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New interventions needed to address parental vaccine hesitancy

New interventions needed to address parental vaccine hesitancy
April 27, 2015

SAN DIEGO — Walter A. Orenstein, MD, an Infectious Diseases in Children Editorial Board member, discusses potential intervention strategies to reduce parental vaccine refusal and hesitancy.

To increase effectiveness of physician vaccine recommendations, the National Vaccine Advisory Committee suggests implementing billing codes for counseling given during recommendations and calls for research funding to develop effective interventions that address vaccine hesitancy.

Update on evaluating rashes, eosinophilia in pediatric travelers Meeting News CoverageVideo

Update on evaluating rashes, eosinophilia in pediatric travelers

April 27, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Lawrence F. Eichenfield, MD, chief of pediatric and adolescent dermatology at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego, discusses the evaluation and…
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Supportive family ties decrease risk for violence among adolescent males

April 27, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Adolescent males who reported having supportive family relationships were significantly less likely to be associated with violence, according to data…
Jenny Radesky, MD Meeting News Coverage

Caregivers express concern for mobile device impact on child development

April 27, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Caregivers reported a high degree of concern regarding mobile device use among their children, citing reservation of its impact on social, emotional…
Yaron Finkelstein, MD Meeting News Coverage

Deliberate self-poisoning during adolescence a significant predictor of suicide

April 27, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Results from a population-based study presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting indicated that presentation to the hospital for…
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Assessment and Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Part 2

Pediatric Annals, April 2015, Volume 44 Issue 4
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common neurobehavioral disorder of childhood. In part 1 of…
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Adolescent Sexuality

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Addressing adolescent sexuality is often a challenge for most practicing pediatricians. Because we typically are…
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Update on evaluating rashes, eosinophilia in pediatric travelers

Update on evaluating rashes, eosinophilia in pediatric travelers

April 27, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Lawrence F. Eichenfield, MD, chief of pediatric and adolescent dermatology at Rady Children's…
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