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Private Insurers Pay 241 Percent of What Medicare Would Pay
Many Lives Could Be Saved if All Hospitals Had Grade A Rating
Pool Chemical Injuries Led to ~13,500 ED Visits in 2015-2017
CDC: Salmonella Outbreaks Linked to Backyard Poultry
Magnitude of Weight Loss Similar for Teens, Adults After RYGB
First Anticoagulant Approved for Preventing VTE Recurrence in Children
Estimated Prevalence of Low Birth Weight Down Since 2000
Recs Updated for TB Screening, Treatment in Health Care Workers
North Carolina Sues Electronic Cigarette Maker JUUL
Smartphone App Could Help Diagnose Ear Infections
Two-Thirds of Sunscreens Fail Safety Tests
Computer-Based Training Studied in Children With Fragile X Syndrome
Risk for Repeat Concussion Quantified for Pediatric Patients
Quitting Smoking While Pregnant Tied to Reduced Risk for Preterm Birth
Taxing Sweetened Beverages Reduces Volume Sold
Gestational Weight Gain Weak Predictor of Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes
U.S. Parents Worried About Child's Communication Skills
Patients Find Note Reading Important for Health Management
CDC: U.S. Measles Cases in 2019 Reach 839
Low-Calorie Sweetened Drinks Do Not Cut Calories in Children
Higher Risk for Cancer, Mortality Seen With Pediatric-Onset IBD
Adverse Childhood Experiences Linked to Worse Lupus Outcomes
Standard Outcome Measures Developed for Pediatric Facial Palsy
Health Professionals Supportive of Medicinal Cannabis
Suicide Attempts by Self-Poisoning Have Increased in Teens
Doctors Aware of Patient Difficulties Affording Medical Care
Model Predicts Counties at Risk for Measles Outbreak
ACS Sets Goal to Cut Cancer Mortality 40 Percent by 2035
Nut Intake in First Trimester May Benefit Child Neurodevelopment
2018 Saw More Employed Physicians Than Self-Employed
CDC: Uninsurance Levels Did Not Change Significantly in 2018
Scientology Cruise Ship Passengers, Crew Still Under Quarantine
Prices Will Soon Be Included in TV Drug Ads
NHFOV Superior for Preventing Reintubation of Preemies
Neonatal Morbidity Increased for Apgar Scores 7, 8, and 9
In 2015 to 2016, 45.8 Percent of U.S. Population Used Rx Drugs
Radiology Residents Often Miss Child Abuse
FDA Approves Ruzurgi for Children With Rare Autoimmune Disorder
Combat Application Tourniquet Suitable for Use in Children
External Reference Pricing Could Cut Drug Costs in U.S.
Efforts Needed to Ensure Publication of All Trials
Recommendations Issued for Treating Tourette Syndrome
CDC: Number of Measles Cases in the United States Reaches 764
FDA: French Soft Ripened Cheese Possibly Contaminated
Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders Reliable in Toddler Years
U.S. Energy Drink Consumption Rose From 2003 to 2016
Children With Chronic Illness Can Have Normal Life Satisfaction
Oral Contraceptive Pill May Protect Against ACL Tears
Guidelines Address Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Management
Implementing Surgical Safety Checklist Reduces Mortality
CDC: Foodborne Infections Increased From 2015 to 2018
More Than Half of U.S. Adults Have Medical Financial Hardship
Serum Free Fatty Acid Level Verifies Fasting State in Children
Measles Case Leads to Quarantine of Cruise Ship in St. Lucia
Childhood Oral Infection Linked to Atherosclerosis in Adulthood
Preterm Birth Tied to Elevated Risk for Chronic Kidney Disease
New Drugs May Influence Social Behaviors in Those With Autism
Cognitive Function Does Not Predict Pediatric Bariatric Surgery Outcome
Mental Health Treatment, Diagnoses Up in Military Children
E-Cigarette Use Similar for Pregnant, Nonpregnant Women
AAN: Cannabidiol Tied to Drop in Seizures in Dravet Syndrome
FDA Approves Mavyret for Children, Adolescents With Hep C
Poll: Americans Among Most Stressed People in the World
CDC: 704 Measles Cases Reported in U.S. Through April 26, 2019
