New Cases of Child COVID-19 Drop for Fifth Straight Week New Cases of Child COVID-19 Drop for Fifth Straight Week
New child cases totaled 70,640 for the week of Feb. 12-18, down from 99,000 the previous week, making for the lowest count since the week of Oct. 23-29.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - February 24, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Janssen/J & J COVID-19 Vaccine Cuts Transmission, New Data Show Janssen/J & J COVID-19 Vaccine Cuts Transmission, New Data Show
New documents released by the FDA provide an answer to a lingering question about SARS-CoV-2 vaccination: Does immunization protect others?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - February 24, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

CDC Chief Lays Out Attack Plan for COVID Variants CDC Chief Lays Out Attack Plan for COVID Variants
Ramping up sequencing and partnering with states to get samples, along with new resolve on public health mitigation strategies, are key to stopping the spread of the three biggest threats, Rochelle Walensky, MD, said.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - February 18, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Fauci: Vaccines for Kids Could Be Authorized by September Fauci: Vaccines for Kids Could Be Authorized by September
Children as young as first graders may be able to get the coronavirus vaccine by the time school starts in September, presuming trials are successful in those age groups, Anthony Fauci, MD, said.ProPublica (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - February 11, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

After Clinicians Get the Vaccine, How Their Families Can Cope After Clinicians Get the Vaccine, How Their Families Can Cope
' I am the only one in my household of four who has been vaccinated. My husband might be able to get it in a few months, and the kids...who knows?'said a specialist in the airborne transmission of viruses.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - February 11, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

FDA Grants Emergency Use to Monoclonal Antibody Combo for COVID FDA Grants Emergency Use to Monoclonal Antibody Combo for COVID
Bamlanivimab and etesevimab can be administered in combination to people who test positive for COVID-19 and are at higher risk for progression to severe disease.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - February 10, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Alert Source Type: news

New Campaign Fights COVID-19 Vaccine Misinformation New Campaign Fights COVID-19 Vaccine Misinformation
As health care providers work against the clock to administer as many COVID-19 vaccine doses as soon as possible, logistics aren't the only thing standing in their way.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - February 3, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

US Drug Prices Much Higher Than in Other Nations US Drug Prices Much Higher Than in Other Nations
Prescription drug prices in the US are more than 250% times higher overall than those in 32 other countries, according to a new report from the RAND Corporation.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 29, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pharmacist News Source Type: news

Neutropenic Appendicitis Outcomes Better With Upfront Surgery Than Observation Neutropenic Appendicitis Outcomes Better With Upfront Surgery Than Observation
Children undergoing cancer treatment who develop neutropenic appendicitis may have lower complication rates and fewer disruptions to chemotherapy regimens with upfront surgery than with observation, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 29, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Consensus on Diagnosis, Management of Acute Flaccid Myelitis Consensus on Diagnosis, Management of Acute Flaccid Myelitis
The polio-like disease primarily affects children and often causes residual disability. In the absence of proven therapies, management focuses on supportive care and rehabilitation, a new review concludes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Women Physicians and the Pandemic: A Snapshot Women Physicians and the Pandemic: A Snapshot
' Women physicians do not have trouble balancing competing demands any more than men physicians do. It is simply a more common expectation that women physicians will adjust their professional lives. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Black Race Noted More Prominently in PHI Than White Race Black Race Noted More Prominently in PHI Than White Race
Black patients were more likely to have race noted in the first line of their patient history vs Whites, and attending physicians were more likely to document race than residents, new data show.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

How to Help COVID-19 Long-Haulers How to Help COVID-19 Long-Haulers
Patients with lingering symptoms need access to specialized clinics — and so much more.Knowable Magazine (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases Commentary Source Type: news

Biden Unveils National 5-Point COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy Biden Unveils National 5-Point COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy
The President-elect aims to set up 100 mass vaccination clinics by late February and use FEMA to mobilize thousands of workers to give vaccines.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

