lack of Parent-Teen Agreement About Teen Suicidal Thoughts
Investigational Cream Promising for Atopic Dermatitis
Expanding Pharmacist Practice Scope Could Reduce ED Overcrowding
About Half of Young Patients Have Had Private Time With Doctors
CDC: Flu Cases Hit 7 Million in the United States
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
Adverse Birth Outcomes Up for Women With H1N1 Flu in ICU
CDC: E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce Is Over
U.S. Food Supply May Be at Risk Due to Government Shutdown
E-Cigarette Aerosol Exposure Tied to Asthma Symptoms
Private Equity Acquisition of Physician Practices Discussed
Measles Outbreak in New York State Largest in Recent History
Depression Tied to Worse Asthma Outcomes in Urban Teens
Increase in Brand-Name Drug Cost Mainly Due to Existing Drugs
Chemo-Radiation Combo Tied to Higher Survival in Peds Hodgkin
Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty
Medical Marketing Has Increased in Past 20 Years
USPSTF Affirms Guidance for Hep B Screening at First Prenatal Visit
AI Technology IDs Genetic Diseases by Analyzing Facial Photos
Muscle Atrophy Occurs Rapidly in Critically Ill, Ventilated Children
Cancer Death Rate in U.S. Decreased Continuously From 1991 to 2016
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Strict Ordinances Tied to Lower Youth Tobacco Use
Single-Family Rooms May Benefit Very Preterm Infants
Antibiotics Prescribed for Children More Often at Nonpediatric EDs
Multimethod Approach Improves ID of Med Nonadherence
Screening Donated Blood for Zika Not Cost-Effective
Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors at Risk for Later Cancers
Home Monitoring of Lung Function Feasible in Teens With Duchenne
Recent Nasal Preps Less Effective Than Injected Vax for Flu in Kids
Prenatal Valproate Exposure Linked to Increased ADHD Risk
Health Benefits of Nonsugar Sweeteners Uncertain
School Nutrition Programs Slow BMI Gains in Children
Children Reaching Bone Maturity Earlier
Functional Milestones Identified for Persons With Down Syndrome
Newborn Genomic Sequencing Can Identify Disease Risk
Pediatric Mortality Rate From Opioid Poisoning Rose 1999 to 2016
Child Pneumonia Rate Dropped Globally From 2000 to 2015
College Students at Increased Risk for SgB Meningococcal Dz
Limited Examination Detects Scabies With High Sensitivity
Smoking Habits Do Not Differ for Teens With, Without Asthma
Delayed School Start Shows Benefits for Teens
Pregnancy Complications Up for Women Born at Low Birth Weight
Many EDs Do Not Have Pediatric Area, Emergency Care Coordinator
Low-Priced Generic Drugs Most Likely to Have Shortages
ASH Develops Practice Guidelines for Venous Thromboembolism
Pediatric Asthma Risk Score Has Good Sensitivity, Specificity
Opioid Prescribing Patterns Vary for Pediatric Patients
Universal Vaccination for MenB at College Entry Not Cost-Effective
Oculomotor Response to Head Impacts Studied in Youth Football
Initiative Can Cut Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Salaries
Updated Guidelines Developed for Diagnosing, Treating Influenza
Malnutrition Ups Risk of Postop Issues in Pediatric Crohn Disease
New AAP Guideline Available for Infantile Hemangioma Treatment
Vit C for Pregnant Smokers May Improve Newborn Lung Function
FDA: Teething Jewelry Linked to at Least One Infant Death
FDA: Fluoroquinolones Tied to Heart Vessel Ruptures, Tears
Incident Concussion 5.1 Percent Per Season for Youth Football
Mental, Behavior, Developmental Disorders Up With Low-Income