2009 WIC Food Package Change Tied to Reduced Obesity Risk
Adopted Children Should Undergo Comprehensive Health Evaluation
Nonpharmacologic Tx Enhances Care of Opioid-Exposed Newborns
Confidence in Inhaler Technique Poor Proxy for Correct Use
Transition Support Program May Aid Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes
Ambiguous Genitalia in Newborns Not Uncommon
Most Pediatric Residents Report Caring for Gun Injuries
12 Percent of Caregivers Have Pediatric Flu Vaccine Hesitancy
FDA Approves First Treatment for Pediatric Lupus
CDC: First Confirmed ID of 'Kissing Bug' in Delaware
Hundreds Quarantined for Measles at Two Los Angeles Universities
Children With ADHD May Have Higher Risk for Poor Diet
Peanut Oral Immunotherapy May Up Allergic Reaction Risk
Minor Birth Defects Up in Progeny of Female Gulf War Veterans
WHO: No More Than One Hour of Screen Time a Day for Young Children
Peanut Oral Immunotherapy Appears Safe for Preschool-Age Children
Machine Learning Can Speed Diagnosis of Genetic Diseases in Children
U.S. Death Rate From Drug Poisoning Up for Teens, Young Adults
CDC: Number of U.S. Measles Cases Reaches New High
Nusinersen Promising for Later-Onset Spinal Muscular Atrophy
New York City Measles Cases Increase to 390
AAP Updates Guidance for Care in Neurofibromatosis Type 1
Some Children With Asthma Miss Critical Step in Inhaler Use
Prevalence of TV, Video Watching High, Stable 2001 to 2016 in U.S.
Malawi First Country to Immunize Children Against Malaria
Los Angeles County Measles Outbreak Under Investigation
Video Games Appear Not to Harm Boys' Social Development
Water Intake Affects Caloric Intake From Sugary Drinks
CDC: United States Set to Break Measles Cases Record
Suffocation Deaths in Infants Most Often Due to Soft Bedding
Cardiometabolic Risk Better ID'd in Children Reclassified to Higher BP
FDA Approves Marketing of First Device to Treat ADHD
Increased Screen Time in Preschool Tied to Worse Inattention
Loan Forgiveness, Educational Debt May Affect Practice Patterns
Conception by IVF May Increase Risk for Rare Childhood Cancer
Elevated Blood Lead Levels Prevalent Among Refugee Children
National Hand Hygiene Initiative Successful in Australia
Sixty People Charged in Massive Opioid Painkiller Investigation
Perinatal Complications Tied to Childhood Social Anxiety
Late-Pregnancy US Could Prevent Undiagnosed Breech Presentation
Sensory Sensitivity Tied to Constipation in Young Children
More Sports Experience May Reduce Impact of Concussions
CDC: Raw Tuna Linked to Salmonella Outbreak in Seven States
Parenteral Antimicrobial Tx at Home Burdens Children's Caregivers
Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions
Microbial Features ID'd for Pediatric Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Abnormal Romberg Test Predicts Prolonged Concussion in Children
USPSTF: Evidence Lacking for Elevated Lead Level Screening
Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation Beats Sham Tx for Peds ADHD
Standardizing Demographics Ups Accuracy of Patient Matching
CDC: 555 Confirmed Measles Cases in U.S. Since Jan. 1
New Scale Helps Identify More Serious Cases of Mononucleosis
Gestational Diabetes Linked to Incident Diabetes in Offspring
Foreign Body Ingestions Increasingly Common in Young Children
Operator-Directed Sedation Seems Safe in Peds Cardiac Cath
CDC: Prevalence of Autism at Age 4 Years Increasing
Domestic Responsibilities Tied to Physician Mothers' Satisfaction
Four Million New Peds Asthma Cases Attributed to NO2 Annually
CDC: Still No Source As E. Coli Outbreak Grows to 96 Cases
FDA Warns of Consumer Devices That Claim to Diagnose Concussion
Haptoglobin Expression Tied to Outcomes in Preterm Newborns
Complication Rates Low for High-Volume Pediatric Thyroid Surgery
CDC: Measles Cases Reach 465 This Year in the United States
New, Revised Topics Released in ACR Appropriateness Criteria
