Pediatrics News

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
Workload of NICU Nurses Linked to Missed Nursing Care
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
Results of Pediatric Genomic Epilepsy Tests Often Reclassified
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
Few Mandatory Pediatric Postmarketing Studies Completed
Vaccine-Exempt Students Behind N.C. Chickenpox Outbreak
CDC Announces Acute Flaccid Myelitis Task Force
FDA: Another E. coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce
Prenatal Nitric Oxide Exposure Linked to Higher Risk for Autism
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
ACAAI: Oral Immunotherapy Is Protective in Peanut Allergy
Prevalence of Food Allergy 7.6 Percent in U.S. Children
AAP Updates Management of Sport-Related Concussion
Epinephrine Personal Autoinjectors Cost-Effective at $24
CDC: Increase Seen in Salmonella Illnesses From Ground Beef
ACAAI: Almost 2 Percent of Children Have Milk Allergy
ACAAI: Hospital Stay, Caregiver Knowledge of Asthma Linked
CDC: 8.8 Percent Uninsured in U.S. in First Half of 2018
Name-Brand Medications Driving Spike in U.S. Drug Spending
FDA Moves to Restrict Flavored E-Cig Sales, Ban Menthol Cigarettes
Patient Experiences Shed Light on Diagnostic Errors
No Age-Related Increase in BP for Yanomami Community
Under Pressure, JUUL Withdraws Most Flavored E-Cigs From Market
AMA to Collect Data on Suicide Among Doctors-in-Training
CDC: Record Number of Tickborne Disease Cases in U.S. Last Year
Short Interpregnancy Intervals Tied to Adverse Outcome Risk
CDC Probe Continues as Cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis Rise
Repetitive Hits May Predispose Athletes to Concussion
Coordinated Care Needed for Cancer Survivors, Caregivers
One-Third of Peds Medication Errors Due to Usability Issues
No Efficacy Signal for Fluoxetine in EV-D68 Acute Flaccid Myelitis
AHA: Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Updated
FDA to Ban Most Flavored Electronic Cigarettes
EMR Data Can Predict Myopia Development
Soy Feeding in Infancy Linked to Menstrual Pain in Blacks
Progress Toward Goals in Global Health Is Slowing
CDC: Increases in Yoga, Meditation for Children in 2012-2017
CDC Warns of Salmonella Illnesses Linked to Raw Turkey
Quitting Cannabis Tied to Improved Memory
Possible Salmonella Prompts Duncan Hines Cake Mix Recall
Medicaid Expansion Approved in Three Republican-Leaning States
Short Questionnaire IDs GI Disorders in Children With Autism
Peds Firearm-Related Injuries Lead to Clinical, Financial Burden
Study IDs Early Life Factors Predictive of Myopia
Excess Gestational Weight Gain Not Better for Child Bone Health
CDC: Cases of Polio-Like Illness Still Increasing in the U.S.
New Guidelines Issued for Patellofemoral Pain Management
Pediatric Anesthesia Does Not Affect Development Outcomes
Surgery Restores Boy's Ability to Walk Post-Acute Flaccid Myelitis
AAP Warns of Harms of Corporal Punishment for Children
Most Meds Affecting Neurotransmitters Not Linked to Autism Risk
Older Paternal Age Linked to Adverse Perinatal Outcomes
Sign-Up Season Begins on HealthCare.gov
National Youth Obesity Rate at 15.8 Percent for 2016 to 2017
AAP: More Children Visiting Pediatric EDs for Mental Health
AAP: Parents Frequently Save Leftover Antibiotics
HPV Vaccination Uptake Increasing, but Still Too Low
CDC: Prevalence of Gestational Diabetes 6.0 Percent in 2016
10th Child Dies in Adenovirus Outbreak at N.J. Facility
First FDA-Approved Cannabis Drug Now Available in U.S.
