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
Access to Health Care Has Little Impact on Longevity
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
Online Intervention May Cut Unnecessary Primary Care Visits
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
Decreased Air Pollutants Linked to Less Childhood Asthma
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
Risk for Suicide Attempts in Children Doubles With Parental Opioid Use
Migraines in Pregnancy Tied to Worse Outcomes for Mother, Baby
U.S. Incidence of Pediatric Thyroid Cancer on the Rise
California Bill to Tighten Vaccine Exemptions Moves Forward
Pediatricians Should Encourage Fish Consumption for Children
Treatment Rates Low for Parents With Opioid Use Disorder
Homemade Sunscreen Recipes Commonly Shared, Offer Low Protection
Favorable Trends Seen in Lipids, Apolipoprotein B in U.S. Youth
Bill Would Raise U.S. Legal Age to Buy Tobacco to 21
Clinical Drug Diversion Costly to Health Care Organizations
Gender Gap in U.S. Youth Suicide Narrowed From 1975 to 2016
Higher Consumption of Sugary Drinks May Up Mortality in Adults
Mometasone, Tiotropium Do Not Top Placebo in Mild Asthma
Medicaid Expansion Cuts Racial Disparities in Preterm Births
Millennial Parents Found More Likely to Drive Distracted
DDW: Ingested Button Battery Can Cause Gastric Injury
3 Percent of Infant Sleep-Related Deaths Occur in Sitting Devices
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
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