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Combined prenatal drinking, smoking associated with nearly 12-fold increase in SIDS risk

Combined prenatal drinking, smoking associated with nearly 12-fold increase in SIDS risk
January 23, 2020
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Bariatric surgery does not improve overall mental health in adolescents with obesity

January 23, 2020
Adolescents who underwent bariatric surgery and experienced subsequent substantial weight loss did not see overall mental health improvements at 5 years post-surgery…
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Early influenza B activity causes some severe illness in Louisiana children

January 23, 2020
The 2019-2020 influenza season in Louisiana arrived earlier than usual, with the majority of infections caused by influenza B — a strain that has not predominated…
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16-month-old female is admitted to PICU with concerns for sepsis

Infectious Diseases in Children, January 2020
James H. Brien, DO
A 16-month-old female is admitted to the PICU with fever and concerns for sepsis. A few weeks earlier, she had the onset of a generalized maculopapular rash. The rash…
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New biologic drugs for asthma: What PCPs need to know

Infectious Diseases in Children, January 2020
Edward A. Bell, PharmD, BCPS
In recent years, we have made significant strides in our understanding of the pathogenesis of asthma. As a result, specific new pharmacotherapies and therapeutic…
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Leukocyte-Related Disorders: A Review for the Pediatrician

Pediatric Annals, January 2020, Volume 49 Issue 1
Leukocytes, or white blood cells, are part of the innate immune system that defends against infectious and foreign…
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Great Debates in HIV Care

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

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American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

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VIDEO: Guiding pediatricians through a modern, digital world

October 27, 2019
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