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Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions

April 17, 2019. 12:00 PM CDT. Hand hygiene compliance was 50.8 percent when health care workers moved from dirtier to cleaner tasks Read article

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ACAAI: Oral Immunotherapy Is Protective in Peanut Allergy

November 19, 2018 More patients receiving AR101 able to ingest ≥600 mg peanut protein without dose-limiting symptoms

ACAAI: Hospital Stay, Caregiver Knowledge of Asthma Linked

November 16, 2018 Children of caregivers with poor asthma knowledge more likely to have prolonged hospital stay

ACAAI: Almost 2 Percent of Children Have Milk Allergy

November 16, 2018 Among children with food allergy, 53 percent of infants have milk allergy vs. 15 percent of teens

AHA: Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Updated

November 13, 2018 Guidelines provide information on types, amounts of exercise for different population groups

AAP Warns of Harms of Corporal Punishment for Children

November 05, 2018 Parents are encouraged to use healthy forms of discipline such as positive reinforcement

AAP: Parents Frequently Save Leftover Antibiotics

November 02, 2018 Almost three-quarters of those saving antibiotics subsequently divert the antibiotics to others

AAP: More Children Visiting Pediatric EDs for Mental Health

November 02, 2018 Increase in mental health-related diagnoses from 2012 to 2016, higher rate for non-Hispanic blacks

Better Glycemic Control With Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery

October 03, 2018 Better glycemic control, reduced hypoglycemia risk for T1DM patients with suboptimal glycemic control

ADA: T1D, T2D, GDM Before 26 Weeks Tied to Higher ASD Risk

June 26, 2018 Increased risks of autism spectrum disorder in association with types 1, 2, gestational diabetes

Most Infants and Toddlers Consume Added Sugar

June 12, 2018 On any given day, 85 percent of infants, toddlers aged 6 to 23 months had added sugar intake

Childhood Obesity/Overweight Steadily Rose From 1999 to 2014

June 11, 2018 If trends continue, about one-third of children and one-half of teens will be obese/overweight by 2030

Pivotal Response Treatment Plus NAO Robot Effective in Autism

May 10, 2018 Decrease in parent-rated ASD-related symptoms over time with PRT using humanoid robot

Teen Sexting Linked to Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Abuse

May 08, 2018 Correlations seen for sexting with intimate partner violence perpetration for boys, victimization for girls

Executive Function Improved With Prenatal Exposure to SSRIs

May 07, 2018 Better EF skills in 12-year-olds exposed to prenatal SSRI, even controlling for maternal depressive sx

Child Secondhand Pot + Tobacco Exposure Ups Risk for ER Visits

May 07, 2018 Children in the marijuana and tobacco exposure group also had increase in otitis media episodes