Initiative to Reduce Hospitalization for Pediatric Diabetic Ketoacidosis
An emergency department quality improvement initiative safely reduced hospitalization rates and costs for children and adolescents with low-risk DKA.
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Can We Improve Teen's Willingness to Take Acne Medications?
Appealing to an adolescent's desire to fit in may be an effective technique to improve compliance with acne treatment.
46 minutes ago - Journal Watch
Child Survival and Well-being
A landmark Commission report convened by WHO, UNICEF, and The Lancet has found the health and future of every child and adolescent worldwide is under immediate threat from...
3 hours ago - Medindia Health
Everything You Need to Know About Anorexia
Anorexia nervosa is an unhealthy disruption in an individual's eating habits, usually characterized by weight loss, failure to gain weight among minors, or difficulties in...
8 hours ago - HealthWorks Collective
Severity of Kids' Opioid Poisoning on the Rise
]]> - ORLANDO - Roughly one in four opioid poisonings involve children and adolescents, and these poisonings have become more severe and life-threatening in recent years, a...
10 hours ago - MedPageToday
Metformin Drug may Help Reduce Obesity in Children and Adolescents
Metformin, a glucose-lowering drug commonly used to treat diabetes - to be effective at lowering some measures of obesity in children and adolescents.
14 hours ago - Medindia Health
Exposure for Adolescent PTSD with Comorbid Substance Misuse
Combining exposure-based therapies and attention to substance use problems seems safe in adolescents.
15 hours ago - Journal Watch
Glucose-lowering drug reduces obesity indices in children and adolescents, study shows
A new study has shown metformin - a glucose-lowering drug commonly used to treat diabetes - to be effective at lowering some measures of obesity in children and adolescents.
20 hours ago - News Medical
The double burden of malnutrition in Vietnamese school-aged children and adolescents: a rapid shift over a decade in Ho Chi Minh City
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Published online: 18 February 2020; doi:10.1038/s41430-020-0587-6 The double burden of malnutrition in Vietnamese school-aged children...
1 day ago - European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Severity of opioid overdoses increases among kids
More than one in four opioid poisonings involve children and adolescents, and the severity of hospital admissions for acute opioid ingestions has increased over a recent...
2 days ago - Healio
The headlines of Master Doctor
Baby from an Immature Egg
Fertility doctors have announced the birth of the first baby to be born to a cancer patient from an immature egg that was matured in the laboratory, frozen, then thawed and...
Demi Lovato Talks To Ashley Graham About Recovering From An Eating Disorder
Demi Lovato opened up to Ashley Graham about her recovery from an eating disorder Demi Lovato is making a big comeback this year after some time away from the spotlight to work...
Babies Frequently Exposed to Household Cleaning Products More Prone to...
Can inhaling cleaning products affect your child's health? Yes, early exposure of babies to household cleaning products can increase the risk of developing asthma and wheezing...
Exposure to Cleaners Tied to Baby's Asthma Risk
Canadian research shows that an infant's exposure to household cleaning products in the first few months of life is tied to heightened odds for asthma by age 3.
Young Kids Can Be Introverts Too
When friends or family stop by my home for a visit, one of my youngest twin daughters cries, without fail, almost immediately. She covers her ears when the mix of...
Don't Mock Joe Biden For Having A Stutter
In recent weeks, stuttering has received increased media attention because of former Vice President Joe Biden's history of stuttering. His political foes have pounced on this...
When Your Kid Is A Rule-Following Tattle-Tale
“Mommy! That boy's shoes are untied!” my son points to a playmate on the playground. I look and see the little boy running, shoelaces flapping in the breeze. I shrug it off and...
Dear Strong-Willed Child, You Are So Worth It
Dear Strong-Willed Child, This morning was tough. I put too much toothpaste on your toothbrush, I gave you a blue plate instead of a pink one. Your cereal was, in your words...
Kylie Jenner Gets Mom-Shamed For Letting Stormi Wear Hoop Earrings
Stormi Webster debuted new, personalized hoop earrings and of course trolls had to ruin it Kylie Jenner is catching some heat from Instagram commenters after she posted a...
Jenna Dewan Announces Engagement On Insta And Flashes Her Beautiful Ring
Jenna Dewan announced her engagement to Steve Kazee in the most adorable way Just weeks shy of welcoming their first child together , Jenna Dewan and Steve Kazee have announced...