Pediatrics News

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
20% of Children, Adolescents Use Prescription Medications
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
AMA Adopts Policy Promoting Health Equity As a Goal
FDA: Illnesses Linked to McDonald's Salads Reach 507
Education RE: Herd Immunity Can Up Readiness to Be Vaccinated
FDA Bans E-Cig Liquid Products That Look Like Snacks, Candies
Most Surgical Residents Want Financial Education
Non-Medical Costs Burden Families of Hospitalized Children
Small Practices Also at Risk for Data Breaches
National Provider Identifiers Are Vulnerable to Theft
Teen Smoke Exposure Tied to Increase in Related Symptoms
Strategy Outlined for Shooter Incident in Health Care Facility
Catch-Up HPV Doses Effective to Age 21 Against Cervical Neoplasia
Advantages for HDHP Enrollees in Large Versus Small Firms
Similar Outcomes for Rural, Urban Cancer Patients in SWOG Trials
Spinal Manipulation Plus Exercise Effective for Teen Low Back Pain
Accuracy of Hypoxia-Based Baby Monitors Is Concerning
Doctors Often Not Discussing Risk Factors With Patients
FDA Extends EpiPen Expiration Dates to Tackle Shortage
Plan to Relax Coal-Fired Power Plant Rules Could Up Mortality
Preventable Adverse Drug Events Usually of Minor Severity in Kids
Pennsylvania Case Could Affect Evidence for Malpractice Defense
Young, Growing Athletes at High Risk for ACL Injuries
Experts Offer Tips for Provider Appeal of Denied Medical Claims
NYU Becomes First Medical School to Cover All Tuition
Wildfire Smoke Causing Poor Air Quality in U.S. Pacific Northwest
Many Children With Asthma Do Not Have Medications Ready
AAP Outlines Appropriate Pediatric Nephrology Testing
Heat-Driven Air Conditioning May Contribute to Additional Deaths
Little Global Development Assistance for Adolescent Health
Tobacco Content Still Common on U.K. Prime-Time Television
EHR Review Can Measure Diagnostic Uncertainty
Psych Screening Beneficial in Pediatric Abdominal Pain
U.S. Measles Outbreak Hits 107 Cases in 21 States, D.C.
Comments Open on End of NIH Review for Gene Therapy Studies
Residents' Sleep Deteriorates During Training
QI Program Can Up Outcomes for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Cerebral Blood Flow Changes in Pediatric Patients With CKD
Honey May Protect Children Who Swallow Button Batteries
FDA Approves First Generic EpiPen
Practice Names, Logos Should Be Carefully Designed
Methylphenidate Good First-Choice Pediatric ADHD Drug
CDC: Brucellosis in Dogs Remains a Public Health Risk
NIH Panel Will No Longer Review Gene Therapy Experiments
Steps Provided for Discharging Patient From Practice
Counseling Needed for Pediatric Patients With Impaired Fertility
Patient Portals Don't Appear to Have Much Traction
ACA Coverage Gains Include Workers Without Insurance
Vit D Independently, Inversely Tied to Cholesterol in Children
Rate of Pediatric Emergencies in Ambulatory Practices Identified
Primary Care Provider Burnout Rate Low in Small Practices
HPV Legislation Doesn't Impact Teen Sexual Behaviors
Completing Sepsis Bundle Within an Hour Cuts Pediatric Mortality
6 Factors Related to Inclusion in Health Care Workplace ID'd
E-Cigarette Smoking Tied to Later Marijuana Use in Teens
Intervention Cuts Risk for HIV in Young Transgender Women
Four Pros to Integrating EHR, Practice Management Software
AAP Provides Safety Precautions to Prevent Drowning
Prenatal Tdap Vaccination Not Linked to Autism Risk
CDC: More Than 400 Sickened by McDonald's Salads
In Teens, Young Adults, High BMI May Hurt Cardiovascular Health
Eye Examination Can Help Detect Abuse in Children
Neurodevelopmental Anomalies, Birth Defects Linked to Zika ID'd
Court Rules That U.S. Must Halt Sales of Pesticide Chlorpyrifos
AMA Adopts Policy on Augmented Intelligence
Sufficient Preconception Vitamin D Tied to Lower Miscarriage Risk
Parental Depression Ups Odds of Child Use of Health Services
Teen Sudden Cardiac Death Causes Often Not ID'd on Screens
AMA Adopts Policy to Advance Gender Equity in Medicine
Parental Belief in Religion Lowers Child Suicide Risk
High BP Seen at School Age for Extreme Preterm Infants
American Heart Association Urges Screen Time Limits for Youth
Vit D Supplementation Doesn't Improve Fetal, Infant Growth
Cyber Insurance Recommended for All Physician Practices
Measles Case Reported in Minnesota
Steps Taken to Increase Use of Electronic Tools in Medicine
Gender Gap for First Authors of Perspectives in Peds Journals
Resource Use Greater for More Severe Pediatric Appendicitis
Preschooler's Perfectionism May Predict OCD in Adolescence
Responsive Parent Intervention in Infancy Can Reduce BMI z Score
AMA Proposes Policy Opposing Medicaid 'Lockout' Provisions
HIV, Syphilis Screening Low With ED-Diagnosed PID in Adolescents
New Tick Species Spreading in the United States
AMA Calls for Greater Electronic Cigarette Regulation
Death Records Estimate 1,139 Deaths Due to Hurricane Maria
Many Youths Believe Gun Control Would Decrease Mass Shootings
Cohesive Teams Can Help Blend Clinical Care With Education
About Half of Child Caregivers Use Cellphones While Driving
Rifampin Effective for Latent Tuberculosis in Children
Parent-Child Interactive Intervention Cuts Depression
Variation in Specialty Drug Coverage Across Health Plans
Some Bacteria Now More Tolerant of Alcohol-Based Sanitizers
Groups Urge CMS to Reconsider Suspending Risk Adjustment
Federal Parity Tied to Lower Out of Pocket Mental Health Spending
Doctors Key in Care Coordination for Pediatric Inpatients
Doctors Can Help Children, Teens Adhere to Eczema Treatment Plan
