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More Teen Dads?
Report finds number of teen moms stays stable while it goes up for males (Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge - September 22, 2017 Category: Reproduction Medicine Tags: Pediatrics, Reproductive Medicine, Obstetrics, News, Source Type: news

Ensuring Pediatric Readiness for All Emergency Departments: National Pediatric Readiness Project
Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine Emergency Medical Services for Children Innovation and Improvement Center. 07/2017 This nine-page report describes the history of the National Pediatric Readiness Project (NPRP), the progress made to date, and the need for continued efforts to improve pediatric health care services within the nation's emergency departments. The project aims to establish a composite baseline of the nation's capacity to provide care to children in the emergency department, and create a foundation for emergency departments to engage in an ongoing quality improvement process. (PDF) (Sour...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Parents Question Safe Sleep Recommendations for Babies Parents Question Safe Sleep Recommendations for Babies
Many parents do not trust the science supporting long-established guidelines to put babies to sleep on their backs in cribs without soft bedding, new focus group findings reveal.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Multilevel Approach Improves Pediatric Asthma Care Multilevel Approach Improves Pediatric Asthma Care
A hospital-driven multidisciplinary, quality-improvement approach that includes community-based care substantially improved asthma outcomes in pediatric patients, a study has found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Pulse Ox + Auscultation Reliable for Congenital Heart Screening
The method significantly improves detection rate of major CHD in newborns (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 22, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Antibiotics'Not Needed' for Common Ear Infection Antibiotics'Not Needed' for Common Ear Infection
Parents who take a poorly child to the GP with a common ear infection should not expect a course of antibiotics, says the UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

CannonDesign acquires Houston-based pediatric healthcare architecture firm
CannonDesign has added to its growing footprint by adding Houston-based FKP into its architecture portfolio. The deal between Grand Island-based Cannon and FKP was announced Friday. Terms were not disclosed but FKP is now operating as FKP/CannonDesign. Along with its Houston location FKP has offices in Dallas and Columbus, Ohio. “CannonDesign’s five-year strategic framework focuses on proactive str ategies for strengthening our client partnerships through personal and firm growth by office… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 22, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: James Fink Source Type: news

New concussion guidelines: Q & A with a sports medicine physician
For the last few years, concussions have been on the forefront of the minds of parents, coaches and athletes across the country, as their risks and prevalence become more well-known. This increase in visibility has raised a lot of concern about both the immediate and potential long-term effects of concussions sustained by children and adolescents. Luckily, research efforts have also increased, leading to a better understanding of how concussions should be managed in young athletes. At the 5th International Conference on Concussion in Sport held in Berlin, Germany, physicians and researchers around the world came together t...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - September 22, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Connor Ertz Tags: Ask the Expert Kids' Safety Division of Sports Medicine Dr. William Meehan sports concussion Sports Concussion Clinic Source Type: news

Paediatric mild head injury: is routine admission to a tertiary trauma hospital necessary? - Tallapragada K, Peddada RS, Dexter M.
BACKGROUND: Previous studies have shown that children with isolated linear skull fractures have excellent clinical outcomes and low risk of surgery. We wish to identify other injury patterns within the spectrum of paediatric mild head injury, which need on... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Pediatric head trauma: an extensive review on imaging requisites and unique imaging findings - Sarioglu FC, Sahin H, Pekcevik Y, Sarioglu O, Oztekin O.
The effects of trauma in children are different due to association with some anatomical and physiological differences compared with adults. The role of neuroimaging gains importance in early detection of traumatic brain injuries and prevention of secondary... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

National survey on managing minor childhood traumatic head injuries in The Netherlands shows low guideline adherence and large inter-hospital variations - Niele N, Willemars L, van Houten M, Pl ötz FB.
More than 12,000 children are seen in Dutch emergency departments with a mild traumatic head injury (MTHI) every year. In The Netherlands, the paediatric MTHI guidelines are primarily based on the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network study (1)... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Inter-observer agreement in pediatric cervical spine injury assessment between prehospital and emergency department providers - Browne LR, Schwartz H, Ahmad FA, Wallendorf M, Kuppermann N, Lerner EB, Leonard JC.
BACKGROUND: Investigators have derived cervical spine injury (CSI) decision support tools from physician observations. There is a need to demonstrate that prehospital emergency medical services (EMS) providers can use these tools to appropriately determine... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Health Tip: Identifying Chicken Pox
-- While chicken pox is not as common as it used to be, youngsters and unvaccinated adults are still at risk. The highly contagious disease is caused by the varicella zoster virus. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that the first dose... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 22, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

