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Early adverse events spur depression, health concerns in teens

November 17, 2017
Children who experience an increase of zero to three adverse childhood events, including poverty or traumatic events, were 25% more likely to have…
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Depression in fathers linked to teen depression

November 16, 2017
Greater depressive symptoms among fathers were associated with greater depressive symptoms among their adolescent children, according to study…
Meeting News

Gottlieb sees ‘watershed opportunity’ to shape future of FDA’s regulatory process

November 16, 2017
WASHINGTON — When diagnosed with
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Meningococcal disease declines 70% in US

November 16, 2017
New surveillance data demonstrated a steady decline in the incidence of meningococcal disease over the past 2 decades in the United States…
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Despite black-box warning, codeine use after tonsillectomy persists

November 16, 2017
The FDA placement of a black-box warning on the use of codeine in children after tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy was able to decrease the amount…
Meeting News

AMA approves policies on social media use, screen time

November 15, 2017
Noting the negative impact on health from excessive use of social media and electronic devices, AMA encouraged primary care physicians and schools…
Meeting News

AMA adopts new strategy for genetic tests, therapeutics

November 15, 2017
AMA recently voted to advance the development of a comprehensive strategy that allows more consistent coverage of genomic and genetic tests and…
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OCD may hinder performance, success in school

November 15, 2017
Individuals with obsessive-compulsive disorder performed poorer in school and were less likely to finish upper secondary education, start or finish a…
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Peer, parental relationships influence outcomes for teens, young adults with type 1 diabetes

November 15, 2017
Adolescents and emerging adults with type 1 diabetes who report supportive peer and parental relationships are more likely to report less emotional…
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Influenza vaccination in pediatric EDs cost-effective

November 15, 2017
Administering immunization against influenza in pediatric ED settings to all eligible patients demonstrates cost-efficacy and can reduce the number…
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Social media use does not harm mental health

November 14, 2017
Time spent on social media was not associated with negative mental health outcomes among young adults; however, posting vague yet alarming…
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High dose peanut patch shows promise for peanut sensitivity

November 14, 2017
Patients with peanut sensitivity who wore a 250-µg epicutaneous immunotherapy-based peanut patch had a significant treatment response compared…
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Long-term acetaminophen use during pregnancy linked to ADHD in children

November 14, 2017
Although short-term use of acetaminophen for pregnant women was not associated with a future ADHD diagnosis in their offspring, long-term maternal
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Text messages increase flu shot rates

November 13, 2017
Text messages were a low-cost and modestly effective way of increasing seasonal influenza vaccine rates, according to findings recently published in…

Trump nominates former pharmaceutical executive for HHS secretary

November 13, 2017
President Donald J. Trump has nominated Alex Azar II, the head of pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly’s U.S.-based operations until this past…

Health agencies kick off World Antibiotic Awareness Week

November 13, 2017
Today marks the start of World Antibiotic Awareness Week — an event led by WHO, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations…
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Children of Medicaid-enrolled parents 29% more likely to receive recommended care

November 13, 2017
Parental enrollment in Medicaid was associated with an increased likelihood that children from low-income families would receive recommended
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Burnout, dissatisfaction drive 1 in 5 physicians to plan on reducing work hours

November 10, 2017
Survey results published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings reveal a significant level of discontent among physicians, with many considering scaling back or…
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Teens who use e-cigarettes with high levels of nicotine more likely to smoke regularly

November 10, 2017
When adolescents use e-cigarettes with higher nicotine concentrations, they are over two times more likely to smoke frequently and nearly two times
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Childhood spanking negatively affects adult mental health

November 9, 2017
Childhood spanking was associated with increased risk for suicide attempts, moderate-to-heavy drinking and illicit drug use in adulthood. …