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Out of Sight and Out of Mind – Whatever happened to that patient?
Stephen T. Lawless, MD, MBA
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This Too Shall Pass
Ahmad Bani-Hani, MD, FAAP, FACS
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The Infant with a Tracheostomy
Ambika Shenoy, MD
Date Posted:  April 13, 2015
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Stephen C. Eppes, MD, FAAP
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Benjamin Joseph, MS Orth, MCh Orth, FRCS Ed
Date Posted:  March 9, 2015
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Abdominal Manifestations of Cystic Fibrosis
Abigail Strang, MD, Vandna Passi, MD, and Kristel Holmblad, MD, MPH
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Sandra G. Hassink, MD, FAAP
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School-based sexual abuse programs increase children's skills and knowledge to help prevent potential abuse situations and instill a willingness to disclose if they do experience abuse.

After average of 3.25 months, treated parts regressed significantly more than untreated parts

Delays in diagnosing and treating autism often occur when doctors ignore parents' concerns about their child's early development, a new study suggests.

Although easier to administer, it didn't trigger as strong an immune response in infants as shot did

After six months of treatment, worse control in children with poor CYP2C19 metabolizer phenotype

Glycopyrrolate may be effective in treating breath-holding spells in infants and toddlers, with a better safety profile than a pacemaker, a study suggests

Gene therapy led to faster immune reconstitution and resolution of infections in SCID-X1 patients than did haploidentical hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Vaccinating boys against the human papillomavirus (HPV) might be a cost-effective way to prevent HPV-related oropharyngeal squamous cell cancer, according to Canadian researchers.

Of three surgical approaches for managing necrotizing enterocolitis in infants, peritoneal drainage followed by laparotomy had relatively low mortality risk, but the highest price tag.

Median weighted pediatric readiness score 68.9, with increase by pediatric patient volume

It's an emotional and controversial issue, but a new practice framework outlines when it can be ethically permissible to stop or limit treatment in sick children.

Signs of an ear infections in babies include fever, irritability, poor sleep, and pulling or tugging at ears.

Monitoring asthma symptoms online once a month may help children reduce their use of steroids, particularly when routine clinic visits are infrequent, a study suggests.

Children with neurological conditions more likely to develop flu-related complications

Children may cut things closer than their parents realize when it comes to guessing how far cars are from an intersection or how long it takes to safely reach the other side, a small study suggests.

Researchers credit better education on risk of UV rays, changes in children's play

Doctors may be able to detect type 1 diabetes in children before they exhibit any symptoms of the disease, new research from Sweden shows.

A new report has linked a migraine medication to increased odds of eating disorders in some teens.

A long-term histrelin implant effectively and safely suppresses gonadotropin in children with central precocious puberty (CPP), according to new research.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that use of long-acting reversible contraception by teens in the US increased by fifteen times from 2005-13.

Review identified 52 effective programs: 38 with consistent impacts on reproductive health outcomes, and 14 with mixed findings (across subpopulations, follow-ups, or multiple measures of a single outcome).

Doctors need to be aware of the possibility of 'passive transfer'

The Xpert MTB/RIF assay can confirm but not rule out the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in children, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Recent studies suggest that simplified antibiotic regimens may be able to treat bacterial infections in newborns and young infants as effectively as injectable antibiotics.

Bayesian statistical model useful for describing neonatal intubation competency.

Analysis finds 483,500 people aged 17 to 21 would get statin prescription, based on NIH advisory

AAP recommendations include omitting use of bronchodilators and pulse oximetry

Being able to play baseball year-round puts young pitchers in the southern United States at increased risk for an overuse injury in their throwing arm, a new study finds.

The red-and-blue ball rolls down a ramp and, thanks to a little bit of trickery, seems to pass right through a purple wall.