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Purified CBD May Help Treat Drug-Resistant Epilepsy

December 10, 2019. 12:00 PM CST. Those taking CBD versus placebo had greater reduction in seizures associated with tuberous sclerosis complex Read article

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AAP: Greater Access to Bariatric, Metabolic Surgery Urged for Youth

October 28, 2019 Metabolic and bariatric surgery safe for youth with severe obesity; barriers to surgery should be reduced

AAP: Info Sparse for Nonnutritive Sweetener Use in Children

October 28, 2019 NNSs may promote small amounts of weight loss, but isolated use unlikely to lead to substantial weight loss

AAP: Less Than Half of U.S. Children Get Sufficient Sleep

October 25, 2019 Sufficient sleep linked to increased odds of combined flourishing measure, individual measures

AAP: Most Moms Unconcerned With Informal Milk Sharing

October 25, 2019 78.2 percent of mothers using informal milk sharing do not medically screen donors

AAP: Antihistamine Use for Anaphylaxis May Delay Care Seeking

October 25, 2019 Odds of delay seeking medical care up with administration of antihistamines to child with anaphylaxis

ASA: Opioid-Free Pediatric Tonsillectomy Feasible

October 22, 2019 Majority of children opioid-free intraoperatively do not need opioids postoperatively

Neural-Tube Defects Up for Offspring of Women on Dolutegravir

July 23, 2019 Prevalence of neural-tube defects with dolutegravir higher than with other antiretroviral tx

ADA: Teplizumab Can Delay T1DM Progression in Those at Risk

June 13, 2019 Median time to type 1 diabetes diagnosis 48.4 months with teplizumab and 24.4 months with placebo

DDW: Ingested Button Battery Can Cause Gastric Injury

May 20, 2019 Eighty-six percent of pediatric patients with BB ingestion had visual evidence of mucosal damage

Magnitude of Weight Loss Similar for Teens, Adults After RYGB

May 17, 2019 Adolescents significantly more likely to have remission of type 2 diabetes and hypertension

AAN: Cannabidiol Tied to Drop in Seizures in Dravet Syndrome

May 01, 2019 Percentage reduction in convulsive seizures higher for cannabidiol 10 and 20 mg/kg/day versus placebo

Nonpharmacologic Tx Enhances Care of Opioid-Exposed Newborns

April 30, 2019 Reduction seen in length of hospital stay and in use of medication to treat neonatal abstinence

12 Percent of Caregivers Have Pediatric Flu Vaccine Hesitancy

April 29, 2019 Most hold inaccurate beliefs about flu, flu shots, including believing child will be protected with one shot

Most Pediatric Residents Report Caring for Gun Injuries

April 29, 2019 Almost all residents agree pediatricians should ask about guns in the home, ask parents to lock guns

Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions

April 17, 2019 Hand hygiene compliance was 50.8 percent when health care workers moved from dirtier to cleaner tasks