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Eight developments in pediatric GI conditions

December 19, 2014

Recent study data on pediatric gastrointestinal conditions have been abundant, particularly among presentations at the many gastroenterological society meetings this fall.

Here are eight highlights of pediatric GI research recently presented by Healio Gastroenterology and Infectious Diseases in Children.

CMS releases new quality of care data on physicians, ACOs, hospitals

December 19, 2014
CMS released new data on the quality of care provided by physician group practices, hospitals and Accountable Care Organizations, according to the CMS Blog.Included in…

CDC, FDA: Multistate listeriosis outbreak linked to caramel apples

December 19, 2014
The CDC and FDA announced an ongoing investigation of an outbreak of listeria infections associated with commercially produced, prepackaged caramel apples.As of Dec. 18…

Majority of US high school students get insufficient sleep

December 19, 2014
Less than 10% of US high school students reportedly obtain at least 9 hours of sleep nightly, according to data in Preventing Chronic Disease, suggesting the majority…

Misplaced fear

December 18, 2014
When it comes to Ebola, the public is demonstrating its fear and paranoia with measures ranging from buying personal hazmat suits to excluding children from schools who…
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Perpetually Perplexing Pediatric Patients: It’s Complicated: Part 1

Pediatric Annals, December 2014, Volume 43 Issue 12
Managing pediatric patients with atypical rashes and seemingly simple diagnostic illnesses will continue to challenge…
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Updates in Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: What New Guidelines Mean to Your Practice

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) accounts for 5% to 15% of patients diagnosed with JIA and is the most…
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RIVUR: Antimicrobial prophylaxis associated with reduced risk for recurrence, comparable renal scarring

RIVUR: Antimicrobial prophylaxis associated with reduced risk for recurrence, comparable renal scarring

December 4, 2014
NEW YORK — Sarah Long, MD, section chief of Infectious Diseases at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children…
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