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California wildfires may cause hard-to-notice trauma in children

October 20, 2017

Thirteen large wildfires have scorched more than 210,000 acres across parts of Northern California over the last week, leaving a path of devastation in their wake.

At least 43 people have died, and the fires have destroyed close to 7,000 homes and businesses, creating scenes of an Armageddon-like environment that will likely remain in the minds of those affected by the fires for months, if not years, to come.

In the Journals

Younger relative age linked to ADHD diagnosis

October 20, 2017
Children with a younger relative age were more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD in a health service system with low prescribing rates for ADHD. “More recently…

Tdap vaccinations in pregnant women increase by 50%

October 20, 2017
The rate of pregnant women receiving a tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis vaccine jumped dramatically in numerous metropolitan areas of the United States — by more…
In the Journals

Teens often ignorant of energy drink ingredients, potential harms

October 20, 2017
Teenagers and young adults often lack a basic knowledge about energy drinks, including ingredients as well as how energy drinks increase energy levels and could

‘Scant bipartisanship’ not enough to end ‘political war over Obamacare’

October 19, 2017
Senators Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., introduced a bipartisan bill that will finance cost-sharing subsidy payments to health insurance companies…
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Experiences of Teach-Back in a Telephone Health Service

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, Fall 2017, Volume 1 Issue 4
Asking patients to “Teach-Back” information during a health care consultation is widely recommended, yet…
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Early Childhood Exposures and Risk for Adult Disease: November 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Every physician who cares for children has always worried about the effects interventions or exposures might have on…
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American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

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VIDEO: Global task force wants to reduce world’s cholera burden

October 6, 2017
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