Growth in Use of Telemedicine Seen From 2005 to 2017
Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups Higher Than Expected
Structured Family-Centered Peds Rounds Improve Patient Safety
ADA 2019 Standards of Care Emphasize Patient-Centered Care
New Law Boosts Fight Against Sickle Cell Disease
'Aggressive Steps' Needed to Stop Adolescent Use of E-Cigarettes
Routine Supplements to Prevent Chronic Disease Not Advised
Exclusion of Doctors From Public Health Insurance Up 2007 to 2017
Psychosocial Factors Key in Peds Care for Special-Needs Kids
More U.S. Teens Are Vaping, but Use of Opioids, Alcohol Falling
Pediatricians Have Role in ID'ing Postpartum Depression
Risk for Later Suicide Up for Certain Youth Presenting to ED
Subfertility Linked to Increased Asthma Risk in Offspring
Persistent Discrimination ID'd Among Physician Mothers
Depressive Symptoms Up From Age 10 for Sexual-Minority Youth
Racial Disparities Seen Among Teens Undergoing Flu Vaccination
Inhaling Hypertonic Saline May Aid Infants With Cystic Fibrosis
CDC: More Cases in Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Recalled Beef
Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Antipsychotics Up Risk for Unexpected Death in Youths
Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act Down From Last Year
2017 Saw Slowing in National Health Care Spending
U.S. Medical Schools See Increase in Diversity
Paid Childbearing Policies Lacking for Residents
Case Numbers of U.S. Children With Polio-Like Illness Hit Record High
HIT-Related Stress Linked to Burnout Among Physicians
Smaller Heads Related to Opioid-Related Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals
Lack of Peds Preventive Care Ups Unplanned Hospital Admissions
Pregnant Women Commonly Refuse Vaccines
Secondhand Smoke Exposure Saw Big Drop From 1988 to 2014
Projected Distribution of Common Ragweed Modeled in U.S.
New Guidance Addresses Early Dx of Dysmenorrhea in Adolescents
Smoke Exposure High in Low-Income, Nonurban Infants
Infections Linked to Increased Later Risk for Mental Disorders
Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine
Many Patients Withhold Information From Clinicians
Exposure to Phthalates May Impact Timing of Puberty in Girls
HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden
Workload of NICU Nurses Linked to Missed Nursing Care
Mean Cumulative Lifetime Prevalence of Eczema 9.9 Percent
Progress Made Toward Global Measles Milestones
Prevalence of Ever-Diagnosed ASD 2.79 Percent in U.S. Children
CDC: Acute Flaccid Myelitis Cases Appear to Have Peaked for 2018
Shifting Pattern Seen for Primary Care Office Visits
Impact of Fructose Varies With Energy Control, Food Source
Core Language Skill Stable From Infancy to Adolescence
More People Worldwide Now Know Their HIV Status
Limiting Social Media May Improve Psychological Well-Being
Family Functioning Does Not Impact Family Dinner, Diet Link
Case Description Can Reliably Define Acute Flaccid Myelitis
Results of Pediatric Genomic Epilepsy Tests Often Reclassified
For Teen Girls, Depression May Predict Subsequent Alcohol Use
Most Bills Enacted Into Law Limit Vaccine Exemptions
Climate Change Ups Heat Deaths, Especially Among Elderly
Liquid Biopsy Can Assess Tx Response of Peds Brain Tumors
ADHD Diagnosis, Treatment Up for August-Born Children
Amblyopia Linked to Lower Self-Perception in Children
Large at Birth, Maternal Diabetes Up Child's Risk for Obesity
Feature Tagging of Home Videos Promising in Autism Diagnosis
