In case you missed it: October 26 to October 30

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

This week’s top articles included:

FDA approves Sklice for OTC use

Sklice (ivermectin) lotion, 0.5% has been approved for over-the-counter (OTC) use by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in children aged 6 months and older.

The toll of COVID-19 and quarantine on college students’ mental health

The impact of COVID-19 on mental health is hard to measure. A report offers a look at how quarantine impacted the mental health of university students.

Impact of preoperative blood transfusion on postoperative outcomes in newborns

Many newborns get a blood transfusion because of surgery, but could preoperative blood transfusion do more harm than good?

Toll of environmental exposures on teen psychosocial stress

A new report looks into how environmental exposures can negatively impact an adolescent’s perceived stress.