Infant Ab Levels Highest With Tdap Vax in Early 3rd Trimester
Updated Guidelines Released for Emergency Care of Children
Fewer Parents Have Sexuality, Gender Concerns About HPV Shot
Financial Conflicts of Interest Prevalent Among CPG Authors
2011 to 2015 Saw Decline in Health Care-Associated Infections
50 Percent of Children Aged 2 to 5 Years Fear Doctor Visits
Sub-Concussive Hits May Not Be Tied to Neurocognitive Changes
USPSTF: Evidence Lacking for Lead Screen in Kids, Pregnancy
Antibiotics, Acid Suppressants in Infancy May Up Obesity Risk
Erectile Dysfunction Common in Childhood Cancer Survivors
AMA Announces Initiative to Reinvent Physician Training
Mortality Among Young People Declined From 1999 to 2015
Prenatal Exposure to Phthalates Linked to Language Delay
Many Hospitals Noncompliant With Record Request Regulations
Health Officers Express Concerns About Vaccine Exemptions
Low Levels of Flu Reported in U.S. From May to October
Odds of Overweight/Obesity Up for Children With Autism
Paid Family Leave Policies May Modestly Increase Breastfeeding
Cancer Survival Higher in Teens, Young Adults Than Other Groups
Prior-Season Vaccination Does Not Curb Flu Shot Effectiveness
Trump Administration Announces Plan to Cut Drug Prices
No Drop Seen in CT Use for Pediatric Head Trauma
Nearly Half of Children Seen in ED for Bronchiolitis Get Radiography
Infant HIV Infection Ups Risk for Congenital CMV Infection
Pace of Change Has Accelerated in Alternative Payment Models
Almost One in 10 Treated in Hospital for Non-Fatal Injury
FDA Approves First New Influenza Drug in 20 Years
7 Children Dead From Adenovirus Outbreak in New Jersey
Prevalence of Pediatric Metabolic, Bariatric Surgery Examined
Arthritis in Adulthood Linked to Childhood Maltreatment
Myo-Inositol Does Not Reduce Retinopathy of Prematurity
White House Unveils New Insurance Option for Small Firms
Advance Care Planning Lowers Symptoms in Teens With HIV
Kids' Sport Participation Tied to Higher Bone Mass in Young Adults
Postnatal Education Increases Pain Relief Use at Vaccinations
Strong Link for Peds Obesity, Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
Adolescent, Young Adult Pod-Based E-Cigarette Use Up
Guidelines Outlined to Ease Peds Transition to Adult Health Care
CDC: Vaccination Rates More Than 95 Percent for Kindergartners
Variability in Geographic Availability of New Antibiotics
Asthma May Raise Obesity Risk Later in Childhood
Model Identifies Adolescents at Risk for Smoking Initiation
HPV Vaccination Not Tied to Risky Sexual Behavior in Teen Girls
Maternal Trauma Associated With Low Male Infant Birthweight
Limited Evidence for OTC Preps to Treat Nasal Symptoms of Colds
Procurement Requirements Drive Interoperability in Health Care IT
Giving Flu Shots in Pharmacies Could Up Vaccination Coverage
Recreational Marijuana Now Legal in Canada
CDC Warns of Salmonella Illnesses Linked to Raw Chicken
Recommendations Developed to Verify NGT Placement in Children
Lung Cancer Deaths 28% Lower in California Than Rest of U.S.
