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Prolonged presence of rhinovirus RNA rare among healthy infants

November 20, 2014

Presence of rhinovirus RNA in infants’ respiratory tract following upper respiratory infection rarely persisted longer than 30 days, according to study findings published in Pediatrics.

Michael J. Loeffelholz, PhD, of the University of Texas Medical Branch, and colleagues followed 362 healthy infants through 5 winter seasons. Nasopharyngeal specimens were collected monthly during study months 1 through 6, month 9 and during upper respiratory tract infection.

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The Safe Environment for Every Kid Model: Promotion of Children’s Health, Development, and Safety, and Prevention of Child Neglect

Pediatric Annals, November 2014, Volume 43 Issue 11
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Pediatric Annals September 2014

Childhood Obesity

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Pediatricians in practice during the past 20 years saw it coming and felt powerless to stop it. At first it was a…
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ACAAI pediatric session focuses on food allergies, asthma

November 8, 2014
ATLANTA — In this video, Stanley M. Fineman, MD, MBA, FACAAI, provides a preview of a session
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