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No Increase Seen in Pediatric Hepatitis in the United States

SuperPulsed Thulium Fiber Laser Beneficial for Pediatric Urolithiasis

SPTF associated with higher stone-free rate compared with Ho:YAG with no increase in operative time, complications

Pediatric Emergency Encounters for Physical Abuse Down During Pandemic

Rates of lower-severity encounters reduced, but no decrease seen in rates of higher-severity encounters

Cases of Kawasaki Disease in the U.S. Dropped During Pandemic

Kawasaki disease cases fell by 28 percent and remained low during periods of pandemic-related masking and school closures

Medicaid Expansion Buffered Health Coverage Loss During Pandemic

Workers who lived in Medicaid expansion states were 5.4 percent more likely to enroll in Medicaid after job loss during pandemic

Disparities in Life Expectancy by Race, Ethnicity, County Persist

In the U.S., increases in life expectancy were seen for Black, API, Latino, White populations, but no change seen for AIAN

Survey Shows Self-Injury Linked to Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

Survey of patients reporting prospective diagnosis of PMDD shows high rates of self-injurious thoughts and behaviors

2010 to 2020 Saw Number of Heat Days Up in Arizona Counties

Higher rates of heat-related illness hospitalization reported for adults aged 65 years and older compared with those younger than 65 years

Medicaid Expansion Tied to Slowing of Adult Suicide

Authors say this trend may be due to increased mental health care access

No Increase Seen in Pediatric Hepatitis in the United States

No increase in acute hepatitis of unspecified etiology, adenovirus types 40/41 above prepandemic baseline levels

Nearly 400 Crashes Tied to Driver-Assist Technologies Since Last Summer

NHTSA says accidents resulted in six deaths and five people being seriously injured