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Variability in Geographic Availability of New Antibiotics

October 19, 2018. 7:00 PM CDT. Greater geographic availability for antibiotics from and/or marketed by companies in U.S., Europe Read article

OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

Limited Evidence for OTC Preps to Treat Nasal Symptoms of Colds

October 18, 2018 Nasal decongestants can be used for short periods for adults; their safety is unclear for children

Maternal Trauma Associated With Low Male Infant Birthweight

October 18, 2018 Combo of trauma history, higher levels of cortisol linked to lower birthweight in boys only

Giving Flu Shots in Pharmacies Could Up Vaccination Coverage

October 17, 2018 Reduction in influenza cases, deaths, costs by adding pharmacies during influenza epidemics

Compression Collar May Protect Brain of Female Soccer Players

October 17, 2018 No white matter changes among female high school soccer athletes who wore compression collar

Lung Cancer Deaths 28% Lower in California Than Rest of U.S.

October 17, 2018 Among those aged 18 to 35, California has had larger drops in smoking initiation, intensity, more quitting

Recommendations Developed to Verify NGT Placement in Children

October 17, 2018 Recommendations include clinician education, use of gastric pH measurement, radiographs

Change in Shelter Eligibility Policy Tied to More ED Visits

October 16, 2018 ED visits for homelessness at children's hospital increased 4.5 times after policy was enacted

Number of Children Not Receiving Vaccines Slightly Increased

October 15, 2018 However, coverage with most recommended vaccines among children aged 19 to 35 months stable, high

β-Blockers in 1st Trimester Do Not Up Congenital Malformations

October 15, 2018 No large increase in the risk for overall, cardiac malformations in international cohort

Age, Sex Affect Extended Post-Concussion Symptoms in Children

October 15, 2018 Female sex, pre-injury mood problems, lower family income, family discord tied to ongoing symptoms

15- and 18-Month, 4-Year Well-Child Visits Most Often Missed

October 12, 2018 Opportunities for developmental, school readiness screenings may be missed

Violent Video Games Tied to Physical Aggression

October 12, 2018 Meta-analysis included multiple ages, nationalities, ethnicities

Eye Trauma Secondary to Falls in Older Adults Increasing

October 12, 2018 Incidence of eye trauma as secondary diagnosis increased from 14.5 to 19 per 100,000 population

CDC: Many Children With Heart Conditions Have Special Needs

October 11, 2018 One in 77 U.S. children reportedly had heart conditions in 2016, with special needs in 60 percent

Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass May Be Better for Teens

October 11, 2018 Greater declines in body mass index seen at one and three years than with gastric banding