Joshua Fitch is an editor for Contemporary Pediatrics.
Half of meningococcal vaccination appointments delayed or canceled during COVID-19 pandemicApril 5th 2023
A multi-country survey revealed 50% of meningitis vaccination appointments were delayed or canceled amid the COVID-19 pandemic, highlighting the need for “urgent action” to maintain routine vaccination levels among children, according to survey authors.
Quantifying public-school students with disabilities experiencing homelessnessApril 4th 2023
Eric Rubenstein, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, explains why continued data collection for public school students with disabilities that experience homelessness is crucial for better support and care in this population.
AAP backs statement to eliminate period poverty, increase youth’s access to menstrual hygiene productsMarch 30th 2023
The North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology’s position statement to eliminate period poverty has acquired a recent endorsement from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Early initiation, quick escalation to high-intensity drinking can promote screening in adolescentsMarch 18th 2023
According to a recently published study, identification of early initiation and quick escalation to high-intensity drinking in adolescents and young adults can increase screenings for these types of behaviors.