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
Infertility Risk Increased for Men Born Small for Gestational Age
Number of Teens Vaping Marijuana on the Rise
Standardized Screening for ASD Recommended at 18, 24 Months
Congress Approves Raising Age to Buy Tobacco Products to 21
Concussions More Common Among College Students Than Thought
E-Cigarette Influencers to Be Banned From Instagram, Facebook
FDA to Allow States to Import Prescription Drugs From Other Countries
Most Students Who Use E-Cigs Vape Nicotine and Marijuana
Fenfluramine Reduces Convulsive Seizures in Dravet Syndrome
USPSTF Recommends Behavioral Counseling for STI Prevention
Possible Measles Exposures Occurred at LA International Airport
Congress Could Raise Age to Buy Tobacco Products to 21
Rates of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Remain High in U.S.
Cesarean Section Not Linked to Obesity in Offspring
Burnout Rates Exceed 50 Percent for Pediatric Residents
Hahn Confirmed as New FDA Chief
U.S. Will Have Three-Digit Number for Suicide Prevention Hotline
Prenatal, Early-Life Air Pollutant Exposure Tied to Later Allergies
Potentially Nephrotoxic Meds Prescribed to Children With CKD
One in Three Parents Report Skipping Doctor, Dentist Appointment
Survival Worse for Nonwhite Children With Hodgkin Lymphoma
Few Child Care Centers Report Flu Vaccine Requirements
Antibiotics Often Prescribed Without Documented Indication
Shortage of Applied Behavior Analysts Found for Children With Autism
State Legislators React to Preventable Disease Outbreaks
Trampoline-Related Pediatric Fractures Increased 2008 Through 2017
Household Cleaning Product-Linked Ocular Exposure Declining
Current Tobacco Use Prevalent in Middle, High School Students
Fresh Red Blood Cell Transfusion No Better in Critically Ill Children
U.S. Primary Care Doctors Face Challenges in Coordinating Care
Purified CBD May Help Treat Drug-Resistant Epilepsy
Few MMR-Vaccine Eligible Children Receive Vaccine Before Travel
Breastfeeding May Protect Against Postpartum Relapses in MS
U.S. Health Care Spending Up 4.6 Percent in 2018
Rural Children Experiencing Higher Mortality Rates
2016 to 2019 Saw Increase in Medical Students With Disabilities
Effects of Omega-3 Fish Oil Mixed for ADHD Symptoms in Youth
Distinct Populations of Sudden Unexpected Infant Death ID'd
Rural Population Underrepresented Among Medical Students
Cellphone-Related Injuries to Head, Neck on the Rise
CDC: All 50 States Now Reporting Cases of Severe Vaping-Linked Lung Injury
Retail Prescription Drug Prices Fall for First Time in 45 Years
FDA Testing Levels of Carcinogen in Diabetes Drug Metformin
Reductions in Air Pollution Yield Substantial Health Gains
Social Media Use Tied to Disordered Eating in Young Teens
Introducing Foods Early May Cut Development of Food Allergies
Preterm Birth May Increase Risk for Diabetes Into Adulthood
More Girls Admitted With Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis
Annual Reported Measles Incidence Dropped From 2000 to 2018
More Than 100 E. Coli Illnesses Now Linked to Romaine Lettuce
Services Affected by Rural Hospitals Joining Health Systems
RSNA: Brain Changes Observed on MRI in Obese Teens
Physician Depressive Symptoms Tied to Higher Risk for Medical Errors
Adults Not Living in Metro Areas Have Reduced Access to Care
Infancy Nurse Visit Program May Reduce Public Benefit Costs
eBay Bans Infant Inclined Sleepers, Other Companies Urged to Do Same
Concussion May Up Risk for Suicide in High School Students
Prediabetes Prevalent in U.S. Adolescents, Young Adults
Overall, 8.5 Percent of Suicide Acts in U.S. Are Fatal
Government Shut Down as Samoa Battles Measles Outbreak
Childhood Adversity Linked to Borderline Personality Disorder
Child Consumption of Sugary Drinks Down From 2003 to 2014
Holding Intubated Infants in ICU Found to Be Safe, Beneficial
Federal, State Background Check Laws Together Cut Teen Gun Carrying
Three Meds Equal as Second-Line Therapy for Status Epilepticus
Diet Pill, Laxative Use in Women Tied to Later Eating Disorder Dx
Household Environment Plays Role in MRSA Acquisition
