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July 22, 2021

Contact With Child Protective Services Common Among US Kids Contact With Child Protective Services Common Among US Kids

The median rate at which children have contact with Child Protective Services (CPS) across the 20 most populous US counties is 41.3%, according to findings published […]
July 21, 2021

Will Your Children Go to School In-Person? Will Your Children Go to School In-Person?

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently updated its guidance for schools, promoting in-person learning when K-12 students return in the fall and […]
July 20, 2021

Pandemic Drives Drop in Prescription Drugs for Children Pandemic Drives Drop in Prescription Drugs for Children

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The amount of prescription drugs given to children in the United States […]
July 19, 2021

Long-term Outcome Data Suggest Optimism for Patients With MIS-C Long-term Outcome Data Suggest Optimism for Patients With MIS-C

Only 1 child from a cohort of 45 children hospitalized with multisystem inflammatory syndrome following COVID-19 infection had persistent mild cardiac dysfunction after 9 months, according […]
July 16, 2021

Pediatric Alopecia in the US Has Increased Twofold Since 2009 Pediatric Alopecia in the US Has Increased Twofold Since 2009

The prevalence of pediatric alopecia areata (AA) in the United States has increased twofold over the past decade and it disproportionately affects females and Hispanic children, […]
July 15, 2021

Admissions for Eating Disorders Double in Pandemic Admissions for Eating Disorders Double in Pandemic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Medical admissions for adolescents with restrictive eating disorders more than doubled at […]
July 15, 2021

Mindfulness Benefits Kids With ADHD and Their Families Mindfulness Benefits Kids With ADHD and Their Families

Meditation, yoga, breathing exercises, and other mindfulness activities can help children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, but it’s not just the kids who benefit. When families […]
July 12, 2021

Georgia Schools Invited to Apply for Tests of Lead in Water Georgia Schools Invited to Apply for Tests of Lead in Water

ATLANTA (AP) — A group that will test for lead in drinking water at Georgia public schools is inviting schools to apply for the testing program. […]
July 8, 2021

Reassuring Rates of ADHD After Assisted Reproductive Techniques Reassuring Rates of ADHD After Assisted Reproductive Techniques

Children conceived with assisted reproductive techniques (ART) do not appear to be more likely to have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder or poor school performance, compared with children conceived […]
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