Miranda Hester

Ms. Hester is Content Specialist with Contemporary OB/GYN and Contemporary Pediatrics.


Effect of menthol bans on teen smoking rates

May 04, 2022

The US Food and Drug Administration has considered the banning of menthol products in an attempt to reduce tobacco use among adolescents. An investigation offers insight into how such bans impact the use of such products.

Is there room for improvement in neuroimage use in suspected abuse cases in infants?

April 28, 2022

When an infant presents with fractures that suggest possible abuse, but appears to be neurologically fine, clinicians should make sure to rule out occult head injury. A report looks at whether many children’s hospitals are routinely following this guidance.

Pulse oximetry may fail to detect hypoxemia in Black kids more often than in White kids

April 27, 2022

Previous investigation has shown that common measurements and tools may not be as accurate in non-White patients as they are in White patients. A new investigation dives into whether pulse oximetry falls into this category.