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Childhood traumatic brain injury linked to long-term health issues

August 31, 2016

There are potentially causal effects between childhood and adolescent traumatic brain injury and later, long-term impairments with regard to a range of health and social outcomes, according to data published in PLOS Medicine.

The researchers further concluded that age-sensitive clinical guidelines and preventive strategies should be targeted at children and adolescents.

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AAP: Pediatricians should facilitate, advocate school readiness in the medical home

August 31, 2016
The AAP’s Council on Early Childhood and Council on School Health recently released a policy statement that supported pediatricians’ role in optimizing…
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AAP issues meningococcal B vaccine guidelines for adolescents

August 31, 2016
Trumenba and Bexsero have both been approved for the prevention of serogroup B meningococcal disease in individuals aged 10 through 25 years by the American Academy of…
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Many public health practitioners dissatisfied with pay, 40% plan to leave by 2020

August 31, 2016
Significant turnover of public health employees is expected as approximately 40% of federal, state and local health department employees planning to leave their job in…
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Characteristics of dengue shock syndrome match WHO markers of severe disease

August 31, 2016
Clinical and laboratory characteristics of dengue shock syndrome in children complied with current WHO guidelines as markers of severe disease and presented variables to…
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Double Augmented Vertical Rectus Transposition for Large-Angle Esotropia Due to Sixth Nerve Palsy

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, August 18, 2016
To study the binocular alignment and ocular motility in patients with large-angle esotropia due to sixth nerve palsy…
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Early Childhood Exposures and Risk for Adult Disease: November 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Every physician who cares for children has always worried about the effects interventions or exposures might have on…
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