Approximately 1 in 5 kids never wears a helmet bike riding

May 20, 2019
Poll results published by C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital suggested that almost one in five children aged 4 to 13 years who ride bicycles never…
In the Journals

Closing the gap: Girls’ suicide rate catching up with that of boys

May 17, 2019
Female youth aged 10 to 19 years had a significant and disproportionate increase in suicides between 1975 and 2005 compared with males in the same…
In the JournalsPerspective

Smartphone app identifies ear infections in children

May 15, 2019
A smartphone app and a paper funnel can accurately identify pediatric patients with fluid buildup in the ear resulting from acute otitis media and…
In the Journals

Ibuprofen may increase risk for severe bleeding post-tonsillectomy

May 15, 2019
Ibuprofen may increase the risk for severe bleeding after tonsillectomy regardless of whether the patient’s adenoids were removed, according to…
In the Journals

MenB incidence five times higher among college students

May 15, 2019
Between 2015 and 2017, the average annual incidence of disease caused by meningococcus serogroup B, or MenB, was five times greater among college…
In the Journals

Data lacking on benefits of outsourced microbiology lab services

May 14, 2019
In a recent literature review published in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, researchers found no published prospective…
Feature

How to apologize effectively for medical errors

May 14, 2019
Medical errors are common and are the third-leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for more than 250,000 deaths per year, according…
In the Journals

60 seconds can ascertain patients’ social determinants of health

May 13, 2019
Patients’ social determinants of health were determined in 1 minute with a short survey, according to findings recently published in Annals of

44 states sue 20 drug companies, allege drug price inflation of more than 1,000%

May 13, 2019
A coalition of states allege a string of drug companies arranged a scheme that would raise generic drug prices in some instances by more than 1,000%…
In the Journals

Proposition 8 increased rate of homophobic bullying among youth

May 13, 2019
The introduction of a voter referendum in California in 2008 that limited marriage to heterosexual couples, known as Proposition 8, increased the…
Meeting News

Not all abnormal uterine bleeding is equal

May 9, 2019
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Making the distinction between the different types of abnormal uterine bleeding is critical to ensure proper treatment…
Meeting News

Clinicians should take active role in assessing head injury detection devices

May 8, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — As the number of companies claiming to have created a device that assesses or diagnoses head injury increases, it is important
Breaking News

TV ads will soon start showing drug prices

May 8, 2019
Drug companies that make prescription pharmaceuticals covered by Medicare or Medicaid must begin including the list price — also known as the…
In the Journals

Test can pinpoint children who do not fast before lab work

May 6, 2019
A study conducted by researchers at the NIH suggested that children who did not fast before blood work had significantly lower serum free fatty…
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AMA: Number of US employed physicians exceeds self-employed physicians for first time

May 6, 2019
Employed physicians in the United States outnumber self-employed physicians for the first time, the AMA wrote in a press release. The association…
Feature

Esports’ explosive growth prompts warnings, tips for clinicians

May 6, 2019
Esports — “competitive gaming at a professional level,” according to Newzoo, an organization that monitors the industry — is…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Antimicrobial prophylaxis halts GAS outbreak in children’s shelter

May 6, 2019
ATLANTA — Research presented at the CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service Conference showed that an outbreak of group A Streptococcus, or…
Meeting News

Considerations, resources when choosing medical apps

May 5, 2019
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — For many clinicians, apps have become a convenient way to access information that can assist in caring for their patients, a…
Meeting News

1 in 14 DC teens have exchanged sex

May 3, 2019
ATLANTA — Research presented at the CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service Conference highlighted that approximately one in 14 high school…
Meeting News

Understand patient objectives, counseling resources when discussing contraception

May 3, 2019
NASHVILLE — Clinicians should focus on a patient’s goals and the risks associated with pregnancy, rather than advocating for a specific…