Health Affairs Announces Launch of New Three-Year Initiative
Three Financial Metrics Can Improve Practice Performance
CDC: Salmonella Outbreaks in 44 States Linked to Backyard Poultry
How Doctors Receive Feedback Is Key for Antimicrobial Programs
AMA Calls for Alleviating Racial Housing Segregation
New York City 2013 Measles Outbreak Proved Costly
New Short-Term Health Plans Have Large Coverage Gaps
Summer Sounds Can Cause Hearing Damage
Alcohol Exposure Via Breastmilk May Affect Infant Development
National Guideline Clearinghouse Offline Due to Funding Cuts
Update on Salmonella Outbreak Tied to Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad
Dog's Saliva Caused Bacterial Infection Leading to Amputations
Steps Can Be Taken by Doctors to Minimize Risk of Lawsuits
Pediatric Ward Noise at Night Exceeds Recommended Levels
Learning to Change Important for Improving Practice
Front Desk Staff Can Set Up a Practice for Successful Billing
Few Published Programs Address Medical Trainee Mistreatment
Medical Boards May Contribute to Mental Health Stigma for Doctors
Better Care Quality Needed for Universal Health Coverage
Teen Boy Suffers Serious Burns After 'Hot Water Challenge'
Young Cancer Survivors Have High Risk of Endocrine Diseases
Ties Between Self-Regulation, Obesity in Children Differ by Sex
Four Strategies Help Doctors Make Personal, Professional Gains
No Higher Risk of Autoimmune Disorders After HPV4 Vaccination
Fatal Child Drownings in Open Water Areas Are Increasing
Cross-Continuum Communication Beneficial After Discharge
Outpatient Opioid Prescriptions for Children Often Filled
New Model IDs Factors Tied to Muslim Youth Radicalization
Assessing, Improving Patient Satisfaction Cuts Malpractice Risk
Guidance Provided for Reporting Foodborne Illness
Insurers May Be Underpaying Doctors
Many U.S. Adults View Marijuana Use Positively
Tools, Methods of RCTs Can Be Adapted to Real-World Settings
Prevalence of Depression 4.4 Percent Among Dads of Infants
HerbList App Launched to Provide Information on Herbal Products
Physicians and Practices Should Prepare for Emergencies
Parents' Childhood Affects Their Children's Behavioral Health
Child Health Concerns Related to Use of Food Additives
VA MISSION Act May Up Costs, Lower Vet Health Care Quality
Salmonella Spurs Recall of Swiss Rolls, Bread
Medical Organizations Must Address Sexual Harassment
Salmonella Spurs Recall of Ritz Crackers
Embezzlement Not Uncommon in Medical Practices
Child-Targeted Gluten-Free Products No Healthier
Increased Coverage in States With Medicaid Expansion
C.S. Mott Poll Addresses Child Safety at Amusement Parks
FDA Proposes New Rule on Food Labeling in Vending Machines
Molecular Autopsy May Shed Light on Sudden Death in Young
Abstinence Rates for Substance Use Increasing Among Teens
Visual Function Deficits Up in Developmental Dyslexia
Lyme-Bearing Ticks More Widespread in U.S. Than Thought
Same-Day Appointment System Implemented in Health Network
Salmonella Outbreak in 26 States Linked to Raw Turkey Products
Patients Care About the Clothes Doctors Wear
Ten Questions Screen Helps ID Disability in HIV+ Children
Physicians Should Be Aware of Animal, Child Abuse Link
L-Glutamine Reduces Number of Pain Crises in Sickle Cell Disease
Seven Strategies Can Help Practices Manage Staff Time Off
Mental Health No Different for Offspring of Lesbian Parents
Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad
Risk of Sensory Deficits Drops With Rising Gestational Age
Alternative Payment Models Should Include Precision Medicine
High Frequency of Digital Media Use Linked to ADHD Symptoms
Trials Supporting FDA Approval of Breakthrough Drugs Examined
Most Adults Perceive Nicotine Exposure As Harmful for Children
Shared Decision-Making Approach to Zika Best for Travelers
FDA Establishes New Task Force on Drug Shortages
Adoption of EHR Linked to Reduction in Mortality Rates
FDA: Illnesses Tied to Fresh Crab Meat Imported From Venezuela
E. Coli Found in Water at Tennessee Ziplining Facility
eCare Plan Set to Improve Doctor/Pharmacist Relationship
Physician Burnout Tied to Higher Risk of Medical Errors
Inappropriate Prescribing of Abx High in Urgent Care Centers
Two-Thirds of Parents Report Their Child Has Had Headache
Virtual Assistants Not HIPAA Compliant
Data Support FDA Restrictions on Child Cough and Cold Medicines
100 Now Sickened by Salmonella-Tainted Honey Smacks Cereal
Cutting Insurance Eligibility Ups Peds Hospitalization Cost Burden
Gender Bias in Medicine Has Far-Reaching Consequences
Two Regimens Fail to Stop Declines in β-Cell Function
AAP: Lawnmowers Pose Serious Injury Risk to Children
Patient Experience Officers Can Play Key Role in Medical Offices
AMA Aims to Boost Affordability of ACA Marketplace Plans
More Youth Classified With HTN Using New 2017 AAP Guidelines
2001 to 2015 Saw Decline in Self-Employment in Health Care
Mothers' Healthy Lifestyle Tied to Drop in Offspring Obesity
Peer-Led Education Helps Physicians Save Time With EHRs
High Incidence of Myopia Among Chinese Schoolchildren
Parental Incarceration Linked to Unhealthy Behaviors in Teens
Drop in Childhood Pneumococcal, Hib Deaths From 2000 to 2015
CDC: Nearly One-Third of Injury Deaths Occur at Home
Restricting Benefits for Single Moms May Harm Mental Health
Early Introduction of Solids Linked to Better Infant Sleep
Unhealthy Food Behaviors May Signal Eating Disorder in Teen
TECH Parenting Can Limit Negative Impact of Media on Kids
AMA Calls for Inclusive Family, Medical Leave Policies
International Group Develops Best Practices for Drug Packaging
Misleading Popular Videos Impact Attitudes About Tobacco