USPSTF: Evidence Lacking for Prevention of Child Maltreatment
FDA: Safe to Eat Romaine Lettuce Again, but Check Labels
FDA to Update Medical Device Approvals Process
Less Pediatric Screen Time Tied to Better Well-Being
Four Principles Underlie Patient and Family Partnership in Care
Prevalence of Eating Disorders 1.4 Percent in Preteens
Early Antibiotic Use May Be Tied to Higher Childhood Body Weight
ACA Coverage Substantial, but Did Not Impact Labor Markets
Estimated 2.5 Percent of U.S. Children Diagnosed With Autism
Newborns Infected With Ebola in Congo Outbreak
Youth Smoking Decline Mirrors Rise in Vaping Popularity
Child Overweight, Obesity Linked to Increased Asthma Risk
Probiotics Show No Benefits for Pediatric Acute Gastroenteritis
FDA Approves Drug to Treat Rare Immune Disease
U of Maryland Student Dies of Adenovirus-Related Illness
ED Utilization Up for Pediatric mTBI After TBI Legislation
Few Mandatory Pediatric Postmarketing Studies Completed
Vaccine-Exempt Students Behind N.C. Chickenpox Outbreak
CDC Announces Acute Flaccid Myelitis Task Force
FDA: Another E. coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce
Prenatal Nitric Oxide Exposure Linked to Higher Risk for Autism
11th Child Dies in Adenovirus Outbreak at N.J. Care Facility
FDA Warns Against Giving Honey-Filled Pacifiers to Infants
Cap'n Crunch Cereal Recalled Due to Salmonella Scare
ACAAI: Oral Immunotherapy Is Protective in Peanut Allergy
Prevalence of Food Allergy 7.6 Percent in U.S. Children
AAP Updates Management of Sport-Related Concussion
Epinephrine Personal Autoinjectors Cost-Effective at $24
CDC: Increase Seen in Salmonella Illnesses From Ground Beef
ACAAI: Almost 2 Percent of Children Have Milk Allergy
ACAAI: Hospital Stay, Caregiver Knowledge of Asthma Linked
CDC: 8.8 Percent Uninsured in U.S. in First Half of 2018
Name-Brand Medications Driving Spike in U.S. Drug Spending
FDA Moves to Restrict Flavored E-Cig Sales, Ban Menthol Cigarettes
Patient Experiences Shed Light on Diagnostic Errors
No Age-Related Increase in BP for Yanomami Community
Under Pressure, JUUL Withdraws Most Flavored E-Cigs From Market
AMA to Collect Data on Suicide Among Doctors-in-Training
CDC: Record Number of Tickborne Disease Cases in U.S. Last Year
Short Interpregnancy Intervals Tied to Adverse Outcome Risk
CDC Probe Continues as Cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis Rise
Repetitive Hits May Predispose Athletes to Concussion
Coordinated Care Needed for Cancer Survivors, Caregivers
One-Third of Peds Medication Errors Due to Usability Issues
No Efficacy Signal for Fluoxetine in EV-D68 Acute Flaccid Myelitis
AHA: Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Updated
FDA to Ban Most Flavored Electronic Cigarettes
EMR Data Can Predict Myopia Development
Soy Feeding in Infancy Linked to Menstrual Pain in Blacks
Progress Toward Goals in Global Health Is Slowing
CDC: Increases in Yoga, Meditation for Children in 2012-2017
CDC Warns of Salmonella Illnesses Linked to Raw Turkey
Quitting Cannabis Tied to Improved Memory
Possible Salmonella Prompts Duncan Hines Cake Mix Recall
Medicaid Expansion Approved in Three Republican-Leaning States
Short Questionnaire IDs GI Disorders in Children With Autism
Peds Firearm-Related Injuries Lead to Clinical, Financial Burden
Study IDs Early Life Factors Predictive of Myopia
Excess Gestational Weight Gain Not Better for Child Bone Health
CDC: Cases of Polio-Like Illness Still Increasing in the U.S.