When Adults Show Determination, Babies Copy
Title: When Adults Show Determination, Babies CopyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/21/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/22/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - September 22, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Contrast ultrasound clears up picture for renal lesions
Are you having a hard time classifying a renal lesion on CT, MRI, or conventional...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: What's the best way to treat extremity pseudoaneurysms? Contrast US helps assess breast cancer treatment response Contrast image processing boosts ultrasound performance What role should contrast US have for kidney lesions? Contrast ultrasound is safe, effective for pediatric patients (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 22, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Adolescent and young adult tattooing, piercing, and scarification - Breuner CC, Levine DA.
Tattoos, piercing, and scarification are now commonplace among adolescents and young adults. This first clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics on voluntary body modification will review the methods used to perform the modifications. Compli... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Acute procedural interventions after pediatric blunt abdominal trauma: a prospective multicenter evaluation - Arbra CA, Vogel AM, Zhang J, Mauldin PD, Huang EY, Savoie KB, Santore MT, Tsao K, Ostovar-Kermani TG, Falcone RA, Dassinger MS, Recicar J, Haynes JH, Blakely ML, Russell RT, Naik-Mathuria BJ, St Peter SD, Mooney DP, Onwubiko C, Upperman JS, Streck CJ.
BACKGROUND: Pediatric intra-abdominal injuries (IAI) from blunt abdominal trauma (BAT) rarely require emergent intervention. For those children undergoing procedural intervention, our aim was to understand the timing and indications for operation and angio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

The challenge of triaging apparently mild paediatric traumatic brain injury in the emergency room: We're not there yet - Forsyth R.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Depression and depressive symptoms in pediatric traumatic brain injury: a scoping review - Lalibert é Durish C, Pereverseff RS, Yeates KO.
OBJECTIVE: This scoping review aimed to summarize the existing knowledge base regarding depression and depressive symptoms in pediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI) and to identify gaps in the literature in an effort to guide future research. METHO... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Montelukast Associated With Nightmares, Depression
Odds of depression, aggressive behavior, suicide ideation, nightmares, headaches all increased (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 22, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Allergy, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Childhood - Onset IBD May Raise Risk of Cancer
Researchers think chronic inflammation in gastrointestinal tract may be driving force (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 21, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Inside Ranken Jordan Pediatric Bridge Hospital's tax statement
The St. Louis Business Journal's On Board column for Sept. 22, 2017. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Diana Barr Source Type: news

Breast-feeding by Women With HIV Disputed Breast-feeding by Women With HIV Disputed
Any risk for transmission is too much when there are good alternatives, according to one expert. But the benefits of breast milk might make the small risk worth it, suggests another.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Experts Debate Nonmedical Vaccine Exemption for School Entry Experts Debate Nonmedical Vaccine Exemption for School Entry
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is calling for the elimination of nonmedical exemptions for school vaccinations, but not everyone thinks legislation is the solution.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Asthma Drug Tied to Nightmares, Depression
But experts stress Singulair also has lifesaving benefits (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 21, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Asthma, Allergy, News, Source Type: news

BioCryst scores FDA approval on flu treatment for children
On the heels of an $80 million public offering, Research Triangle Park-based BioCryst Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: BCRX) has landed U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for its injectable flu treatment in pediatric patients. BioCryst submitted its supplemental new drug application for RAPIVAB (peramivir injection) earlier this year, with the FDA ultimately granting a priority review. In 2014, the FDA approved RAPIVAB for treating adults with the flu and the firm has also been approved in a number… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