Pelvic Exam in ER Doesn't Help Predict STI for Young Females
Error Rate 7.4 Percent in Speech Recognition-Assisted Notes
Public Health Vaccine Opposition Growing in the United States
Parents Urged to 'Look Before You Lock' Cars
CDC: Wildfire Smoke Poses Health Risks
Prenatal Folic Acid Fortification May Affect Cortical Development
Doctors Usually Empathetic in Pediatric ICU Care Conferences
IT Solutions for Easier EHRs Save Physicians Time, Burnout
Tick-Caused Meat Allergy on the Rise in the United States
WHO Calls for Renewed Effort to Combat Chronic Disease
Hospitals Face $218B in Federal Payment Cuts From 2010 to 2028
Patient Complaints Mainly About Rudeness, Rushing, Reproach
Patients Comfortable With Doctors Having Tattoos, Piercings
1996 to 2013 Saw Large Increase in Diabetes Spending
Increase in Prevalence of Peds HTN With New Definitions
AMA Urges Caution With Use of Wire-Bristle BBQ Grill Brushes
American Academy of Pediatrics Warns Against Using Fireworks
Effective Marketing Methods Offered for Primary Care Doctors
AMA Adopts Policy to Cut Sugar Sweetened Drink Consumption
Smoking Marijuana May Be Tied to Cough, Sputum Production
Future Outlook Tied to Risk of Weapon Violence in Male Teens
Pediatric Hospitalization for Gun Injuries Higher in Urban Areas
Ophthalmologists Warn About Eye Injury Risk With Fireworks
Irrigation Water Likely Cause of Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak
In Children, Food Insecurity Tied to Behavior, Cognition
About 10 Percent of Youth Report Smoking Hookah
FDA Expands Approval of Closed-Looped Insulin Delivery System
Practice Management Can Improve Efficiency
Most Pediatricians in the United States Do Not Support Spanking
Decision Tree Model Can ID Behaviors Linked to Sunburn Risk
Twitter Posts Reveal Use of JUUL Vaporizer by Minors at School
AMA Calls for Electronic Health Record Training
Next-Generation Sequencing May Improve Pediatric Epilepsy Tx
Combination of LABA + Inhaled Glucocorticoid Safe in Asthma
Health Care Technology Impacts Younger Patient Satisfaction
Prenatal Pediatric Visit Recommended for Expectant Families
FDA Approves Epidiolex for Severe Forms of Epilepsy
Azithromycin Cuts Pulmonary Exacerbation in CF With Early Pa
Intervention Programs Prevent Diabetes Distress in Teens
National HIV Testing Day Is on June 27
Sodium Thiosulfate Post-Cisplatin May Lessen Hearing Loss
AMA Adopts Ethical Guidance on Medical Tourism
ADA: T1D, T2D, GDM Before 26 Weeks Tied to Higher ASD Risk
CDC, APhA Create Guide for Community-Clinical Linkages
Early Preterm Birth Linked to Increased ADHD Symptoms
For Pediatric Patients, Wearable Cardioverter Defibrillator Safe
More Than 2,000 U.S. Campuses Smoke-Free as of Nov. 2017
Cannabis Use Prevalence Up Across Adult Age Groups
AMA: Docs Declare Drug Shortages Public Health Emergency
Parents Urged to Ask Playdates If There Is a Gun in the Home
Percentage of Teens Trying to Lose Weight Decreasing
Poison Control Center Data Detail Peds Exposure to Buprenorphine
Corneal Abnormalities Seen With Down Syndrome
U.S. High School Students Report Sport-Linked Concussion
Presence of Nurse Practitioners Growing in Primary Care
Some California Mosquitoes Can Carry Zika Virus
Outpatient Care Less Efficient for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Most Teens, Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes Report Stigma
Handheld Device Can ID Cardiac Dysfunction in Cancer Survivors
Allergic Rhinitis Has Negative Impact on QOL in Teens
More Cash-Pay Patients Means Docs Need Billing Strategies
Parents Say Cancer Prevention Best Reason for HPV Vaccination
NIH Initiative Aims to Address Opioid Misuse Over Long Term
FIRS: Guidance Offered for Protecting Youth From E-Cigarettes
Some Neonatal Risks for Lithium Exposure in Pregnancy
Considerable Costs Associated With Switching EHR
Increased Levels of Distress for Firearm Victimization
Prevalence of Obesity 17.8 Percent for Youth in 2013 to 2016
Pharmacologic Tx Should Be Used Sparingly for Reflux in Preemies
One-Third of U.S. Children, Teens Use Dietary Supplements
AMA Vows to Improve Access for Docs Seeking Mental Health Care
Preterm Birth Tied to Lower Job Rate, Education in Adulthood
Cannabis Use Linked to Psychosis Symptoms in Adolescents
CDC: Many High School Students Engage in Health-Risk Behaviors
Resistant A. Baumannii Rose in Children From 1999 to 2012
Doctors Want Substantial Improvements in EHRs
Portable Music Player Use Linked to Hearing Loss in Children
Kellogg's Honey Smacks Cereal Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk
Pediatric Kidney Recipients Often Have Subclinical Inflammation
Good Sleep Tied to Better Cardiometabolic Health in Youths
Binge Drinking Tied to Poorer Bone Health in Young Females
Amblyopia, Strabismus May Slow Test Performance in Children
Children Can Drink Clear Fluids Until One Hour Before Anesthesia
AMA President Calls Physicians to Lead in Addressing Gun Violence
T2DM Risk in Offspring Greater With T2DM Versus GDM Exposure
Fluconazole Use Doesn't Up Risk of Stillbirth, Neonatal Death
CDC: U.S. Suicide Rate Rose 30 Percent From 2000 to 2016
Antipsychotic Tx Linked to Adiposity Changes in Youths
IV Fluid Specs Do Not Influence Neuro Outcomes in Kids w/DKA
APA: Suicide Prevention Should Be a Public Health Priority
Pre-Op Psychiatric Dx Not Tied to Bariatric Sx Outcomes in Teens
Exposure to Maternal HTN May Up Risk of ASD, ADHD in Child
CDC: Preterm Births Increased in United States During 2014-2016
Exercise May Lower Mortality in Adult Survivors of Childhood CA
How Do Business Partner Data Breaches Affect Your Practice?
