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Pediatric Cannabis Exposure Up After Medical Legalization

August 16, 2019. 7:00 PM CDT. Cannabis exposure calls to poison control increased 140 percent after legalization in Massachusetts Read article


TSH Elevated in 6 Percent of Psychiatrically Hospitalized Youth

August 14, 2019 Elevated thyroid-stimulating hormone linked to recent weight gain, treatment with benzodiazepines

Impulsivity Lower When Children Meet Sleep, Screen Time Guides

August 14, 2019 Children who meet sleep and recreational screen time recommendations have lower impulsivity

Methylphenidate Tx Tied to Brain Changes in Boys With ADHD

August 13, 2019 White matter changes seen after four months of MPH versus placebo in boys, but not men, with ADHD

Ultrasound Aids IV Line Placement in Children

August 13, 2019 Findings showed success of first attempts in children with presumed difficult peripheral access

Racial, Ethnic Disparities in Care for Preemies Have Narrowed

August 13, 2019 Disparities have narrowed in specific care practices for African-American, Hispanic versus white infants

Type 1 Diabetes Misdiagnosed in One-Fourth of Children, Adults

August 13, 2019 Misdiagnosis of type 1 diabetes in children, but not adults, associated with diabetic ketoacidosis

Psychotherapy Alone First Line of Treatment for Depressed Youth

August 12, 2019 Adding fluoxetine to cognitive behavioral therapy did not further reduce depressive symptoms

Prescription Drug Misuse Common in High Schoolers

August 12, 2019 44 percent of high school seniors who misuse prescription drugs have multiple drug sources

Guidelines Issued for Managing Hidradenitis Suppurativa

August 09, 2019 Two-part guideline addresses diagnosis, evaluation, management of the chronic inflammatory skin disease

No Evidence for Benefits of Opioids After Pediatric Tonsillectomy

August 09, 2019 Perioperative opioid fills linked to risk of return visit for constipation but not pain, dehydration or hemorrhage

Fluoride Exposure Tied to Kidney, Liver Function Changes in Youth

August 08, 2019 Increase in plasma fluoride linked to lower eGFR, higher serum uric acid, lower blood urea nitrogen

ADHD May Increase Risk of Premature Death

August 08, 2019 Psychiatric comorbidity plays key role for all-cause and cause-specific associations with death in adults

Rate of Dual Burden 37 Per 10,000 Births in California

August 08, 2019 Significant predictors of dual burden of preterm birth, severe maternal morbidity include smoking, HTN

Children With Type 1 Diabetes Have Poorer Educational Outcomes

August 08, 2019 Findings more pronounced in children with higher mean HbA1c

Completion Rates of Recommended Vaccines Lower for Preemies

August 07, 2019 Rate of completion lower for seven-vaccine series by 19 months and 36 months of age