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Cervical pessary use lowers preterm birth rate

January 18, 2018
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Hurricanes Irma, Maria pose threat of infectious diseases in US

January 18, 2018
NEW YORK —  The aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria have displaced an estimated 100,000 to 200,000 Puerto Rican citizens, with many people from the island…

Household screening doubles detection of TB cases

January 17, 2018
Adding household screening to standard passive case finding more than doubled the detection of tuberculosis cases during a nearly 5-year study in Vietnam, where the…
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Teenage cannabis, cigarette use may heighten risk for later psychosis

January 17, 2018
Study findings showed that adolescents who use cannabis or tobacco are at increased risk for subsequent psychotic experiences; however, this association was greater…

AAFP: ‘Time to get the job done on CHIP’

January 17, 2018
AAFP’s president told Healio Family Medicine the time for disagreement on funding the Children’s Health Insurance Program needs to be concluded, in light of…
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Rigid Gas Permeable Contact Lens as a Vision-Sparing Tool in Children After Traumatic Corneal Laceration

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, December 19, 2017
To evaluate the clinical value of rigid gas permeable contact lenses in children after traumatic corneal scarring. This…
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Sudden Cardiac Death in Children and Adolescents: December 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

In any busy primary care pediatric practice issues such as chest pain, syncope, palpitations, and arrhythmias…
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American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

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VIDEO: New early peanut introduction guidelines must undo ‘years of misconceptions’

October 28, 2017
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