Suicide-Related ED Visits Increased in Children From 2007 to 2015
Proximity to Major Roadways Impacts Child Development
Variation ID'd in Rate of Sexual Onset Before 13 Among Boys
Ten Infant Deaths Linked to Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play Sleepers
Telemedicine Leads to More Antibiotic Rx for Pediatric Respiratory Infection
Draft Recommendation Promotes Screening Women for Anxiety
Health Issues Prevalent Across BMI Classes for Obese Children
FDA Issues Warning on E-Cigarette Liquids Resembling Cough Syrup
Odds of Hay Fever Up With Very Early, Late Spring Onset
Drop Seen in Preinvasive Cervical Disease With HPV Vaccination
FDA Reports Cases of Seizures Among Young Vapers
Late Preterm Steroid Therapy Found to Be Cost-Effective
U.S. Measles Cases Already Top Last Year's Total
Americans Borrowed $88 Billion in Past Year to Pay for Health Care
Over-the-Counter Meds Save Health Care System Money
Reduction in Autism Diagnoses Observed With DSM-5
Guidelines for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria Updated
Dolutegravir Feasible for HIV Tx in Women of Childbearing Age
Doctors Unclear on Legal Obligations in Caring for Patients With Disability
Nasopharyngeal Microbiota Could Help Diagnose Pediatric LRTIs
Changes to WIC Food Program Tied to Reversal in Obesity Trends
Therapeutic Ball Pits Found to Harbor Pathogenic Germs
High Prenatal Omega-6:Omega-3 Ratio Linked to ADHD at Age 7
Dietary Fatty Acid Intake Linked to Pediatric Asthma Morbidity
CDC: 2017 to 2018 Saw Increase in Enterovirus D68 Detection
Doctors With Malpractice Claims More Likely to Leave Medicine
Drug Survival Rates Highest for Ustekinumab for Pediatric Psoriasis
Maltreatment in Childhood May Affect Course of Adult Depression
Electronic Books Tied to Less Verbalization Among Parents, Toddlers
Infants Born Weighing <400 g Who Survive at Risk for Severe Morbidity
Douglas County, Colorado, Ranked as Healthiest Community
U.S. Measles Cases Hit 314 This Year
Blindfolding Leader Improves Pediatric Resuscitation Training
Digital Intervention Ups Socialization in Children With Autism
Avocados Recalled by California Company
Mumps Outbreak at Temple University Reaches 74 Cases
2019 Residency Match Day Was Largest in History
Guidance Offered for Managing Therapies in Children With Disability
Policies Recommended to Reduce Sugary Drink Intake in Youth
Analysis IDs Messages Behind Antivaccination Comments
Stricter Gun Laws Tied to Safer High Schools
Tyson Recalls 69,000 Pounds of Chicken Strip Products
Prenatal Pesticide Exposure Linked to Increased Risk for Autism
DG/health NATURALS Cough Syrup + Mucus for Infants Recalled
Younger Female Blood Donors Vulnerable to Iron Deficiency
Antibiotics, PPIs Tied to Higher C. Diff Risk in Hospitalized Children
In Youth With ADHD, New-Onset Psychosis Up With Amphetamines
Mothers of Children With Eczema More Likely to Have Exhaustion
Overall, Physicians Are Happy and Enjoy Their Lives
Sugary Drinks Tied to Cardiovascular Disease Mortality
Novel Checklist Can Distinguish Anthrax Exposure From Other Illnesses
Analgesics in Pregnancy Do Not Seem to Cause Offspring Asthma
Favorable Outcomes Seen in Long Term for ALLR3 Trial
In Utero Ultrafine Particle Exposure Tied to Asthma in Offspring
Multiple Layers of Protection Recommended to Prevent Drowning
Machine-Learning Models Allow Early Detection of Sepsis in NICU
Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
2011 to 2015 Saw Increase in Psychiatric ED Visits for Youth
Extra Weight in Adolescence Tied to Later Risk for Renal Cancer
Physician Burnout Rate Increased From 2014 to 2017
Young Child Goes to ED for Medicine Poisoning Every 10 Minutes
Induction for Late-Term Pregnancies at 41 Weeks Tied to Small Benefits
Mental Health Issues Have Risen in Teens, Young Adults
Average of 283,000 Children Have Sports-Related TBIs/Year