New Guidelines Issued for Patellofemoral Pain Management
Pediatric Anesthesia Does Not Affect Development Outcomes
Surgery Restores Boy's Ability to Walk Post-Acute Flaccid Myelitis
AAP Warns of Harms of Corporal Punishment for Children
Most Meds Affecting Neurotransmitters Not Linked to Autism Risk
Older Paternal Age Linked to Adverse Perinatal Outcomes
Sign-Up Season Begins on HealthCare.gov
National Youth Obesity Rate at 15.8 Percent for 2016 to 2017
AAP: More Children Visiting Pediatric EDs for Mental Health
AAP: Parents Frequently Save Leftover Antibiotics
HPV Vaccination Uptake Increasing, but Still Too Low
CDC: Prevalence of Gestational Diabetes 6.0 Percent in 2016
10th Child Dies in Adenovirus Outbreak at N.J. Facility
First FDA-Approved Cannabis Drug Now Available in U.S.
Infant Ab Levels Highest With Tdap Vax in Early 3rd Trimester
Updated Guidelines Released for Emergency Care of Children
Fewer Parents Have Sexuality, Gender Concerns About HPV Shot
Financial Conflicts of Interest Prevalent Among CPG Authors
2011 to 2015 Saw Decline in Health Care-Associated Infections
50 Percent of Children Aged 2 to 5 Years Fear Doctor Visits
Sub-Concussive Hits May Not Be Tied to Neurocognitive Changes
USPSTF: Evidence Lacking for Lead Screen in Kids, Pregnancy
Antibiotics, Acid Suppressants in Infancy May Up Obesity Risk
Erectile Dysfunction Common in Childhood Cancer Survivors
AMA Announces Initiative to Reinvent Physician Training
Mortality Among Young People Declined From 1999 to 2015
Prenatal Exposure to Phthalates Linked to Language Delay
Many Hospitals Noncompliant With Record Request Regulations
Health Officers Express Concerns About Vaccine Exemptions
Low Levels of Flu Reported in U.S. From May to October
Odds of Overweight/Obesity Up for Children With Autism
Paid Family Leave Policies May Modestly Increase Breastfeeding
Cancer Survival Higher in Teens, Young Adults Than Other Groups
Prior-Season Vaccination Does Not Curb Flu Shot Effectiveness
Trump Administration Announces Plan to Cut Drug Prices
No Drop Seen in CT Use for Pediatric Head Trauma
Nearly Half of Children Seen in ED for Bronchiolitis Get Radiography
Infant HIV Infection Ups Risk for Congenital CMV Infection
Pace of Change Has Accelerated in Alternative Payment Models
Almost One in 10 Treated in Hospital for Non-Fatal Injury
FDA Approves First New Influenza Drug in 20 Years
7 Children Dead From Adenovirus Outbreak in New Jersey
Prevalence of Pediatric Metabolic, Bariatric Surgery Examined
Arthritis in Adulthood Linked to Childhood Maltreatment
Myo-Inositol Does Not Reduce Retinopathy of Prematurity
White House Unveils New Insurance Option for Small Firms
Advance Care Planning Lowers Symptoms in Teens With HIV
Kids' Sport Participation Tied to Higher Bone Mass in Young Adults
Postnatal Education Increases Pain Relief Use at Vaccinations
Strong Link for Peds Obesity, Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
Adolescent, Young Adult Pod-Based E-Cigarette Use Up
Guidelines Outlined to Ease Peds Transition to Adult Health Care
CDC: Vaccination Rates More Than 95 Percent for Kindergartners
Variability in Geographic Availability of New Antibiotics
Asthma May Raise Obesity Risk Later in Childhood
Model Identifies Adolescents at Risk for Smoking Initiation
HPV Vaccination Not Tied to Risky Sexual Behavior in Teen Girls
Maternal Trauma Associated With Low Male Infant Birthweight
Limited Evidence for OTC Preps to Treat Nasal Symptoms of Colds
Procurement Requirements Drive Interoperability in Health Care IT
Giving Flu Shots in Pharmacies Could Up Vaccination Coverage
Recreational Marijuana Now Legal in Canada
CDC Warns of Salmonella Illnesses Linked to Raw Chicken
Recommendations Developed to Verify NGT Placement in Children
Lung Cancer Deaths 28% Lower in California Than Rest of U.S.
Compression Collar May Protect Brain of Female Soccer Players
CDC Warns of Polio-Like Virus Striking More U.S. Children
Change in Shelter Eligibility Policy Tied to More ED Visits
β-Blockers in 1st Trimester Do Not Up Congenital Malformations
Number of Children Not Receiving Vaccines Slightly Increased
Without Medicaid Expansion, Poor Patients Forgo Medical Care
Age, Sex Affect Extended Post-Concussion Symptoms in Children
Violent Video Games Tied to Physical Aggression
15- and 18-Month, 4-Year Well-Child Visits Most Often Missed
Eye Trauma Secondary to Falls in Older Adults Increasing
CDC: Many Children With Heart Conditions Have Special Needs
Nine Cases of Polio-Like Illness Suspected in Children in Illinois
Low Recurrence With Shortened IV Abx Course in GBS Bacteremia
Poor Outcomes for Hispanic Infants With Congenital Heart Dz
Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass May Be Better for Teens
Aetna-CVS Merger Approved
Childhood Obesity Persists Into Adolescence
Hand Hygiene Program Beneficial for Day Care Centers
Timing of Pushing Does Not Impact Spontaneous Vaginal Delivery
Polio-Like Condition in Children on Rise Again in the United States
Flea-Borne Typhus Outbreak in Los Angeles County
Minority Residents Experience Burdens Linked to Race/Ethnicity
Acetaminophen Can Reduce Recurrence of Febrile Seizures
Best Practices for Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Updated
Industry-Funded Trials Often Involve Employees in Studies
AZ Company Recalls Raw Beef Products Linked to Salmonella
More Than 14 Million Preteens Need to Receive HPV Vaccine
Morbidity, Mortality Up for Youth With CHD Presenting to ED
Tips Provided for Budgeting in Medical Residency
Three-Quarters of Health Care Workers Got Flu Shot Last Year
Childhood Risk Profiles Affect Middle-Age Lung Function
FDA Seizes Documents From E-Cigarette Maker JUUL
JUUL Laboratories Have Largest Market Share of E-Cigarettes
CDC: Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Gravel Ridge Farms Eggs
Red Tide May Be Cause of Florida Beachgoers' Breathing Problems
Uninsured Rate at 8.8 Percent in First Quarter of 2018
Breastfeeding Inversely Linked to Infant BMI Z Score
High HbA1c After T1DM Diagnosis Predicts Psychiatric Comorbidity
Better Glycemic Control With Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery
Soft Drinks Account for One-Fifth of Youth Beverage Consumption
For Employer-Based Plans, Spending Across Services Steady
Interviews Can Help Ensure Physician Candidates Fit Culture
Number of Health-Related Data Breaches Increasing
Global Cognition Up for Youth Meeting Movement Guidelines
Insufficient Sleep Tied to Unsafe Behaviors in High School Students
Mental Health Disparities ID'd Among Students of Color
More Non-Elderly Americans Uninsured in 2017 Versus 2016
Risk of Relapse Up for Teens, Young Adults With Leukemia
Hospital Privacy Curtains Become Increasingly Contaminated
Physicians Often Don't Address Their Burnout
Tenth-Graders Use Combustible, Edible, Vaporized Cannabis
Prevalence of TBI 2.5 Percent Among U.S. Children
Implementing EMRs Affects Time Spent With Patients in Clinic
CDC: Congenital Syphilis More Than Doubled Since 2013
AAP Provides Recommendations for Teen Drivers, Parents
Business Degree Increasingly Useful for Doctors
80,000 Americans Died From Influenza Over Last Year
Final Update on Salmonella-Tainted Honey Smacks Cereal
Practices Should Set Rules for Staff Social Media Use
Time to Defib Not Linked to Survival in Pediatric IHCA
Kidney Function Recovery Seen in Some Children on Dialysis
Burnout, Career Choice Regret Prevalent in U.S. Residents