APAGBI: Teens 13+ Should Be Assessed for VTE Prophylaxis
Most Infants and Toddlers Consume Added Sugar
Female Teens, Young Adults Not Getting Enough Exercise
Child Neuroblastoma Survivors at Risk for Psych Impairment
Childhood Obesity/Overweight Steadily Rose From 1999 to 2014
2011 to 2017 Saw Drop in Youth Use of Any Tobacco Products
Infant Omega-3 Supplementation Tied to Decreased Waist Size
Noninvasive Blood Test Can Predict Gestational Age
Web Program Tied to Better Salt Knowledge, Behaviors in Children
Adenoid, Tonsil Removal May Affect Later Respiratory Risks
Some Common Allergies Linked to Odds of Autism in Children
1999 to 2016 Saw Increase in Suicide Rates Across Most States
NCI Cancer Centers Endorse Goal of Eliminating HPV Cancers
Factors ID'd for Persistent Opioid Use After Pediatric Surgery
Respiratory Pathogens May Up Treatment Failure Risk in Asthma
Online Consumer Ratings of Physicians Tend to Be Skewed
Preschool Home Visits May Cut Later Need for School Services
AAFP Joins Call on FDA to Reduce Nicotine Content in Cigarettes
CDC: Prevalence of No Insurance Varies by Occupational Groups
Microbiota in Breastfed Infants May Help Prevent Overweight
Similar Primary Outcome for Lower O2 Sat in Extreme Preterm
CDC: Office-Based Physician Visit Rates Vary by Patient Age, Sex
Post-Hurricane Deaths in Puerto Rico Underestimated
Greater Use of Tobacco Products Among Youth With Asthma
Few High-Risk Mothers in Boston Took Folic Acid Before Pregnancy
American Indian Reservation Teens at Higher Risk for Drug Use
No New Adverse Events Reported for DTaP Vaccination
Knowledge Gaps Found for Non-Drug Therapy in Peds ADHD
CDC Says E. Coli Outbreak Tied to Romaine Lettuce Is Over
Ob-Gyns Should ID Gynecologic Symptoms of Eating Disorders
Fever, Rash, Erythema Seen in Most Puerto Rican Kids With Zika
Academic Underachievement With Tourette, Tic Disorders
Multisensory Interventions Cut Pain in Preterm Infant Eye Exams
CDC: Death Rate for American Youth Up in Recent Years
Oral Propranolol Seems Safe for Infantile Hemangioma
ASHP: SVP, Injectable Opioid Shortages Threaten Patient Care
Children Typically Have 14 Simple Infections by Age 3 Years
Parents Have Concerns Over Food Allergy Precautions at Schools
Teens' Self-Esteem, Peer Status Tied to Later Eating Disorders
Screening for von Willebrand Disease in Girls Found to Be Low
AACAP: Severe National Shortages of Child, Teen Psychiatrists
Gaps in Care Post Discharge for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Most Premature Infants Receive Early Antibiotics
Babies of Adolescents in CPS Care More Likely to Be Taken Into Care
CDC IDs Outbreak Trends Tied to Treated Recreational Water
Early-Life Weight Associated With Cognitive Factors
Mortality Still High After Surgery for Congenital Heart Defects
AAP Recommending Injectable Flu Shot for 2018-19 Flu Season
Congress Approves Bill Expanding Private Care for VA Patients
Burosumab May Benefit Children With X-Linked Hypophosphatemia
Global Variation in Personal Health Care Access and Quality
AAP: Congress Urged to Act to Prevent Firearm Deaths
Pediatricians Should Advocate for Life Support Training
Vitamin D Supplement Tied to Less Wheezing in Black Preemies
Recommendations Developed for Managing Postpartum Pain
Increase in Pediatric ADHD Meds Exposures from 2000 to 2011
Preventing Child Maltreatment Not Yet Feasible in Primary Care
Addressing Parents' HPV Vaccine Hesitancy Ups Vaccination Rates
TNFi Exposure In Utero Does Not Up Serious Infection Risk
Age-Related Racial Disparity Examined in Childhood Suicide
CDC: No Change in Level of Uninsured in U.S. in 2017
Social, Communication Delays With False-Negative on M-CHAT
Language Used in Medical Record Can Affect Patient Care
Over Half of Young Adult Smoke Volume Exposure From Hookahs
Two Novel Immune-Response Clusters Identified to RSV
Chemicals in Hair Products for Black Women Raise Concerns
Most Teens, Young Women Satisfied With IUD Insertion
Good Evidence That HPV Vaccines Protect Against Cervical Precancer
CDC: Number of U.S. Births Dropped to 30-Year Low in 2017
Budesonide-Formoterol Used As Needed Beneficial in Mild Asthma
Nonprofit Manufacturer Could Keep Generic Drug Costs Down
Addition of Cannabidiol May Cut Drop Seizures in Lennox-Gastaut
New Rabies Test Could Radically Change Testing, Treatment
Hepatitis C-Exposed Infants Not Adequately Screened
Best Practices Developed for Use of EHR to Enhance Patient Care
Suicide Ideation, Attempts Increasing Among U.S. Children
Fetal Growth, Maternal Anger Impact Infant Regulation
Prescription Med Use in Children Down Overall From 1999 to 2014
Use of Systematic Reviews Affects Newborn Screening Policy
Asthma Mortality Inversely Tied to Deprivation in English Young
Early Post-Op APAP Exposure May Cut AKI Risk in Peds Cardiac Sx
