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New Jersey warns airport passengers of possible measles exposure

New Jersey warns airport passengers of possible measles exposure
January 15, 2018

New CBO report suggests reauthorizing CHIP is less expensive than alternatives

January 15, 2018
The bi-partisan Congressional Budget Office and Joint Committee on Taxation has issued a report that seemed to suggest extending the Children’s Health Insurance…

Collaborations between PCPs, community, needed to tackle obesity epidemic

January 15, 2018
Efforts to help patients who have overweight or obesity — which CDC data suggest affects nearly 40% of adults and 20% of children in the U.S. — need to go…
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16% of US infants are introduced to complementary foods too early

January 15, 2018
Although the AAP currently recommends introduction of complimentary foods — including any solids or liquids other than breast milk or formula — at 6 months…
In the Journals

Bullying in childhood heightens risk for mental health problems in adolescence

January 15, 2018
Data from a longitudinal, 18-year follow-up study shows that peer victimization in childhood increased the risk for experiencing suicidal thoughts, anxiety problems and…
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Critical Assessment of an Ocular Photoscreener

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, December 19, 2017
To determine the accuracy of the PlusoptiX A12 photoscreener (PlusoptiX, Inc., Atlanta, GA) in detecting amblyopia or…
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Childhood Epilepsy: February 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

It is rare indeed for any child with suspected seizures to present to a pediatric neurologist’s offi ce de novo…
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American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

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VIDEO: ‘Great need’ for new antivirals to combat H7N9

October 17, 2017
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