Childhood Poverty Can Affect Cognitive Skills in Old Age
High Nicotine Concentrations Delivered by 'Pod Mods'
Enlarged Kidneys in Neonates With Congenital Heart Disease
Persistent Post-Op Opioid Use in Young Cancer Patients Explored
Head CT Decision Aid Ups Parent Knowledge in Child Head Trauma
Lack of CHD4 Leads to Abnormal Myofibrils, Heart Defects
Education Can Up Emotional Intelligence in Residents
Physician-Group ACOs Generate Medicare Savings
AAP Report Addresses Managing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
In 2016, Proportion of Uninsured Americans Down to 10 Percent
Gender Nonconformity Linked to Students' Mental Distress
Prenatal, Postnatal Homelessness Tied to Poor Health in Children
Some Clinicians, Patients Record Clinic Visits for Patient Use
Ground Beef Recalled After E. Coli Outbreak
Repeat CT Common in Peds Traumatic Epidural Hematoma
Pediatric End-Stage Liver Disease Score Underestimates Mortality
Dozens of Medical Groups Join Forces to Improve Diagnoses
Educational Disabilities More Likely With Neonatal Abstinence
Cannabinoid Trials Needed for Peds Neurologic Disorders
Research Links Doctor Burnout to Patient Safety Incidents
Black Individuals at Highest Risk of Legal Intervention Injury
Residents Should Take Advantage of Paid Time Off
Hospitals Charge 479 Percent of Cost of Drugs on Average
Gestational Diabetes Tied to Subsequent Glucose Disorders
Few Yogurt Products Qualify As Low-Sugar
>60 Percent of Adults Report Adverse Childhood Experiences
Pediatricians Have Role in Supporting Transgender Youth
Patient Health Information Often Shared Electronically
EPA Plan Will Maintain Carbon Emissions From Power Plants
Global Prevalence of Insufficient Activity 27.5 Percent
Sport Specialization Tied to Pediatric Overuse Injury
Active Choice Intervention Tied to Increase in Flu Shot Rates
FDA Ad Campaign Hopes to Halt E-Cigarette Use Among Teens
Tips for Advising Patients Living in Highly Polluted Settings
Compliance With Requirement to Report Results on EUCTR Is Poor
Drug Prices Increase More Than Expected After Shortages
Many Middle, High Schoolers Report E-Cigarette Cannabis Use
Scribes Improve Physician Workflow, Patient Interaction
Factors Predictive of Escalated Care in Infant Bronchiolitis ID'd
Decrease in Infant Walker-Related Injuries Since 2010
Many Foster Kids Inappropriately Prescribed Psychiatric Drugs
Ambient Particulate Matter Linked to Emergency Asthma Care
Association Health Plans Can Help Small Businesses Offer Coverage
No Evidence for Milk Increasing Mucus Production From Lungs
Poor Maternal Bonding for Women Denied Abortion
Final CDC Update on Salmonella Linked to Backyard Poultry
Situation Framing, Language Can Influence Decision-Making
Sales of Flavored E-Cigarette Products Up Since 2012
CDC: Some Sexual Minorities Have Higher Sexual Risk Behaviors
Experts Advise Against Universal DNA Sequencing of Newborns
Pediatricians Have a Role in Encouraging Play Among Children
CDC: Infant Mortality Rate Varies Greatly Among States
Gains in Insurance Coverage Seen for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Adults
Parents' Technology Use Can Negatively Impact Children
Fingolimod Cuts Multiple Sclerosis Relapses in Pediatric Patients
FDA Gets Tough on Juul, Other Electronic Cigarette Makers
Six-Step Analysis Can Help Improve Practice Logistics
CDC: Tobacco Product Use Varies by Race Among U.S. Teens
Residents Working Long Hours Can Increase Alertness
High-Touch Surfaces at Airports Often Covered in Pathogens
Sexual, Physical Abuse Up Odds of Injury for Female Athletes
Chest Radiograph Effective for Excluding Pediatric Pneumonia
