In case you missed it: September 13 to 17

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

This week’s top articles included:

Point-of-care COVID-19 antigen and nucleic acid amplification tests

A look at the top COVID-19 nucleic-acid amplification tests and antigen-based assays.

Kangaroo care in the neonatal intensive care unit

Kangaroo care is a cheap, effective intervention to improve outcomes in preterm and low-birth weight infants.

Improving academic achievement with school-based vision programs

Uncorrected vision problems can create learning difficulties in children. Here’s how a school-based vision program might help improve academic success.

Does legalization of marijuana lead to adolescent use?

A major worry with marijuana legalization, whether medical or recreational, has been that it would increase adolescent use of the substance. Has this concern been proven true in states that have legalized?