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Emergency Department Directors Are Willing to Expand Reproductive Health Services for Adolescents

6 hours ago   |   Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

Nearly 20 million adolescents receive emergency department care each year, many of whom have untreated reproductive health issues. ED visits represent an opportunity to provide...
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Kids Are Less Violent In Countries That Ban Spanking

Kids Are Less Violent In Countries That Ban Spanking

13 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy   |   2 articles

Youth living in countries with bans on corporal punishment were 31 percent less violent In a new study, researchers found banning spanking and other forms of corporal...
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The Checkup: Helping Pediatricians Care for Transgender Children

18 hours ago   |   Topix

We've all seen news stories about schools attempting to grapple with gender identity issues in children and adolescents, from name changes to restroom policies. In many cases...
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Teen girls did not engage in riskier sex after HPV vaccination

19 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Adolescent girls reported sexual behaviors that were the same or safer after the launch of a school-based routine HPV vaccination program in British Columbia, Canada, according...
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Safety and Efficacy of IV Lidocaine in the Treatment of Children and Adolescents With Status Migraine*

Safety and Efficacy of IV Lidocaine in the Treatment of Children and Adolescents With Status Migraine*

20 hours ago   |   Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Objectives: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of IV lidocaine in treating children and adolescents with status migraine. Design: Retrospective observational...
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A policy statement

3 days ago   |   Topix

How many AAP members voiced their approval for the most recent policy statement, "Ensuring Comprehensive Care and Support for Transgender and Gender-Diverse Children and...
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Acceleration of BMI in Early Childhood and Risk of Sustained Obesity

3 days ago   |   New England Journal of Medicine   |   2 articles

The overall prevalence of childhood obesity remains very high, and the prevalence of very high levels of body-mass index for age in children is still rising. Most adolescents...
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Descriptive Report of the Impact of Fatigue and Current Management Strategies in Cerebral Palsy

Descriptive Report of the Impact of Fatigue and Current Management Strategies in Cerebral Palsy

3 days ago   |   Pediatric Physical Therapy

Purpose: To describe the effect of fatigue and self-management practices for adolescents and young adults with cerebral palsy. Methods: A survey of 124 people with cerebral...
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Risk for Initiation of Cigarette Smoking in Teens

4 days ago   |   Journal Watch

A practical 12-item tool predicts cigarette smoking initiation within the next year in adolescents.
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Michelle Obama's New Initiative Will Empower Girls Through Education

Michelle Obama's New Initiative Will Empower Girls Through Education

4 days ago   |   Scary Mommy

Michelle Obama's Global Girls Alliance seeks to provide equitable education for girls all over the world Around the world, there are 98 million girls who aren't in school...
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More than 120 kids in 22 states diagnosed or suspected to have mysterious virus 

More than 120 kids in 22 states diagnosed or suspected to have mysterious virus 

The Centers for Disease Control Prevention confirmed on Tuesday that 62 children in 22 states have been diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis and 127 in total are under... Read more ...

Flu-fearing parents are hanging signs on their children that warn others to...

Flu-fearing parents are hanging signs on their children that warn others to keep dirty hands away 

Signs ranging from $4.00 to $11.55 have been popping up websites such as Etsy and Amazon that they can attach to car seats and strollers telling strangers to not touch their kids. Read more ...

Kids Are Less Violent In Countries That Ban Spanking

Kids Are Less Violent In Countries That Ban Spanking

Youth living in countries with bans on corporal punishment were 31 percent less violent In a new study, researchers found banning spanking and other forms of corporal... Read more ...

DR MAX PEMBERTON THE MIND DOCTOR: Quizzing children on their mental health...

DR MAX PEMBERTON THE MIND DOCTOR: Quizzing children on their mental health is going too far

As a doctor who has spent most of his career working in mental health, you'd expect me to welcome a £1.9 billion Government plan to transform mental health services in our... Read more ...

Feasibility Study: The Effect of Therapeutic Yoga on Quality of Life in...

Feasibility Study: The Effect of Therapeutic Yoga on Quality of Life in Children Hospitalized With Cancer

Purpose: To describe the effect of therapeutic yoga on child and parental reports of quality of life in children hospitalized with oncological diagnoses. Methods: Six children... Read more ...

Girl, 5, makes remarkable recovery from mysterious polio-like disease...

Girl, 5, makes remarkable recovery from mysterious polio-like disease striking clusters of US kids

Elizabeth Storrie, five, is one of three children in Texas and 38 across the US to develop acute flaccid myelitis, a rare disorder that mostly strikes children, causing... Read more ...

Severe obesity levels have hit a record high among Year 6 children

Severe obesity levels have hit a record high among Year 6 children

The proportion of English children who are classified as 'severely obese' is higher than ever this year, with 4.2 per cent - more than 24,000 children - falling into the... Read more ...

Mother's joy as her baby survives being born TWO DAYS before abortion limit

Mother's joy as her baby survives being born TWO DAYS before abortion limit

Anita Hyams, from Southend, Essex, gave birth to her third child, William, after just 23 weeks and five days. Now 16 months old, William is healthy and thriving. Read more ...

Experts say blocked nose medicines don't work and may be harmful for...

Experts say blocked nose medicines don't work and may be harmful for children under 12

Researchers from the University of Queensland and the University of Ghent looked at evidence on common cold treatments and found the risks outweigh benefits for children aged... Read more ...

Explained: The polio-like disease striking down kids across the US as more...

Explained: The polio-like disease striking down kids across the US as more cases emerge 

So far, 38 children in 16 states have been diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis. Health officials have been unable to determine the specific virus it is linked to - or how to... Read more ...