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Obama unveils strategy to combat antibiotic resistance

September 18, 2014

President Barack Obama has signed an executive order directing key federal departments and agencies to take action against the rise in antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and his administration also has released a national strategy to combat the threat.

In addition, the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) released a report, requested by the president last year, outlining steps that the federal government can take to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

In the Journals

IL-9 differentiated peanut allergy, peanut sensitivity in children

September 18, 2014
Interleukin-9 best differentiated children with peanut allergy from those with peanut sensitivity and atopic children without peanut allergy, according to recent study…
In the Journals

Health care-associated infections decreased in pediatric, neonatal ICUs

September 18, 2014
From 2007 to 2012, the number of health care-associated infections significantly decreased among children in pediatric and neonatal ICUs, according to study findings in…
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Experts debate PANDAS diagnosis in children

September 18, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Margaret K. Hostetter, MD, the B. K. Rachford professor and chair of department of pediatrics, University of Cincinnati, provides an overview…
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A Survey of Children’s Reported Experience in Outpatient Pediatric Ophthalmology Clinics

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, August 4, 2014
Patient-reported experience measures influence contemporary health care. To monitor the experience of children in…
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Gender Nonconforming Youth

Pediatric Annals June 2014

Gender identity and pubertal transition to adult gender roles present a complex interplay of genetic, hormonal, and…
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Experts debate PANDAS diagnosis in children

September 18, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Margaret K. Hostetter, MD, the B. K. Rachford professor and chair of department of…
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