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Rates of suicide, nonfatal self-harm differ by sex, age among teens

Rates of suicide, nonfatal self-harm differ by sex, age among teens
December 15, 2017

Results of a retrospective study in England showed that ratios of fatal to nonfatal self-harm rates differed between boys and girls, with higher incidence of suicide in boys and higher incidence of self-harm in girls, and between younger and older adolescents, according to recent findings.

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Quadrivalent HPV vaccine safe, effective in preteens and teens

December 15, 2017
When used in preadolescents and adolescents, quadrivalent HPV vaccine demonstrates immunogenicity, effectiveness and tolerability after 10 years in those who receive…

AMA: Deadline to avoid Medicare payment penalty approaching

December 15, 2017
Dec. 31 is the last day physicians can act to avoid a Medicare payment penalty under the Medicare Access and Chip Reauthorization Act in 2019, the AMA said in a press…

Children with Zika face challenges beyond infancy

December 14, 2017
Children born with microcephaly who test positive for Zika virus infection face challenges beyond infancy that range from motor impairment to eating and sleeping…

New data set stage for PCPs to question teens about substance use

December 14, 2017
Almost one-third of 12th graders reported using a vaping device, and daily marijuana use is more popular than daily cigarette smoking among adolescents, according to the…
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Clinical Features and Surgical Outcome of Triad Exotropia

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, November/December 2017, Volume 54 Issue 6
To describe the clinical features and surgical outcome of A-pattern exotropia combined with dissociated vertical…
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CME

Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, and Stem Cell Transplantation: July 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Hematology and oncology are areas where all pediatric trainees get exposure during residency. Yet, these few weeks in…
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American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

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VIDEO: Telehealth, virtual assistants may help reduce administrative burdens of allergy practice

October 29, 2017
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