Data Age in Clinical Trials Is About Three Years at Publication
Medicaid Work Requirements Don't Impact Many Enrollees
Early Talk, Interaction Predicts School-Age Language Outcomes
Many Opportunities for Doctors Using Twitter
Nurse-Led Call After Discharge Doesn't Cut Peds Urgent Care
Docs, Consumers Agree on Benefits of Virtual Care
Physician Burnout Rates Vary by Medical Specialty
NICU Antibiotic Use Rates Declined From 2013 to 2016
Maternal Holding With Glucose or Breastfeeding Best Analgesic
American Academy of Pediatrics Updates Car Seat Guidance
Southwest Passengers May Have Been Exposed to Measles
Social Determinants Linked to Provision of Primary Care
Personalized Weighting Could Enhance Hospital Rating Tools
AAP Updates Recommendations for Pediatric Flu Vaccination
Adding Fish Oil in Pregnancy May Lead to Higher Child BMI
X-Rays, Blood Tests Not Advised for Children's Concussions
Better Training Needed to Boost LGBTQ Patient Health Care
Hospital Groups Launch Own Generic Drug Company
Perinatal Mortality Rates Remain Unchanged From 2014 to 2016
CDC Issues Recs on Diagnosis, Management of Pediatric mTBI
Recent Increase in Contraception Use Noted Among U.S. Teenagers
Baloxavir Superior to Placebo for Alleviating Flu Symptoms
130 Now Sickened by Salmonella-Tainted Honey Smacks Cereal
Child Participation in Medicaid, CHIP Up From 2013 to 2016
CDC: HPV Vaccination Rates Increasing Among Adolescents
~3,000 Excess Deaths Estimated Due to Hurricane Maria
Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Has Uncertain Future
Enrollment in High-Deductible Health Plans Up From '07 to '17
FDA: Montelukast Tablet Bottles Recalled
Adding Pharmacist to Team Can Improve Patient Outcomes
Last 20 Years Saw Increase in Prevalence of ADHD in Children
Self-Injury Tops Diabetes As Cause of Death in United States
CDC: Increase in Rate of STDs for Fourth Consecutive Year in U.S.
Helmets May Not Protect Skiers From Traumatic Brain Injury
Risk of Depression Up in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Ground Chuck Products Recalled by Publix Super Markets
FDA Warns of Dangers of Liquid Nitrogen in Food, Drinks
Medical Bills in Collections Decrease With Patient Age
Pediatric Revisits, Admissions for UTI Similar With Oral or IV Meds
Drinking Water Turned Off in All Detroit's Public Schools
Many Teens Are Concerned Over Societal Discrimination
Many ED Visits for Antibiotic Adverse Drug Events in Children
No Meaningful Increase in Physician Compensation Last Year
Pfizer Recalls a Type of Children's Liquid Advil
CDC: Salmonella Outbreak in 4 States Linked to Kosher Chicken
Marketplace Premiums Increase More With Monopolist Insurers
CDC: Most Babies Born in 2015 Started Out Breastfeeding
Medical Practices Should Address Negative Online Reviews
FDA: Hundreds of Human, Pet Homeopathy Products Recalled
Artificial Intelligence Holds Promise in Medicine
Experts Address Loss of the National Guideline Clearinghouse
Physicians Lack Knowledge About Serogroup MenB Vaccination
Cannabinoid in Breast Milk Up to Six Days After Marijuana Use
Alcohol Is Leading Risk Factor for Global Disease Burden
Pediatricians Advise Against Use of Marijuana in Pregnancy
Most Research Participants Not Concerned About Data Sharing
Experiencing Parental Cancer As Child Has Lasting Impact
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June 7 2019 - June 11 2019American Diabetes Association, June 7-11
May 18 2019 - May 22 2019American Psychiatric Association, May 18-22
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March 1 2019 - March 5 2019American Academy of Dermatology, March 1-5
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