Peripheral Neuropathy Common in Childhood Cancer Survivors
FDA Expands Use of MS Drug to Include Children
Maternal Exposure to Polluted Air Tied to Elevated Child BP
Reported Cannabis Use Up in Parents With Children in Home
Rates of Major Depression Up Among U.S. Insured, Esp. Youth
Increase in Proportion of Births at Gestational Age 39 to 40 Weeks
Emotion Regulation Program Cuts Risky Sex Behaviors in Youth
Primary Care Providers Have Mixed Views on Genetic Tests
Initiative Cuts Overuse of Tests, Treatments for Bronchiolitis
Recent Oral Antibiotics Use Tied to Higher Risk of Nephrolithiasis
Novel Thirdhand Smoke Exposure Route Identified
Age of First Football Tackles Tied to Neuro Symptom Onset
Pivotal Response Treatment Plus NAO Robot Effective in Autism
Birth Factors Mostly Explain England's Child Mortality Rate
Peds Fasting Duration Not Tied to Adverse Sedation Outcomes
Regulatory Requirements Drive Dissatisfaction With EHRs
Exceptional Glycemic Control With Very Low-Carbohydrate Diet
Automated Algorithm Accurately IDs Plus Disease in ROP
Risk of Pediatric Mental Illness Up After Injury Hospitalization
Teen Sexting Linked to Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Abuse
After-School Activities Beneficial for Children With ADHD
Adverse Outcomes Up for Vaginal Birth After Previous C-Section
Daily Sports Drink Consumption Down in U.S. Teenagers
Child Secondhand Pot + Tobacco Exposure Ups Risk for ER Visits
Executive Function Improved With Prenatal Exposure to SSRIs
Low Neighborhood Walkability Increases Risk of Asthma in Kids
Many Organizations Not Meeting Trial Reporting Requirements
Psychiatric Diagnosis Common in Medicaid-Insured Children
Social Media Negatively Affects Body Satisfaction in Women
No Clinical Benefit Seen for Bath Emollients in Childhood Eczema
Unit-Dose Packaging Cuts Accidental Peds Opioid Exposures
Pediatric Pharmacists Face Unique Challenges
Health Care for Undocumented Immigrants Is Complex
Vectorborne Diseases Up More Than Two-Fold From 2004 to 2016
Practices Should Be Aware of Correct Way to Fire Employees
Maternal, Child Sugar Intake Could Impact Child Cognition
Anesthesia Before Age 3 Not Linked to Intelligence Deficits
Review: Need to Strengthen Natural Experiments in Obesity
Flu Vaccines Have High Impact, Even With Relatively Low Efficacy
CCHD Newborn Screening May Detect Other Diseases
Irregular Menstruation Common in Girls With Type 2 Diabetes
Checklist Developed for Parents of Children With Cancer
Prevalence of ASD Estimated at 16.8 per 1,000 for 8-Year-Olds
Family-Based Treatment of Teen Eating Disorders Helpful
New Clinic Satisfaction Tool Provides Real-Time Feedback
AAN: New Drug May Help Infants With Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives Good for Teens
Improvement in Race-Based Disparities in Years of Life Lost
Multiple Anesthesia Exposures Affect Learning and Attention
AAN: Cerliponase Alfa Beneficial for Form of Batten's Disease
ACOG Committee Recommends Better, Ongoing Postpartum Care
Pros and Cons for E-Cigarettes As Aid to Smoking Cessation
Saturday Is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Fetal Inflammation May Play Role in Preterm Labor
Risk of Adverse Birth Outcomes No Higher With TDF-FTC-LPV/r
Medicare Requiring Hospitals to Post Prices Online
Disagreement Seen Over Barriers to Kids' Daily Use of Asthma Meds
Increase in HTN in Children Based on 2017 AAP Guidelines
Lonafarnib May Lower Mortality in Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria
CDC: Birth Rate for 10- to-14-Year-Olds at Record Low in 2016
E-Cigarette Use Tied to Subsequent Marijuana Use in Teens
Preteens Metabolically Comparable to Trained Athletes
In Utero Caffeine Exposure Affects Early Childhood Weight
Factors ID'd to Predict Fatty Liver in Obese Teens
Pediatric Exposures to Liquid Nicotine Down From 2015 to 2016
Questions Surround Concept of Internet Gaming Disorder
FDA Approves First Drug for Rare Form of Rickets
Small Link for Cannabis Use, Reduced Cognitive Functioning
Disordered Eating Among Teens Tied to Future Depression
Self-Regulation Interventions Beneficial for Children
UTI Calculator Predicts Risk of Infant Urinary Tract Infection
Most Doctors' Offices Don't Offer Flexibility for Uninsured
Recommendations Developed on Gender Equity in Medicine
Nonoptimized Drug Therapy Costs More Than $500 Billion Annually
Number of Drinks Predicts Teens' Other Risky Behaviors
Contextual Factors Linked to Overeating, Loss of Control
Youth With Gender Nonconformity Vulnerable to Adversity
Increased Pollution Exposure Ups Health Care Visits for Acute URI
Yoga, Mindfulness Aid Anxiety in Elementary School Children
Soda Tax Cuts Daily Soda, Energy Drink Consumption
Recent Years Saw Increase in Burden of Prior Authorization
