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CDC: E-cigarette use tripled among adolescents since 2011

August 28, 2014

More than 250,000 adolescents who had never smoked conventional cigarettes used electronic cigarettes in 2013, according to recent study findings from the CDC.

Data, based on the 2011, 2012 and 2013 National Youth Tobacco surveys, indicated a threefold increase in the number of adolescents who smoke e-cigarettes, from 79,000 adolescents in 2011 to 263,000 in 2013.

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Telephone interventions increased healthy sexual behaviors in teens

August 27, 2014
Brief telephone counseling sustained long-term impact from an STI and HIV intervention program from the CDC among black adolescent girls, according to study findings in…
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Age associated with sensitivity type in pediatric patients with EoE

August 27, 2014
Aeroallergen sensitivity increased with age while food sensitivity decreased in pediatric patients with eosinophilic esophagitis, according to recent study results.S
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Genetics company receives $1.4 million NIH grant

August 27, 2014
The NIH has granted a total of $1,367,504 to 23andMe, a personal genetic testing company, for a 2-year project to enhance the company’s online database and…
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Clinical Dilemmas in Evaluating the Short Child

Pediatric Annals, August 2014, Volume 43 Issue 8
Concerns about a child’s growth are one of the most common topics parents voice during general pediatric office…
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Acquired and Congenital Pediatric Cardiac Disease

Keck School of Medicine and Pediatric Annals

5/1/2014
For many pediatric providers, cardiovascular disease equates to congenital heart disease and being on the watch for the…
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Labels not always accurate for alternative supplements

November 19, 2013
NEW YORK — Paul A. Offit, MD, chief of the division of infectious diseases at The Children’s Hospital of…
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