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
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
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
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
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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
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
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