In the JournalsPerspective

Hookah exposure consistent with carbon monoxide poisoning

March 28, 2019
Many teens and young adults who present to EDs and other health care facilities for poisonings after hookah or waterpipe use have signs and symptoms…
Feature

Q&A: Legal implications of Rockland County’s state of emergency over measles outbreak

March 27, 2019
In December 2018, schools located in Rockland County, New York, determined that unvaccinated children would not be allowed to attend classes as a…

Potential ‘strong link’ between HIV exposure in utero, obesity as teen

March 27, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Teenagers and young adults who were exposed to HIV in utero but not infected were more likely to have obesity than those who were…

Physician wages plateau, but pay gap narrows between men, women

March 27, 2019
Overall wages for U.S. physicians have plateaued, but the disparity in pay between men and women has narrowed slightly, according to a new report…
In the Journals

1 in 5 children on Medicaid use chronic medications, study finds

March 27, 2019
A recent retrospective cohort study found that nearly one in five children on Medicaid use chronic medications, and that using multiple chronic…
Meeting News

Physicians are not powerless in reducing burnout

March 26, 2019
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Occupational burnout is pervasive among health care providers, but physicians have the power to address the issue head…
Meeting News

Speaker highlights burnout at Women in Endocrinology annual meeting

March 23, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — The advocacy group Women in Endocrinology is once again holding its annual meeting and dinner at ENDO 2019, spotlighting member…
In the Journals

Researchers sift through anti-vaccine Facebook comments to develop communication strategies

March 21, 2019
Researchers are now analyzing comments posted online by anti-vaccine advocates to help physicians tailor conversations with parents who are hesitant…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Probiotics do not improve children’s atopic dermatitis treatment

March 19, 2019
Supplementing atopic dermatitis treatment with probiotics does not benefit children, according to research presented at the American Academy of…
Meeting News

Serology for mite sensitization screening could save $4B over 5 years

March 19, 2019
A simulation that used serology to screen children with asthma for mite sensitization saved more than $4 billion over 5 years, according to a poster…
In the JournalsPerspective

Postnatal Zika infection symptoms mirror common childhood illnesses

March 19, 2019
Children in the United States with Zika virus infection are often infected while traveling abroad and present with symptoms similar to those of other…
Feature

Reaping the most benefits from food-related studies

March 18, 2019
March may be National Nutrition Month, but the way to obtain a healthy lifestyle through nutrition, or the determinants certain foods and drinks can…

AAP recommends both nasal spray and flu shot for 2019-2020 season

March 15, 2019
The AAP recently announced that children can be vaccinated with either an inactivated influenza vaccine or a live-attenuated influenza vaccine for…
In the Journals

Physician burnout rate increases, broad-based approaches alleviate causes

March 15, 2019
The rate of physician burnout increased 5% during a 3-year period, according to findings recently published in JAMA Network Open. Researchers also…
FDA NewsPerspective

FDA grants marketing authorization to carbon monoxide poisoning treatment

March 15, 2019
The FDA recently granted marketing authorization to Thornhill Research’s ClearMate device that assists in treating patients with carbon…
Perspective

More than 280,000 kids treated for TBIs in EDs every year

March 14, 2019
Pediatric sports- and recreation-related traumatic brain injuries, or SRR-TBIs, cause more than 280,000 visits to EDs throughout the United States…
In the JournalsPerspective

Cannabis appears safe, effective in young patients with autism

March 13, 2019
Cannabis seemed safe, effective and well-tolerated in treating young patients with autism, according to findings recently published in Scientific
Breaking News

National Cancer Institute director named acting FDA commissioner

March 12, 2019
Norman E. “Ned” Sharpless, MD, director of National Cancer Institute, will replace resigning FDA commissioner Scott
FDA NewsPerspective

FDA approval of Dupixent for AD in teens ‘changes the game plan’

March 12, 2019
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Sanofi announced that the FDA has approved Dupixent for patients aged 12 to 17 years with moderate-to-severe atopic…
Feature

Proposed FDA sunscreen rule could save lives, reduce confusion

March 12, 2019
The FDA has proposed a rule that it says would update regulatory requirements for most sunscreen products sold in the United States. These…