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Pathway from Bronchiolitis to Wheezing and Asthma
Jonathan M. Mansbach, MD, MPH
Date Posted:  July 24, 2014
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Diagnosis and Non-Surgical Management of Pediatric Chronic Rhinosinusitis
Julie L. Wei, MD, FAAP
Date Posted:  July 24, 2014
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Psoriasis In Children: An Update
Patrice Hyde, MD
Date Posted:  July 2, 2014
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The Home & Human Health
Jerome A. Paulson, MD, FAAP
Date Posted:  June 30, 2014
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Role of Genetics in Predicting Disease Course and Response to Therapy in Patients with IBD
Carmen Cuffari, MD, FRCPC, FACG
Date Posted:  May 30, 2014
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Neuroimaging of Abusive Head Trauma
Arabinda K. Choudhary, MD
Date Posted:  May 27, 2014
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Imaging of Sickle Cell Disease
Sharon Gould, MD
Date Posted:  May 23, 2014
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The risk for strabismus was 14 times higher in very premature infants who weighed less than 2000 g at birth, independent of gestational age.

Cancer and its treatment may have an immediate or delayed impact on reproductive health

U.S. teenagers' reported use of synthetic human growth hormone more than doubled between 2012 to 2013 as they sought to improve athletic performance and appearance, a survey by anti-drug advocates found.

Many obese and overweight American children and teens look in the mirror and tell themselves their weight is fine, U.S. health officials reported.

In febrile but otherwise healthy infants up to three months old with bacteremia, blood cultures will grow pathogenic bacteria within 24 hours of collection, a new study shows.

More than 22 percent of injuries are concussions, researchers call for better player protections

Moms of children with neurodevelopmental disabilities benefit from cognitive behavioral interventions delivered by peer mentors.

However, the intervention may present a time challenge for pediatricians and unrealistic expectations for parents, a child obesity expert has noted.

Disadvantaged teens may get more than an academic boost by attending top-notch high schools - their health may also benefit, a study suggests.

After rising steadily for more than 10 years, the proportion of U.S. kids defined as obese due to a large waist circumference held steady between 2003 and 2012.

Roles of heritability, mutations, environment estimated - NIH-funded study

Using a computerized decision aid to help automate developmental surveillance and screening (DSS) at well-child visits results in more children being screened and earlier diagnoses for those with developmental delay.

Poor concordance regarding prognosis and goals of care; variation seen by cancer type

Only one in five sexually active U.S. teens has been tested for HIV, a new government report shows.

Delay in cord clamping after spontaneous respiration decreases risk of death/admission

Rest, possibly combined with physical therapy, key to recovery, research suggests

Repurposed drugs may offer first potential therapy

A review of past studies has found that inhaled corticosteroids used to treat asthma could result in restricting the growth of children who have the condition.

A study published by a research team from Norway has found that babies born into families in which someone has cerebral palsy are more likely to develop the condition themselves.

Outcomes are similar regardless of initial treatment with atropine or patching

Inhaled nitric oxide is widely used in infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), but there's no evidence that it significantly improves outcomes, according to a database study.

When an 11-year-old boy in San Diego developed a nasty skin allergy, doctors traced it to the nickel in his family's iPad.

Ultrasonography diagnoses hand bony fractures in pediatric patients with greater than 90% accuracy, researchers from Italy report.

The song says a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, but a study says that kind of imprecise measurement can lead to potentially dangerous dosing mistakes.

Parents should think twice before sharing their bed with an infant; a new study suggests bed-sharing is the leading cause of sleep-related deaths in younger infants.

Iowa study found three-quarters of kids drove the off-road vehicles, more than half were in accidents

Secondary injuries more common among children who postpone ligament repair, research shows

Possible explanations include fewer hospital staffers, slower response times, researchers say

More than 10% of children undergoing tympanostomy had postoperative tube obstruction, with serous fluid and increased time to follow-up visit predicting tube occlusion.