20% of US Population Has Been Infected With COVID 20% of US Population Has Been Infected With COVID
Over the past 28 days, the US had 18.3 million cases and almost 48,000 deaths.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 25, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Some States Still Pushing Ineffective Covid Antibody Treatments Some States Still Pushing Ineffective Covid Antibody Treatments
Many hospitals and clinics are still infusing the costly treatments — often charging hundreds of dollars a session — that public health officials now say are almost certainly useless.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Youngkin Lays Out'COVID Action Plan' for Virginia Youngkin Lays Out'COVID Action Plan' for Virginia
Youngkin pledged to prioritize vaccine education, outreach and distribution, and to tackle testing supply shortages.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

NYC High School Students Stage Walkout Over COVID Measures NYC High School Students Stage Walkout Over COVID Measures
Students walked out of schools across New York City on Tuesday afternoon to protest inadequate COVID-19 protections and insist on a remote learning option until conditions improve.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 13, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Augmented Autism Screening Pays Big Dividends Augmented Autism Screening Pays Big Dividends
The findings suggest that"multistage screening and appropriate access to diagnostic services can really move the needle on the early detection of autism and reducing disparities in autism diagnosis and detection."Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 11, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

FDA Shortens Timing of Moderna Booster to 5 Months FDA Shortens Timing of Moderna Booster to 5 Months
Americans 18 and older who received their second shot of the two-dose Moderna vaccine at least 5 months ago can now get a third dose.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 10, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Omicron Explosion Spurs Nationwide Breakdown of Services Omicron Explosion Spurs Nationwide Breakdown of Services
The current explosion of omicron-fueled coronavirus infections in the US is causing a breakdown in basic functions and services — the latest illustration of how COVID-19 keeps upending life.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 10, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Stay Home or Work Sick? Omicron Poses a Conundrum Stay Home or Work Sick? Omicron Poses a Conundrum
As the raging Omicron variant of COVID-19 infects workers across the nation, millions of those whose jobs don't provide paid sick days are having to choose between their health and their paycheck.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 10, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

The Child With Hypertension: Diagnosis and Management The Child With Hypertension: Diagnosis and Management
The Cribsiders share best practices for identifying and managing hypertension in the pediatric clinic.The Cribsiders (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 7, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics Commentary Source Type: news

My Favorite Physical Exam Pearls My Favorite Physical Exam Pearls
For those seeking to increase their comfort with conducting the physical exam, Dr Douglas Paauw details several methods that he has found helpful to use in practice.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 6, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Experts Plead for More Pediatric Telehealth Experts Plead for More Pediatric Telehealth
Pediatric behavioral specialists put a stake in the ground for telehealth with expiration of mandates looming.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 6, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Obesity Prevention in Infants Benefits Second-Born Too Obesity Prevention in Infants Benefits Second-Born Too
According to a statement from the National Institutes of Health, which funded the study, it is the first such infant obesity intervention to show the spillover effect.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 6, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Could Fabkin Hormonal Complex Spell the End of Diabetes? Could Fabkin Hormonal Complex Spell the End of Diabetes?
Could a previously unknown hormonal complex that appears to play a role in beta cell function in the pancreas hold the key to both treating and, crucially, preventing type 1 and type 2 diabetes?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - December 23, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Using Renal Scoring Criteria May Spare Children's Kidneys Using Renal Scoring Criteria May Spare Children's Kidneys
Applying renal scoring criteria to children with kidney masses may help identify some who can be offered nephron-sparing surgery, instead of a radical nephrectomy, which is the standard of care.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - December 21, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

New Index Aims to Clarify Type 1 Diabetes Burden Worldwide New Index Aims to Clarify Type 1 Diabetes Burden Worldwide
Set to launch in early 2022, the open-source tool combines study data with artificial intelligence to model incidence, prevalence, burden, and the potential impact of interventions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - December 21, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Latest COVID Spike Isn't Swamping NYC Hospitals Like Before Latest COVID Spike Isn't Swamping NYC Hospitals Like Before
So far, new hospitalizations and deaths are averaging well below their spring 2020 peak and even where they were this time last year, during a winter wave that came as vaccinations were just beginning.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - December 20, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Searching for a Better Treatment for Eating Disorders Searching for a Better Treatment for Eating Disorders
Scientists are seeking new innovations to help people grappling with the pervasive and often-hidden problems of anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating.Knowable Magazine (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - December 17, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Fertility Treatments Not Linked to Psychiatric Disorders in Offspring Fertility Treatments Not Linked to Psychiatric Disorders in Offspring
Large study from Sweden found depression and other major mental health problems were not more common in individuals born via assisted reproduction.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - December 15, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