E-Cigarettes May Threaten Goal of Achieving Tobacco Endgame
AAP: Nasal Spray Vaccine Against Flu Acceptable in 2019 to 2020
Prenatal High-Dose Vitamin D Not Linked to Asthma at Age 6
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
Mumps Causes Quarantine of Over 2,200 Immigrant Detainees
Homes With High Ventilation Rates Tied to Respiratory Issues
Bronchiolitis Hospitalization in Infancy Predicts More Admissions
AAOS: One-Third of U.S. Children Report Back Pain
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
CDC: 228 Measles Cases Already in 2019
Parent Perception of E-Cig Safety Varies With Smoking Habits
CDC: Flu Season May Have Peaked
Patterns of Joint Behavior Useful for Juvenile Arthritis Classification
Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Up With Maternal Smoking
Children With Poorly Controlled Asthma Suffer Academically
Mumps Outbreak Reported at Temple University
Dasotraline Promising for the Treatment of ADHD in Children
CDC: GI, Respiratory Illnesses More Likely in Low-Income Children
No Increased Risk Seen for Pregnancies Conceived Within Year of Stillbirth
AAP: Social Media Companies Must Curb Spread of Vaccine Myths
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
Childhood Cancer Considerably Underdiagnosed Worldwide
Peanut Patch Linked to Increased Responder Rate in Children
Program in Peds Rheumatology Clinic Ups Education on Teratogenic Rx
Children With Atopic Dermatitis Have Worse Sleep Quality
MMR Not Linked to Autism in Danish Cohort Study
Multidimensional Approach Cuts Unneeded Drug-Drug Interaction Alerts
Electronic Decision Support Tool Can Aid Asthma Care
AAAAI: Egg Oral Immunotherapy Shows Sustained Benefit in Children
New York City Measles Outbreak Cases Reach 121
FDA Warns Americans Not to Buy Drugs From Canadian Company
Long-Term Cardiomyopathy Risk Varies by Chemo Agent
HPV Infection Unlikely to Spread From Hand Contact
Wireless Sensor System Feasible for Monitoring Vital Signs in NICU
Teens' Social Media Use Does Not Predict Later Depression
ATS Issues Practice Guideline for Pediatric Home Oxygen Therapy
AAAAI: Small Amounts of Dietary Peanuts Beneficial After Immunotherapy
Prenatal Vitamin Intake in Early Pregnancy May Cut Autism Risk
Rate of Opioid Rx Stable After Pediatric Outpatient Surgery
Green Space in Childhood Tied to Better Mental Health Later
Antenatal Corticosteroid Tx Tied to Reduction in Birth Size
Environmental Exposures Before, After Birth Tied to Lung Function
Prediction Rule IDs Febrile Infants 0 to 2 Months Old at Low Risk for SBIs
Classroom Initiative Ups Participation in School Breakfast
AAAAI: Exclusive Breastfeeding Not Linked to Eczema Risk
2014 to 2017 Saw Improvement in Burnout for U.S. Physicians
Nonmedical Rx Opioid Use in Teens Linked to Parental Use
Genetic Variant Tied to Leukemia Risk in Hispanic Children
Most Patients Do Not Disclose Complementary Medicine Use
National Health Spending Set to Increase 5.5 Percent Annually
2005 to 2015 Saw Drop in Primary Care Physician Supply
FDA Advances Regulation to Ensure Sunscreen Safety, Efficacy
8 More U.S. Communities to Be Assessed for PFAS Toxin Exposure
Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures
New Kaiser Permanente Medical School Plans to Waive Tuition
FDA Head Says Feds May Intervene to Cut Vaccine Exemptions
Prenatal Fluconazole Exposure Increases Neonatal Risks
1997 to 2014 Saw Large Hike in Screen Time for Ages 0 to 2
CDC: Salmonella Cases Tied to Raw Turkey Products Now at 279
Lower Self-Perception Observed in Children With Amblyopia
Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices
FDA Approves First Customizable Insulin Pump
Brief Anesthesia in Infancy Does Not Mar Neurodevelopment
CDC: Severity of Influenza Season Low Through Feb. 2, 2019
Subsymptom Threshold Exercise Speeds Concussion Recovery
Human Milk Microbiota Shaped by Maternal Factors, Feeding Method
Child Enterovirus Infection May Up Risk for Developing Celiac Disease
High Rates of MenB Vaccination Advised in University Outbreaks
Lower Birth Weight May Up Risk for Psychiatric Disorders
Progress Made in Developing New Antibacterial Agents
Obesity Linked to Adverse Events in Children With Leukemia
CDC: Student Tobacco Use Increased From 2017 to 2018
Health Care Spending Per Person Increased to $5,641 in 2017
CDC: Screening Policies for Critical Congenital Heart Dz Widespread
Many Systematic Reviews Do Not Fully Report Adverse Events
Acne Relapses Linked to Lower Quality of Life, Productivity
Low Fitness, Obesity Linked to Later Disability Pension
Many Children Not Receiving Needed Mental Health Treatment
Smaller Germinal Centers Identified in Recurrent Tonsillitis
Children With Autism More Often Have Sleep Problems
Walgreens Worst Violator in Tobacco Sales to Minors, FDA Says
Measles Outbreak Triggers Sharp Rise in Demand for Vaccine
Johnson & Johnson to Provide Drug Prices in TV Ads
Vaccine-Preventable Infections Common After Peds Transplant
Parents Conflicted About Opioid Use in Children
Many Children Not Following Toothbrushing Recommendations
Drug Combo Tolerated in Younger Children With Cystic Fibrosis
Recommendations Updated for Tonsillectomy in Children
Reading, Math Scores No Different for Children With T1DM
California Bill Would Tighten Controls on Children's Genitalia Surgery
AAP Releases 2019 Childhood Immunization Schedules
No Increased Risk for Cancer for ART-Conceived Children
Few Teens Meet Sleep, Exercise, Screen-Time Guidelines
Washington State Measles Cases Now at 48 Since Jan. 1
After Elbow Surgery, Children May Be Overprescribed Opioids
Unrestrained Driver Predicts Unrestrained Child Passenger
E-Cigarette Use Linked to Cigarette Initiation in Adolescents
Most Students Receiving Spectacles Wear Them at Follow-Up
HPV Educational Video May Increase Vaccination Rates
Maternal Glucose in Pregnancy Tied to Child's Glucose Outcomes
Rising Temps May Up Burden of Congenital Heart Disease in U.S.
FDA Approves First Generic Version of Advair for Asthma, COPD
More High-Value Care Associated With Receipt of Primary Care
FDA Receives an 'F' in Tobacco Prevention Report Card
Expanded Recall Announced for Ibuprofen Oral Suspension Drops
No Asthma Benefit Seen With n3PUFA in Overweight Teens
More Severe Injuries Sustained at Jump Parks Versus Home Trampolines
1976 to 2016 Saw Drop in Firearm Ownership in Families
Prophylaxis for Gonococcal Eye Infections in Newborns Advised
Few Patients With Type 1 Diabetes Meeting HbA1c Goals
Screen Time Linked to Poorer Child Developmental Performance
Washington State Declares Health Emergency as Measles Spreads
Adverse Birth Outcomes Up With Medically Assisted Reproduction
Increase Seen in Multiple-Victim School-Related Homicide Rate
Likelihood of Engaging in Choking Game Higher in Troubled Teens
Lean Body Mass in Childhood Linked to Lung Function at 15
Psychopathology in Adulthood Up With Child Lead Exposure
Many Teens Not Up to Date on HPV Vaccination
Improved Genetic Risk Score Aids Type 1 Diabetes Classification
Report IDs Areas Lacking Good Practice in Health Tech Assessment
Gun Injury Hospitalization Cost Over $911 Million 2010 to 2015
Measles Outbreak Prompts Public Emergency in Washington State
Initiative Tied to Decreased Racial Inequity in Breastfeeding
Addition of BMT Not Indicated in Some With Peds Hypodiploid ALL
Herd Protection Seen With 4-Valent HPV Vaccination
Mavoglurant Improves Visual Attention in Fragile X Syndrome
CDC: Slight Hike in Prevalence of Gastroschisis Since 2006-2010
FDA Chief Threatens to Halt E-Cigarette Sales
Wearable Sensor Data Help ID Children With Internalizing Dx
Exome Sequencing Beneficial for Pediatric Kidney Recipients
Review Gives Guidance to Support Teens With Gender Dysphoria
