Pediatrics News

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
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Pediatrics Conference Highlights

April 11 2019 - April 13 2019American College of Physicians, April 11-13
March 12 2019 - March 16 2019American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, March 12-16
March 1 2019 - March 5 2019American Academy of Dermatology, March 1-5
February 22 2019 - February 25 2019American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, Feb. 22-25
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

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