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Senators announce bipartisan plan to lower drug prices

July 23, 2019
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Prenatal opioid use may affect child development through school age

July 23, 2019
Prenatal opioid exposure may negatively impact neurocognitive and physical development, and those effects can last until adolescence, according to findings from a…
In the Journals

Teens more likely to jump to heroin after misusing prescription opioids

July 22, 2019
Teenagers who reported nonmedical prescription opioid use during high school were significantly more likely to later use heroin, according to findings from a prospective…
In the Journals

Screen time linked to depression in teens

July 19, 2019
Study findings published in JAMA Pediatrics indicated an association between computer, social media and television use and increases in depressive symptoms among…
In the Journals

Performance of visceral leishmaniasis tests vary widely

July 18, 2019
Research published in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases suggested that commercially available serological tests for visceral leishmaniasis in Brazil vary significantly…
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Pediatrician's Practical Approach to Sleep Disturbances in Children Who Have Experienced Trauma

Pediatric Annals, July 2019, Volume 48 Issue 7
Sleep difficulties are a common challenge among children who have experienced trauma. Pediatricians are best positioned…
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The Importance of HPV Vaccination Beyond Cervical Cancer Prevention: Harnessing the Latest Evidence to Improve Vaccine Uptake

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Human papillomavirus (HPV)-related, non-cervical cancers are on the rise in the United States, especially in males…
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VIDEO: AAP supports 'gender-affirming care' for youth

November 8, 2018
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