Caffeine Therapy for Apnea of Prematurity Safe Over Long Term
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Tied to Risk of Mental Health Issues
New Staging System Predicts CKD Progression in Children
Considerable Differences in Burden of Disease at State Level
Suggestions Offered to Reduce Physician Frustration With EHRs
Income-Based Disparities Seen in Pediatric Hospitalizations
Scoliosis Surgery Found Beneficial for Cerebral Palsy Patients
Whole Body CT Doesn't Cut Mortality in Peds Blunt Trauma
Cannabis Compound Transfers to Breast Milk
Prenatal Exposure to SSRI Tied to Fetal Brain Development
White Matter Tracts Differ for Infants With Fragile X Syndrome
Program Supporting Parent-Child Reading Aloud Aids Development
Interns' Schedule Takes Toll on Sleep, Physical Activity, Mood
Summer Food Assistance Program Cuts Families' Food Insecurity
Glycemic Extremes in T1DM Impact Cognitive Skills in Kids
Leukemia, and Its Treatment, May Pose Neurocognitive Risks
Child Opportunity Index Linked to Pediatric Acute Care Use
Ophthalmoscopy, Telemedicine Similar in Accuracy to ID ROP
Obesity Can Negatively Effect Liver in Children As Young As 8
ACA Marketplaces Expand Coverage for Chronically Ill
Online Doc Reviews Don't Reflect Patient Satisfaction Surveys
ADHD Frequently Co-Occurs With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Cannabis Use Tied to Increased Likelihood of Cigarette Smoking
Mood Disorders Up for Children of Consanguineous Parents
Early-Life Epilepsy Should Be Urgently Treated With EBM
QI Project Reduces Unnecessary Peds Inpatient Electrolyte Testing
Caffeine Citrate Helps Reduce Acute Kidney Injury in Preemies
Variations Identified in Free-Text Directions in E-Prescriptions
Most Parents Willing to Enroll Child in Food Allergen Trials
Early Alcohol Use in Pregnancy Tied to Gastroschisis
Anomalous Brain Structure ID'd in Preschoolers With ADHD
Overweight, Obesity Contributing to Cancers in Young Adults
CDC: Overdose Deaths Up Across Drug Categories in 2015 to 2016
Antibiotics, Acid-Suppressive Meds Tied to Allergic Disease
Transfusion Outcomes Differ by Race for Peds Scoliosis Surgery
Grief Symptoms Similar in Donor vs Non-Donor Decision Families
Vitamin A Appears Helpful in Pediatric Retinitis Pigmentosa
Recombinant Influenza Vaccine Found to Be Safe in Children
Receptivity to Tobacco Ads Linked to Progression to Use
Childhood Irritability, Depressive Mood Linked to Suicidality Later
Change in BMI During Puberty Tied to Later Heart Failure Risk
Scale of Online Marketplace for Marijuana Increasing
Dining Out Linked to Phthalates Exposure in U.S. Population
Traumatic Brain Injury Rare for Children With Isolated Vomiting
Novel Interstitium Has Been Identified in Human Tissues
Liquids in E-Cigarettes Are Heterogeneous, Frequently Toxic
Children With ASD, Younger Siblings Are Undervaccinated
EHR Usability Contributes to Possible Patient Harm Events
Parent-Child Book Reading Tied to Psychosocial Benefits
Complete Genome Sequence Can Be ID'd From Amniotic Fluid
Geographic, Social Variances Tied to Higher Drug-Related Mortality
Educational Attainment Down With In Utero Exposure to AEDs
Children's Hoverboard, Skateboard Injuries Are Similar
Early Social Media Use May Harm Teen Girls' Well-Being
Ethical Duties ID'd for Short-Term Global Health Experiences
Sports Sponsorships Often Market Unhealthy Food and Drinks
2011 to 2015 Saw Increase in Suicide Rate for Youth in Utah
Lean Approach May Help Tackle Burnout in Health Care Providers
Measles in Childhood Affects Airflow Obstruction in Midlife
Neural Markers of Depression Resilience ID'd in Female Teens
Unique Risks Associated With Texting Medical Orders
Soy-Based Formula Tied to Reproductive Differences
CDC: Low Birthweight Rate Increased From 2014 to 2016
Vaccine-Derived Immune Protection Against Mumps Wanes
High-Flow O2 Therapy Feasible for Infants With Bronchiolitis
Most Schools Have Variety of Food Allergy Policies
Blueprint Being Developed to Address Physician Burnout
Adjuvant Long-Acting Muscarinic Antagonist Improves Asthma
USPSTF Recommends Skin Cancer Counseling for Fair-Skinned Youth
Personal Health Info Found in Recycling at Five Hospitals
Teen Cancer Survivors Have Strong Social Networks
In-Flight Transmission of Respiratory Diseases Low
Decision Characteristics Impact Decision Making in NICU
Prior Authorization Negatively Impacts Clinical Outcomes
Risk of Secondary ADHD Higher After Childhood TBI
Costs Up for Neonates With Vocal Fold Motion Impairment
Risk of Suicide Up for Teens, Young Adults After Self-Harm
Peer-to-Peer Program Tied to Improved Depression Awareness
2013 to 2016 Saw No Change in Antibiotic Prescribing Practices
Oseltamivir Not Linked to Suicide Risk in Pediatric Patients
