In case you missed it: August 16 to 20

It was a very busy week for the Contemporary Pediatrics team.

This week’s top articles included:

Risk factors for teen nonprescription opioid use

Nonprescription opioid use can significantly increase the risk of opioid overdose. What factors may lead teenagers to this high-risk behavior?

EPA set to ban pesticide that causes neurological damage in kids

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has said that they will reverse a 2017 decision that allowed the continued use of chloropyrifos on food.

Using the smell and taste of milk to improve preterm outcomes

The smell and taste of food are important to digestion and growth. Does providing preterm infants with the smell and taste of milk at feeding times lead to better weight and measurement results?

Best remedies for fall seasonal respiratory allergies

Just because the weather cools down in the Fall months, doesn't mean that respiratory allergies are done. Here's a look at some of the best respiratory allergy remedies.