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Obama administration proposes $1.2 billion of antibiotic resistance-related funding

January 28, 2015

The Obama administration’s 2016 fiscal year budget proposal includes more than $1.2 billion of federal funding toward combating antibiotic resistance, according to a White House press release.

Among the key goals of the proposed funding are improved antibiotic stewardship programs, surveillance, reporting and research in the health care and agricultural sectors. It is nearly twice as much money toward antibiotic resistance-related areas as was provided in 2015.

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Study links facial port-wine stain patterns with Sturge-Weber syndrome risk

January 28, 2015
Specific upper-facial port-wine stain patterns in infants were associated with an increased risk of Sturge-Weber syndrome, according to recently published study…
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ASD symptom severity differences increased by age 6 years

January 28, 2015
Only a small portion of developmental trajectories in autism spectrum disorder severity and adaptive functioning occurs during the preschool years, suggesting that some…
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Two-hour limit on screen use may be outdated

January 28, 2015
Data from a cross-sectional online survey of Australian primary and secondary school students indicated many children exceed the recommended 2 hours of daily…
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JIA health status worsens in adulthood

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Patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis were more likely to report active disease and pain in adulthood than as a child under pediatric care, and physician- and…
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Delivering Clinical Trials and Observational Studies in Child Eye Health: A Nationwide Survey in the United Kingdom

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Adolescent Substance Abuse: October 2014

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Adolescence has always been a time of challenge for parents and pediatricians. Recent neuroscience literature confirms…
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Lessons every clinician should know about lymphadenopathy and lymphadenitis

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NEW YORK — Mary Anne Jackson, MD, chief of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases section at Children’s Mercy…
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