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Prevention strategies critical for those at risk for anencephaly

May 31, 2016

Preconception counseling and other primary and secondary prevention strategies targeting populations at risk for anencephaly are important to protect these groups, according to data presented at the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting.

The researchers, including Isamarie Alcantara, MD, of the Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, in Bronx, N.Y., also noted the importance of adopting measures to prevent neural tube defects (NTD), and the need for additional research to evaluate the genetic, socioeconomic and environmental factors predisposing NTD.

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FDA expands indication of Teflaro for pediatric patients with CABP, ABSSSIs

May 31, 2016
The FDA has expanded the indication for Teflaro, an injectable antibiotic in the cephalosporin class, to treat pediatric patients aged 2 months to 18 years with…
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Provider shortages, insurance hurdles complicate treatment for transgender teens

May 31, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Reality TV star Jazz Jennings knew she was a girl from the moment she could first express herself and knows she was fortunate to have supportive…
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Most patients first seek concussion treatment from PCP

May 31, 2016
For a vast majority of children, the first point-of-entry for concussion care is through primary care, and, as such, incidence estimates that are based solely on ED…
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VIDEO: Managing psychiatric comorbidities of chronic illness in adolescents

May 31, 2016
ATLANTA — Susan Samuels, MD, child and adolescent psychiatrist at New York-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medicine, emphasizes the burden of psychiatric…
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Comparative Cinical Outcomes of Pediatric Patients Presenting With Eyelid Nodules of Idiopathic Facial Aseptic Granuloma, Hordeola, and Chalazia

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, May 17, 2016
To present the clinical features of the eyelid nodules observed in a newly determined dermatologic disorder, idiopathic…
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CME

Dermatology: A Morphologic Approach to Differential Diagnosis: August 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Most primary care pediatricians will agree that on any given day they evaluate a fair number of dermatology concerns…
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VIDEO: Flublok demonstrates superior efficacy over IIV

April 21, 2016
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