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Sustained progress reported in early hearing loss screening, intervention programs

May 4, 2015

Between 2006 and 2012, increases were reported in screening, diagnosis, and early intervention rates for hearing loss in U.S. infants, according to the CDC.

Researchers additionally observed a decrease in the number of infants lost to follow-up and lost to documentation.

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Online consumers remain unaware of health risks associated with mobile infant walkers

May 1, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Despite an AAP-recommended ban on the manufacture and sale of mobile infant walkers, due to injuries and infant development delays, online consumers…
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Expert shares information on medical apps for clinical practice

May 1, 2015
BOSTON — Mobile apps are becoming increasingly common in health care, with 20,000 available on iTunes and the Android Store related to medicine, according to…
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Apple's ResearchKit provides innovative medical research platform for various specialties

May 1, 2015
Apple Inc. recently announced ResearchKit, an open-source innovative software tool designed for researchers to gather and extrapolate patient data within the palms of…
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ACP releases updated guide for LGBT health care

May 1, 2015
BOSTON- The significantly updated second edition of The Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health was released today by the ACP at the Internal…
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Prenatal Diagnosis of Colobomatous Microphthalmos

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Volume -2147483648
Online Only, April 27, 2015
Optic nerve coloboma and microphthalmos with colobomatous cyst are rare congenital anomalies that are difficult to…
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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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Maternal vitamin D status could protect against bacterial, viral infections in infants

Maternal vitamin D status could protect against bacterial, viral infections in infants

April 28, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Valencia Walker, MD, a neonatologist at Mattel Children’s Hospital at the University of…
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