Lightning Process 'could help children with chronic fatigue syndrome', study claims
Conclusion The results from this very small randomised controlled trial showed that people having LP therapy in addition to usual CFS/ME care had improved physical function, fatigue and anxiety symptoms at six months, and improved school attendance and depressive symptoms at 12 months. However, there are a number of limitations to this research that need to be considered: Participants in both groups improved, so both treatments were effective to some extent. This was a very small trial, and the results analysis involved fewer than the 100 people recruited. It would need to be repeated in a much larger group to demonstr...
Source: NHS News Feed - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medical practice Source Type: news

Could Pests, & nbsp; Dust Lower Kids ’ Odds for Asthma?
Inner - city study found early exposure to cockroaches and mice droppings seemed protective (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 21, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Asthma, Research, Obstetrics, Allergy, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

US Dept of HHS pulls the trigger on $24m contract option with Avita Medical
Avita Medical (ASX:AVH) said today it is executing a $24.3 million expanded contract option with the US Department of Health and Human Services to support development and procurement of its ReCell devices. The option is related to an original contract between Avita Medical and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority division of the HHS, and will extend Avita’s Project Bioshield contract through Sept. 2022, the Cambridge, U.K.-based company said. The company originally won the BARDA contract in Sept. 2015, providing an initial $16.9 million to support eventual FDA premarket approval for its ReC...
Source: Mass Device - September 21, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Regenerative Medicine avitamedical Source Type: news

Request for Information: All of Us Child Enrollment
You have until Sept 22 to respond to the RFI  to Inform Plans for Child Enrollment in the All of Us Research Program. See the announcement for more information. The All of Us Research Program is an historic effort to gather data from one million or more people living in the United States to accelerate research and improve health. The enrollment of children in the cohort has consistently been an important goal of the program: the Advisory Committee to the NIH Director (ACD) Precision Medicine Initiative Working Group, which developed the final report that informs the All of Us Researc...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - September 21, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: News from NLM/NIH Source Type: news

New Rules Required to Curb Childhood Obesity New Rules Required to Curb Childhood Obesity
Results from the Childhood Obesity Intervention Cost-Effectiveness Study have a message for law makers setting regulations to help children make healthy choices.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Inflammatory Bowel Disease May Raise Cancer Risk in Kids
Researchers think chronic inflammation in gastrointestinal tract may be driving force (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 21, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Oncology, Pediatrics, Rheumatology, News, Source Type: news

Montelukast Tied to Psychiatric Adverse Events in Kids, Adults Montelukast Tied to Psychiatric Adverse Events in Kids, Adults
A review of voluntary adverse event reports found that asthma medication montelukast was linked to increased reports of depression and nightmares in adults and children, and aggression in children.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Listening to Tanner: Finding help for a functional gastrointestinal disorder
For most families, movie night is simply an opportunity to enjoy each other’s company while soaking up some mindless entertainment. But for Tanner Chung and his family, a trip to the theater was life changing. As they watched the tale of a young girl with a mysterious illness play out on the big screen, they were struck by the similarities to Tanner’s own story. The film was the 2016 drama Miracles From Heaven, which is based on the true experiences of a girl who was treated by Dr. Samuel Nurko at Boston Children’s Hospital for a motility disorder. “We had been hoping for some guidance, some help, f...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - September 21, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Jessica Cerretani Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories Dr. Samuel Nurko Dr. Travis Matheney functional gastrointestinal disorder Miracles from Heaven Motility and Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders Center Source Type: news

Bone marrow program for Oishei Children's receives go-ahead from state
With the new John R. Oishei Children ’s Hospital set to open in less than two months, state officials on Wednesday approved a new pediatric bone marrow transplant program to be housed at the site. The program calls for adding the program on the 12th floor in an inpatient oncology unit to be co-managed by Roswell Park Cancer Institut e. The cancer hospital’s existing bone marrow transplant program can only treat children five years and older. Part of the $1.6 billion Kaleida Health system, the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Into more thin air
(Molecular Biology and Evolution (Oxford University Press)) Many research groups have explored human adaptation to high altitude living among three major far-flung global populations: Tibetans, Ethiopians and Peruvians. But few have simultaneously explored the other extreme---maladaptation----in the form of chronic mountain sickness (CMS).Now, in the largest whole genome study of its kind, an international research team led by University of California San Diego's Chairman of Pediatrics, Dr. Gabriel Haddad, has expanded on their recent study of understanding both adaptation extremes in a Peruvian population. (Source: EurekA...
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study shows diet and exercise improve treatment outcomes for obese pediatric cancer patients
(University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) Diet and exercise may improve treatment outcomes in pediatric cancer patients, according to a study at The University of Texas MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Patrick Brophy Named Chair of Pediatrics at University of Rochester Medical Center
Patrick Brophy, M.D., MHCDS, who currently serves as Director of Pediatric Nephrology at University of Iowa Health Care, has been named the next William H. Eilinger Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) and physician-in-chief of Golisano Children ’s Hospital (GCH). (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - September 20, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

