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Fetal, Early-Life Exposures May Impact Young Adult Bone Health

July 10, 2020. 7:00 PM CDT. Specifically, maternal smoking and breastfeeding tied to fracture risk in young adulthood Read article

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CDC: 2017 to 2018 Saw Decline in Teen Birth Rates Across States

July 10, 2020 Declines seen among non-Hispanic white, non-Hispanic black, Hispanic teenagers aged 15 to 19

Newborn Iodine Status Not Tied to Congenital Hypothyroidism

July 09, 2020 But among infants treated in neonatal ICU, cases had significantly higher blood iodine levels than controls

American Cancer Society Updates HPV Vaccination Guidelines

July 08, 2020 Vaccination should be routinely offered at age 9 to 12 years; catch-up vaccination recommended through age 26

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children Profiled

July 08, 2020 Two reports describe characteristics of MIS-C seen in U.S. pediatric health centers, New York state

2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act Tied to Drop in Childhood Obesity

July 08, 2020 The stronger nutrition standards for school meals and snacks should be maintained, the authors say

Chilblains in Recent Case Series Not Tied to COVID-19 Infection

July 07, 2020 SARS-CoV-2 undetected by PCR on nasopharyngeal swabs and in biopsy samples of skin in 31 patients

Incidence of Abusive Head Trauma in Infants May Be Up During Lockdown

July 06, 2020 Abusive head trauma cases increased 1,493 percent compared with previous three years

Most Primary Care Providers Screening Toddlers for Autism

July 06, 2020 Some disparities seen in screening, but screen-positive children diagnosed at younger age

Physician’s Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup

July 02, 2020

Neurological Symptoms Described in Children With COVID-19

July 02, 2020 Neurological symptoms involve central, peripheral nervous system; splenial changes ID'd on imaging

Model Estimates Herd Immunity Threshold for COVID-19

July 01, 2020 New model suggests lower herd immunity level than classical model based on homogenous immunization

Spectrum of Imaging Findings Described in COVID-19 MIS-C

July 01, 2020 Imaging findings include basal consolidation with collapse and pleural effusions on chest CT

Latinos Have High Rate of Positivity for SARS-CoV-2

June 30, 2020 Rate of positivity 42.6 percent, compared with 8.8 percent for whites and 17.6 percent for blacks

Mild Fever, Little Respiratory Illness Seen With COVID-19-Positive Infants

June 30, 2020 Of 18 COVID-19-positive infants less than 90 days old, none required intensive care

Good Diet May Cut Toxicity Risk in Treatment of Pediatric ALL

June 30, 2020 Greater intake of foods rich in antioxidants tied to lower rates of infection, mucositis during treatment