Guidelines Developed for Managing Severe Atopic Dermatitis
Messages for Increasing Parental Confidence in HPV Vaccine ID'd
Assessing Symptoms After 4 Weeks of Psychotherapy Helpful in Teens
Mandated Neonatal Abstinence Reporting Helps Quantify Cases
Inappropriate Antibiotic Rx Common in Privately Insured
Trained Alert Dogs Can Detect Impending T1DM-Related Events
FDA Panel Has Tie Vote on New Type 1 Diabetes Drug
Antibiotics Often Inappropriately Prescribed for Bronchiolitis in ED
FDA Approves First Generic Version of Epilepsy Drug Sabril
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
WHO: Vaccine Hesitancy a Major Global Health Threat
Temporary Impairment in HRQOL After Teen Sports Concussion
Nerve Transfer Promising for Acute Flaccid Myelitis Patients
Achieving Healthy Diet From Sustainable Food Feasible
Asthma Undiagnosed in One in Five Urban Adolescents
Low-Income Women Lack Menstrual Hygiene Supplies
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
Accidental IV Dislodgement Reported to Be Very Common
Review Shares Best Practices for Evaluating Penicillin Allergy
FDA to Resume Inspections of Riskier Foods
Delayed Contraception Leads to Early Unwanted Pregnancy
American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual
Study Explores Influence of Genetics, Environment in Disease
Recalling Positive Memories May Cut Depression Risk for Teens
800-662-HELP Underappreciated in Media, General Population
Lack of Parent-Teen Agreement About Teen Suicidal Thoughts
Investigational Cream Promising for Atopic Dermatitis
Expanding Pharmacist Practice Scope Could Reduce ED Overcrowding
About Half of Young Patients Have Had Private Time With Doctors
CDC: Flu Cases Hit 7 Million in the United States
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
Adverse Birth Outcomes Up for Women With H1N1 Flu in ICU
CDC: E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce Is Over
U.S. Food Supply May Be at Risk Due to Government Shutdown
E-Cigarette Aerosol Exposure Tied to Asthma Symptoms
Private Equity Acquisition of Physician Practices Discussed
Measles Outbreak in New York State Largest in Recent History
Depression Tied to Worse Asthma Outcomes in Urban Teens
Increase in Brand-Name Drug Cost Mainly Due to Existing Drugs
Chemo-Radiation Combo Tied to Higher Survival in Peds Hodgkin
Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty
Medical Marketing Has Increased in Past 20 Years
USPSTF Affirms Guidance for Hep B Screening at First Prenatal Visit
AI Technology IDs Genetic Diseases by Analyzing Facial Photos
Muscle Atrophy Occurs Rapidly in Critically Ill, Ventilated Children
Cancer Death Rate in U.S. Decreased Continuously From 1991 to 2016
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Strict Ordinances Tied to Lower Youth Tobacco Use
Single-Family Rooms May Benefit Very Preterm Infants
Antibiotics Prescribed for Children More Often at Nonpediatric EDs
Multimethod Approach Improves ID of Med Nonadherence
Screening Donated Blood for Zika Not Cost-Effective
Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors at Risk for Later Cancers
Home Monitoring of Lung Function Feasible in Teens With Duchenne
Recent Nasal Preps Less Effective Than Injected Vax for Flu in Kids
Prenatal Valproate Exposure Linked to Increased ADHD Risk
Health Benefits of Nonsugar Sweeteners Uncertain
School Nutrition Programs Slow BMI Gains in Children
Children Reaching Bone Maturity Earlier
Functional Milestones Identified for Persons With Down Syndrome
Newborn Genomic Sequencing Can Identify Disease Risk
Pediatric Mortality Rate From Opioid Poisoning Rose 1999 to 2016
Child Pneumonia Rate Dropped Globally From 2000 to 2015
College Students at Increased Risk for SgB Meningococcal Dz
Limited Examination Detects Scabies With High Sensitivity
Smoking Habits Do Not Differ for Teens With, Without Asthma