Risk of Post-Tonsillectomy Complications Up for Under-3s
Burn Deaths Down From 1989 to 2017 in the United States
Many Teens Using Tobacco Don't Self-Identify As Users
Fewer SIDS Cases Result From Genetic Heart Disease Causes
More Harms Than Benefits for E-Cigarettes at Population Level
Review: Virtual Reality Distracts From Pain of Medical Procedures
Prevalence of Sunburn 34.2 Percent in U.S. in 2015
Novel Pediatric Appendicitis Risk Calculator Accurately IDs Risk
Zika-Tied Birth Defects in 7 Percent of Infected Pregnant Women
Bundled Intervention May Improve HPV Vaccination Rates
Improved Glycemic Control With Surgical Tx of Obesity in Teens
Drug Copayments Often Exceed Prescription Drug Costs
U.S. Spends Twice As Much for Similar Health Care Utilization
Bronchial Thermoplasty Can Improve Severe Asthmatic Cough
Opioid Receipt Up for Teens With Mental Health Conditions
Three-Pronged Approach Can Improve Physician Engagement
Over 5,100 Noncongenital Zika Cases Reported in U.S. in 2016
Childhood Maltreatment, Bullying Seem to Up Teen Pregnancy Risk
Doctors Facing Challenge to Help Needy While Protecting Practices
Sustained Collaboration Meets Needs for Bladder Exstrophy
Current Tobacco Smoke Exposure Doesn't Obstruct Peds Airflow
Maternal Use of TDF Doesn't Further Reduce HBV Transmission
Vaccine Exposure in First 23 Months Has No Adverse Impact
FDA Approves Mechanical Heart Valve for Newborns
Parental Dieting Pressure Linked to Long-Term Harm
Quintupled Glucocorticoid Dose No Help in Pediatric Asthma
Minorities Face Worse Prognosis and Complications in T1DM
HPV Vaccine Intervention Tied to Increased Vaccination
Pediatric Opioid-Related Hospital, ICU Admissions on the Rise
Strong State Firearm Policies, Lower Firearm Suicide Rate Tied
Pediatric Otolaryngology Practice Continues to Evolve
Domperidone Tied to Modest Increase in Breast Milk Supply
Global Costs of Diabetes Will Continue Rising Through 2030
Excretion of Volatile Organic Compounds Up in Teen E-Smokers
High Prevalence of Hearing Loss Seen After Infant Heart Surgery
Poor Outcomes Common With Childhood Anorexia Nervosa
Risk of Mental Health Visits Up in Childhood Cancer Survivors
Pregnant Women May Engage in Warm Exercise for Short Times
Nearly All Disadvantaged Urban Teens Exposed to Smoke
Diet-Treated Chronic Illness May Lead to Disordered Eating
Exposure to Metformin In Utero Ups Risk of Being Overweight
Alternatives to Whole Liver Transplants Feasible for Children
Prevalence of Sexting Is Increasing in Youth Under 18
Subthreshold Phototherapy After Birth Cuts Later Phototherapy
Prevalence of Smoking While Pregnant 7.2 Percent in 2016
Medical Marijuana Laws Not Tied to Increases in Teen Use
Early Studies Often Show Exaggerated Treatment Effect
Chromosomal Abnormalities, Miscarriage More Likely After 40
Sleeve Gastrectomy Tied to Drop in GDM, Excessive Fetal Growth
Recommendations for Optimizing Hidden Curriculum in Medicine
Understanding Rx Nonadherence Can Improve Adherence
No Recent Decrease in Prevalence of Obesity Among Children
Guidelines Updated for Managing and ID'ing Adolescent Depression
Artificial Intelligence May Help Prevent Physician Burnout
Peds Cardiac Surgery Outcomes Vary by Neighborhood Income
Cognition Deficits Seen in Children With Chronic Kidney Disease
Gut Microbiota May Affect Vertical Transmission of Being Overweight
CDC: No Change in Percentage of Uninsured in U.S. From '16 to '17
Prenatal Valproate Exposure May Impact School Performance
Maternal Vaccination Not Tied to Infant Hospitalization, Death
Sibling Bullying Tied to Increased Odds of Psychotic Disorder
AAD: Fathers May Not Perceive Harms of Teen Indoor Tanning
Burnout Found Prevalent Among Doctors in Single Health System
Significant Challenges for Developmental-Behavioral Peds
Influenza A(H3N2) Viruses Predominate 2017-2018 Season
Follow-Up Lacking for Teen, Young Adult Cancer Survivors
Patients Want Physicians to Have Greater Connectivity
Opioids Plus Acetaminophen, Ketorolac Cost-Effective Post-Sx
Short Stature in Childhood Tied to Higher Stroke Risk in Adulthood
AAP, POSNA Release 5 Pediatric Orthopedic Recommendations
Ultra-Processed Food Linked to Increased Overall Cancer Risk
Nusinersen Beneficial in Later-Onset Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Mean Depth of Ultrasonographic Penetration Greater in Autism
Genetics Should Inform Care in Noncompaction Cardiomyopathy
Four Best Practices Outlined to Prevent Health Care Cyberattacks
Risk Tool Predicts Pressure Injuries in Hospitalized Children
Patterns of Violations in Drinking Water Quality ID'd for 1982-2015
EHRs Not Sufficient to Ensure Success in Value-Based Care
Low Postnatal Levels of Arachidonic Acid Linked to ROP
Cause of Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths Shifts in the U.S.