Antimicrobial Resistance Patterns Examined for Adult, Peds HAIs
Object-Related Aspiration Deaths Decreased Among Children
Exposure to Psychoactive Substances Up From 2000 to 2017
Asthma Exacerbations May Worsen Pregnancy Outcomes
U.S. Life Expectancy Dropped Since 2014 for Working-Age Adults
Death Toll in Samoa Measles Epidemic Reaches 25
Potentially Tainted Marijuana Sold in Colorado
FDA Approves Oxbryta for Treatment of Sickle Cell Disease
FDA Approves First System to Insert Ear Tubes Under Local Anesthesia
New Screening Criteria Help Better ID Retinopathy of Prematurity
Peds Cardiac Surgical Outcomes Improved in Consortium
Nutritional Deficiencies ID'd in Teens After Bariatric Surgery
Most Toddlers Exceed Screen Time Guidelines
Polio Vaccines Causing Polio Cases
Maternal Efavirenz May Up Risk for Microcephaly Among Offspring
Overall Rate of Pediatric Nonpowder Firearm Injuries Down
Electronic Health Record Usability Graded F by Physicians
Most Teens Worldwide Are Not Exercising Enough
Parental Marijuana Use Ups Risk for Substance Use in Offspring
Obesity Prevalence Decreased Modestly for Children in WIC
Massachusetts Passes Bill to Ban All Flavored Vaping Products
Most Infants Susceptible to Measles by 3 Months of Age
Few Anorexia Nervosa Patients Make Complete Recovery
Employee Premiums, Deductibles Eating Larger Share of Income
Inducing Labor at 41 Weeks May Cut Stillbirth Rates
CDC Updates Interim Guidance on Vaping-Linked Lung Illness
Prenatal Antidepressant Use May Up Risk for Gestational Diabetes
~25 Percent of Adolescents, Young Adults Use Rx Opioids
Most Infants, Toddlers Consuming Added Sugars
Poll: Parents Cite Barriers to Recognizing Depression in Adolescents
CDC: 63.5 Percent of 3- to 5-Year-Olds Have Had Vision Tested
Umbilical Cord Milking May Harm Extremely Preterm Infants
Optic Nerve Ultrasound May ID Increased Intracranial Pressure
AAP: Emergency Contraception Should be Given to Sexually Active Teens
AMA, AHA Support Refresher Training for Measuring Blood Pressure
White House Wants Hospitals, Insurers to Provide Actual Costs of Care
Common TB Vaccine Associated With Lower Lung Cancer Rates
Cannabis Use Disorder Has Declined Among Teens, Young Adults
Studies Confirm Safety of 9-Valent HPV Vaccination
FDA Approves First Contact Lens That Slows Myopia Progression
CDC: Number of Vaping-Linked Lung Illnesses Up to 2,172
Childhood Episode of Pancreatitis May Up Risk for Diabetes Later
About 2.7 Million ED Visits Reported for Sports Injuries in 2010 to 2016
Survey of U.S. Registered Nurses Points to Worsening Shortages
Minimum Age to Buy Tobacco, E-Cigarettes Raised in NY State
Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease Tied to Kidney Disease
Cannabis Use Disorder Up With Recreational Pot Legalization
Invasive Melanoma Incidence Decreasing in Teens, Young Adults
Health Groups Urge President to Ban All Flavored E-Cigarettes
Imaging Rates Continue to Rise Despite Efforts to Reduce
ACR: Few Serious Infections Seen in Infants Exposed to non-TNFis, Tofacitinib
Early Childhood High BMI Tied to Maternal Prepregnancy Factors
Pediatric Liver Transplant Recipients Often Undervaccinated
EPA Proposal Would Limit Use of Science in Public Health Rules
Double Lung Transplant Performed for Vaping-Related Illness
ACAAI: Family History of Cancer Risk Factor for Childhood Asthma
Sesame-Specific IgE Levels May Help Diagnose Allergies
Juul Stops Sales of Mint-Flavored E-Cigarettes
CDC: Number of Vaping-Linked Lung Illnesses Tops 2,000
Tx Choice for T2DM in Obese Teens Tied to Later Kidney Disease Risk
San Francisco Vaping Ban Upheld by Voters
Serious Eating Disorder Possible Even at Normal Body Weight
Medical Practices Burdened by Regulatory Requirements
2010 to 2016 Saw Increase in Teens Admitted to ED for Abuse
Prevalence of E-Cigarette Use High Among U.S. Preteens, Teens
Effect of Legislation on School Vaccination Rates May Be Limited
Dr. Stephen Hahn Nominated to Head FDA
Religious Exemption Rate for Vaccination Up in 2017 to 2018
2007 to 2016 Saw Increase in Child Psychiatrists in U.S.