First Military Members Discharged for Refusing COVID Vaccine First Military Members Discharged for Refusing COVID Vaccine
The 27 active duty members received counseling about coronavirus vaccines, and when they continued to decline, commanders decided to discharge them for refusing to comply with the Pentagon's vaccine rule.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - December 14, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Student's Medical Illustrations Featuring Black People Go Viral Student's Medical Illustrations Featuring Black People Go Viral
"I've literally never seen a black [fetus] illustrated, ever. This is amazing," Aliyah, a Twitter user from London, wrote in a post.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - December 10, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Ohio House OKs Bill on Babies Born Alive After Abortion Ohio House OKs Bill on Babies Born Alive After Abortion
Abortion rights advocates criticized the bill as an attack on a woman's legal right to the procedure, and said the bill would likely shut down some of the state's last operational clinics.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - December 9, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Climate Change Associated With Kidney Disease Climate Change Associated With Kidney Disease
Brazil is an ideal country in which to examine the potential health effects of climate change, and a new Brazilian study finds that females and children 0-4 years are among the most affected.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - December 8, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

Advocating for Children's Health, One Page at a Time Advocating for Children's Health, One Page at a Time
Although not a household name, the nonprofit Reach Out and Read has been advocating for childhood literacy for over three decades now by partnering with physicians.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - December 7, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

IDF Atlas: 1 in 10 Adults Worldwide Now Has Diabetes IDF Atlas: 1 in 10 Adults Worldwide Now Has Diabetes
New edition includes data on prevalence, mortality, and diabetes expenditures, with new sections on adult-onset type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes in youth, and the impact of COVID-19 on diabetes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - December 7, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Seaweed Extract Stops COVID in Early Testing Seaweed Extract Stops COVID in Early Testing
As scientists hunt for alternatives for people who can't access vaccines for COVID-19, they are searching underwater in unexpected places to study the therapeutic potential of edible marine algae.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - December 6, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Poorly Controlled Asthma Predicts COVID-19 Hospitalization in Kids Poorly Controlled Asthma Predicts COVID-19 Hospitalization in Kids
Children and adolescents with poorly controlled asthma were three to six times more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19 infections.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - December 2, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

High-Poverty Areas Host More Firearm-Related Youth Deaths High-Poverty Areas Host More Firearm-Related Youth Deaths
More than 3.8 million years of potential life were lost in children and youth as a result of firearms during a 10-year period, research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - December 2, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Genomic Screening of Healthy Newborns Gets More Popular Genomic Screening of Healthy Newborns Gets More Popular
Will widespread newborn screening give parents more qualms than comfort? Researchers investigating this question have some early answers.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - December 2, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Amazon Underreported COVID Cases in Workplace, Unions Say Amazon Underreported COVID Cases in Workplace, Unions Say
‘The available information is screaming for an investigation,’ said Eric Frumin, SOC’s health and safety director.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - December 2, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Omicron Variant Present in Europe a Week Ago: Dutch Officials Omicron Variant Present in Europe a Week Ago: Dutch Officials
Two people who tested positive for COVID-19 in the Netherlands more than a week ago were infected with the Omicron variant.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - November 30, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Association of Height, BMI, and AD in Young Children May Be Transient Association of Height, BMI, and AD in Young Children May Be Transient
' The potential for'catch up'in height for children with atopic dermatitis observed in our study may be explained with resolution of atopic dermatitis or successful treatment,'the authors write.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - November 24, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Vaccine-or-Test Increases Work and Costs for Governments Vaccine-or-Test Increases Work and Costs for Governments
Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - November 19, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Virus Surge Worsens in Midwest as States Expand Boosters Virus Surge Worsens in Midwest as States Expand Boosters
The worsening outlook in the Midwest comes as booster shots are being made available to everyone in a growing number of locations.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - November 19, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

FDA to Authorize Pfizer Booster Shots for All Adults This Week FDA to Authorize Pfizer Booster Shots for All Adults This Week
The FDA intends to authorize booster shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for all adults this week -- potentially as early as Thursday.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - November 17, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

