Pediatrics News

Acute Flaccid Myelitis Features Differ in Peak, Nonpeak Years
Level of Antibiotic Prescribing High for Children in Tennessee
Single-Payer System Would Likely Save Money
2003 to 2017 Saw Drop in Infant Mortality Due to Birth Defects
ACA Tied to Narrowing of Disparities in Access to Care
High-Dose Erythropoietin No Benefit for Extreme Preemies
Coronary Artery Disease Risk Down in Survivors of Childhood Cancer
Cesarean Rates No Higher for Diabetes Patients Induced in 38th Week
CDC: Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak Over
Risk for Suicide Increased in Children, Teens Who Self-Harm
Evolution of Approval, Regulation Processes for Drugs Explored
Enterovirus A71 Outbreak in Children ID'd in Colorado Hospital
Maternal Distress May Affect Brain Development in Fetuses With CHD
Experts Call for Pediatric Consideration in EMS Planning
N.J. Lawmakers Pass Bill to Ban Flavored Vaping Products
Doctor Replacement Ratios Higher in Largest, Hospital-Owned Practices
2001 to 2016 Saw Drop, Stall in IQ Losses From Chemicals
Vaccine Program Recovery Difficult After Public Scares
One in Four Children With Autism Not Formally Diagnosed
Physicians Spend >16 Minutes Per Encounter on EHR Use
Burnout in Med Students Tied to Perceived Stress, Phone Behavior
Mandatory Vaccination Ups Prevalence of Vaccine Coverage
15-Year-Old Texas Teen Youngest in U.S. to Die From Vaping
California May Start Producing Its Own Medicines
Recruitment Satisfactory for Foreign-Educated Health Providers
Neural Tube Defect Prevalence 7.0 Per 10,000 in HIV-Exposed
Risk for Gluten Exposure High With Specific School Activities
Neighborhood Disadvantage Impacts Hospital Quality Ratings
CDC Warns of Tough Flu Season Ahead
Cooking Programs May Influence Children's Food Selection
Perceived Risks of E-Cigarettes Vary With Demographics
Clinical Guidelines Developed for Managing Nosebleeds
Rate of Electronic Scooter Injuries Increased From 2014 to 2018
Large Gap Found in Health Administrative Spending for U.S., Canada
Cancer Mortality Continuing to Drop, With Lung Cancer a Driver
Early Antiretroviral Therapy May Not Achieve HIV Remission in Infants
Open Water Regulations Linked to Lower Drowning Death Rates
Pediatric Respiratory Visits Increased During Lilac Fire
CDC: Young Adults Who Ever Received HPV Vaccine on the Rise
Risk for Blood Clots Increased With PICC Placement in Children
Low-Value Health Care Services for Children Not Uncommon
Early Treatment Tied to Faster Concussion Recovery
Few Youths Receive Addiction Treatment After Opioid Overdose
Price Hikes for Hundreds of Medications
Teens Who Misuse Opioids Likely to Engage in Other Risky Behaviors
Twelfth-Grade Binge Drinking Linked to Risky Driving Practices
Many Pelvic Exams, Pap Tests Unnecessary in Teens and Young Adults
Treating Colonized Parents May Cut S. Aureus Transmission in NICU
Public Policy Recs Updated for Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Whole-Fat Milk Consumption Tied to Lower Odds of Child Obesity
Survivors of Childhood Cancers at Risk for Shortened Life Span
Guidance Developed for Providing Quality STD Care
Patient Experiences Modestly Worse After Hospital Acquisition
Trump Administration to Ban Most Flavored E-Cigarettes
Antiepileptic Drug Exposure Low in Breastfeeding Infants
Severity of Autism Symptoms May Vary in Monozygotic Twins
Maternal Exposure to Organic Pollutants May Cut Fetal Growth
fMRI Measures May Predict Psychiatric Symptoms in Children
Machine Learning System Makes More Alerts for Med Errors
Samoa Ends State of Emergency Over Measles
CDC: Cases of Flu Continue to Mount Across America
China Convicts Scientists Claiming First Genetically Edited Babies
Number of Children With Opioid Poisonings Increasing
Many With Peanut Allergies Unnecessarily Avoid Tree Nuts
Intervention Cuts Preoperative Anxiety in Young Children
Public Insurance Tied to Lower Cancer Survival in Young Patients
Prescribing Practices Can Mitigate Opioid Overdose Risk for Teens
U.S. Teens Initiating E-Cigarette Use at Younger Ages
Bariatric Surgery in Teens May Cut Diabetic Kidney Disease Risk
Many Hospitals Fail to Provide Instructions for Patient Portals
News of Vaping-Related Injury Getting Vapers' Attention
Most Children Do Not Have Positive Results to Antibiotic Challenge
Mortality Due to Fire, Heat, Hot Substances Declined Globally
Patient Share of Out-of-Network Costs Rising
12 Million U.S. Residents Drove Under Influence of Marijuana in 2018
Vaccination Rates Improved With Removal of Nonmedical Exemptions
Enrollment in Affordable Care Act Holds Steady for Third Straight Year
Number of Teens Vaping Marijuana on the Rise
Standardized Screening for ASD Recommended at 18, 24 Months
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Pediatrics Conference Highlights

December 1 2019 - December 6 2019Radiological Society of North America, Dec. 1-6
November 16 2019 - November 18 2019American Heart Association, Nov. 16-18
November 8 2019 - November 13 2019American College of Rheumatology, Nov. 8-13
November 7 2019 - November 11 2019American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, Nov. 7-11
October 25 2019 - October 29 2019American Academy of Pediatrics, Oct. 25-29
October 25 2019 - October 30 2019American College of Gastroenterology, Oct. 25-30
October 19 2019 - October 23 2019American College of Chest Physicians, Oct. 19-23
October 2 2019 - October 6 2019Infectious Diseases Society of America, Oct. 2-6
September 15 2019 - September 18 2019American Society for Radiation Oncology, Sept. 15-18
September 15 2019 - September 18 2019American Academy of Otolaryngology, Sept. 15-18
June 7 2019 - June 11 2019American Diabetes Association, June 7-11
May 18 2019 - May 22 2019American Psychiatric Association, May 18-22
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

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