Risk for Death, Suicide Up in Teens Who Visit ED for Self-Harm
CDC: 1 Dead, 8 Hospitalized in Salmonella Outbreak Tied to Ground Beef
Recommendations Developed to Address Clinician Burnout
2007 to 2016 Saw Rise in ADHD Prevalence in Adults, Children
Risk for Birth Defects Not Increased With Adalimumab
Elexacaftor-Tezacaftor-Ivacaftor Efficacious for Cystic Fibrosis
Juul Shipped Tainted Products, Lawsuit Alleges
Close to 1,900 Cases of Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Reported, CDC Says
Quarter of Fetal Abnormalities ID'd in Late Third-Trimester US
Fetal Exposure to Acetaminophen May Increase Risk for ADHD, ASD
Groups Urge Ban of Mint, Menthol E-Cigarette Flavors
White House Launches Website to Help Those Battling Substance Abuse
Maltreatment in Childhood Ups Risk for Physical Pain in Young Women
CDC: U.S. Life Expectancy Up Slightly, Mortality Lower in 2017
CDC: Most Patients With Vaping-Related Lung Injury Report THC Use
Facebook Launches Preventive Health Tool
Childhood Cancer Treatment Increases Risk for Breast Cancer Later
Prevalence of Pain Higher in Children With Autism
Outcomes Poor With Medical Care From Fraud, Abuse Perpetrators
Spironolactone Noninferior in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
AAP: Info Sparse for Nonnutritive Sweetener Use in Children
AAP: Greater Access to Bariatric, Metabolic Surgery Urged for Youth
Electronic Device Use Tied to Sugar, Caffeine Intake in Teens
Doctors Mostly Dissatisfied With Electronic Health Record Systems
HPV DNA Identified in Oral Cavity of 6.2 Percent of Teen Girls
AAP: Antihistamine Use for Anaphylaxis May Delay Care Seeking
AAP: Most Moms Unconcerned With Informal Milk Sharing
Bans on Flavored Products Can Cut Any Tobacco Use in Teens
No Link Found Between Teen Contact Sports, Later Mental Health Issues
AAP: Less Than Half of U.S. Children Get Sufficient Sleep
FDA: N.J. Company Must Stop Selling Unapproved Flavored Vaping Products
Disneyland Visitors May Have Been Exposed to Measles
CDC: Cases of Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Now Top 1,600
Vergence/Accommodative Tx Improves Visual Function
Patients With Diabetes Still Require More Hospitalizations for Infections
Effect of Fluoxetine on Repetitive Behaviors in ASD Youth Unclear
First Use of Flavored Tobacco Linked to Subsequent Use
Most Preemies Survive Into Adulthood Without Major Comorbidities
More Choices, Lower Premiums for ACA Consumers Next Year
ASA: Opioid-Free Pediatric Tonsillectomy Feasible
Antiviral Antibodies ID'd in CSF of Acute Flaccid Myelitis Cases
Safe Infant Sleep Practices Suboptimal Across the U.S.
Lower Birth Weight May Protect Against Allergies
Exercise Intolerance May Harm Neurocognition in ALL Survivors
NATA: Single-Sport Focus Not Good for Children
Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Linked to Choroidal Thinning in Children
CDC: Coverage 94.7 Percent for Two Doses of MMR in 2018 to 2019
CDC: Vaccination Coverage Generally High for Those Born in 2015-16
Juul Stopping Sales of Fruit, Dessert Flavors of E-Cigarettes
Study Looks at Pediatric Firearm-Related Eye Injuries in the U.S.
