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Headlines in Pediatrics

The number of children getting bitten by copperheads and other venomous snakes has more than doubled in recent years, a U.S. study suggests.

No correlation in unadjusted analyses or after adjustment for hyperbilirubinemia, other covariates

A pioneering program in Germany is helping to smooth the path of young patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) moving from pediatric to adult care.

Two doses of a vaccine that protects against cervical and several other types of cancer are enough for 11-to 12-year-olds, rather than the previous three-shot regimen, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday.

Clinicians working in the emergency department can play an active role in counseling patients about the safe storage of firearms, which could help reduce the number of gun-related injuries and deaths.

School-based dental sealant programs for low-income children could prevent most cavities and save money but are underutilized, the CDC says.

Pyuria threshold varies with urine concentration for evaluation of UTI in young infants

Results of a large study support antenatal steroid (ANS) administration in extremely premature babies and the goal should be to give a complete course before delivery, researchers say.

Overweight and obesity correlated with hazard ratios of 8.0 and 17.2 for diabetes mortality

A new algorithm designed to help physicians navigate the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of obesity in pediatric patients, from infancy through adolescence, is now available.

A protein in breast milk helps protect premature babies from hospital-acquired infections, according to a new study.

Second study finds Zika infection can be spread through organ transplants

Emphasizing knowledge about sleep during online cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) contributes to the improvement of adolescent insomnia.

Cognitive impairment persists in perinatally HIV-infected children and adolescents, according to a systematic review of 22 studies, six of which were included in a meta-analysis.

Sutures that contain triclosan reduce the occurrence of surgical site infections in children more effectively than "ordinary" sutures, researchers from Finland report.

Interventions that promote awareness among physicians of the signs of burnout and target the individual and organizational drivers of it go a long way toward reducing the problem, a new analysis suggests.

Infants exposed to partial treatment in the womb healthier than those not exposed.

A new curriculum from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) aims to enhance physician resilience in times of anxiety and grief.

Children have significantly higher induction of Th17-related cytokines and antimicrobials

Researchers say they've found a potential genetic link to a child's higher risk of middle ear infections.

Homeopathic teething tablets and gels, used by some parents to relieve teething pain and symptoms, may pose risks to infants and children, the FDA says.