Compression Collar May Protect Brain of Female Soccer Players
CDC Warns of Polio-Like Virus Striking More U.S. Children
Change in Shelter Eligibility Policy Tied to More ED Visits
β-Blockers in 1st Trimester Do Not Up Congenital Malformations
Number of Children Not Receiving Vaccines Slightly Increased
Without Medicaid Expansion, Poor Patients Forgo Medical Care
Age, Sex Affect Extended Post-Concussion Symptoms in Children
Violent Video Games Tied to Physical Aggression
15- and 18-Month, 4-Year Well-Child Visits Most Often Missed
Eye Trauma Secondary to Falls in Older Adults Increasing
CDC: Many Children With Heart Conditions Have Special Needs
Nine Cases of Polio-Like Illness Suspected in Children in Illinois
Low Recurrence With Shortened IV Abx Course in GBS Bacteremia
Poor Outcomes for Hispanic Infants With Congenital Heart Dz
Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass May Be Better for Teens
Aetna-CVS Merger Approved
Childhood Obesity Persists Into Adolescence
Hand Hygiene Program Beneficial for Day Care Centers
Timing of Pushing Does Not Impact Spontaneous Vaginal Delivery
Polio-Like Condition in Children on Rise Again in the United States
Flea-Borne Typhus Outbreak in Los Angeles County
Minority Residents Experience Burdens Linked to Race/Ethnicity
Acetaminophen Can Reduce Recurrence of Febrile Seizures
Best Practices for Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Updated
Industry-Funded Trials Often Involve Employees in Studies
AZ Company Recalls Raw Beef Products Linked to Salmonella
More Than 14 Million Preteens Need to Receive HPV Vaccine
Morbidity, Mortality Up for Youth With CHD Presenting to ED
Tips Provided for Budgeting in Medical Residency
Three-Quarters of Health Care Workers Got Flu Shot Last Year
Childhood Risk Profiles Affect Middle-Age Lung Function
FDA Seizes Documents From E-Cigarette Maker JUUL
JUUL Laboratories Have Largest Market Share of E-Cigarettes
CDC: Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Gravel Ridge Farms Eggs
Red Tide May Be Cause of Florida Beachgoers' Breathing Problems
Uninsured Rate at 8.8 Percent in First Quarter of 2018
Breastfeeding Inversely Linked to Infant BMI Z Score
High HbA1c After T1DM Diagnosis Predicts Psychiatric Comorbidity
Better Glycemic Control With Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery
Soft Drinks Account for One-Fifth of Youth Beverage Consumption
For Employer-Based Plans, Spending Across Services Steady
Interviews Can Help Ensure Physician Candidates Fit Culture
Number of Health-Related Data Breaches Increasing
Global Cognition Up for Youth Meeting Movement Guidelines
Insufficient Sleep Tied to Unsafe Behaviors in High School Students
Mental Health Disparities ID'd Among Students of Color
More Non-Elderly Americans Uninsured in 2017 Versus 2016
Risk of Relapse Up for Teens, Young Adults With Leukemia
Hospital Privacy Curtains Become Increasingly Contaminated
Physicians Often Don't Address Their Burnout
Tenth-Graders Use Combustible, Edible, Vaporized Cannabis
Prevalence of TBI 2.5 Percent Among U.S. Children
Implementing EMRs Affects Time Spent With Patients in Clinic
CDC: Congenital Syphilis More Than Doubled Since 2013
AAP Provides Recommendations for Teen Drivers, Parents
Business Degree Increasingly Useful for Doctors
80,000 Americans Died From Influenza Over Last Year
Final Update on Salmonella-Tainted Honey Smacks Cereal
Practices Should Set Rules for Staff Social Media Use
Time to Defib Not Linked to Survival in Pediatric IHCA
Kidney Function Recovery Seen in Some Children on Dialysis
Burnout, Career Choice Regret Prevalent in U.S. Residents
Childhood Poverty Can Affect Cognitive Skills in Old Age
High Nicotine Concentrations Delivered by 'Pod Mods'
Enlarged Kidneys in Neonates With Congenital Heart Disease
Persistent Post-Op Opioid Use in Young Cancer Patients Explored
Head CT Decision Aid Ups Parent Knowledge in Child Head Trauma
Lack of CHD4 Leads to Abnormal Myofibrils, Heart Defects
Education Can Up Emotional Intelligence in Residents
Physician-Group ACOs Generate Medicare Savings
AAP Report Addresses Managing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
In 2016, Proportion of Uninsured Americans Down to 10 Percent
Gender Nonconformity Linked to Students' Mental Distress
Prenatal, Postnatal Homelessness Tied to Poor Health in Children
Some Clinicians, Patients Record Clinic Visits for Patient Use
Ground Beef Recalled After E. Coli Outbreak
Repeat CT Common in Peds Traumatic Epidural Hematoma
Pediatric End-Stage Liver Disease Score Underestimates Mortality
Dozens of Medical Groups Join Forces to Improve Diagnoses
Educational Disabilities More Likely With Neonatal Abstinence
Cannabinoid Trials Needed for Peds Neurologic Disorders
Research Links Doctor Burnout to Patient Safety Incidents
Black Individuals at Highest Risk of Legal Intervention Injury
Residents Should Take Advantage of Paid Time Off
Hospitals Charge 479 Percent of Cost of Drugs on Average
Gestational Diabetes Tied to Subsequent Glucose Disorders
Few Yogurt Products Qualify As Low-Sugar
>60 Percent of Adults Report Adverse Childhood Experiences
Pediatricians Have Role in Supporting Transgender Youth
20% of Children, Adolescents Use Prescription Medications
Patient Health Information Often Shared Electronically
EPA Plan Will Maintain Carbon Emissions From Power Plants
Global Prevalence of Insufficient Activity 27.5 Percent
Sport Specialization Tied to Pediatric Overuse Injury
Active Choice Intervention Tied to Increase in Flu Shot Rates
FDA Ad Campaign Hopes to Halt E-Cigarette Use Among Teens
Tips for Advising Patients Living in Highly Polluted Settings
Compliance With Requirement to Report Results on EUCTR Is Poor
Drug Prices Increase More Than Expected After Shortages
Many Middle, High Schoolers Report E-Cigarette Cannabis Use
Scribes Improve Physician Workflow, Patient Interaction
Factors Predictive of Escalated Care in Infant Bronchiolitis ID'd
Decrease in Infant Walker-Related Injuries Since 2010
Many Foster Kids Inappropriately Prescribed Psychiatric Drugs
Ambient Particulate Matter Linked to Emergency Asthma Care
Association Health Plans Can Help Small Businesses Offer Coverage
No Evidence for Milk Increasing Mucus Production From Lungs
Poor Maternal Bonding for Women Denied Abortion
Final CDC Update on Salmonella Linked to Backyard Poultry
Situation Framing, Language Can Influence Decision-Making
Sales of Flavored E-Cigarette Products Up Since 2012
CDC: Some Sexual Minorities Have Higher Sexual Risk Behaviors
Experts Advise Against Universal DNA Sequencing of Newborns
Pediatricians Have a Role in Encouraging Play Among Children
CDC: Infant Mortality Rate Varies Greatly Among States
Gains in Insurance Coverage Seen for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Adults
Parents' Technology Use Can Negatively Impact Children
Fingolimod Cuts Multiple Sclerosis Relapses in Pediatric Patients
FDA Gets Tough on Juul, Other Electronic Cigarette Makers
Six-Step Analysis Can Help Improve Practice Logistics
CDC: Tobacco Product Use Varies by Race Among U.S. Teens
Residents Working Long Hours Can Increase Alertness
High-Touch Surfaces at Airports Often Covered in Pathogens
Sexual, Physical Abuse Up Odds of Injury for Female Athletes
Chest Radiograph Effective for Excluding Pediatric Pneumonia
Data Age in Clinical Trials Is About Three Years at Publication
Medicaid Work Requirements Don't Impact Many Enrollees
Early Talk, Interaction Predicts School-Age Language Outcomes
Many Opportunities for Doctors Using Twitter
Nurse-Led Call After Discharge Doesn't Cut Peds Urgent Care
Docs, Consumers Agree on Benefits of Virtual Care
Physician Burnout Rates Vary by Medical Specialty
NICU Antibiotic Use Rates Declined From 2013 to 2016
Maternal Holding With Glucose or Breastfeeding Best Analgesic
American Academy of Pediatrics Updates Car Seat Guidance
Southwest Passengers May Have Been Exposed to Measles
Social Determinants Linked to Provision of Primary Care
Personalized Weighting Could Enhance Hospital Rating Tools
AAP Updates Recommendations for Pediatric Flu Vaccination
Adding Fish Oil in Pregnancy May Lead to Higher Child BMI
X-Rays, Blood Tests Not Advised for Children's Concussions
Better Training Needed to Boost LGBTQ Patient Health Care
Hospital Groups Launch Own Generic Drug Company
Perinatal Mortality Rates Remain Unchanged From 2014 to 2016
CDC Issues Recs on Diagnosis, Management of Pediatric mTBI
Recent Increase in Contraception Use Noted Among U.S. Teenagers
Baloxavir Superior to Placebo for Alleviating Flu Symptoms
130 Now Sickened by Salmonella-Tainted Honey Smacks Cereal
Child Participation in Medicaid, CHIP Up From 2013 to 2016
CDC: HPV Vaccination Rates Increasing Among Adolescents
~3,000 Excess Deaths Estimated Due to Hurricane Maria
Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Has Uncertain Future
Enrollment in High-Deductible Health Plans Up From '07 to '17
FDA: Montelukast Tablet Bottles Recalled
Adding Pharmacist to Team Can Improve Patient Outcomes
Last 20 Years Saw Increase in Prevalence of ADHD in Children
Self-Injury Tops Diabetes As Cause of Death in United States
CDC: Increase in Rate of STDs for Fourth Consecutive Year in U.S.
Helmets May Not Protect Skiers From Traumatic Brain Injury
Risk of Depression Up in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Ground Chuck Products Recalled by Publix Super Markets
FDA Warns of Dangers of Liquid Nitrogen in Food, Drinks
Medical Bills in Collections Decrease With Patient Age
Pediatric Revisits, Admissions for UTI Similar With Oral or IV Meds
Drinking Water Turned Off in All Detroit's Public Schools
Many Teens Are Concerned Over Societal Discrimination
Many ED Visits for Antibiotic Adverse Drug Events in Children
No Meaningful Increase in Physician Compensation Last Year
Pfizer Recalls a Type of Children's Liquid Advil
CDC: Salmonella Outbreak in 4 States Linked to Kosher Chicken
Marketplace Premiums Increase More With Monopolist Insurers
CDC: Most Babies Born in 2015 Started Out Breastfeeding
Medical Practices Should Address Negative Online Reviews
FDA: Hundreds of Human, Pet Homeopathy Products Recalled
Artificial Intelligence Holds Promise in Medicine
Experts Address Loss of the National Guideline Clearinghouse
Physicians Lack Knowledge About Serogroup MenB Vaccination
Cannabinoid in Breast Milk Up to Six Days After Marijuana Use
Alcohol Is Leading Risk Factor for Global Disease Burden
Pediatricians Advise Against Use of Marijuana in Pregnancy
Most Research Participants Not Concerned About Data Sharing
Experiencing Parental Cancer As Child Has Lasting Impact
AMA Adopts Policy Promoting Health Equity As a Goal
FDA: Illnesses Linked to McDonald's Salads Reach 507
Education RE: Herd Immunity Can Up Readiness to Be Vaccinated
FDA Bans E-Cig Liquid Products That Look Like Snacks, Candies
Most Surgical Residents Want Financial Education
Non-Medical Costs Burden Families of Hospitalized Children
Small Practices Also at Risk for Data Breaches
National Provider Identifiers Are Vulnerable to Theft
Teen Smoke Exposure Tied to Increase in Related Symptoms
Strategy Outlined for Shooter Incident in Health Care Facility
Catch-Up HPV Doses Effective to Age 21 Against Cervical Neoplasia
Advantages for HDHP Enrollees in Large Versus Small Firms
Similar Outcomes for Rural, Urban Cancer Patients in SWOG Trials
Spinal Manipulation Plus Exercise Effective for Teen Low Back Pain
Accuracy of Hypoxia-Based Baby Monitors Is Concerning
Doctors Often Not Discussing Risk Factors With Patients
FDA Extends EpiPen Expiration Dates to Tackle Shortage
Plan to Relax Coal-Fired Power Plant Rules Could Up Mortality
Preventable Adverse Drug Events Usually of Minor Severity in Kids
Pennsylvania Case Could Affect Evidence for Malpractice Defense
Young, Growing Athletes at High Risk for ACL Injuries
Experts Offer Tips for Provider Appeal of Denied Medical Claims
NYU Becomes First Medical School to Cover All Tuition
Wildfire Smoke Causing Poor Air Quality in U.S. Pacific Northwest
Many Children With Asthma Do Not Have Medications Ready
AAP Outlines Appropriate Pediatric Nephrology Testing
Heat-Driven Air Conditioning May Contribute to Additional Deaths
Little Global Development Assistance for Adolescent Health
Tobacco Content Still Common on U.K. Prime-Time Television
EHR Review Can Measure Diagnostic Uncertainty
Psych Screening Beneficial in Pediatric Abdominal Pain
U.S. Measles Outbreak Hits 107 Cases in 21 States, D.C.
