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Early adverse events spur depression, health concerns in teens

November 17, 2017
Children who experience an increase of zero to three adverse childhood events, including poverty or traumatic events, were 25% more likely to have…

HSS highlights recent progress against antibiotic resistance

November 17, 2017
As part of World Antibiotic Awareness Week, HHS has released a progress report summarizing achievements made during the first 2 years of implementing…
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VIDEO: Nutrition therapy for pediatric IBD continues to advance

November 17, 2017
ORLANDO — In this exclusive video from Advances in IBD 2017, David Suskind, MD, professor of pediatrics and director of clinical…
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Group B streptococcus stillbirths, deaths remain high despite vaccine feasibility

November 16, 2017
Group B streptococcal infections are a major contributor to poor health in both mothers and children and is responsible for nearly 150,000…

Q&A: Flu vaccination coverage benefits economy, not just overall health

November 16, 2017
The CDC recommends influenza vaccination for everyone aged 6 months and older. However, vaccination coverage in the 2016-2017 season fell below the…
Meeting News

Gottlieb sees ‘watershed opportunity’ to shape future of FDA’s regulatory process

November 16, 2017
WASHINGTON — When diagnosed with
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Prenatal air pollution exposure linked to infant weight gain in girls

November 16, 2017
Increased cord blood levels of leptin and high-molecular-weight adiponectin are associated with greater prenatal exposure to traffic-related air…
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Meningococcal disease declines 70% in US

November 16, 2017
New surveillance data demonstrated a steady decline in the incidence of meningococcal disease over the past 2 decades in the United States…
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Despite black-box warning, codeine use after tonsillectomy persists

November 16, 2017
The FDA placement of a black-box warning on the use of codeine in children after tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy was able to decrease the amount…
Meeting News

AMA approves policies on social media use, screen time

November 15, 2017
Noting the negative impact on health from excessive use of social media and electronic devices, AMA encouraged primary care physicians and schools…
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AMA adopts new strategy for genetic tests, therapeutics

November 15, 2017
AMA recently voted to advance the development of a comprehensive strategy that allows more consistent coverage of genomic and genetic tests and…
FDA News

FDA approves Fasenra for eosinophilic asthma maintenance therapy

November 15, 2017
The FDA has approved Fasenra for additional maintenance treatment of severe eosinophilic asthma in patients 12 years and older, according to the…
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Real-time CGM effective for identifying hypoglycemia in preterm infants

November 15, 2017
Real-time continuous glucose monitoring and the traditional intermittent arterial-line glucose monitoring method were comparable for identifying…
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Peer, parental relationships influence outcomes for teens, young adults with type 1 diabetes

November 15, 2017
Adolescents and emerging adults with type 1 diabetes who report supportive peer and parental relationships are more likely to report less emotional…
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Influenza vaccination in pediatric EDs cost-effective

November 15, 2017
Administering immunization against influenza in pediatric ED settings to all eligible patients demonstrates cost-efficacy and can reduce the number…
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Prevalence of chronic conditions on the rise among childbearing women

November 14, 2017
The rate of chronic conditions among the childbearing population increased between 2005-2006 and 2013-2014, particularly among women from rural and…
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High dose peanut patch shows promise for peanut sensitivity

November 14, 2017
Patients with peanut sensitivity who wore a 250-µg epicutaneous immunotherapy-based peanut patch had a significant treatment response compared…
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Long-term acetaminophen use during pregnancy linked to ADHD in children

November 14, 2017
Although short-term use of acetaminophen for pregnant women was not associated with a future ADHD diagnosis in their offspring, long-term maternal
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Text messages increase flu shot rates

November 13, 2017
Text messages were a low-cost and modestly effective way of increasing seasonal influenza vaccine rates, according to findings recently published in…
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Macrolide antibiotics fail to provide additional benefit for children with pneumonia

November 13, 2017
For children hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia, there is no significant difference between treatment with beta-lactam monotherapy and
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