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Two doses of HPV vaccine effectively prevent genital warts

Two doses of HPV vaccine effectively prevent genital warts
May 22, 2017

Two doses of HPV vaccine gave girls aged 9 to 14 years as much protection as three doses against genital warts, and both regimens provided significantly more protection than one dose or no doses at all, according to research recently published in Sexually Transmitted Diseases.

Researchers suggest that their findings are another piece of the growing body of evidence to support administering HPV vaccinations at a young age.

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Record levels of in-home HIV test sales linked to the ‘Charlie Sheen effect’

May 18, 2017
After actor Charlie Sheen announced that he was HIV-positive during an interview on NBC’s Today Show on Nov. 17, 2015, researchers found that millions of people…
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One-third of teens with autism acquire driver's license, closely following eligibility

May 17, 2017
Although only one-third of teenagers with autism spectrum disorder acquire an intermediate driver’s license, 90% of those who did acquired their license within 2…
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Clinicians should play role in preventing firearm injuries

May 12, 2017
Pediatricians should discuss unintentional and suicide-related firearm injury prevention in their practices using a pragmatic and nonjudgmental approach, according to a…
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SSRIs for Anxiety and Depression in Children and Adolescents

Psychiatric Annals, March 2013, Volume 43 Issue 3
1. Understand which indications are best suited for selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) administration in…
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Acquired and Congenital Pediatric Cardiac Disease

Keck School of Medicine and Pediatric Annals

For many pediatric providers, cardiovascular disease equates to congenital heart disease and being on the watch for the…
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American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Annual Meeting

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Annual Meeting

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In the Journals

Two doses of HPV vaccine effectively prevent genital warts

May 22, 2017
Two doses of HPV vaccine gave girls aged 9 to 14 years as much protection as three doses against genital warts, and both regimens provided…

In the Journals Plus

Record levels of in-home HIV test sales linked to the ‘Charlie Sheen effect’

May 18, 2017
After actor Charlie Sheen announced that he was HIV-positive during an interview on NBC’s Today Show on Nov. 17, 2015, researchers found that…

In the Journals

One-third of teens with autism acquire driver's license, closely following eligibility

May 17, 2017
Although only one-third of teenagers with autism spectrum disorder acquire an intermediate driver’s license, 90% of those who did acquired…

In the Journals

Clinicians should play role in preventing firearm injuries

May 12, 2017
Pediatricians should discuss unintentional and suicide-related firearm injury prevention in their practices using a pragmatic and nonjudgmental…

In the Journals

Bullying increases risk for depression, substance use in late adolescence

May 11, 2017
Being bullied in early adolescence may increase risk for depression and substance use during mid- to late adolescence, according to recent findings…

Meeting News

Interruptions in Medicaid coverage harm children’s access to health care

May 10, 2017
Children are likely to go without needed health care or to receive care in resource-intensive settings like EDs during short-term loss of Medicaid…

Meeting News

Teen ED visits related to marijuana use skyrocket after legalization in Colorado

May 9, 2017
ED and urgent care center visits at a Colorado hospital increased rapidly among adolescents after the legalization of marijuana for commercialized…

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Tracking devices reduce wandering frequency, risk among children with autism

May 8, 2017
Tracking devices using radio, Bluetooth or GPS technology significantly reduce the frequency and associated risks

Meeting News

Gun access higher among youth with violent, mental health history

May 8, 2017
Youth who screened positive for ADHD, conduct problems, violence and aggression were more likely to report increased access to firearms, according to…

Meeting News

Teen angst may indicate depression risk to PCPs

May 5, 2017
Common expressions of teen angst may indicate the need for further evaluation for depression among adolescents, according to findings presented at…

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