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States with stricter gun laws have fewer pediatric firearm-related deaths

States with stricter gun laws have fewer pediatric firearm-related deaths
July 16, 2019

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Adolescent suicides reach highest recorded rate since 2000

June 25, 2019
The suicide rate for adolescents aged 15 to 19 years and young adults aged 20 to 24 years increased in 2017 to its highest point since 2000, according to a research…
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Experts suggest areas of focus for future gun violence research

June 13, 2019
A team of researchers known as the Firearm Safety Among Children and Teens, or FACTS, Consortium have identified specific areas in which urgent information is needed…
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Young kids’ exposure to laundry detergent packets decreases

June 4, 2019
The number, rate and severity of liquid laundry detergent packet exposures among children aged younger than 6 years decreased modestly between 2015 and 2017, which…
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Adolescent Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: An Update

Pediatric Annals, August 2019, Volume 48 Issue 8
Menstrual irregularities and cutaneous signs of androgen excess are commonly encountered when caring for adolescent…
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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: Hockey Hall of Famer says more research needed on concussions

February 1, 2018
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