In the JournalsPerspective

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

July 16, 2019
A 5-year analysis in the United States revealed that states with stricter gun laws, including those that require universal background checks for gun…
Guidelines

Urological group’s first-ever recurrent UTI guidelines encourage responsible evaluation, antibiotic, cranberry juice use

July 16, 2019
The American Urological Association has issued guidelines for the management of recurrent UTI for the first time, providing clinicians with…
Perspective

1 in 10 children missed lifesaving vaccines in 2018

July 15, 2019
More than one in 10 children worldwide did not receive lifesaving vaccines for measles, diphtheria and tetanus in 2018, according to new data from…
Meeting News

Length of screen time fails to impact headache duration in teens

July 14, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — The duration and type of screen time had had no impact on the number of days that teenagers had headaches, according to study…
Meeting News

Migraine, headache treatment does not resolve pain for some teenage patients

July 13, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Some teenagers with concussion-triggered chronic headache or migraine experienced
In the JournalsPerspective

Adults born preterm less likely to have sexual partnerships

July 12, 2019
Adults who were born preterm or with low birth weight are less likely to have sexual intercourse, romantic partnerships or to become parents than…
Meeting News

App that assesses headache pain inconsistent with ‘gold standard’

July 12, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — The “Pediatric Pain Evaluator” app, designed to help users identify and describe their headache pain, disagreed with…

Social media for physicians: Composing a tweet

July 11, 2019
On average, about 6,000 tweets are sent every second, equating to more than 350,000 tweets per minute, according to Internet Live Stats. While that…

Social media for physicians: Finding who, what to follow

July 11, 2019
Social networking is one of the many benefits Twitter has to offer physicians. To make the most of this opportunity, you’ll want to find users…
Feature

Social media for physicians: How to get started

July 11, 2019
Social media has transformed the way humankind communicates by providing unique opportunities to instantly connect with others across the globe. …
In the Journals

States that allow recreational marijuana see drop in teen use

July 11, 2019
Research published in JAMA Pediatrics found that teens who live in states where medical and recreational marijuana have been legalized did not have…
In the Journals

Rapid musculoskeletal diagnostic panel could improve care of children

July 10, 2019
Findings from a retrospective analysis suggested that the use of a rapid musculoskeletal diagnostic panel, or MDP, could have shortened the time it…
Feature

Analysis: AMA’s lawsuit seeks to protect patient-physician relationships, free speech

July 10, 2019
The AMA and two women’s health organizations recently sued the state of North Dakota, claiming North Dakota’s compelled speech laws…
In the Journals

Study shows ‘real-world impact’ of HPV vaccine on cervical lesions

July 10, 2019
HPV vaccination programs significantly decrease HPV infections and cervical lesions among girls and women, as well as anogenital wart diagnoses among…

Judge stops Trump’s plan to put drug prices in TV ads

July 9, 2019
A district judge recently blocked the HHS rule that certain drugs prices be included in TV ads, saying HHS overstepped its authority in issuing such…
In the Journals

More than 20% of adults uninsured, nearly 10 years after Affordable Care Act signed into law

July 8, 2019
About one in five adults treated at community health centers in 11 states that expanded Medicaid eligibility did not have health insurance during a…
In the JournalsPerspective

Bednet monitor shows families’ irregular use of malaria prevention strategy

July 8, 2019
A remote electronic monitoring device sewn into the fabric of long-lasting insecticide bednets, or LLINs, allowed researchers to track bednet use…
In the JournalsPerspective

Novel intervention reduces patient visits tied to respiratory tract infection

July 5, 2019
A novel, online parent-targeted intervention utilized in England reduced primary care attendance for self-limiting, low-risk respiratory tract…

Xofluza well-tolerated, effective in kids with flu

July 3, 2019
One dose of Xofluza was well-tolerated and demonstrated comparable efficacy to oseltamivir in children aged 1 to younger than 12 years with…
Meeting News

Later school start times lead to more academic engagement

July 3, 2019
High school and middle school students who slept later and longer, and consequently started school later, had improved academic engagement, according…