In case you missed it: January 10 to 14

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

This week’s top articles included:

A sobering look at children and gun violence in the United States

Gun violence is an ongoing epidemic in the United States. A recent investigation examines the impact of living in a county with high levels of poverty on gun violence.

What hyperoxia means for critically ill children

Supplemental oxygen is a major element of critical care, but is there such a thing as too much of good thing? A meta-analysis examines the impact of hyperoxia on mortality in critically ill children.

Finding the positive in distance learning

The move to distance learning as a result of the pandemic led to may negative impacts on the lives of children, but a new report indicates that there may have been at least one positive: better sleep duration for teenagers.

How social media may be getting around measures to restrict depictions of unhealthy food and drinks

Regulations ensure that the advertising of unhealthy foods is limited to children in traditional media. An investigations looks into how celebrity social media may be showing children and adolescents a variety of unhealthy foods and drinks.