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Parent-Support Early Childhood Obesity Intervention Beneficial

No between-group difference seen in BMI-standard deviation score, but significant difference seen in reduction of BMI-SDS ≥0.5

Cases of Pediatric Therapeutic Errors Related to ADHD Meds on the Rise

Likelihood of experiencing a serious medical outcome or being admitted to a health care facility was increased for children younger than 6 years

AAP Issues Low-Carb Diet Recommendations for Pediatric Diabetes

Safety concerns to consider for youth with diabetes who are restricting carbohydrates include growth deceleration, poor bone health

Both Maternal, Paternal Substance Use Disorder Tied to Offspring Intellectual Disability

Authors say preventive efforts should focus on fathers, too

Air Pollution Exposure Tied to Smaller Babies at Birth

However, living in a greener area could help counteract this effect

BNT162b2 Vaccination Linked to Lower Risk for COVID-19 Encounters in Children Under 5

Vaccination linked to reduced odds ratio of COVID-19-related emergency department or urgent care encounter, outpatient visits

Choking Hazard Spurs Recall of Bath Toys Sold at Target

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled water bead kits and take them away from children

Factors Identified for Readmission Among Children With ARDS

Respiratory and nonrespiratory complex chronic conditions, tracheostomy placement, LOS ≥14 days linked to readmission; one-year readmission probability was 30 percent

Parent Drinking Behaviors Linked to Adolescent Drinking

Teens whose parents drink frequently or binge drink have significantly higher odds of drinking

AACR Cancer Progress Report Reveals 33 Percent Decrease in Cancer Death Rate, 1990 to...

Report highlights advances such as approval of 14 new anticancer therapeutics, expansion of use of 12 previously approved therapeutics