In a Mobile Device World, Toddlers Still Watching Too Much TV
(MedPage Today) -- Share of television screen time up among young children in past decade (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - February 19, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Cannabis, Depression, and Suicide; Anxiety Drug Shortage
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the psychiatry world (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - February 13, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Flu Vaccine Prevented 8,000 Deaths in 2017-2018 (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But only 42% of U.S. population received flu shot in a season of the highest morbidity and mortality since the 2009 pandemic (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - February 12, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Morning Break: Breast Implant Ban in France; Praluent Price Cut; Lego Iron Teen
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - February 11, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

FDA Advisors Undecided on Risk Status of Snus
(MedPage Today) -- Some panel members say snus deserve reduced-risk label; others worry about boost in youth uptake (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - February 7, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Few Kids Meet Sleep, Exercise, and Screen Time Recs
(MedPage Today) -- Well under 10% achieved all three recommended goals (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - February 5, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

E-Cigs: Better Than NRT for Smoking Cessation? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- E-cigarette effective for smoking cessation versus nicotine replacement, but long-term health effects unclear (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - February 4, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Dramatic Increase in Teens' Smoking Risk With Previous Vaping
(MedPage Today) -- Greatest impact on lowest-risk teens in prospective study (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - February 1, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Consumer Reports, Industry Square Off Over Metals in Juice
(MedPage Today) -- Publication found " concerning levels of arsenic, lead in many products (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - February 1, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Morning Break: Generic Advair; Polar Vortex Deaths; Valsartan Gouging
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - January 31, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Trial: Smoking Cessation Rate Double With E-Cigs vs Nicotine Replacement
(MedPage Today) -- But most e-cigarette users did not kick nicotine habit (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - January 30, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Lung Group Blasts Sluggish Gov't Response to E-Cigs
(MedPage Today) -- ALA gives feds, most states, an " F " grade for tobacco control (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - January 30, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Dementia Quackery; Gut Germs and Brains; Focused Ultrasound for Seizures
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - January 29, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

More Screen Time for Young Kids Now, Poorer Development Later?
(MedPage Today) -- Each increment of screen time tied to lower test scores 2 years after (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - January 28, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Antibiotics Lead to Longer Hospital Stays for Asthma
(MedPage Today) -- Costs were higher too, retrospective study found (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - January 28, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Antibiotics Often Given Needlessly for Kids' Bronchiolitis (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- No documented bacterial co-infection to justify use in 70% of cases (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - January 25, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Fish Oil Flops for Asthma Control in Overweight Youth
(MedPage Today) -- No benefit versus soybean oil in exacerbations or lung function (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - January 25, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Heart Guidelines, Exercise, & Diabetes; Alert Dogs for T1D
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - January 18, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Access to VA Health Services Now Better Than Private Hospitals?
(MedPage Today) -- Researchers find some wait times generally improved since 2014 (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - January 18, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Lifetime Fertility Rates Short of Replacement in Nearly All States
(MedPage Today) -- Only South Dakota and Utah had rates high enough to sustain a population (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - January 10, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

USPSTF: Screen All Pregnant Women Early for Hepatitis B
(MedPage Today) -- Task force reaffirms 2009 recommendation; draft currently open to comment (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - January 8, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Teens Who Self-Harm: More Likely to Hurt Others?
(MedPage Today) -- U.K. twin study finds different clinical features in these " dual harmers " (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - January 4, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Youth Opioid Deaths Nearly Tripled Over Past Two Decades
(MedPage Today) -- Surge partially attributable to increased prevalence of synthetic opioids (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - December 28, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Two Top Causes of Death in U.S. Youth Are Preventable (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- More than 60% of deaths in 2016 were injury-related (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - December 27, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Child Abuse Rates Rise After Friday Report Card Release (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Findings offer actionable, policy-level strategy for school districts, researchers say (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - December 21, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Delayed School Start Times Tied to Better Rest, Better Grades (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Seattle school district pushed back secondary school start time by nearly an hour (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - December 18, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Kids' Friday Report Cards Tied to Beatings
(MedPage Today) -- Study finds no association between the two for any other days of the week (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - December 17, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Huge Increase in Teen E-Cig Use in 2018, Survey Finds
(MedPage Today) -- Up 91% among high school seniors from last year; marijuana vaping up too (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - December 17, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

