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Bullying may increase risk for depression, anxiety in children with ASD

May 5, 2016

BALTIMORE — Data presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting indicated significant associations between bullying and depression and anxiety in children with developmental disorders.

“Studies of the general pediatric population have shown that victims of bullying are at an elevated risk of experiencing psychiatric problems related to depression and anxiety. However, few studies have examined this association among children with developmental disabilities,” Bridget Kiely, a research assistant at the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York, and colleagues wrote.

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FDA extends authority over e-cigarettes, cigars, hookah tobacco

May 5, 2016
The FDA today extended its regulatory authority over all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars and hookah tobacco, prohibiting retailers from selling these…
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Taxi exemption from safety seat laws increase vehicle collision risk for children

May 5, 2016
BALTIMORE — Daniel M. Fein, MD, from the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine of Children's Hospital at Montefiore and assistant professor of pediatrics at…
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94% of surveyed elite US universities require vaccines for enrollment

May 5, 2016
BALTIMORE — Data presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting indicated that 94% of 129 surveyed top-ranked universities in the United States have…

World Hand Hygiene Day: CDC, WHO urge providers to keep hands clean

May 5, 2016
Hand Hygiene Day is recognized worldwide each year to raise awareness on the importance of hand hygiene practices. Although hand contact is a major cause of infections…
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Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Autism: The Question of Omega-3

Pediatric Annals, March 2016, Volume 45 Issue 3
The use of complementary and alternative medicine is widespread among children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), but…
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Common Symptoms, but Rare Diagnoses in Neonatology: October 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

The old adage “When you hear hoof beats, think horses” is often used in medical education. Yet, there are…
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PAS 2016

PAS 2016

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Asthma-related Twitter posts could aid hospital preparation for emergency asthma visits

May 3, 2016
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