In-Person K-12 Classes Don't Fuel COVID-19 Outbreaks, Study Says In-Person K-12 Classes Don't Fuel COVID-19 Outbreaks, Study Says
At the beginning of December 2020, COVID-19 cases in counties with in-person schooling were similar to the rates in counties with only virtual classes, CDC researchers wrote in the MMWR.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Baby Gets Cancer From Mother During Birth: First Report Baby Gets Cancer From Mother During Birth: First Report
For the first time, transmission of cancer via the birth canal has been documented: the mothers had cervical cancer, the infants later developed lung cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Asthma-COPD Overlap: Patients Have High Disease Burden Asthma-COPD Overlap: Patients Have High Disease Burden
Patients with asthma –chronic obstructive pulmonary disease overlap (ACO) experienced a higher burden of disease than patients with either asthma or COPD alone, a recent study has found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Moderna Needs More Kids for COVID-19 Vaccine Trials Moderna Needs More Kids for COVID-19 Vaccine Trials
Moderna probably will not have clinical trial results anytime soon on how its COVID-19 vaccine affects children and adolescents, according to the company CEO and a federal official.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

A Big Science Publisher Is Going Open Access. But at What Cost? A Big Science Publisher Is Going Open Access. But at What Cost?
The steep fees Springer Nature will charge to make papers freely readable show what's wrong with science publishing.Undark (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

New Tools Allow Patients With Chronic Conditions to Stay Home New Tools Allow Patients With Chronic Conditions to Stay Home
Sensors, smartphone applications, and headgear go beyond the mere collection and transmission of data and allow patients home-based comfort for virtual disease management.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Children's Hospitals Are to Blame as Superbugs Attack Kids Children's Hospitals Are to Blame as Superbugs Attack Kids
A growing body of research shows that overuse and misuse of antibiotics in children's hospitals helps fuel these dangerous bacteria that attack adults and, increasingly, children.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 4, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Asthma Inhaler Sensors Improve Pediatric Asthma Control Asthma Inhaler Sensors Improve Pediatric Asthma Control
Children whose long- and short-term inhaler use was monitored with sensors that sent data to parents and clinicians had better asthma control than those whose medication use was not monitored, a new study found.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - December 30, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Fauci, US Lawmakers Get Early Access to COVID-19 Vaccines Fauci, US Lawmakers Get Early Access to COVID-19 Vaccines
Fauci, who still sees patients, cited his clinical work as one of the reasons for getting vaccinated for COVID. Separately, there's been criticism of lawmakers for tapping a limited supply of COVID shots.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - December 22, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Pediatricians Want Kids To Be Part of COVID Vaccine Trials Pediatricians Want Kids To Be Part of COVID Vaccine Trials
Although most pediatricians believe the eventual vaccination of children will be crucial to subduing the COVID-19 virus, they're split on how fast to move toward that, says Dr James Campbell.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - December 15, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

US COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments to'Start Rolling' Sunday US COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments to'Start Rolling' Sunday
Federal officials aim to have initial doses moving through the supply chain on Monday, but they intend to keep a reserve supply of COVID vaccine with the aim of ensuring people can get second doses.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - December 12, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Can Eating Disorders Be Predicted? Can Eating Disorders Be Predicted?
Several factors present in early adolescence may help predict eating disorders, which would create opportunities for earlier intervention and prevention, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - December 10, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Pandemic Shaming Can Backfire. Here's a Better Way Pandemic Shaming Can Backfire. Here's a Better Way
We can ’t expect people to avoid risks entirely. Instead, we should embrace the policy of harm reduction.Undark (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - December 3, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases Commentary Source Type: news

CDC Shortens COVID-19 Quarantine Time, With Conditions CDC Shortens COVID-19 Quarantine Time, With Conditions
Citing new evidence and an acceptable risk, CDC officials announced two options for people to quarantine for less time after COVID-19 exposure.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - December 2, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

New Drug Looks Good for Rare Genetic Severe Obesity New Drug Looks Good for Rare Genetic Severe Obesity
' The impact of setmelanotide in the obesity clinic is likely to mean...an increase in genetic screening to identify a subset of patients that can benefit,'said an expert.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - November 24, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Live Webcast Source Type: news

Wasp Venom Can Save Lives. But the Supply Chain Is Shaky. Wasp Venom Can Save Lives. But the Supply Chain Is Shaky.
And now due to recent changes in venom manufacturing, the U.S. could be equally vulnerable.Undark (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - November 17, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Medication Adherence Challenges and Helpers Medication Adherence Challenges and Helpers
Many things contribute to the problem of poor adherence, but people often just simply forget.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - November 17, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Anaphylaxis in Kids: Clinical Pearls From The Cribsiders Anaphylaxis in Kids: Clinical Pearls From The Cribsiders
The Cribsiders discuss common presentations of anaphylaxis in kids and the role of epinephrine, epinephrine, epinephrine!The Cribsiders (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - November 16, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics Commentary Source Type: news

