In the Journals

CDC: Vaccine could have prevented 92% of HPV cancers

August 22, 2019
CDC data showed that most of the estimated 34,800 cancers yearly attributed to HPV annually between 2012 and 2016 could have been prevented if the…
In the Journals

Teen HPV vaccine uptake increases with provider recommendation

August 22, 2019
HPV vaccine uptake increased slightly among adolescents from 2017 to 2018 in the United States, driven by an increase in uptake among boys, according…
In the Journals

Latest evidence that celiac disease runs in families prompts Mayo Clinic doctors to call for more screening

August 22, 2019
A “high prevalence” of celiac disease was found among screened first-degree relatives of patients with the condition, according to…
Perspective

Migrants detained at border will not be vaccinated against flu

August 21, 2019
Medical professionals caring for migrant children and their families in holding at the southern border will not vaccinate them against influenza in…
Feature

One health system’s experience relevant to proposed price transparency rule

August 21, 2019
CMS recently proposed a rule requiring hospitals to disclose the amount that patients would pay for services before they receive care. The rule is…
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Youth who use e-cigarettes 3.5 times more likely to use marijuana

August 20, 2019
Youth who use electronic cigarettes are 3.5 times more likely to have smoked marijuana, according to results from a systematic review and…
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FDA’s ‘The Real Cost’ campaign successful in preventing youth smoking

August 20, 2019
From 2014 to 2016, the FDA’s “The Real Cost” media campaign aimed at children and adolescents has prevented as many as 587,000…
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Parental, child BMI categories linked

August 20, 2019
Nearly 1 in 3 parents who were eligible for the CDC’s National Diabetes Prevention Program also had at least one child who was overweight or…

Wyanoke Group announces Healio rebranding

August 19, 2019
In an effort to improve the user experience for its health provider audiences, the Wyanoke Group is rebranding its live event, digital and publishing…
Feature

Analysts debate Senate drug pricing bill’s likelihood of making an impact

August 19, 2019
The Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act, introduced last month by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Ranking Member…

AAP issues policy statement on caring for children in immigrant families

August 19, 2019
In a new policy statement, the AAP provided guidance for pediatricians and local organizations to improve care for immigrant children and their…
In the JournalsPerspective

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

August 16, 2019
Serotypes included in the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, or PCV13, continued to cause nearly 25% of invasive pneumococcal disease, or IPD…
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Nearly 2% of hospitalized kids get at least one antibiotic for noninfectious conditions

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…

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…
Feature

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…

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…
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Kids born to older parents less likely to have behavior problems

August 13, 2019
Children born to older parents are less likely to have externalizing behavior problems, according to a population-based cohort study that included…
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Physicians more likely to recommend antihistamines for respiratory infections in kids

August 12, 2019
There has been a sharp decline since 2008 in recommendations for cough and cold medicines for respiratory infections in children, but an increase in…
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Text message intervention lowers STI rate among teens with PID

August 12, 2019
A text message-based intervention to improve self-management of pelvic inflammatory disease, or PID, among teens and young adults significantly…
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Pediatricians less likely than non-pediatricians to prescribe antibiotics via telemedicine

August 8, 2019
Physicians were more likely to receive a five-star satisfaction rating on a direct-to-consumer, or DTC, telemedicine platform when they prescribed…