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Addiction to Prescription Medication: The epidemic
Lisgelia Santana-Rojas, MD, DABA, FAAP
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Emily C. Dawson, MD
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Bernard A. Cohen, MD
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William V. Raszka, Jr., MD
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Julie L. Wei, MD, FAAP
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Headlines in Pediatrics

There have been no deaths among high school football players during preseason practice in states with guidelines to help students get used to the heat over time, a new study says.

Stanford University researchers are using Google Glass to help autistic children analyze faces in real time and alert them to the emotions they're expressing

Early treatment of Pseudomonas aeruginosa can eradicate bacteria, delay chronic colonization

Patients with acne also have significantly lower serum adiponectin levels than healthy controls

Increase of 1,000 steps per day linked to decrease in mean/maximum aortic IMT

In very young children, exposure to bright light in the evening suppresses melatonin, which has implications for the use of electronic devices before bed, new research shows.

Government researchers say the nasal spray version of the annual flu vaccine didn't protect kids this past flu season

Atomoxetine may be an effective and safe nonstimulant alternative drug for children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), new research hints.

Adolescents with disabilities may need special attention to their pubertal transition and menstrual management, according to guidance from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Even low levels of lead can cause permanent damage in children, and the U.S. needs to do more to eliminate sources of exposure, say leading pediatricians.

Reset room is one of three steps Hennepin County Medical Center has introduced to address burnout

As many as 1.9 million children get concussions from sports and other recreational activities each year, and most of them don't get checked out by doctors after these injuries, a U.S. study suggests.

Increased 30-day morbidity for black race, bladder and urinary diversion operations

Giving teens with type 1 diabetes tools to more closely track their behavior and offering coping skills, transport, and other support reduced HbA1c, prevented depression, and reduced days in the hospital.

Anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) agents are showing promise for the rare childhood autoimmune disorder, juvenile dermatomyositis, new research shows.

Plan-Do-Study-Act strategy includes developing initiatives, implementing plans, checking results

Decrease in ketone bodies, stabilization in mean arterial BP during anesthesia induction

15 outbreaks in U.S. linked to the illegal reptiles

A quality-improvement initiative launched in 2013 appears to have reduced avoidable emergency department (ED) visits by pediatric gastroenterology patients.

Shorter time taken for attempted cannulation of femoral artery, lower number of attempts needed.

Older teens who try electronic cigarettes have six times the odds of trying regular cigarettes within two years than those who never puffed on the devices.

A good night's sleep makes for perkier, better-behaved children. But how much sleep is enough?

Mosquitoes that can transmit the Zika virus have been found to live in nearly all U.S. states, according to maps released this week by authorities trying to assess the public health threat.