Delta Wants Airlines to Share Banned-Flyer Lists Delta Wants Airlines to Share Banned-Flyer Lists
The FAA reported this week that it has received 4,385 reports of unruly passengers this year alone, including 3,199 reports of passengers refusing to obey the face mask rules.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - September 24, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

US Education Secretary Backs Mandatory Vaccine for Kids in School US Education Secretary Backs Mandatory Vaccine for Kids in School
' Not only do I support it, but I'm encouraging states to come up with a plan to make sure it happens,'Education Secretary Miguel Cardona told Politico on Thursday as he toured schools in the Midwest.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - September 24, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

A Daily Pill to Treat COVID? A Daily Pill to Treat COVID?
At least three promising antiviral treatments for COVID-19 are being tested in clinical trials, with results expected as soon as late fall or winter.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - September 24, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

I Got a'Mild' Breakthrough Case. Here's What I Wish I'd Known I Got a'Mild' Breakthrough Case. Here's What I Wish I'd Known
I was miserable for 5 days, am fully recovered a month later, and have learned even more about what we do and don't know about COVID now.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - September 20, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Poorer Teens Are More Likely to Have Lingering'Lazy Eye'Poorer Teens Are More Likely to Have Lingering'Lazy Eye '
Researchers linked lower socioeconomic status and cognitive scores to higher rates of amblyopia, a condition that can become permanent if not treated early in childhood.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - September 17, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

US Gymnasts Testify About Sexual Abuse by Larry Nassar US Gymnasts Testify About Sexual Abuse by Larry Nassar
They expressed frustration while recounting traumatic and graphic details during a Senate hearing on the FBI's mishandling of the investigation into former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar's actions.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - September 17, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

HPV Vaccine Safety Concerns Up 80% From 2015 to 2018 HPV Vaccine Safety Concerns Up 80% From 2015 to 2018
But adverse events after HPV vaccination actually decreased during the same period, researchers found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - September 17, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

What I Learned From My Kids During the Pandemic What I Learned From My Kids During the Pandemic
The best teachers in life often do not have a college degree and still drink juice boxes.Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - September 17, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics Blog Source Type: news

FDA Could Authorize COVID Vaccine for Ages 5 ‒11 in October FDA Could Authorize COVID Vaccine for Ages 5 ‒11 in October
If Pfizer submits paperwork to the FDA by the end of September, the vaccine could be available for kids around mid-October, Fauci said.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - September 13, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

School Vaccine Campaigns Targeting Students Face Blowback School Vaccine Campaigns Targeting Students Face Blowback
"He said,'You're not getting this damn vaccine; you need to lower your voice. Watch your tone when you talk to me.'It was, it was the first time my dad had ever done something like that."Associated Press (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - September 13, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Gov Pritzker Vows to Protect Abortion Rights in Illinois Gov Pritzker Vows to Protect Abortion Rights in Illinois
Illinois Gov J.B. Pritzker said Thursday that he's'very concerned'about the US Supreme Court's decision not to block a new Texas law banning most abortions in the state.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - September 3, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Texas 6-Week Abortion Ban Takes Effect, With High Court Mum Texas 6-Week Abortion Ban Takes Effect, With High Court Mum
If allowed to remain in force, the law would be the most dramatic restriction on abortion rights in the United States since the high court ’s landmark Roe v Wade decision legalized abortion in 1973.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - September 1, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Bystander Rescue Breathing CPR in Kids Tied to Better Survival Bystander Rescue Breathing CPR in Kids Tied to Better Survival
Despite the higher likelihood of neurologically favorable survival with rescue breathing CPR, experts say any resuscitation, even if compression only, is better than none.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - August 30, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

The Other Epidemic: Violence Against Healthcare Workers The Other Epidemic: Violence Against Healthcare Workers
The escalation of violence against healthcare workers is reaching a tipping point. How do we protect ourselves as we continue to protect others?Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - August 30, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics Blog Source Type: news

COVID Cost Hospitalists Income, but Not Love of Medicine: Survey COVID Cost Hospitalists Income, but Not Love of Medicine: Survey
Job loss, reduced hours, and other effects of the pandemic affected earnings for nearly a quarter of hospitalists. The gender pay gap persists.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - August 27, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Plastic Barriers May Not Stop COVID-19 Spread, Experts Say Plastic Barriers May Not Stop COVID-19 Spread, Experts Say
Scientists who study air flow, ventilation, and aerosol droplets say the barriers may not help, and in fact, could make the situation worse by blocking normal air flow.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - August 23, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Nearly 1 in 5 Parents Put Off Care for Their Kids in Pandemic Nearly 1 in 5 Parents Put Off Care for Their Kids in Pandemic
COVID-19 concerns have led nearly 1 in 5 parents to delay or forgo their child's healthcare, according to a survey by the Urban Institute.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - August 23, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Ambiguity About COVID: A Not-So-Surprising Challenge Ambiguity About COVID: A Not-So-Surprising Challenge
The only thing certain in the COVID-19 pandemic is uncertainty. Can ambiguity be managed and effect positive change?Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - August 20, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics Blog Source Type: news

