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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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Reduction of Consecutive Esotropia Using Modified Contralateral Recession and Resection for Recurrent Intermittent Exotropia

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, October 9, 2017
To report consecutive esotropia in contralateral lateral rectus recession and medial rectus resection for recurrent…
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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: ‘Great need’ for new antivirals to combat H7N9

October 17, 2017
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