In case you missed it: June 14 to June 18

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

This week’s top articles included:

Preventing summer accidents

With the joy of summer and easing of some COVID-19 restrictions, children and families are eager to be outdoors and active. Sadly, accidents, many of which are preventable, are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children and teenagers.

Impact of ultraprocessed foods on future adiposity

An investigation examines whether ultraprocessed foods are linked to worse adiposity trajectories than diets with less processed foods.

How one child’s tragedy is making us reconsider our approach to drowning prevention

A pediatrician and a mother share sobering lessons learned regarding water safety for children.

Comparing delivery room respiratory support for extremely preterm infants

An investigation looks into whether a new respiratory support system reduces intubation or death in the delivery room.