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Guidelines Stop Heat Stroke Deaths in High School Athletes
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.
Can Google Glass help autistic children read faces?
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 Antibiotic Treatment Can Be Beneficial in Cystic Fibrosis
Early treatment of Pseudomonas aeruginosa can eradicate bacteria, delay chronic colonization
High Glycemic Index/Load Diet Linked to Acne Vulgaris
Patients with acne also have significantly lower serum adiponectin levels than healthy controls
Daily Steps in Children With T1DM Tied to Early Atherosclerosis
Increase of 1,000 steps per day linked to decrease in mean/maximum aortic IMT
Bright Evening Light Suppresses Melatonin in Preschoolers
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.
Ouch! Flu spray fails again, panel urges shot instead
Government researchers say the nasal spray version of the annual flu vaccine didn't protect kids this past flu season
Atomoxetine May Be a Good Alternative Drug for ADHD
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 Require Sensitive Menstrual Management
Adolescents with disabilities may need special attention to their pubertal transition and menstrual management, according to guidance from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Pediatricians call for stricter regulations to prevent lead poisoning in children
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 Can Help Address Physician Burnout
Reset room is one of three steps Hennepin County Medical Center has introduced to address burnout
Many U.S. kids don't see doctors after concussions
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.
Race, Procedure Type Impact Morbidity in Pediatric Urologic Sx
Increased 30-day morbidity for black race, bladder and urinary diversion operations
Apps, Intense Programs Help Teens With Type 1 Manage Better
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.
TNF Blockers Treat Muscles, Skin in Juvenile Dermatomyositi
Anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) agents are showing promise for the rare childhood autoimmune disorder, juvenile dermatomyositis, new research shows.
Four-Step Strategy Suggested for Boosting Practice Quality of Care
Plan-Do-Study-Act strategy includes developing initiatives, implementing plans, checking results
Optimized Fasting Times Beneficial in Pediatric Anesthesia
Decrease in ketone bodies, stabilization in mean arterial BP during anesthesia induction
Pet Turtles Continue to Spread Salmonella
15 outbreaks in U.S. linked to the illegal reptiles
Initiative Cut ED Use Among Kids With Stomach Problems
A quality-improvement initiative launched in 2013 appears to have reduced avoidable emergency department (ED) visits by pediatric gastroenterology patients.
Ultrasound Beats Palpation for Femoral Artery Catheterization
Shorter time taken for attempted cannulation of femoral artery, lower number of attempts needed.
Vaping teens more apt to move on to regular cigarettes: U.S. study
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.
Childhood Sleep Guidelines Vary by Age
A good night's sleep makes for perkier, better-behaved children. But how much sleep is enough?
Official map finds Zika-transmitting mosquitoes in much of U.S.
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.
The 2nd International Neonatology Association Conference
Jul 15 - 17, 2016
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Jul 27 - 30, 2016
Sep 09 - 11, 2016
Best Practices in Pediatric Trauma Care
Sep 30 - 30, 2016
Robert O.Y. Warren, MD Memorial Seminar
Nov 09 - 09, 2016