Pediatric MS Tied to Autoimmune Disorders in Families Pediatric MS Tied to Autoimmune Disorders in Families
High rates of autoimmune disorders in families of patients with pediatric MS, especially second-degree relatives, may point to overlapping genetic risk factors for autoimmunity, experts say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - August 17, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Mask Clash Shuts Down Suburban NY School Board Meeting Mask Clash Shuts Down Suburban NY School Board Meeting
This episode is one of a number of clashes over masks and vaccinations that have disrupted school board meetings around the country this summer.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - August 16, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Misinformation at Public Forums Vexes Local Boards, Big Tech Misinformation at Public Forums Vexes Local Boards, Big Tech
Opponents of a possible mask mandate made so many misleading comments about masks, vaccines, and COVID-19 that YouTube removed the video for violating its policies against false claims about the virus.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - August 16, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Florida, Texas Could Have Averted 4700 Deaths with Higher Vax Rate Florida, Texas Could Have Averted 4700 Deaths with Higher Vax Rate
Both states have less than 60% of adults fully vaccinated compared with the top five states, which have an average of 74% fully vaccinated. Researchers modeled the human cost of the gap.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - August 13, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

CDC Endorses Third Dose of mRNA Vaccines for Immunocompromised CDC Endorses Third Dose of mRNA Vaccines for Immunocompromised
Just hours after the FDA updated its EUA for COVID vaccines, the CDC has recommended a third dose for those at higher risk for severe or fatal outcomes from COVID.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - August 13, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Endocrinologists' Wealth Remains Steady, Despite Pandemic Endocrinologists' Wealth Remains Steady, Despite Pandemic
The latest wealth and debt report shows few changes; gender disparities in wealth are notable.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - August 13, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

EHR Vendors: Don't Punish Us, Physicians for Information Blocking EHR Vendors: Don't Punish Us, Physicians for Information Blocking
Industry is still unfamiliar with the new regulations and needs guidance on how to follow them, EHR executives say; upgrading public health infrastructure is also a priority.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - August 13, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

FDA Clears App for FreeStyle Libre 2 Glucose Monitor FDA Clears App for FreeStyle Libre 2 Glucose Monitor
System includes optional alarms; app allows for remote monitoring.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - August 4, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Alert Source Type: news

Neonatal Herpes: The 24th-Hour Workup Neonatal Herpes: The 24th-Hour Workup
How to manage the asymptomatic newborn of a mother with a genital lesion.The Cribsiders (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - July 30, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics Commentary Source Type: news

5 Tips for Feeling Less Guilt When Calling Out Sick 5 Tips for Feeling Less Guilt When Calling Out Sick
Do physicians and other medical professionals get sick? Yes, we do. Then why do we feel guilty about calling out? Here are tips on how to handle it and stay guilt free.Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - July 30, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics Blog Source Type: news

Pentagon, Disney Revive Mask Mandates Following CDC Change Pentagon, Disney Revive Mask Mandates Following CDC Change
The new guidance is a significant shift from the CDC's announcement in May that fully vaccinated Americans could skip wearing a mask in most settings.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - July 29, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Fighting Fauci: From Ridicule to Death Threats, Attacks Continue Fighting Fauci: From Ridicule to Death Threats, Attacks Continue
As one of the key government officials relaying information about the pandemic to the public, Fauci is front and center. That often brings with it the risk of scorn, and sometimes serious threats.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - July 29, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

CDC Reverses Guidance on Testing for Fully Vaccinated People CDC Reverses Guidance on Testing for Fully Vaccinated People
The CDC previously said fully vaccinated people didn't need testing after exposure unless they showed symptoms.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - July 29, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Biden: Children Could Get COVID-19 Vaccine Within Months Biden: Children Could Get COVID-19 Vaccine Within Months
Pfizer and Moderna are conducting vaccine clinical trials for children ages 6 months to 12 years. Results are expected sometime this fall.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

