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Internet misinformation, dated beliefs continue to fuel vaccine hesitancy

November 24, 2015

NEW YORK — Gary S. Marshall, MD, chief of pediatric infectious diseases at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, discusses the root causes of vaccine hesitancy, including a poor understanding of the risk/benefit ratio associated with vaccines and lack of the necessary filter to distinguish legitimate from illegitimate science.

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Entellus receives FDA clearance for multisinus dilation system in children

November 24, 2015
The FDA has granted Entellus Medical 501(k) clearance for their XprESS Multi-Sinus dilation system in pediatric patients, aged 2 years and older, according to a press…
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Study details clinical course of humeral osteomyelitis in pediatric patients

November 24, 2015
Results from a 10-year retrospective study in New Zealand on pediatric patients with humeral osteomyelitis highlight the efficacy of antibiotics and debridement for…
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Reactive arthritis may be underdiagnosed in pediatric patients with C. difficile

November 24, 2015
A recently presented case-control study showed pediatric patients who experience infection with Clostridium difficile may develop reactive arthritis that is either…
In the Journals

ACP calls for doctors to prescribe generic drugs over name brand

November 24, 2015
In a recently published paper, the ACP has stated that generic medications, rather than more expensive name-brands, should be prescribed to patients whenever…
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Early-Life Exposure to Antibiotics, Alterations in the Intestinal Microbiome, and Risk of Metabolic Disease in Children and Adults

Pediatric Annals, November 2015, Volume 44 Issue 11
The intestinal microbiome is a complex ecosystem of microorganisms that colonize the human gastrointestinal tract. The…
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Early Childhood Exposures and Risk for Adult Disease: November 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Every physician who cares for children has always worried about the effects interventions or exposures might have on…
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Amoxicillin returns to the vanguard for treatment of pediatric pneumococcal infections

November 23, 2015
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