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Black children have highest rates of mental health-related ED visits

Black children have highest rates of mental health-related ED visits
November 14, 2018

CDC: Still working to determine cause behind AFM cases in US

November 13, 2018
The CDC announced that the number of acute flaccid myelitis cases has continued to rise in the United States, and most of the patients are young children. The agency has…
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Positive childhood memories tied to better health, well-being in adulthood

November 13, 2018
Memories of happy caregiving experiences in childhood were linked to better health, fewer chronic conditions and fewer depressive symptoms in middle and older adulthood…

New OPAT guidelines emphasize role of ID specialist

November 13, 2018
Updated clinical practice guidelines from the Infectious Diseases Society of America, or IDSA, emphasize the role of infectious disease specialists in ensuring that…
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USPSTF: Screen adults for unhealthy alcohol use

November 13, 2018
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently issued final recommendations that stated adults older than 18 years, including pregnant women, should be screened for…
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Visual Impairment and Eye Disease Among Children of Migrant Farmworkers

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, October 30, 2018
To determine the prevalence of reduced visual acuity and ocular disease in the children of migrant farmworkers in…
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Managing Uncontrolled Allergic Asthma in Children: Targeting Treatment by Phenotype

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Approximately 8.6% of children (under age 18 years) in the United States have asthma, which commonly develops before 5…
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American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

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VIDEO: How to individualize ADHD treatment

October 29, 2018
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