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IDSA: Surgical Site Infections Up With Reported Penicillin Allergy

October 09, 2017. 12:00 PM CDT. Increased risk of SSI was mediated by patients' receipt of alternative perioperative antibiotic Read article

OTHER CONFERENCE NEWS

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

Obesity Prevalence Has Doubled in More Than 70 Countries

June 12, 2017 From 1980 to 2015 there was a continuous increase in obesity prevalence in most other countries

APSS: Weekend Sleep Changes Adversely Affect Health Outcomes

June 07, 2017 For every hour of shifted sleep, an associated 11.1 percent increase in risk of diagnosed heart disease

Overweight Boys at Greater Risk of Colon Cancer in Adulthood

May 22, 2017 But study also found that losing weight lowered those odds

Overweight in Childhood May Up Lifetime Risk of Depression

May 19, 2017 Risk four times greater if individuals are also overweight as adults, researchers say

ASCO: Vaccination Tied to Substantial Reduction in Oral HPV

May 19, 2017 Vaccination may help prevent oral HPV infections linked to oral cancers, researcher says

Just Two Weeks of Inactivity Can Up Risk of Developing Disease

May 18, 2017 Consistent daily activity vital to optimal health, researchers say

AUA: E-Cigarettes Can Also Cause DNA Damage to Bladder Mucosa

May 15, 2017 'Vaping' could lead to cancerous changes in urothelial cells, research indicates

ARVO: Conformers Can Stimulate Socket Expansion in MICA

May 12, 2017 3D printed conformers can be used for children with severe microphthalmia/anophthalmia