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August 04, 2020
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved STELARA for treating moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis in children.
Smartphone applications addressing weight reduction have increased along with smartphone app use among pediatric patients. What's the best way to choose one?
August 03, 2020
The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is the key to a major public health victory, but the vaccine coverage has been less than effective. A report offers some answer to how parental intent has made an impact.
Three scientists discuss the global race for a COVID-19 vaccine.
A recent study examined the impact of a nightly dose of pediatric prolonged-release melatonin on sleep disturbances in children with autism spectrum disorder.
July 31, 2020
A recent study offers hope for more effective vaccine responses.
Transgender and gender diverse (TGD) children can often be unsure of who to turn to for compassionate gender care. A report considers whether media exposure can help TGD children get needed care.
July 30, 2020
Face mask mandates mean that many people are wondering what material works best at protecting someone from COVID-19. A new study offers some answers.
The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 was supposed to improve the dietary quality of the school lunch. An investigation may be able to finally provide an answer.
Neurocognitive development is rapid in early childhood. An investigation looks at whether the eye can provide some information on potential issues.
A new webinar series from Sesame Street in Communities provides additional education for the health care community supporting families who face substance use disorders.
July 29, 2020
Fluoridation programs have been used for years to protect the public’s teeth. A report examines how well the programs protect a child’s first set of teeth from severe dental caries.
It’s not only professional sports leagues returning to the playing field. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued interim guidance to keep young athletes safe from COVID-19.
July 28, 2020
Immunizations during pregnancy are common and meant to provide protection during the early months of life. A literature review looks at whether the practice influences other early health outcomes.
July 27, 2020
A bone fracture is a painful experience and ibuprofen may be used to treat the pain. A report examines whether it could inhibit bone healing.