Comments Open on End of NIH Review for Gene Therapy Studies
Residents' Sleep Deteriorates During Training
QI Program Can Up Outcomes for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Cerebral Blood Flow Changes in Pediatric Patients With CKD
Honey May Protect Children Who Swallow Button Batteries
FDA Approves First Generic EpiPen
Practice Names, Logos Should Be Carefully Designed
Methylphenidate Good First-Choice Pediatric ADHD Drug
CDC: Brucellosis in Dogs Remains a Public Health Risk
NIH Panel Will No Longer Review Gene Therapy Experiments
Steps Provided for Discharging Patient From Practice
Counseling Needed for Pediatric Patients With Impaired Fertility
Patient Portals Don't Appear to Have Much Traction
ACA Coverage Gains Include Workers Without Insurance
Vit D Independently, Inversely Tied to Cholesterol in Children
Rate of Pediatric Emergencies in Ambulatory Practices Identified
Primary Care Provider Burnout Rate Low in Small Practices
HPV Legislation Doesn't Impact Teen Sexual Behaviors
Completing Sepsis Bundle Within an Hour Cuts Pediatric Mortality
6 Factors Related to Inclusion in Health Care Workplace ID'd
E-Cigarette Smoking Tied to Later Marijuana Use in Teens
Intervention Cuts Risk for HIV in Young Transgender Women
Four Pros to Integrating EHR, Practice Management Software
AAP Provides Safety Precautions to Prevent Drowning
Prenatal Tdap Vaccination Not Linked to Autism Risk
CDC: More Than 400 Sickened by McDonald's Salads
In Teens, Young Adults, High BMI May Hurt Cardiovascular Health
Eye Examination Can Help Detect Abuse in Children
Neurodevelopmental Anomalies, Birth Defects Linked to Zika ID'd
Court Rules That U.S. Must Halt Sales of Pesticide Chlorpyrifos
AMA Adopts Policy on Augmented Intelligence
Sufficient Preconception Vitamin D Tied to Lower Miscarriage Risk
Parental Depression Ups Odds of Child Use of Health Services
Teen Sudden Cardiac Death Causes Often Not ID'd on Screens
AMA Adopts Policy to Advance Gender Equity in Medicine
Parental Belief in Religion Lowers Child Suicide Risk
High BP Seen at School Age for Extreme Preterm Infants
American Heart Association Urges Screen Time Limits for Youth
Vit D Supplementation Doesn't Improve Fetal, Infant Growth
Cyber Insurance Recommended for All Physician Practices
Measles Case Reported in Minnesota
Steps Taken to Increase Use of Electronic Tools in Medicine
Gender Gap for First Authors of Perspectives in Peds Journals
Resource Use Greater for More Severe Pediatric Appendicitis
Preschooler's Perfectionism May Predict OCD in Adolescence
Responsive Parent Intervention in Infancy Can Reduce BMI z Score
AMA Proposes Policy Opposing Medicaid 'Lockout' Provisions
HIV, Syphilis Screening Low With ED-Diagnosed PID in Adolescents
New Tick Species Spreading in the United States
AMA Calls for Greater Electronic Cigarette Regulation
Death Records Estimate 1,139 Deaths Due to Hurricane Maria
Many Youths Believe Gun Control Would Decrease Mass Shootings
Cohesive Teams Can Help Blend Clinical Care With Education
About Half of Child Caregivers Use Cellphones While Driving
Rifampin Effective for Latent Tuberculosis in Children
Parent-Child Interactive Intervention Cuts Depression
Variation in Specialty Drug Coverage Across Health Plans
Some Bacteria Now More Tolerant of Alcohol-Based Sanitizers
Groups Urge CMS to Reconsider Suspending Risk Adjustment
