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Addressing Administrative and Systems Level Challenges to Implementation of Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives in Adolescent Medicine and Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Practices, a Qualitative Study

4 hours ago   |   Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

Adolescents use long-acting reversible contraceptive methods less than adults. Practices that specialize in adolescent medicine, including Adolescent Medicine and Pediatric and...
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Accuracy of Sexual and Reproductive Health information among adolescent girls; a cross-sectional study

4 hours ago   |   Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

The leading cause of death for girls aged 15-19 years globally is complications from pregnancy and childbirth. Girls have poor access to Sexual and Reproductive Health services...
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Maternal Tdap vaccination reduces pertussis in young infants

Maternal Tdap vaccination reduces pertussis in young infants

5 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

There was a sustained decrease in pertussis cases among young infants in the years after maternal Tdap vaccination was introduced in the United States, according to the results...
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Pain distribution less indicative of impairment than other factors in juvenile fibromyalgia

Pain distribution less indicative of impairment than other factors in juvenile fibromyalgia

1 day ago   |   Healio

In patients with juvenile fibromyalgia, pain distribution throughout the body may be less important for clinical outcomes and impairment than other factors, according to data...
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Top in cardiology: Pregnancy outcomes and heart disease risk; harms of emotional eating

Top in cardiology: Pregnancy outcomes and heart disease risk; harms of emotional eating

1 day ago   |   Healio

Five major adverse pregnancy outcomes were associated with an increased risk for ischemic heart disease decades after delivery, according to a report published in BMJ. The five...
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Physical Activity Interventions to Alleviate Depressive Symptoms in Children and Adolescents

1 day ago   |   JAMA Pediatrics

This systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical trials assesses the benefits of physical activity interventions on alleviating depressive symptoms in children and adolescents.
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Association of Habitual Checking Behaviors on Social Media With Functional Brain Development

1 day ago   |   JAMA Pediatrics

This cohort study of middle school students in North Carolina examines whether the frequency of checking behaviors on 3 popular social media platforms is associated with...
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Acne incidence associated with age, BMI in children, adolescents

Acne incidence associated with age, BMI in children, adolescents

1 day ago   |   Healio

Among children and adolescents with acne, prescription systemic medications were more likely to be used by those with a higher BMI than those with a low or normal BMI...
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Dupilumab improves outcomes, serum biomarkers in children with atopic dermatitis

Dupilumab improves outcomes, serum biomarkers in children with atopic dermatitis

4 days ago   |   Healio

Children with atopic dermatitis who received dupilumab experienced improvements in disease severity and decreases in severity-associated serum biomarkers, according to a study...
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Surgery and Prescriptions Now Advised for Obese Children?

4 days ago   |   Mercola

It's been 15 years since the American Academy of Pediatrics updated its guidance on childhood obesity. The new recommendations, however, fall short of providing the needed...
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High fevers, left ventricular dysfunction may predict severe MIS-C

High fevers, left ventricular dysfunction may predict severe MIS-C

Key risk factors that may predict severe disease in patients with MIS-C include fever greater than 103.1 degrees Fahrenheit, central nervous system involvement and left... Read more ...

Get Your Own Doctor, Mom!

Get Your Own Doctor, Mom!

Let me tell you that being a doctor in the family can be a tricky business! On the one hand, you're the go-to person for all things medical, so you're never short on people to... Read more ...

Complacency may be the worst stage in ophthalmic surgical grief

Complacency may be the worst stage in ophthalmic surgical grief

This column is the latest article in the ongoing series “I wish I hadn't done that.” Past submissions can be read here. It was the greatest pediatric ophthalmologist I ever... Read more ...

What Black adoptees want white parents to know about transracial adoption

Black adults who were adopted as babies by white parents share their perspectives on race and identity and offer tips for successful transracial adoptions. Read more ...

Accuracy of Sexual and Reproductive Health information among adolescent...

The leading cause of death for girls aged 15-19 years globally is complications from pregnancy and childbirth. Girls have poor access to Sexual and Reproductive Health services... Read more ...

Addressing Administrative and Systems Level Challenges to Implementation of...

Adolescents use long-acting reversible contraceptive methods less than adults. Practices that specialize in adolescent medicine, including Adolescent Medicine and Pediatric and... Read more ...

Maternal Tdap vaccination reduces pertussis in young infants

Maternal Tdap vaccination reduces pertussis in young infants

There was a sustained decrease in pertussis cases among young infants in the years after maternal Tdap vaccination was introduced in the United States, according to the results... Read more ...

10 Valentine's Day Items at Trader Joe's That'll Capture Your Heart

10 Valentine's Day Items at Trader Joe's That'll Capture Your Heart

Trader Joe's 2023 Valentine's Day items are here and you're going to want to stock up before these sweet treats sell out. View this story on Scary Mommy Read more ...

Prenatal Screening to Expand to Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

Prenatal Screening to Expand to Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

Pregnant women should undergo frequent blood pressure checks to identify not just one but all hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force... Read more ...

USPSTF: Measure all pregnant persons' BP at each visit to detect...

USPSTF: Measure all pregnant persons' BP at each visit to detect hypertension disorders

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has released a draft recommendation stating all pregnant persons should have their BP measured at each prenatal visit to help identify... Read more ...