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PCV13 serotypes cause nearly 25% of invasive pneumococcal disease in kids

PCV13 serotypes cause nearly 25% of invasive pneumococcal disease in kids
August 16, 2019
In the Journals

Nearly 2% of hospitalized kids get antibiotics without infection

August 15, 2019
Findings published in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society showed that nearly 2% of children admitted to 32 children’s hospitals in the United…

AAP, AAFP, ACP, urge Trump administration to rescind final 'public charge' rule

August 13, 2019
The AAP has issued a press release urging the Trump administration to rescind a Department of Homeland Security proposal that could affect immigrant children and…

How to answer patients’ questions about ‘rare, extremely serious’ meningococcus B

August 13, 2019
CDC data show that cases of meningococcal disease caused by serogroup B in the United States is at an all-time low — only 0.11 cases per 100,000 people in 2017. …

USPSTF: Screen adults, but not children, for illicit drug use

August 13, 2019
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently issued its first draft recommendation that specifically encouraged primary care clinicians to screen all adults for…
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Special Issue Article

Putting Your Trauma Lens On

Pediatric Annals, July 2019, Volume 48 Issue 7
Trauma in childhood is now understood to cause long-term effects on the brain and body. The pediatric provider, using a…
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Best of Obesity Forum® 2018

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

The incidence of obesity has increased dramatically over the past 20 years and is considered to be an epidemic in the…
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VIDEO: AAP president discusses priorities for children's health

November 4, 2018
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