Premature Dementia Risk May Be Up in Survivors of Heart Defects
Greater Fear of Harm From E-Cigarettes Cuts Teens' Use
Diabetes Signs May Be Present 20 Years Before Diagnosis
Top Consumer Concerns Reported About Physicians
Rooming-In May Up Outcomes in Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Prenatal, Early Life Fructose Intake Associated With Asthma
High-Risk Typologies for Heavy Drinking ID'd in Underage Women
Acne Linked to Increased Risk of Major Depressive Disorder
Inhaled Nitric Oxide Doesn't Cut Mortality for Neonates
CDC: Parent-Reported Head Injuries in 7.0 Percent of Children
Poll: Personal Beliefs Shouldn't Allow Doctors to Refuse to Treat
FDA Says U.S. Will Now Produce Critical MRI Component
Drowsiness May Be Factor in About 10 Percent of Crashes
NICU Family Integrated Care Ups Infant, Parent Outcomes
School Program in U.K. Shows No Significant Impact on Child BMI
Percentage of Children Having Asthma Attacks Decreasing
Ketamine + Propofol Speeds Recovery for Peds MRI Sedation
HSV-1 Prevalence 47.8 Percent in 14- to 49-Year-Olds
2018 Immunization Schedule Issued for U.S. Children
USPSTF Recommends Screening for Syphilis in Pregnancy
Anti-Vaccination Attitudes Linked to Belief in Conspiracies
2005 to 2014 Saw Increase in Melanoma Incidence
Transgender Youth Get Fewer Preventive Health Services
Prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorders Estimated
Low Rates of Abx Prophylaxis for Pediatric Sickle Cell
Low-Carb Diets May Raise the Risk of Neural Tube Defects
Zika Virus Infection Linked to Uteroplacental Pathology
Humanities Exposure Positively Impacts Medical Students
Patient, Provider Characteristics Tied to Unnecessary Antibiotic Rx
Health Care Use Down in Diabetes Patients With High Deductibles
Factors Identified That Impact Physicians IT Adoption
Poor Sleep Worsens Link Between PTSD, Chronic Pain in Youth
Persistent Respiratory Issues in Youth May Decline Lung Function
Parental Type 1 Diabetes May Increase Offspring Risk for ADHD
Review Outlines Nutritional Differences in Plant-Based Milks
Medicaid Expansion Cuts Out-of-Pocket Spending
Persistent Pain Common 1 Month After Elective Pediatric Surgery
Zika-Related Flaviviruses May Cause Congenital Infection
Postnatal Depression Tied to Child Behavioral Problems
Tisagenlecleucel Beneficial for Youth With Refractory B-Cell ALL
History of Childhood Kidney Disease Linked to Risk of ESRD
Air Pollution May Up Likelihood of Menstrual Irregularity
Disordered Eating Associated With Higher HbA1c in Teens
Survival Trends for Cancer Generally Increasing Worldwide
CDC: Many School Children Are Not Getting Enough Sleep
Early Educational Enrichment Linked to Midlife Achievement
Regulators Trying to Reduce Physician Burden Linked to EHR
Specific White Matter Patterns Linked to Youth Psychopathology
Health Care Spending Up, Mainly Due to Rising Prices
2016 Saw Increase in Birth Defects Potentially Linked to Zika
Review: Lower Cognitive Scores for HIV+, HIV-Exposed Children
High Within-Country Economic Inequality in C-Section Rates
Sleep Duration, Cycle Linked to Childhood Body Weight
Parental Supply of Alcohol to Adolescents Is Harmful
Cannabidiol Efficacious for Lennox-Gastaut Drop Seizures
Probiotics Tied to Lower Preterm Delivery, Preeclampsia Risk
Exposure to Counties With Higher Obesity Rates Tied to Higher BMI
Public Health Workforce to See Large Turnover
Housing Instability Linked to Poor Caregiver, Child Health
Diabetes Tied to Higher Rates of Serious Infection
Anti-Thyroid Rx Exposure Ups Risk of Congenital Malformations
Closed-Head Injury May Induce TBI Even If No Concussive Sx
Available Evidence on Marijuana's Cardiovascular Effects Is Scant
Drinking in Early Adulthood Tied to Later Risk for Liver Disease
Recommendations Developed for Optimizing Child Health
Out-of-Pocket Expenditures Down With ACA Implementation
ADHD Meds Increasingly Prescribed to Reproductive-Aged Women
Nutrients in Child's First 1,000 Days Key for Neurodevelopment
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December 1 2018 - December 4 2018American Society of Hematology, Dec. 1-4
November 15 2018 - November 19 2018American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, Nov. 15-19
November 2 2018 - November 6 2018American Academy of Pediatrics, Nov. 2-6
October 13 2018 - October 17 2018American Society of Anesthesiologists, Oct. 13-17
October 7 2018 - October 10 2018American Academy of Otolaryngology, Oct. 7-10
October 3 2018 - October 7 2018Infectious Diseases Society of America, Oct. 3-7
August 25 2018 - August 27 2018National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Aug. 25-27
June 22 2018 - June 26 2018American Diabetes Association, June 22-26
April 19 2018 - April 21 2018American College of Physicians, April 19-21
March 17 2018 - March 20 2018The Endocrine Society, March 17-20
March 2 2018 - March 5 2018American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, March 2-5
February 16 2018 - February 20 2018American Academy of Dermatology, Feb. 16-20

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