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CDC: Children’s sodium intake higher than recommended

September 11, 2014
Sodium intake among school-aged children in the United States is higher than CDC recommendations, according to a recent MMWR report. More than 90%…
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Family dinners could protect adolescents from cyberbullying

September 11, 2014
The effects of cyberbullying among children could be reduced by sharing regular family meals, according to recent study findings published in JAMA
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Electronic nose determined subgroups of pediatric asthma

September 10, 2014
Electronic nose technology determined distinct subgroups of asthma in children, according to research presented at the European Respiratory Society…
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Molecular tests accurately diagnosed GAS pharyngitis

September 10, 2014
Rapid antigen diagnostic tests, such as molecular tests, can be used to streamline management of sore throat in primary care based on recent data…
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Sibling bullying increased risk for depression, self-harm in young adults

September 9, 2014
Children who were bullied by siblings were significantly more likely to experience depression, anxiety and self-harm by early adulthood compared with…

Teens experience both physical and emotional post-concussion symptoms

September 5, 2014
Teens can experience emotional symptoms, as well as physical symptoms, after sustaining a concussion, according to researchers. Doctoral student Lisa…
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Daily breakfast consumption lowered type 2 diabetes risk profile in children

September 5, 2014
The risk for type 2 diabetes among children may be lowered with regular consumption of a healthy breakfast, according to research published in PLoS
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CDC: HCPs should heed short shelf life of LAIV

September 4, 2014
A significant number of expired doses of live attenuated influenza vaccine doses were administered between 2007 and 2014, according to a recent…
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CDC publishes ACIP recommendations for 2014-2015 seasonal influenza vaccines

September 4, 2014
Updates to the 2013 recommendations from the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices regarding seasonal influenza vaccines were…
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HPV4 vaccine safe, effective 8 years post-vaccination

September 3, 2014
Three doses of quadrivalent HPV vaccine provided protection against disease and persistent infection for more than 8 years, according to recent study…