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E-cigarette use on the rise among teen smokers, non-smokers

April 26, 2015

SAN DIEGO — Results from a national study indicate that electronic cigarette use has significantly increased among adolescents in the last two years, regardless of smoking status.

“Electronic cigarettes are of great concern,” study researcher Jonathan D. Klein, MD, MPH, FAAP, associate executive director of the AAP, said in a press release. “They are highly addictive nicotine delivery devices, and the vapor can and does cause harm to lungs.”

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Cognitive, behavioral impairment persists after ASD resolves

April 26, 2015
SAN DIEGO — When an early autism spectrum disorders diagnosis resolves, in which the child no longer meets the diagnostic criteria, there are frequently learning…
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Bacterial densities of S. pneumoniae, H. influenzae increase during sinusitis

April 26, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Bacterial densities of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae increased during episodes of acute bacterial sinusitis, according to data…
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IMAGO: LUM001 fails to reduce bile acids, pruritus in pediatric patients with ALGS

April 26, 2015
VIENNA — Serum bile acids and pruritus remained unchanged in pediatric patients with allagile syndrome after treatment with LUM001, according to a late breaker…
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Parenting magazine images may promote unsafe infant sleep environments

April 25, 2015
SAN DIEGO —Twenty-nine percent of images in magazines geared towards parents depicted safe sleep environments for infants, according to data presented at the…
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A 15-Year-Old Obese Girl with Abdominal Pain

Pediatric Annals, April 2015, Volume 44 Issue 4
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Pediatric Annals February 2015

Childhood Epilepsy: February 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

It is rare indeed for any child with suspected seizures to present to a pediatric neurologist’s offi ce de novo…
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VIDEO: New data on vaccines and vaccination at ACVR 2015

VIDEO: New data on vaccines and vaccination at ACVR 2015

April 20, 2015
BETHESDA, Md. — Bruce G. Gellin, MD, MPH, the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health and director of the…
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