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Urticaria: Are We Just Scratching The Surface?
Jordan Smallwood, MD
Date Posted:  June 26, 2015
Pediatric Bone and Joint Infections: What’s New in an Old Disease
Theoklis Zaoutis, MD, MSCE
Date Posted:  June 19, 2015
Update in Pediatric Lupus
Sangeeta Sule, MD, PhD
Date Posted:  June 19, 2015
UTI and VU Reflux in the Modern “Outcomes Driven” Age
Anthony J. Casale, MD
Date Posted:  June 8, 2015
Avoiding Mealtime Battles
Colleen Sherman, PhD
Date Posted:  June 4, 2015
Office Pediatric Pearls
Sangita P. Modi, MD
Date Posted:  June 2, 2015
Diet and Dietary Habits in Children
Julie L. Wei, MD, FAAP
Date Posted:  June 2, 2015
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Dengue and measles-mumps-rubella vaccines are safe and immunogenic when administered together to toddlers, according to a phase 2 trial.

Correlation for TV viewing, screen time, sedentary behaviors with adiposity, independent of diet

Campaigns against ionizing radiation exposure have led to a decrease in use of computed tomography (CT) and an increase in use of ultrasonography (US) in children with suspected acute appendicitis without harm, a new study suggests.

The use of narrow-spectrum antibiotics to treat children hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia has been on the rise since the release of 2011 consensus guidelines, a prospective study showed.

Teens may have a firm grasp on the dangers of smoking cigarettes, but they appear less clear about how using marijuana or electronic cigarettes might harm their health, new research suggests.

The primary aim of this review was to synthesize the literature on strategies to promote family meals among families with school-aged children and adolescents.

Reduction in intensity and incidence of postoperative maladaptive behaviors among children

Teens are likely to find false information about condoms, sexually-transmitted infections (STIs) and other sexual health issues published on crisis pregnancy center websites, according to a new U.S. study.

Nearly half don't get any pain medications at all, researcher adds

Parents of deaf children face a critical responsibility to learn and use sign language, according to a majority of hearing experts quoted in the journal Pediatrics, although the question of whether or not to sign has grown increasingly controversial.

A study shows that delivering a behavioral family intervention via Skype may be just as good as face-to-face therapy for improving care in teens with type 1 diabetes.

Cutting is the most common problem, followed by firearm injuries

"Silent" celiac disease (CD), or CD without gastrointestinal symptoms, was present in 2.0% of children presenting for initial pediatric rheumatology evaluation

Special abilities of children with autism to search things out visually could offer diagnostic clues earlier on in life for those kids who could go on to have developmental problems..

Increased risk of adverse respiratory events, frequency of airway interventions with obesity

Small study found those who fidgeted intensely performed better on a test

Many American children and teens aren't consuming enough liquids -- especially water -- and that lack of hydration could affect their physical and mental health, a new study suggests.

It's just as important to identify and treat newborns and young children with deafness in one ear, or long-term prospects for hearing recovery may be diminished.

In view of the growing popularity of infliximab in the management of Crohn's disease, this article reviews the profile of the agent in the treatment of this disease in a pediatric setting.

One dose of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Cervarix could prevent as many cases of cervical cancer as the current two- and three-dose schedules, a new study contends.

The American Medical Association, responding to rising concern about concussions in youth sports like soccer and football, on Tuesday adopted policies intended to lower the risk of these brain injuries and called for prompt diagnosis and medical care.

Rates of hospitalization with gastroenteritis have tumbled since rotavirus vaccine launched in 2006

Rate more than doubled in two years for one strain of salmonella

Prenatal maternal hemoglobin levels appear to be related to early motor function in offspring, according to French and U.S. researchers.

Delivering surfactant through a thin endotracheal catheter during continuous-positive airway pressure (CPAP) is a promising treatment for the extremely preterm infant in respiratory distress, report researchers from Germany.

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