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Pediatric Care of Gender Non-Conforming/Transgender Youth

Anthony Alioto, PhD, Evan Graber, DO, and Beth I. Schwartz, MD
Date Posted:  February 7, 2019

Adolescent Derm Concerns: Acne

Jordan N. Watson, MD
Date Posted:  February 7, 2019

Nocturnal Enuresis

Ashley Anttila, MD
Date Posted: January 25, 2019

HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP): PrEParing to Prevent HIV
Neil Rellosa, MD
Date Posted: January 25, 2019
Mood Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Joseph F. Hagan Jr., MD, FAAP
Date Posted: January 15, 2019

You Really Can Do a Bright Futures Visit in 18 Minutes!

Joseph F. Hagan Jr., MD, FAAP
Date Posted:  January 15, 2019

Evaluating Non-Suicidal Self-Injurious (NSSI) Behavior in Youth

Colleen Cullinan, PhD
Date Posted:  January 8, 2019

Headlines in Pediatrics

Previous antibiotic exposure significant risk factor in combined studies but not in adjusted studies

Stimulant drugs used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) carry a small risk of a psychotic episode, but it appears to vary depending on which medication young people use, a new study finds.

Sleep disturbances predict suicidal ideation in adolescents, according to a new systematic review and meta-analysis.

Findings for risk-stratified tx in B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia, late bone marrow relapse

The number of young people visiting U.S. emergency rooms with psychiatric problems is rising, driven largely by a surge in teens and minority youth seeking urgent help for mental illnesses, a new study suggests.

Pediatricians should be aware of leading causes of drowning, should tailor prevention guidance

Models using EHR data from infants in NICU can detect sepsis hours before clinical signs are apparent

The American Academy of Pediatrics has updated its influenza vaccination recommendations, saying both the shot and nasal spray vaccines are acceptable for the 2019-2020 season.

Safe medicine storage in the home needs to begin well before infants are on the move

More than one third of middle school students who underwent cardiovascular screening at school had abnormal blood sugar levels or high cholesterol, a pilot study of 45 students found.

From 2010 to 2016, average of 283,000 children sought care in EDs for SRR-TBIs

American children and adolescents commonly experience back pain, new research shows, but data for this population are lacking.

Using fMRI, researchers uncover the neural underpinnings, which could aid development of potential treatments.

Higher risk seen for future admissions by age 5; link strongest for asthma, wheezing admissions

Otitis media episodes and pressure equalization tube (PET) insertions have dropped since the introduction of the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13), researchers report.

Machine learning algorithm finds nonlocalized joint involvement increases risk for poor outcomes

Kids with asthma may struggle more in school when their symptoms aren't well-controlled, and minority students with this breathing disorder are more likely to fall behind than their white counterparts, a U.S. study suggests.

Findings highlight the importance of screening kids as young as 10 for suicide risk in emergency settings.

Over 6 million American children have the lung condition.

Once-daily dosing tolerable, may lessen side effects

If a child has developmental disabilities or delays in motor, speech or cognitive function, a pediatrician may recommend a genetic consultation and genetic testing.