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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 Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting.

“Sleep-related deaths are the third leading cause of infant mortality, responsible for more than 3,500 deaths each year,” study researcher Michael Goodstein, MD, FAAP, of WellSpan York Hospital and Pennsylvania State University, said in a press release.

Natasha Halasa Meeting News Coverage

Population susceptibility to rotavirus has shifted following vaccine introduction

April 25, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Results from a population-based study presented here suggest that population susceptibility to rotavirus may have shifted following the introduction of…
Anupama Subramony, MD Meeting News Coverage

Use of PCR among children with acute respiratory infections may reduce resource utilization

April 25, 2015
SAN DIEGO —Among children hospitalized for acute respiratory infections, using real-time PCR testing increased the number of isolation days but reduced antibiotic…
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Nearly one-third of U.S. teenage drivers report texting while driving

April 25, 2015
SAN DIEGO —Although texting while driving has decreased since state laws have banned it, approximately one-third of teenage drivers report texting while driving…

PAS 2015 to highlight groundbreaking scientific research, clinical science forums

April 25, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Infectious Diseases in Children and will offer live coverage from the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, held…
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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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Management of Pediatric Conjunctivitis and Otitis/Conjunctivitis Syndrome

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Alcon Research, LTD.

Acute bacterial conjunctivitis affects approximately 1 of every 8 children each year, and 5 million cases occur in the…
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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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