Survey: Primary care practices ‘shutting down’ due to COVID-19

March 30, 2020
COVID-19 has had a major impact on primary care offices, resulting in fewer routine visits, high staffing shortages and more telehealth visits…
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Guest commentary: Shed light on Black History with a social media movement

March 30, 2020
In this guest commentary, Earl V. Campbell III, MD, Advanced Interventional Endoscopy Fellow and gastroenterologist at Yale School of
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Adolescents’ internalizing mental health problems, related care causing new treatment demands, study suggests

March 27, 2020
The growing number of adolescents receiving care for internalizing mental health problems and the increasing share receiving care in specialty…
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FDA accepts Genentech’s drug applications for Xofluza in children

March 27, 2020
The FDA has accepted a new drug application and two new supplemental drug applications for the influenza antiviral Xofluza, all involving children…

OB-GYNs: Despite low risk, take steps to protect pregnant women from COVID-19

March 27, 2020
WHO, CDC and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists have all issued recommendations to health care professionals for the treatment…
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AAP offers tips for parents dealing with pandemic-related stress

March 26, 2020
The AAP released a list of tips for parents who are dealing with financial, emotional and other stresses related to the COVID-19 pandemic as they…
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PCPs ‘integral part’ of oral health care

March 26, 2020
Tooth decay, also known as dental caries, affects 2.4 billion individuals worldwide, according to WHO. In the United States, HHS’s Human…
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Q&A: Updates on COVID-19 protocols in primary care

March 26, 2020
Health care providers across the world are adjusting to the challenges of caring for patients during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Healio…
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Q&A: New tool may help guide drug development for pediatric migraine

March 25, 2020
A new FDA-funded registry developed by researchers at the Duke Clinical Research Institute and partners could help answer important questions about…
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FDA approves Eucrisa for atopic dermatitis in infants

March 25, 2020
The FDA approved Pfizer’s supplemental new drug application for Eucrisa ointment, 2%, for children as young as age 3 months with…
FDA News

FDA issues alert about EpiPens

March 25, 2020
The FDA issued an alert about EpiPen 0.3 mg auto-injectors, EpiPen Jr. 0.15 mg auto-injectors and authorized generic versions, stating that these…
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Social distancing ‘is all we have’ to prevent spread of COVID-19

March 25, 2020
Millions of Americans have been ordered by state health officials to stay home until further notice except for essential needs, such as food and…
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Staying calm, vigilant can help mitigate COVID-19 effects on children’s mental health, experts say

March 24, 2020
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will likely present mental health challenges for children, according to child health experts who participated in a live…
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Genes largely responsible for bipolar disorder transmission across generations

March 24, 2020
Cross-generational bipolar disorder transmission appeared to be caused largely by genes, with rearing effects having a modest role, according to…
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When unusual problems present, always ask about travel

Infectious Diseases in Children, March 2020
James H. Brien, DO
A healthy 10-year-old male presents with seven discrete, very pruritic sores on his back. They seem to have originated as typical mosquito bites…
Pharmacology Consult

Are you still prescribing codeine?

Infectious Diseases in Children, March 2020
Edward A. Bell, PharmD, BCPS
Codeine is an opioid alkaloid naturally found in opium poppy resin, along with morphine and more than 20 distinct alkaloid chemicals. The opium poppy…
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COVID-19 spreads, mostly sparing children

Infectious Diseases in Children, March 2020
In less than 2 months, the COVID-19 outbreak that originated in Wuhan, China, grew to include dozens of countries on every continent except…
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Does climate change facilitate the spread and transmission of dengue?

Infectious Diseases in Children, March 2020
Last year, researchers estimated that 60% of the global population will be at risk for dengue by 2080, citing climate change as a potential factor
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Climate change: A growing threat to children’s health

Infectious Diseases in Children, March 2020
According to WHO, Earth has warmed approximately 0.85°C over the last 130 years — with each of the past 3 decades being successively warmer…
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Common COVID-19 symptoms in kids include fever, cough, red throat

March 24, 2020
According to findings published recently in The New England Journal of Medicine, common signs or symptoms of COVID-19 in children include fever…