Delayed School Start Shows Benefits for Teens
Pregnancy Complications Up for Women Born at Low Birth Weight
Many EDs Do Not Have Pediatric Area, Emergency Care Coordinator
Low-Priced Generic Drugs Most Likely to Have Shortages
ASH Develops Practice Guidelines for Venous Thromboembolism
Pediatric Asthma Risk Score Has Good Sensitivity, Specificity
Opioid Prescribing Patterns Vary for Pediatric Patients
Universal Vaccination for MenB at College Entry Not Cost-Effective
Oculomotor Response to Head Impacts Studied in Youth Football
Initiative Can Cut Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Salaries
Updated Guidelines Developed for Diagnosing, Treating Influenza
Malnutrition Ups Risk of Postop Issues in Pediatric Crohn Disease
New AAP Guideline Available for Infantile Hemangioma Treatment
Vit C for Pregnant Smokers May Improve Newborn Lung Function
FDA: Teething Jewelry Linked to at Least One Infant Death
FDA: Fluoroquinolones Tied to Heart Vessel Ruptures, Tears
Incident Concussion 5.1 Percent Per Season for Youth Football
Mental, Behavior, Developmental Disorders Up With Low-Income
Growth in Use of Telemedicine Seen From 2005 to 2017
Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups Higher Than Expected
Structured Family-Centered Peds Rounds Improve Patient Safety
ADA 2019 Standards of Care Emphasize Patient-Centered Care
New Law Boosts Fight Against Sickle Cell Disease
'Aggressive Steps' Needed to Stop Adolescent Use of E-Cigarettes
Routine Supplements to Prevent Chronic Disease Not Advised
Exclusion of Doctors From Public Health Insurance Up 2007 to 2017
Psychosocial Factors Key in Peds Care for Special-Needs Kids
More U.S. Teens Are Vaping, but Use of Opioids, Alcohol Falling
Pediatricians Have Role in ID'ing Postpartum Depression
Risk for Later Suicide Up for Certain Youth Presenting to ED
Subfertility Linked to Increased Asthma Risk in Offspring
Persistent Discrimination ID'd Among Physician Mothers
Depressive Symptoms Up From Age 10 for Sexual-Minority Youth
Racial Disparities Seen Among Teens Undergoing Flu Vaccination
Inhaling Hypertonic Saline May Aid Infants With Cystic Fibrosis
CDC: More Cases in Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Recalled Beef
Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Antipsychotics Up Risk for Unexpected Death in Youths
Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act Down From Last Year
2017 Saw Slowing in National Health Care Spending
U.S. Medical Schools See Increase in Diversity
Paid Childbearing Policies Lacking for Residents
Case Numbers of U.S. Children With Polio-Like Illness Hit Record High
HIT-Related Stress Linked to Burnout Among Physicians
Smaller Heads Related to Opioid-Related Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals
Lack of Peds Preventive Care Ups Unplanned Hospital Admissions
Pregnant Women Commonly Refuse Vaccines
Secondhand Smoke Exposure Saw Big Drop From 1988 to 2014
Projected Distribution of Common Ragweed Modeled in U.S.
New Guidance Addresses Early Dx of Dysmenorrhea in Adolescents
Smoke Exposure High in Low-Income, Nonurban Infants
Infections Linked to Increased Later Risk for Mental Disorders
Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine
Many Patients Withhold Information From Clinicians
Exposure to Phthalates May Impact Timing of Puberty in Girls
HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden
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
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
Vaccine-Exempt Students Behind N.C. Chickenpox Outbreak
CDC Announces Acute Flaccid Myelitis Task Force
FDA: Another E. coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce
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
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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
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