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Haiti still prone to cholera despite improved water sources

April 27, 2017

ATLANTA — More than 6 years after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake set the stage for a cholera outbreak in Haiti, people in the resource-poor West Indies nation are still in danger of being infected, researchers said.

Results of their study, presented at the CDC’s Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Conference, suggest that rural residents are particularly at risk for infection.

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Obesity, central obesity increase precocious puberty risk

April 27, 2017
The risk for precocious puberty may be increased with childhood obesity and/or central obesity; the risk is more pronounced in girls than boys, according to findings…
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Influenza-related death most common in children younger than 2 years

April 27, 2017
ATLANTA — The highest mortality rate regarding influenza-related pediatric death occurs most frequently in children younger than 2 years of age, with minimal
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Sibling death in childhood may increase risk for early mortality

April 26, 2017
An individual whose sibling dies during childhood has an increased risk for short-term and long-term mortality, according to results of a population-based study. The…
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Childhood lead exposure associated with lower IQ, socioeconomic decline in adulthood

April 26, 2017
Children in New Zealand exposed to high lead levels exhibited lower cognitive function, socioeconomic status and declines in IQ scores by age 38, highlighting the
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Visual, Topographic, and Pachymetric Effects of Pediatric Corneal Collagen Cross-linking

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, March/April 2017, Volume 54 Issue 2
To evaluate the effects of pediatric corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) on corrected distance visual acuity (CDVA)…
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Pediatric Rheumatology: June 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Of all the areas of pediatric practice, none can seem more daunting or require a higher index of suspicion than…
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American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Annual Meeting

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Annual Meeting

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March 2, 2017
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