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Frequent nightmares may increase risk of suicide, self-harm in teens

June 17, 2019

Should the US government leverage patents held by the CDC to push down the price of Truvada?

Infectious Diseases in Children, June 2019
POINT. The federal government should sue Gilead to enforce its patents on PrEP and lower the price of the treatment. I am impressed by the fact that Gilead Sciences did…
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Young MSM may not completely recover from PrEP-related bone density loss

June 14, 2019
Adolescents who take pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, for HIV prevention may experience a loss of bone mineral density during treatment. Most patients can experience…
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Eating junk food hurts kids’ test scores, drinking more water helps their memory

June 12, 2019
Children who consumed sweet or salty snacks and sweetened beverages had lower standardized test scores, while kids who drank water regularly performed significantly…
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Special Issue Article

The Reproductive Health Care of Transgender Young People: A Guide for Primary Care Providers

Pediatric Annals, February 2019, Volume 48 Issue 2
Primary care providers should have a general understanding of the medical care available to transgender youth…
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Best of Obesity Forum® 2018

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

The incidence of obesity has increased dramatically over the past 20 years and is considered to be an epidemic in the…
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Meeting News

VIDEO: AAP supports 'gender-affirming care' for youth

November 8, 2018
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