Study finds parents receiving financial coaching were more likely to bring infants to well-child care visits
Parents of infants who received financial coaching in a pediatric primary care setting were much less likely to miss well-child care visits for the first six months of life, according to  new UCLA-led research.The study, published in Pediatrics, followed 81 parent–infant pairs; most of the parents were mothers. The researchers also found that parents who received the coaching were significantly more likely than those who did not receive coaching to have their children vaccinated according to the recommended s chedule.Poverty-related social needs and other measures of patients ’ financial hardship are among the mos...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - February 3, 2023 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Lisa Rider earns a top award in pediatric rheumatology
<img width="100" src="https://factor.niehs.nih.gov/sites/niehs-factor/files/styles/large/public/2020/12/awards-recognition/lisa-rider/thumb904075.jpg?itok=pb-RUzuf" /><br /><p>American Academy of Pediatrics recognizes NIEHS physician-scientist for leadership and innovative research.</p> (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - February 3, 2023 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Extreme heat health interventions top of mind for pediatric physician
<img width="100" src="https://factor.niehs.nih.gov/sites/niehs-factor/files/styles/large/public/2022/6/science-highlights/extreme-heat/thumb938599.jpg?itok=v7lOTB2q" /><br /><p>Precision medicine can be advanced by patient-centered climate resiliency strategies, says climate change and human health expert.</p> (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - February 3, 2023 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Children ’s vulnerabilities to changing climate explored in seminar
<img width="100" src="https://factor.niehs.nih.gov/sites/niehs-factor/files/styles/large/public/2020/12/science-highlights/climate-change/thumb903741.jpg?itok=ePAkMbN9" /><br /><p>Global Environmental Health speakers discussed extreme weather, stress, heat&#039;s impact on education, and the role of pediatricians.</p> (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - February 3, 2023 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Friends of NIEHS gather for annual meeting
<img width="100" src="https://factor.niehs.nih.gov/sites/niehs-factor/files/styles/large/public/2016/3/community-impact/friends/thumb782122.jpg?itok=mEFfXPk7" /><br /><p>The Friends of NIEHS held its annual meeting in the Washington office of the American Academy of Pediatrics, one of the group’s members.</p> (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - February 3, 2023 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Is It Time to Unionize? Is It Time to Unionize?
William G. Wilkoff, MD discusses whether it is appropriate to unionize to strengthen your voice and create some change.MDedge (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 2, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Commentary Source Type: news

Giving Medicine to Children
When young children are sick and cranky, it can be tough to get them to take their medicine. Watch this video for tips from an FDA pediatrician on giving the dose without the battle, in English and Spanish. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - February 2, 2023 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Former Norton exec launches pediatric care platform ParentMD
The company's founder and CEO says the company is the culmination of his 20 years in the health care industry. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 2, 2023 Category: American Health Authors: Laurel Deppen Source Type: news

Namibia: Mothers, Babies Sleeping On Floor At Katutura Hospital
[Namibian] MOTHERS at Katutura Intermediate Hospital's paediatric ward in Windhoek have been sleeping on floors with their sick children due to a shortage of beds. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 2, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sanofi offers VRS to 800 employees at two units in Telangana
A Sanofi spokesperson told ET that a glut of supplies added during Covid-19 and the struggle to win contracts from Unicef for its critical 5-in-1 pediatric vaccine Shan5 forced the company to assess its India operations. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - February 2, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Success of Enuresis Alarm Can Be ID'd After Two Weeks of Therapy
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 1, 2023 -- Children with a likelihood of enuresis alarm treatment success can be identified from two weeks of treatment, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Pediatric Urology. Jens Larsson, R.N., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 1, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

3D-printed models improve pediatric retroperitoneal surgery planning
Using 3D-printed models of retroperitoneal tumors is an effective way to pla...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D printing method uses MRI to build pediatric urology models RSNA-ACR registry reveals usage patterns, benefits of 3D printing 3D printing technology could increase Mo-99 production How much does it cost to run a radiology 3D printing service? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 1, 2023 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Autism Tied to Higher Risk for Developing Cardiometabolic Disease
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 1, 2023 -- Autism spectrum disorders may be associated with a higher risk for developing cardiometabolic diseases, according to a review published online Jan. 30 in JAMA Pediatrics. Chathurika S. Dhanasekara, M.D., Ph.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 1, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pediatric dance-related injuries treated in emergency departments in the United States, 2000-2020 [conference abstract #151] - Dadoo S, Kistamgari S, McKenzie L, Yang J, Smith G.
SAVIR 2022 Conference Abstracts Statement of Purpose The purpose of this study is to characterize dance-injuries among patients 3-19 years old treated in United States emergency departments (EDs) from January 1, 2000 through December 31, 2020. Metho... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Epidemiology and clinical characteristics of fatal and nonfatal drowning patients presenting to a Mid-Atlantic Urban pediatric emergency department from 2018 to 2020 [conference abstract #15] - Macmillan K, Gielen A, McDonald E, Hoops K, Kudchadkar S, Nasr I, Ryan L.
SAVIR 2022 Conference Abstracts Statement of Purpose To address current gaps in drowning research and inform local prevention efforts, our objective is to describe the epidemiology and clinical characteristics of pediatric drowning patients. In addition... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news