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Prehospital administration of epinephrine may aid pediatric patients following out-of-hospital cardiac arrests

Prehospital Epinephrine Aids Out-of-Hospital Pediatric Cardiac Arrests

Study shows improved return of circulation following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest but not improved survival
Health care payments in the United States are more regressive than previously thought

Wealthy Pay Most to Finance U.S. Health Care

However, share of income is greatest among households with lowest income
For myelomeningocele

Prenatal Surgery Yields Lasting Benefits for Myelomeningocele

No difference found in overall adaptive behavior at school age; more children walk independently
Many U.S. adults are misinformed about the influenza virus and the importance of flu vaccination

Many U.S. Adults Misinformed About the Flu, Vaccination

Only 49 percent of a national sample of U.S. adults reported having received the flu shot as of Dec. 2019
A nonprofit that develops and sells cheaper drugs will receive a $55 million investment from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and associated organizations to create cheaper versions of expensive generic drugs.

Major Insurers Offer $55 Million to Lower Generic Drug Costs

Nonprofit Civica Rx reached deal with Blue Cross Blue Shield and 18 of its member organizations
Infants prenatally exposed to alcohol and tobacco cigarettes beyond the first trimester have an increased risk for sudden infant death syndrome

Prenatal Exposure to Both Alcohol, Cigarettes Ups SIDS Risk

Risk greater for infants whose mothers report both prenatal drinking, smoking beyond first trimester
Access to pubertal suppression during adolescence is associated with lower odds of lifetime suicidal ideation among transgender young adults

Teen Transgender Access to Pubertal Suppression Lowers Suicidality

Findings based on large survey of transgender young adults
Compliance with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 is low

Fewer Than Half of Clinical Trials Comply With Reporting Laws

Compliance with Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 low, not improving
From 2008 to 2016

2008 to 2016 Saw Decline in Primary Care Visits for Children

Increases seen in visits to other acute care venues and to specialists during the same period
Sunscreen application is associated with geometric mean maximum plasma concentrations of all six active ingredients that exceed 0.5 ng/mL

Six Active Ingredients of Sunscreen Systemically Absorbed

Plasma concentrations exceeded 0.5 ng/mL for all six active ingredients with sunscreen application