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Pediatricians Should Encourage Fish Consumption for Children

May 23, 2019. 12:00 PM CDT. Fish have favorable nutrient profile versus other animal proteins; for most types, benefits outweigh risks Read article

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Millennial Parents Found More Likely to Drive Distracted

May 20, 2019 Parents born between 1981 and 1996 more likely to read text messages while driving with children in the car

Medicaid Expansion Cuts Racial Disparities in Preterm Births

May 20, 2019 Overall rates of low birth weight unchanged, but reduction seen in disparities for black infants

Pool Chemical Injuries Led to ~13,500 ED Visits in 2015-2017

May 17, 2019 More than one-third of injuries occurred among patients aged younger than 18 years

Smartphone App Could Help Diagnose Ear Infections

May 16, 2019 By using smartphone microphone, speaker to assess eardrum mobility, app can detect middle ear fluid

Estimated Prevalence of Low Birth Weight Down Since 2000

May 16, 2019 However, average annual reduction rate of 1.23 percent insufficient to reach global targets

Risk for Repeat Concussion Quantified for Pediatric Patients

May 15, 2019 16.2 percent of patients experienced at least one repeat concussion; increase in risk seen with patient age

Computer-Based Training Studied in Children With Fragile X Syndrome

May 15, 2019 Similar improvements seen in groups receiving adaptive, nonadaptive cognitive training program

Standard Outcome Measures Developed for Pediatric Facial Palsy

May 13, 2019 Standard measures allow for recording outcomes of facial palsy treatments among pediatric patients

Adverse Childhood Experiences Linked to Worse Lupus Outcomes

May 13, 2019 More adverse childhood experiences associated with depression, poor overall health for those with SLE

Higher Risk for Cancer, Mortality Seen With Pediatric-Onset IBD

May 13, 2019 Risk for cancer, mortality increased for patients with pediatric-onset ulcerative colitis, Crohn disease

Low-Calorie Sweetened Drinks Do Not Cut Calories in Children

May 13, 2019 Low-, zero-calorie sweetened beverage consumers take in 200 extra calories daily versus water drinkers

Health Professionals Supportive of Medicinal Cannabis

May 10, 2019 However, across medicine, pharmacy, and nursing, providers need more information

Model Predicts Counties at Risk for Measles Outbreak

May 10, 2019 Counties identified as being at risk should be targeted for enhanced surveillance, vaccination

Doctors Aware of Patient Difficulties Affording Medical Care

May 10, 2019 Three-quarters of doctors surveyed say they consider out-of-pocket costs when making clinical decisions

Suicide Attempts by Self-Poisoning Have Increased in Teens

May 10, 2019 Increase from 2011 to 2018 among children aged 10 to 18 years mainly driven by girls