What Does It Mean to Have Prediabetes? What Does It Mean to Have Prediabetes?
It's complicated: Prediabetes has multiple definitions and there may be different subtypes. But for many people who develop it, changes in lifestyle drastically lower the risk of progressing to diabetes.Knowable Magazine (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - November 15, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Two Thirds of Preschoolers Identified Emotions of Masked Adults Two Thirds of Preschoolers Identified Emotions of Masked Adults
Some are concerned about the affects of adults working in preschools wearing face masks on the ability of young children to learn to recognize emotions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - November 15, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

US Postal Service Warns Vaccine Mandate Could Affect Deliveries US Postal Service Warns Vaccine Mandate Could Affect Deliveries
In a financial filing, the USPS said complying with the order could lead to"labor challenges and high levels of absenteeism."WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - November 11, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

California Prepares for Possible Winter Pandemic Surge California Prepares for Possible Winter Pandemic Surge
California has begun positioning equipment and locking in contracts with temporary health care workers in preparation for another possible winter surge of coronavirus cases.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - November 11, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

The Top 10+ Studies According to Pediatric Hospitalists The Top 10+ Studies According to Pediatric Hospitalists
Drs Chiu and Berk say these are the top articles in the field of pediatric hospital medicine over the past year; do you agree?The Cribsiders (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - November 10, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics Commentary Source Type: news

Intermediaries Gain From Rising Insulin Prices in the US Intermediaries Gain From Rising Insulin Prices in the US
USC economists report that insulin manufacturers are receiving an increasingly smaller share of expenditures; instead the middlemen are getting a bigger cut.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - November 8, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Two Ohio Lawmakers Introduce Texas-Style Abortion Restriction Two Ohio Lawmakers Introduce Texas-Style Abortion Restriction
Reps. Jena Powell and Thomas Hall unveiled their bill in the heavily Republican Ohio House a day after the US Supreme Court heard arguments on the Texas law on which it is modeled.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - November 3, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

How to Choose the Right Weight-Loss Surgery How to Choose the Right Weight-Loss Surgery
Are your patients asking about weight-loss surgery? Here's helpful information to aid your patients in making the best choice.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - November 2, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Children and COVID: A Look at the Pace of Vaccination Children and COVID: A Look at the Pace of Vaccination
Children aged 5-11 years are about to enter the battle-of-the-vaccine phase of the war on COVID. How long will it take to get them vaccinated?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - November 2, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

White House Press Secretary Tests Positive for COVID-19 White House Press Secretary Tests Positive for COVID-19
' I am disclosing today's positive test out of an abundance of transparency. 'WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - November 1, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

FDA Authorizes Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine for Children 5-11 FDA Authorizes Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine for Children 5-11
After a much-debated and rigorous evaluation process, the FDA's acting commissioner says this authorization'will bring us closer to returning to a sense of normalcy. 'FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 29, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Alert Source Type: news

Flouting White House, Florida Penalizes School Districts Flouting White House, Florida Penalizes School Districts
The state of Florida has withheld funding from two school districts over their coronavirus mask mandates.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 28, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Why I Still Believe COVID-19 Could Not Have Originated in a Lab Why I Still Believe COVID-19 Could Not Have Originated in a Lab
Lab escape theories cannot clearly account for a virus that has evolved for human-to-human transmissibility.Undark (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 28, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases Commentary Source Type: news

National Academies Issue Guidance for Childhood COVID-19 Vaccines National Academies Issue Guidance for Childhood COVID-19 Vaccines
A new"rapid expert consultation" has identified"actionable guidance" that state and local decision-makers can use to communicate with the public.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 19, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Where's the Top COVID Vax Rate in America? You Might Be Surprised. Where's the Top COVID Vax Rate in America? You Might Be Surprised.
Puerto Rico's rate tops all states and territories. One expert thinks it may in large part be due to not tying vaccine beliefs to politics.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 19, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Paper Links COVID Vaccines to Myocarditis Is Temporarily Removed Paper Links COVID Vaccines to Myocarditis Is Temporarily Removed
A paper claiming that myocarditis cases spiked after teenagers began receiving COVID-19 vaccines has earned a"temporary removal."Retraction Watch (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 18, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news