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AAD: Fathers May Not Perceive Harms of Teen Indoor Tanning

February 20, 2018. 12:00 PM CST. Low harms more often perceived by parents of male teens, those age ≥16, with less sun-reactive skin Read article


ACAAI: Doctors Not Adhering to New Peanut Guidelines

October 27, 2017 Thirty-eight percent of pediatricians scored 1 or less; only 11 percent scored 4 on 0-to-4 scale

ACAAI: Telemedicine Can Be Beneficial in Allergy Care

October 27, 2017 Telemedicine use likely to expand for allergy care; further research is needed into impact, outcomes

ASA: Botox Injections Beneficial for Migraine in Children

October 24, 2017 Statistically significant changes in migraine intensity, frequency, duration from pre- to post-therapy

IDSA: Surgical Site Infections Up With Reported Penicillin Allergy

October 09, 2017 Increased risk of SSI was mediated by patients' receipt of alternative perioperative antibiotic

IDSA: Small Drop in MMR Vaccination Rate Would Be Costly

October 06, 2017 A minor decline in vaccination levels among children would have large public health, economic effects

AAP: Epinephrine Admin Training Needed in Many Schools

September 19, 2017 In 2015 to 2016, 2.7 percent reported that epinephrine was administered by unlicensed staff

AAP: Few Doctors Provide Firearm Injury Prevention Info in ER

September 19, 2017 Barriers include political restraint, lack of physician awareness, and legal constraints

AHA: Target Organ Damage From HTN Also Seen in Teenagers

September 18, 2017 Sixteen percent of teenagers had left ventricular hypertrophy with SBP below the 95th percentile

AAP: Some Improvement in Child Passenger Safety Practices

September 18, 2017 Increase in rear facing infants from 84 to 91 percent during 2009 to 2015, but drop in booster seat use

AAP: Sliding on Lap Linked to Leg Fracture for Young Children

September 18, 2017 Percentage of injuries for children on lap of another person was higher for younger age groups

AAP: Cellphone Ownership Linked to Cyberbullying in Children

September 18, 2017 Cellphone owners in grades 3, 4 were significantly more likely to be victims of cyberbullying

AAP: Incidence of Golf Cart Accidents 0.36/100,000 Patients

September 15, 2017 Among children, median patient age is 11 years and median hospital length of stay is two days

AAP: Opioid Dependence/Abuse Public Health Issue for Children

September 15, 2017 ER visits for opioid dependence/abuse increased from 32,235 in 2008 to 49,626 in 2013

BP, Heart Rate, Arterial Stiffness Up With E-Cigarettes

September 12, 2017 Significant increases seen in first 30 minutes after smoking electronic-cigarette containing nicotine

Addition of Exercise to Weight Loss Ups Mitochondrial Capacity

August 31, 2017 Improved mitochondrial respiratory capacity for older obese adults with weight loss + exercise