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Early adverse events spur depression, health concerns in teens

Early adverse events spur depression, health concerns in teens
November 17, 2017

Children who experience an increase of zero to three adverse childhood events, including poverty or traumatic events, were 25% more likely to have physical health problems and increased depression in adolescence.

“Health care professionals need to start attending to psychosocial adversity as a tangible risk factor for disease,” Joan L. Luby, MD, the Samuel and Mae S. Ludwig Professor of Child Psychiatry and director of the early emotional development program at Washington University School of Medicine, said in an interview with Infectious Diseases in Children. “They should assess how much adversity the adolescent is still experiencing and address these ongoing stressors as health risks in the same way they might address diet or exercise.”

HSS highlights recent progress against antibiotic resistance

November 17, 2017
As part of World Antibiotic Awareness Week, HHS has released a progress report summarizing achievements made during the first 2 years of implementing a national strategy…
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VIDEO: Nutrition therapy for pediatric IBD continues to advance

November 17, 2017
ORLANDO — In this exclusive video from Advances in IBD 2017, David Suskind, MD, professor of pediatrics and director of clinical gastroenterology at Seattle…
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Group B streptococcus stillbirths, deaths remain high despite vaccine feasibility

November 16, 2017
Group B streptococcal infections are a major contributor to poor health in both mothers and children and is responsible for nearly 150,000 stillbirths and infant deaths…

Q&A: Flu vaccination coverage benefits economy, not just overall health

November 16, 2017
The CDC recommends influenza vaccination for everyone aged 6 months and older. However, vaccination coverage in the 2016-2017 season fell below the Healthy People 2020…
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Time and Factors Affecting the Direction of Re-drift in Essential Infantile Esotropia

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, November 14, 2017
To investigate the development pattern and related factors of postoperative re-drift in infantile esotropia. A total of…
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CME

Common Symptoms, but Rare Diagnoses in Neonatology: October 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

The old adage “When you hear hoof beats, think horses” is often used in medical education. Yet, there are…
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American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

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VIDEO: Influenza vaccination among HCWs a ‘patient safety issue’

October 5, 2017
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