The Wild West Approach to PICUs
(MedPage Today) -- We need a formalized protocol, says Christopher Johnson, MD (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - December 14, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Red Meat Diet Increases Atherogenic Metabolite (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Dietary interventions, however, can reduce TMAO levels and CV risk, randomized study shows (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - December 13, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Older Sibling With Autism or ADHD Raises Risk for Younger Children (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Study supports concept of shared familial mechanisms underlying ASD and ADHD. (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - December 12, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Measles Vaccination; Sickle Cell and Hydroxyurea: It's PodMed Double T! (with audio)
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics also include U.S. mortality data and the acute flaccid myelitis situation (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - December 8, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Obesity and Asthma; Younger Kids and ADHD: It's PodMed Double T! (with audio)
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics also include team-based care and child maltreatment prevention (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - December 1, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Hypertension, Kidney Disease Linked with Vasculitis
(MedPage Today) -- Complications present in both adults and children with IgA vasculitis (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - November 29, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Smoke-Free Laws Tied to Lowered Blood Pressures
(MedPage Today) -- Modest effects seen across tobacco policy types (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - November 21, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Air Pollution and Autism; Havana Syndrome Mystery; Missing Naloxone
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - November 20, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

California Fire: What is the Impact on Health in the Long Run?
(MedPage Today) -- " There is simply no precedent for this, " expert says at ACAAI annual meeting (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - November 19, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Peanut-Derived Oral Agent Wins as Allergy Immunotherapy
(MedPage Today) -- But experts question duration of benefit and potential cost of drug (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - November 18, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Rituximab Promising in Childhood Vasculitis
(MedPage Today) -- Treatment was steroid-sparing in Hemoch-Schonlein purpura (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - November 15, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Risk Factors ID'd for Persistent Atopic Dermatitis in Kids
(MedPage Today) -- Could help clinicians personalize disease prediction (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - November 15, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

National Exercise Guidelines Now Say'Just Move '
(MedPage Today) -- HHS recs say to sit less, move more to improve health outcomes (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - November 12, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

AHA: Reverse Remodeling Plays Role in Jardiance CV Benefit
(MedPage Today) -- Data show empagliflozin-associated LV remodeling (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - November 11, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

AHA: Zetia May Cut CV Events in Japanese Seniors
(MedPage Today) -- Results from EWTOPIA75 trial not enough to change practice, experts says (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - November 11, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

AHA: Fish Oil, Vitamin D Not VITAL to Heart Health
(MedPage Today) -- VITAL trial also showed no benefits for cancer incidence with both supplements (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - November 11, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Childhood Trauma Reverberates in Adulthood (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Traumas tied to higher risks of anxiety, poor societal functioning later in life (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - November 9, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Anesthesia in Kids Not Tied to Developmental Problems (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Sibling analysis shows no difference in early cognitive outcomes after a single surgery (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - November 5, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Movie Superheroes More Violent than Bad Guys
(MedPage Today) -- Study raises questions about cinematic role models (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - November 5, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Survey: Kids Couldn't Tell Real Gun from Toy Gun
(MedPage Today) -- Also, only one-third of parents followed guidance for safe gun storage (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - November 4, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Survey: Teens Using JUUL E-cigs More Than Young Adults
(MedPage Today) -- Underage users are also sticking with the product (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - October 30, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Novel Dengue Vaccines Show Promise
(MedPage Today) -- Also, new insights on paradoxical Dengvaxia effect (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - October 30, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news