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Pediatrics News (2606)

Tue, Mar 6, 2018 - For adolescents, a health care professional human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine communication intervention is associated with improved HPV vaccine series initiation and completion, according to a study published online March 5 in JAMA Pediatrics. Read More >
HPV Vaccine Intervention Tied to Increased Vaccination
Tue, Mar 6, 2018 - Compared to whites, blacks and Hispanics have increased markers of poor prognosis of type 1 diabetes at diagnosis and three years post-diagnosis, according to a study published online March 1 in Diabetes Care. Read More >
Minorities Face Worse Prognosis and Complications in T1DM
Tue, Mar 6, 2018 - Quintupling the dose of inhaled glucocorticoids seems not to be effective for preventing exacerbations among children with asthma, while quadrupling the dose may be beneficial for adolescents and adults, according to two studies published online March 3 i Read More >
Quintupled Glucocorticoid Dose No Help in Pediatric Asthma
Tue, Mar 6, 2018 - Exposure to parent encouragement to diet as an adolescent is tied to long-term harmful weight-related and emotional health outcomes and appears to be transmitted to the next generation, according to a study published online March 6 in Pediatrics. Read More >
Parental Dieting Pressure Linked to Long-Term Harm
Tue, Mar 6, 2018 - Strong state firearm policies are associated with lower firearm suicide rates and lower homicide rates, according to a study published online March 5 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Read More >
Strong State Firearm Policies, Lower Firearm Suicide Rate Tied
Tue, Mar 6, 2018 - Nationally, the rate of hospitalization and pediatric intensive care unit admission for opioid ingestions increased from 2004 to 2015, according to a study published online March 5 in Pediatrics. Read More >
Pediatric Opioid-Related Hospital, ICU Admissions on the Rise
Mon, Mar 5, 2018 - Adolescents smoking electronic-cigarettes only have significantly higher excretion of volatile organic chemical compounds than non-smokers, although the levels are lower than among those using cigarettes in addition to electronic-cigarettes, according to Read More >
Excretion of Volatile Organic Compounds Up in Teen E-Smokers
Mon, Mar 5, 2018 - The global costs of diabetes are high and will increase substantially by 2030, according to a study published online Feb. 23 in Diabetes Care. Read More >
Global Costs of Diabetes Will Continue Rising Through 2030