Outcomes Poorer for Extreme Preemies Transferred After Birth
Suicide, Homicide Rates Up Among Youth Aged 10 to 24
Statins in Childhood Aid Familial Hypercholesteremia Outcomes
Breast Reduction Surgery Improves Well-Being for Young Patients
Maternal Lead Exposure Tied to Obesity Risk in Offspring
Sweetened Drinks Represent Majority of Children's Drink Sales
Decrease Seen in Football Practice-Related Concussions
Gastric Bypass Linked to Lower Risk for Major Birth Defects
Children With Autism Found to Have Higher Risk for Obesity
Rates of Head, Neck Melanoma Up in North American Youth
Increase in Suicide Attempts Seen for Black Adolescents
2009-2015 Saw Breastfeeding Up for Most Races/Ethnicities
Global Prevalence of Pediatric Hypertension About 4 Percent
Nearly 5 Million Youth Are Obese in the United States
Too Much, Too Little Weight Gain May Harm Twin Pregnancies
Barriers to Timely Access to Pediatric Hearing Aids Identified
Lumacaftor-Ivacaftor Aids Cystic Fibrosis in Real-World Setting
CDC: Seasonal Influenza Viruses Circulating in Southern Hemisphere
Close to 1,300 Cases of Vaping-Linked Illness Now Identified
Odds of Autism Up in Children With Congenital Heart Disease
Diet Intervention Can Cut Depression Symptoms in Young Adults
Rate of Advancement of Feeding Volume Does Not Impact Survival
Racial, Ethnic Minorities Want to See Doctor Who Shares Their Culture
Medicare Fraud-Prevention Rules to Be Revised
2000 to 2015 Saw Increase in Medicare GME Payments
2017 to 2018 Saw Increases in Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis
Walgreens and Kroger Halt E-Cigarette Sales
Only Half of Pregnant Women Receive Recommended Vaccines
Burnout Linked to Poor Quality Care in Published Literature
Pediatric Firearm Injury Prevention Research Underfunded
Cost of Waste in U.S. Health System Estimated
OTC Meds Often Used in Drug-Related Suicide Attempts in Youth
Bill Aims to Limit Nicotine in E-Cigarette Products
Data Suggest Viral Etiology for Pediatric Acute Flaccid Myelitis
Teens Using Oral Contraceptives Report More Depressive Symptoms
Back Sleeping in Late Pregnancy Linked to Lower Birth Weight
Food Insecurity Linked to Chronic Disease in Young Adults
Survey: Many U.S. Adults Not Planning to Get Flu Vaccine
Factors Predict Low BMD in Pediatric Blood Cancer Survivors
2014 to 2018 Saw Drop in Flavored Tobacco Products in Youth
Hyperemesis Gravidarum Linked to Autism Spectrum Disorder
United States Will Keep Measles Elimination Status
Cases of Serious Vaping-Linked Lung Injury Now Top 1,000
Changes in Air Pollution Levels May Affect Risk for Preterm Birth
Universal Screening for Autism Feasible in Pediatric Network
2014 to 2018 Saw Decrease in Twin Birth Rate in U.S.
Bans on Flavored Electronic Cigarettes Continue
Youngest in Classroom at Higher Risk for Diagnosis of Depression
Only Half of Ear, Nose, Throat Infections Receive Recommended Antibiotics
USPSTF Finds Evidence Lacking to Prevent Illicit Drug Use in Youth
Juul Halts Funding for San Francisco Vaping Ballot Initiative
Asthma-Related ED Use Up for Children With Anxiety, Depression
Rituxan Approved for Pediatric Patients With Rare Vasculitis Diseases
Washington State Bans Sale of Flavored Electronic Cigarettes
Childhood Secondhand Smoke Tied to Later Atrial Fibrillation
Adverse Outcomes Up for Vaginal Birth After Previous C-Section
Recommendations Updated for Management of Pediatric ADHD
2009 to 2017 Saw Pediatric Developmental Disability Increase
Sports Specialization Ups Injury Risk, Especially in Girls
CDC: THC May Be to Blame for Most Vaping-Related Illnesses
ASCO: More Than One in Five Millennials Use E-Cigarettes
Average Annual Premium for Workers Increased in 2019
More Than 800 Cases of Vaping-Linked Illness Reported in 46 States
Pediatric Heart Allocation Policy No Better for Waitlist Mortality
Deep Learning Models Classify Disease From Medical Imaging
Step-Up Strategy May Differ in Black Children With Asthma
ACOG Updates Guidance on OTC Contraception Access
E-Cigarette Maker Juul Stops All Advertising, Replaces CEO
Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Mortality Persist in the U.S.