CDC Revamps STI Treatment Guidelines CDC Revamps STI Treatment Guidelines
The updates replace recommendations from 2015 and include treatment updates for gonorrhea and chlamydia and expanded syphilis screening for some pregnant women.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Long-term Outcome Data Suggest Optimism for Patients With MIS-C Long-term Outcome Data Suggest Optimism for Patients With MIS-C
One of 45 children hospitalized with multisystem inflammatory syndrome following COVID-19 infection had persistent mild cardiac dysfunction after 9 months, according to data from a single center.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - July 19, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

The Febrile Infant: New AAP Guidance The Febrile Infant: New AAP Guidance
Dr Bill Basco reviews new recommendations that may provide more leeway in evaluating fever in very young, well-appearing infants.Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - July 19, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics Viewpoint Source Type: news

The COVID-19 Child Pioneers The COVID-19 Child Pioneers
A pediatrician and father reflects on a parent's choice to enroll their children in the COVID vaccine trials and finds a historical parallel.Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - July 15, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics Blog Source Type: news

California Students Will Keep Wearing Masks This Fall California Students Will Keep Wearing Masks This Fall
State schools will also institute"robust testing" but won't enforce physical distancing because it interferes with person-to-person education.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - July 12, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Highly Respected, Beloved Neurologist Dies Highly Respected, Beloved Neurologist Dies
Highly respected and beloved pediatric neurologist Verne Strudwick Caviness, Jr, attended on the stroke and child neurology services at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston for five decades.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - July 9, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

FDA Rejects Teplizumab for Type 1 Diabetes Delay FDA Rejects Teplizumab for Type 1 Diabetes Delay
The decision follows narrow endorsement by an advisory panel.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - July 7, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Diversity of Pediatric Residents, Fellows Continues to Lag Diversity of Pediatric Residents, Fellows Continues to Lag
The proportion of underrepresented groups in pediatric fellowships decreased between 2007 and 2019, and those in pediatric residencies remained stagnant, a study shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - June 29, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Probiotic Supplementation Regulates Newborn Immune System Probiotic Supplementation Regulates Newborn Immune System
Supplementing breast milk with bifidobacteria promotes development of a well-regulated immune system in infants, reducing the risk of developing allergies and asthma, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - June 28, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Implanted Glucose Monitor for Diabetes Accurate Up to 6 Months Implanted Glucose Monitor for Diabetes Accurate Up to 6 Months
Next-generation Eversense is currently under review in the US and Europe.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - June 28, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Improving Access to Care for Minority Youth With Type 1 Diabetes Improving Access to Care for Minority Youth With Type 1 Diabetes
For racial or ethnic minority youth with type 1 diabetes, participating in an interventional program improves access to care, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - June 28, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Nurses, Docs at Long Beach:'An Honor' to Care for Migrant Kids'Nurses, Docs at Long Beach:'An Honor' to Care for Migrant Kids '
Healthcare workers find it easy to empathize with Central American children after their painful journeys to the US.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - June 21, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Nursing News Source Type: news

Is Your Patient Having an Existential Crisis? Is Your Patient Having an Existential Crisis?
The news is portraying our modern time as an existential crisis, as though our very existence is threatened.Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - June 16, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics Commentary Source Type: news

Toxic Chemicals Found in Many Cosmetics Toxic Chemicals Found in Many Cosmetics
This study is very helpful for elucidating the PFAS content of different types of cosmetics in the U.S. and Canadian markets," says Elsie Sunderland, PhD, an environmental scientist.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - June 15, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Lawmakers Debate How Much to Pay for On-Call Phone Appointments Lawmakers Debate How Much to Pay for On-Call Phone Appointments
Phone visits became an option for many Medicare and Medicaid patients during the pandemic. Now policymakers are deciding whether they're worth the money.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - June 11, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Intraoperative Auditory Stimulation Tied to Reduced Pain Postadenotonsillectomy Intraoperative Auditory Stimulation Tied to Reduced Pain Postadenotonsillectomy
Children undergoing adenotonsillectomy may experience less pain and agitation upon awakening when they receive intraoperative auditory stimulation, an Italian trial suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - June 10, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Educators Smooth Path to Adult Care for Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Educators Smooth Path to Adult Care for Kids With Type 1 Diabetes
For youth with type 1 diabetes, seeing a certified diabetes educator and using a continuous glucose monitor were associated with a smoother transition from pediatric to adult care.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - June 10, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Improving Emergency Care for Kids Living Outside of Cities Improving Emergency Care for Kids Living Outside of Cities
A physician workforce study shows that almost all clinically active pediatric emergency physicians in the US work in urban areas, and those who are in rural areas are older and closer to retirement.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - June 10, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news