JIA Guideline Calls for Earlier Use of Targeted Therapies JIA Guideline Calls for Earlier Use of Targeted Therapies
A draft guideline for the management of patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis reflects changes in therapy away from reliance on NSAIDs and glucocorticoids.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - November 13, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Dripping and Dabbing: Can't Tell the Players Without a Scorecard Dripping and Dabbing: Can't Tell the Players Without a Scorecard
E-cigarettes may be synonymous with vaping to most physicians, but there are other ways for patients to inhale nicotine or tetrahydrocannabinol-containing aerosols.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - November 13, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

New Reports Guide Return to Play in Athletes With COVID-19 New Reports Guide Return to Play in Athletes With COVID-19
Clinicians counseling athletes who have recovered from COVID-19 on safe return to play now have two new reports to help guide decision-making, including a consensus document on imaging.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - November 12, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Malpractice Case: Black Box Warnings Can Come Back to Bite in Court Malpractice Case: Black Box Warnings Can Come Back to Bite in Court
Disregarding drug dosage recommendations can give rise to liability risks.Cooperative of American Physicians (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - November 9, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Dermatology Article Source Type: news

Coughs Can Send COVID Virus Farther Than 6 Feet Coughs Can Send COVID Virus Farther Than 6 Feet
Droplets from a cough may travel farther than 6 feet and could potentially carry enough SARS-CoV-2 virus to infect another person, according to a new study.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - November 5, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Medicare Fines Hospitals for Too Many Readmissions Medicare Fines Hospitals for Too Many Readmissions
Nearly half the nation's hospitals will get lower payments for all Medicare patients because of their history of readmitting patients, federal records show.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - November 2, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

COVID and Med Ed Cost: Are Future Docs Paying More for Less? COVID and Med Ed Cost: Are Future Docs Paying More for Less?
As the cost of medical education continues to rise, the pandemic has restricted opportunities for medical trainees. Is the next generation of doctors still getting their money's worth, or are changes ahead?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 30, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Let's Not Get Too Excited About Having a Vaccine Really Soon Let's Not Get Too Excited About Having a Vaccine Really Soon
Dr Art Caplan discusses the known COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing and distribution considerations and the unknown timeline for public access.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 27, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

Pfizer Begins COVID-19 Vaccine Trial in Teens Pfizer Begins COVID-19 Vaccine Trial in Teens
Pfizer is now including teens in clinical trials for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, expanding the participation age to include high schoolers and middle schoolers, according to USA Today.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 26, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Down Syndrome Tied to Tenfold Risk for Death From COVID-19 Down Syndrome Tied to Tenfold Risk for Death From COVID-19
People with Down syndrome face elevated risk of hospitalization and death if they contracted COVID-19.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 26, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

US Records More Than 71,000 Cases on Thursday US Records More Than 71,000 Cases on Thursday
New coronavirus statistics bear out experts'predictions that the coronavirus will tighten its grip on the United States in the fall and winter.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 23, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

12 End-of-Year Tax Tips: How COVID-19 Could Lower Your Tax Bite 12 End-of-Year Tax Tips: How COVID-19 Could Lower Your Tax Bite
COVID-19 has affected medical practices and income; and taking key actions now can help with your tax bite next AprilMedscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 21, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

Is the Trump Administration Eroding Trust in the FDA? Is the Trump Administration Eroding Trust in the FDA?
Experts worry that politically-motivated acts by the Trump administration will undermine COVID-19 therapies.Undark (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 16, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Early Hearing Impairment Interventions for Kindergarten Readiness Early Hearing Impairment Interventions for Kindergarten Readiness
Starting early intervention enrollment before age 6 months in children who are deaf or hard of hearing may have a lasting influence on ensuring kindergarten readiness.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 15, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Vertical Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 Rare but Possible Vertical Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 Rare but Possible
Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 from mothers to neonates is rare, two new studies say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 13, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Flexibility, Innovation Key to Practice Management During COVID Flexibility, Innovation Key to Practice Management During COVID
Pediatricians attending the American Academy of Pediatrics annual meeting share best practices for handling three broad challenges during this pandemic: staffing, financial health, and partnerships.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 9, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Aap 2020 aap 2020
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AAP 2020Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 6, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news