Federal Parity Tied to Lower Out of Pocket Mental Health Spending
Doctors Key in Care Coordination for Pediatric Inpatients
Doctors Can Help Children, Teens Adhere to Eczema Treatment Plan
Health Affairs Announces Launch of New Three-Year Initiative
Three Financial Metrics Can Improve Practice Performance
CDC: Salmonella Outbreaks in 44 States Linked to Backyard Poultry
How Doctors Receive Feedback Is Key for Antimicrobial Programs
AMA Calls for Alleviating Racial Housing Segregation
New York City 2013 Measles Outbreak Proved Costly
New Short-Term Health Plans Have Large Coverage Gaps
Summer Sounds Can Cause Hearing Damage
Alcohol Exposure Via Breastmilk May Affect Infant Development
National Guideline Clearinghouse Offline Due to Funding Cuts
Update on Salmonella Outbreak Tied to Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad
Dog's Saliva Caused Bacterial Infection Leading to Amputations
Steps Can Be Taken by Doctors to Minimize Risk of Lawsuits
Pediatric Ward Noise at Night Exceeds Recommended Levels
Learning to Change Important for Improving Practice
Front Desk Staff Can Set Up a Practice for Successful Billing
Few Published Programs Address Medical Trainee Mistreatment
Medical Boards May Contribute to Mental Health Stigma for Doctors
Better Care Quality Needed for Universal Health Coverage
Teen Boy Suffers Serious Burns After 'Hot Water Challenge'
Young Cancer Survivors Have High Risk of Endocrine Diseases
Ties Between Self-Regulation, Obesity in Children Differ by Sex
Four Strategies Help Doctors Make Personal, Professional Gains
No Higher Risk of Autoimmune Disorders After HPV4 Vaccination
Fatal Child Drownings in Open Water Areas Are Increasing
Cross-Continuum Communication Beneficial After Discharge
New Model IDs Factors Tied to Muslim Youth Radicalization
Assessing, Improving Patient Satisfaction Cuts Malpractice Risk
Guidance Provided for Reporting Foodborne Illness
Insurers May Be Underpaying Doctors
Many U.S. Adults View Marijuana Use Positively
Tools, Methods of RCTs Can Be Adapted to Real-World Settings
Prevalence of Depression 4.4 Percent Among Dads of Infants
HerbList App Launched to Provide Information on Herbal Products
Physicians and Practices Should Prepare for Emergencies
Parents' Childhood Affects Their Children's Behavioral Health
Child Health Concerns Related to Use of Food Additives
VA MISSION Act May Up Costs, Lower Vet Health Care Quality
Salmonella Spurs Recall of Swiss Rolls, Bread
Medical Organizations Must Address Sexual Harassment
Salmonella Spurs Recall of Ritz Crackers
Embezzlement Not Uncommon in Medical Practices
Child-Targeted Gluten-Free Products No Healthier
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Pediatrics Conference Highlights

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
August 25 2018 - August 27 2018National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Aug. 25-27
June 22 2018 - June 26 2018American Diabetes Association, June 22-26
April 19 2018 - April 21 2018American College of Physicians, April 19-21
March 17 2018 - March 20 2018The Endocrine Society, March 17-20
March 2 2018 - March 5 2018American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, March 2-5
February 16 2018 - February 20 2018American Academy of Dermatology, Feb. 16-20

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