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FDA approves Tdap vaccine Adacel for repeat vaccination

FDA approves Tdap vaccine Adacel for repeat vaccination
January 15, 2019
In the Journals

Almost 16% of pediatric transplant recipients hospitalized with vaccine-preventable diseases

January 15, 2019
Children receiving solid organ transplants — especially lung, heart, intestine and multivisceral transplants — are hospitalized with vaccine-preventable…

Greater impairments seen in adolescents with sports-related concussions vs. extreme fractures

January 15, 2019
Temporary impairments in health-related quality of life correlated with sports-related concussions in adolescents compared with sports-related extreme fractures;…
In the Journals

Medicare Part D could save $14.4B using VA drug prices

January 14, 2019
If Medicare Part D paid prices for prescription medications similar to what the Department of Veterans Affairs pays, there could be an estimated annual savings of 38% to…
In the Journals

Multiplayer tackle drills lead to most severe head impacts

January 14, 2019
Multiplayer tackle drills led to the highest frequency of head impacts, according to findings recently published in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics.
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Special Issue Article

Preserving Optimal Cardiovascular Health in Children

Pediatric Annals, December 2018, Volume 47 Issue 12
The origins of cardiovascular disease are at the beginning of life, and national guidelines recommend evaluation for…
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Youth Suicide: August 2017

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Psychiatric Annals

Suicidal ideation and behavior, as well as death by suicide, in children and adolescents present a particularly…
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VIDEO: AAP president discusses priorities for children's health

November 4, 2018
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