Teens Not Receiving Evidence-Based Treatment Options to Quit Smoking
CDC: Infant Outcomes Worst for Those Born in the Delta
Incidence of Hodgkin Lymphoma Up in Least Deprived Areas
Vaping-Related Death in Kansas Brings National Total to Nine
Girls Take Longer to Recover From Concussion Than Boys
E-Cig Use Up in Young Adults, Stable or Down in Older Adults
Women, Minorities Underrepresented in Cardiology Workforce
Protected Health Info Breaches Compromise Sensitive Data
Polysomnographic Thresholds of Limited Use in Pediatric OSA
Rate of Vaping Has Doubled Since 2017 Among U.S. Adolescents
Pediatricians Can Play Role in Cutting Sugary Drink Intake
Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Claims Eighth Life
CDC: Cases of Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Rise to 530 Across 38 States
Few Trauma Patients Assessed for Effects of PTSD, Acute Stress
Increasing DTP3 Coverage Tied to Drop in Diphtheria Cases in Under 15s
Medical Students Not Ready to Provide Nutritional Care
Anemia in Early Pregnancy May Harm Child Neurodevelopment
New York State Institutes Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes
Diabetes Distress Common at Large Midwestern University
Pharmaceutical Treatments for Opioid Abuse May Benefit Teens
Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Claims Seventh Victim
Prenatal, Postnatal Exposures Tied to Blood Pressure in Children
Off-Label Ordering of Systemic Drugs Up for Children
Men Less Knowledgeable About HPV, HPV Vaccination
New York State to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes
No New U.S. Measles Cases Reported Last Week
Room for Improvement Found in HPV Vaccine Delivery Practices
Acetaminophen in Pregnancy May Affect Childhood Behavior
Suicide Rates Increasing for Male, Female Youths in U.S.
FDA to Assess First Drug Meant to Prevent Peanut Allergy
Fewer Children Receiving Care at Family Medicine Practices
Helmets Are Underutilized by Cyclists in the United States
Nine States Now Have an Obesity Rate Above 35 Percent
More Time Spent on Social Media May Harm Teen Mental Health
Allergy Immunotherapy May Decrease Asthma Progression
EPA to Phase Out Chemical Testing on Mammals
President Pushing for Nationwide Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes
Spending Up With Treatment in Hospital-Owned Practices
Insulin Pump Therapy Use Has Increased Since 1995
New Strain of S. pyogenes Causing Scarlet Fever in U.K.
Herd Protection Against Oral HPV Infections Seen Among Men
Poverty Rate Drops, but Fewer Americans Have Health Insurance
California Passes Laws to Reduce Fake Medical Exemptions for Vaccines
AMA: Do Not Use Electronic Cigarettes
Female Early-Career, Midcareer Pediatricians Earn Less Than Male Peers
1,125,000 Men/Boys Expected to Have Hemophilia Worldwide
FDA Warns Juul About Illegal Marketing Claims, Pitch to Youth
Childhood Food Insecurity Tied to Poor Health Outcomes, Developmental Risk
Sublingual Immunotherapy Safely Desensitizes Pediatric Peanut Allergies
U.S. College Students' Marijuana Use Reaches 35-Year High
Racial, Ethnic Underrepresentation Found in Med School Matriculants
Majority of U.S. Doctors Believe ACA Has Improved Access to Care
Health Officials Close in on Culprit in Vaping Lung Injury Cases
Algorithm Based on Response, Biology Guides Neuroblastoma Tx
Updated Recommendations, Levels of Care Categorized for Pediatric ICUs
New Facebook, Instagram Pop-Ups Counter Vaccine Misinformation
California Bill Targets Doctors Who Sell Fake Vaccine Medical Exemptions
Second Possible Death Reported in U.S. From Vaping-Related Lung Illness
Proximity to Outbreak May Affect Attitudes in Vaccine Doubters
Decreased Humoral Immunity to Mumps Seen in Young Adults
Autism Rates Up, Particularly Among Minority Children
Officials Say New York City Measles Outbreak Over
Adolescent Oral Contraceptive Use Tied to Later Depression Risk
Pediatric Flu Vaccine Guidelines Updated for 2019-20 Season
As Lung Injury Cases Rise, CDC Advises 'Do Not Vape'
Racial Disparities Persist in Breastfeeding in U.S. Infants
WHO: 'Dramatic Resurgence' of Measles Occurring in Europe
U.S. Surgeon General Warns of Marijuana's Effect on Developing Brain
More Youth Being Exposed to Secondhand Aerosol From E-Cigs
Millions of Contigo Kids Cleanable Water Bottles Recalled
Vaccine-Related Searches on Pinterest Will Show Only Public Health Organizations
USPSTF Advises Broader Age Range for Hep C Screening
Prenatal Exposure to OMT Does Not Worsen Neonatal Outcomes
Tourist With Measles Visited Southern California Attractions
Most Teen Cannabis Users Have Used Cannabis Concentrate
In-Store E-Cigarette Marketing Influences Use in Young People
Risk for Cardiovascular Disease Greater for Childhood Cancer Survivors
ACIP Recommendations Updated for 2019-20 U.S. Flu Season
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
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
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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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