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Object-related choking deaths down 75% in US children since 1968

Object-related choking deaths down 75% in US children since 1968
November 27, 2019
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Most children’s digital media use exceeds AAP guidelines

November 25, 2019
The average amount of time children spend watching television or using a computer or mobile device exceeds AAP recommendations, according survey data published in JAMA

Studies underscore extent of health threats from childhood food insecurity

November 12, 2019
Findings from two studies published recently in Pediatrics emphasized the negative impact that food insecurity has on child health and the role that policies and…
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ED admissions for adolescent sexual abuse double in 7 years

November 7, 2019
The number of ED admissions related to confirmed adolescent sexual abuse more than doubled from 2010 through 2016 in the United States, according to research published…
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Special Issue Article

Behavioral Health Disparities Among Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

Pediatric Annals, October 2017, Volume 46 Issue 10
The burden of mental health morbidity, disability, and mortality in children is not equally distributed across…
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The Importance of HPV Vaccination Beyond Cervical Cancer Prevention: Harnessing the Latest Evidence to Improve Vaccine Uptake

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Human papillomavirus (HPV)-related, non-cervical cancers are on the rise in the United States, especially in males…
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VIDEO: Lizzie Velásquez asks pediatricians to be the voice of their patients

November 7, 2018
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