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Living with an incarcerated parent may increase risk for bullying

May 2, 2016

BALTIMORE — Children who lived with incarcerated parents were more likely to be bullies, according to data presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting.

“Bullying has become a growing national concern. Adverse childhood experiences can weaken a child’s emotional health and overall well-being, so could be associated with bullying,” Monica L. Hajirawala, a student at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, and colleagues wrote.

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Paralytic medications, worsening renal function increase risk for ventilator-associated conditions

May 2, 2016
BALTIMORE — Use of paralytic medications and worsening renal functioning, especially with acute kidney injuries, increased the risk for ventilator-associated…
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Health officials announce first Zika-related death in Puerto Rico

May 2, 2016
A patient with Zika virus infection in Puerto Rico has died of complications related to severe thrombocytopenia, according to a recent MMWR. It is the first Zika…
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Asthma, ADHD significantly increased among impoverished children

May 2, 2016
BALTIMORE — Children living in poverty experienced significantly higher rates of asthma and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder compared to wealthier…
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PCPs should screen, intervene with young smokers regardless of smoking intensity

May 2, 2016
BALTIMORE — Clinicians and primary care physicians should screen and work with young smokers regardless of how often and how much they smoke, and should also be…
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Graded Marginal Recession: A Surgical Technique to Correct Small Angle Vertical Deviations

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, March/April 2016, Volume 53 Issue 2
To describe a novel muscle recession technique to surgically correct small angle vertical deviations in symptomatic…
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Sudden Cardiac Death in Children and Adolescents: December 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

In any busy primary care pediatricpractice issues such as chest pain, syncope,palpitations, and arrhythmias…
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VIDEO: Flublok demonstrates superior efficacy over IIV

April 21, 2016
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