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November 23, 2022

Your Patients Are Rotting Their Teeth With Vaping Your Patients Are Rotting Their Teeth With Vaping

Karina Irusa Primary care physicians, and especially pediatricians, should consider telling their patients about the long-term oral health problems associated with vaping.  A new study found that […]
November 23, 2022

Motor Impairment Indicators Shown in Children With Autism Motor Impairment Indicators Shown in Children With Autism

Brain indicators of motor impairment were distinct among children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), those with developmental coordination disorder (DCD), and controls, in a new study. […]
November 23, 2022

Fragmented Vax System Shifts PCP Role for Childhood Immunizations Fragmented Vax System Shifts PCP Role for Childhood Immunizations

Primary care physicians are missing key opportunities to discuss with parents the gamut of vaccinations their children should receive, a new survey has found. The COVID-19 […]
November 22, 2022

EHR Reminders Boost Well-Child Visits, Vax Rates EHR Reminders Boost Well-Child Visits, Vax Rates

Reminder messages sent through electronic health records (EHRs) to patient portals increased rates of scheduling and completion of well-child visits for those overdue for well care, […]
November 22, 2022

Local-Level Youth Suicides Reflect Mental Health Care Shortages Local-Level Youth Suicides Reflect Mental Health Care Shortages

Rates of youth suicides at the county level increased as mental health professional shortages increased, based on data from more than 5,000 youth suicides across all […]
November 21, 2022

Schools Teaching Mindfulness, Meditation to Help Lower Stress Schools Teaching Mindfulness, Meditation to Help Lower Stress

On a recent Thursday afternoon, Connie Clotworthy greets a roomful of energetic fourth graders at Valor Academy Elementary School in Arleta, CA, about 20 miles northwest […]
November 17, 2022

Pediatricians Call for National Emergency as Flu, RSV Surge Pediatricians Call for National Emergency as Flu, RSV Surge

Pediatricians are imploring the federal government to declare a national emergency as cases of pediatric respiratory illnesses continue to soar. “Our system is stretched to its […]
November 17, 2022

Screen Time May Help Concussion Recovery Screen Time May Help Concussion Recovery

Experts recommend that children and adolescents who have had a concussion rest for a day or 2 before returning to light physical activity. Slowly getting back […]
November 16, 2022

Half of World’s Young People at Risk for Hearing Loss: Study Half of World’s Young People at Risk for Hearing Loss: Study

As many as 1.35 billion young people worldwide are at risk of hearing loss due to “unsafe listening,” a new study shows. The study found that […]
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