In case you missed it: August 2 to 6

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

This week’s top articles included:

Identity-based bullying linked to poorer health outcomes

Bullying due to a marginalized identity is a sad fact of life for far too many children and teenagers. A study examines how such bullying can lead to poorer health.

Does vitamin D supplementation improve asthma control?

Vitamin D supplement use has been suggested to improve a variety of health outcomes. A report investigates whether it can aid in providing better asthma control.

Impact of neighborhood disadvantage on a child’s brain

Neighborhood disadvantage can lead to suboptimal health outcomes in children. Is this true for brain structure and neurocognition?

Streptococcal infection is common trigger for HSP

A study looks into triggers for Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP).