In case you missed it: March 8 to March 12

March 12, 2021

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

This week’s top articles included:

CDC issues first recommendations for people fully vaccinated for COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued interim guidance for masking, social distancing, hand hygiene, and other infection control measures for people who are fully vaccinated for coronavirus 2019 disease (COVID-19).

Impact of opioid misuse timing on suicidality in teens

Prescription opioid misuse has been linked to suicidality. A study examines whether the timing of the misuse, either past or current, has an impact.

Seasonal allergies: What every pediatrician needs to know

It’s springtime, which means flowers are blooming and children sneezing. Here’s a quick refresher on seasonal allergy diagnoses and prescriptions.

Examining ADHD disparities due to race and ethnicity

Unfortunately, disparities in health care are nothing unusual. A report examines if there are disparities in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnosis and treatment due to race and ethnicity.