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Growth in hospital prices and payments outpaced growth in physician prices and payments from 2007 through 2014

Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices

Efforts to reduce health care spending should focus on hospital prices
The Tandem Diabetes Care t:Slim X2 insulin pump

FDA Approves First Customizable Insulin Pump

Product works by delivering insulin under the skin at set or variable rates
For adolescent athletes

Subsymptom Threshold Exercise Speeds Concussion Recovery

Aerobic exercise prescribed during first week after sport-related concussion speeds recovery in teens
Compared with direct breastfeeding

Human Milk Microbiota Shaped by Maternal Factors, Feeding Method

Pumped milk is associated with the depletion of oral bacteria, higher abundance of potential pathogens
A higher frequency of enterovirus infections in early childhood is associated with an increased risk for developing celiac disease

Child Enterovirus Infection May Up Risk for Developing Celiac Disease

Correlation seen for infections after introduction of gluten; no link for adenovirus
Achieving high serogroup B meningococcal vaccination coverage is recommended following university-based outbreaks of meningococcal disease caused by serogroup B

High Rates of MenB Vaccination Advised in University Outbreaks

Estimated first-dose vaccination coverage varied from 14 to 98 percent in 10 university outbreaks
The 2018 to 2019 influenza season has been low in severity so far

CDC: Severity of Influenza Season Low Through Feb. 2, 2019

Vaccine effectiveness 47 percent against all flu virus infection associated with acute respiratory illness
After adjustment for family-related factors and gestational age

Lower Birth Weight May Up Risk for Psychiatric Disorders

ADHD, autism, obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression tied to birth weight in sibling pairs
Although there has been progress in the development of new antibacterial drugs

Progress Made in Developing New Antibacterial Agents

But most recently approved agents have been modifications of existing chemical classes of antibiotics
For children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Obesity Linked to Adverse Events in Children With Leukemia

Obesity ups risk for treatment-requiring hypertension, insulin-requiring hyperglycemia