As Care Shifts to Home, Infection Prevention Falls to Families As Care Shifts to Home, Infection Prevention Falls to Families
Despite a lack of medical training, relatives increasingly are assigned complex, risky medical tasks at home, such as maintaining catheters. If done incorrectly, blood clots, infections, even death can result.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Attempts to Prevent Tongue Swallowing Hinder Resuscitation
In 17 videos, initial intervention after athlete collapse was attempt to prevent tongue swallowing (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 20, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

How to manage family life when your child has cancer
Valerie, with husband Doron, son Evan and daughter Ruby When our daughter, Ruby, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) at one and a half years old, my husband and I were immediately transformed from working parents with two young children, to parental caregivers for a child with cancer. Between hospital stays, medications and appointments, there was so much to keep track of. It can be overwhelming at times, but there are ways to manage life after your child is diagnosed with cancer. Settle into to this new normal. It can be easy to stay in crisis mode when something like a cancer diagnosis interrupts y...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - September 20, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Valerie Graf Tags: Diseases & Conditions Parenting Cancer Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center Source Type: news

Who ’ s Likely to Fall for Fake News?
Trust the evidence, not your'gut,'study suggests (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 20, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pediatrics, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

Outcome predictors in pediatric head trauma: a study of clinicoradiological factors - Garg K, Sharma R, Gupta D, Sinha S, Satyarthee GD, Agarwal D, Kale SS, Sharma BS, Mahapatra AK.
INTRODUCTION: Traumatic injuries are the leading cause of death and a major cause of disability among children. About 70%-80% of the accidental deaths in pediatric age group result directly from central nervous system lesions. METHODS: The purpose ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Dental checkups urged for babies -- but many dentists are wary
Allen Barron scrunches up his tiny face and wails as his mother gently tips him backward onto the lap of Jean Calvo, a pediatric dental resident at the University of California-San Francisco. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U of L Medical School has new chairmen for two primary-care departments
The University of Louisville has named new chairman for two primary-care departments in the U of L School of Medicine. Dr. Jonathan Becker will be chairman of the department of family and geriatric medicine, and Dr. Charles Woods will be the chairman of the department of pediatrics. Becker has led the department of family and geriatric medicine as acting chairman since the beginning of the year. He started at U o f L in 2005 as an assistant professor and assistant director of residency training.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 20, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Carolyn Tribble Greer Source Type: news

'Green Schoolyards' May Bring Better Health to Kids
Title: 'Green Schoolyards' May Bring Better Health to KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/20/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/20/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - September 20, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Health Tip: Is Your Baby Teething?
Title: Health Tip: Is Your Baby Teething?Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/20/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/20/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - September 20, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Obesity Rates Have Stopped Rising for Young Americans
Title: Obesity Rates Have Stopped Rising for Young AmericansCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/19/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/20/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - September 20, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Pets and pests could stave off childhood asthma
New research suggests that exposing children before the age of 3 to some pet and pest allergens can significantly lower their risk of developing asthma. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

Why We Need to Protect Maternal Health During the Refugee Crisis
It’s estimated that there are 22.5 million refugees today, and many of them are women and children. The ongoing refugee crisis has been a topic of discussion during the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) happening this week in New York City. During a side event on maternal health, panelists—including Lynsey Addario, a photographer documenting the “Finding Home” series for TIME Magazine—described the needs of women who are between homes. “People take for granted the fact that women give birth every day. What is that like for a woman on the run?” said Addario, explaining her ongo...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized finding home maternal health merck for mothers onetime refugee Refugee crisis Reproductive Health Source Type: news