Guidelines

Pediatric migraine prevention guideline focuses on lifestyle choices

October 17, 2019
Pharmacologic treatments to prevent migraine in children and teens are effective, but so is placebo, complicating the issue for clinicians and…
In the Journals

Personality traits during high school may predict later dementia risk

October 17, 2019
Personality traits exhibited during high school may be associated with dementia risk more than 5 decades later, according to findings of a…
FDA News

FDA approves Xofluza for patients at high risk for flu-related complications

October 17, 2019
The FDA has approved Xofluza for the treatment of patients aged 12 years or older who are at high risk for developing influenza-related complications…
Perspective

Vaccine exemption rate rises among US kindergarteners

October 17, 2019
The rate of vaccine exemptions rose slightly among children entering kindergarten in the 2018-2019 school year, with 2.5% having an exemption from at…
In the Journals

Interventions push NICU vaccination coverage beyond 90%

October 17, 2019
A set of interventions aimed at increasing provider knowledge of routine newborn immunizations and addressing parental vaccine hesitancy improved…
At Issue

Should all pregnant women in the US be screened for hepatitis C?

Infectious Diseases in Children, October 2019
In August, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued a draft recommendation that encourages clinicians to screen all adults aged 18 to 79 years
Cover Story

DAAs change treatment landscape for children with HCV

Infectious Diseases in Children, October 2019
From 2013 through 2016, an estimated 2.4 million adults in the United States had a current hepatitis C virus infection. A study published in The
Spot the Rash

4-year-old boy presents with bumpy facial rash

Infectious Diseases in Children, October 2019
Michele Khurana, MD; Marissa J. Perman, MD
A 4-year-old boy presents with a bumpy rash on the right side of his face for the past 5 months. The rash is neither pruritic nor painful. Before…
What's Your Diagnosis?

2-month-old male with unusual blistering rash in the diaper area

Infectious Diseases in Children, October 2019
James H. Brien, DO
A previously healthy, 2-month-old male is admitted to the hospital with an unusual blistering rash in the diaper area. The onset was a few days…
In the JournalsPerspective

Same-day LARC for teens saves $2,000 per patient

October 15, 2019
Providing teenagers with same-day long-acting reversible contraception, or LARC, saved more than $2,000 per Medicaid patient in the United States vs…
Residency to Retirement Resource Center

An advisor can help take the emotion out of investing

October 15, 2019
This is the first of a three-part series on how a physician will get investment advice during his or her lifetime.

E-cigarette flavor may affect asthma pathophysiology

October 15, 2019
The effect of electronic cigarettes without nicotine on allergic airway disease may depend on flavor, which suggests that some flavored e-cigarettes…
In the Journals

Maternal HIV infection may impact flu vaccine response in infants

October 15, 2019
In a study conducted among nearly 500 influenza vaccine-naive mother-infant pairs in Malawi, researchers found that maternal HIV infection was…
In the Journals

New estimate finds 4% of children have hypertension

October 14, 2019
Globally, the overall prevalence of hypertension in children and adolescents aged 19 years or younger is 4%, according to a systematic review and

7 stories for International Infection Prevention Week

October 13, 2019
The theme of this year’s International Infection Prevention Week, which runs from Oct. 13 to 19, is “Vaccines are Everybody’s…
In the Journals

More than one-third of children experience maltreatment globally

October 11, 2019
Approximately one-third of children globally may be affected by childhood maltreatment, and these children are at double the risk for a mental…
In the Journals

One in six American children has a developmental disability

October 11, 2019
Between 2009 and 2017, approximately one in six children aged 3 to 17 years in the United States had a diagnosed developmental disability, according…
In the Journals

Antibiotics commonly dispensed without prescription in China

October 11, 2019
It is still common for antibiotics to be dispensed without a prescription at community pharmacies throughout China, though the practice is less…
Breaking News

CDC provides update on vaping-related injuries

October 10, 2019
As of Oct. 8, 1,299 confirmed and probable cases of lung injury associated with electronic cigarette use, or vaping, have been reported by 49 states…
Feature

Q&A: SAVE discusses the clinician's role in suicide prevention

October 10, 2019
Oct. 10 is World Mental Health Day, and WHO has declared suicide prevention as the focus for 2019. According to WHO, someone dies by suicide every 40…