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HealthDay Reports: CDC Issues Call to Reopen America's Schools This Fall

Incidence of COVID-19 Increased in Children Since September

Trends for children tracked consistently with those of adults; incidence lower for children aged 0 to 10 years

Preoperative Blood Transfusion Not Beneficial for Surgery in Neonates

Higher Hb Threshold for Transfusion Not Better for Preemies

Use of a higher hemoglobin threshold for transfusion in anemic preterm infants does not lower risk for death, neurodevelopmental impairment

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, Maternal Opioid-Related Diagnoses Up

Estimated rates of NAS, maternal opioid-related diagnoses increased from 2010 to 2017 in the U.S., with variation between states

Breast Cancer Surgery Feasible for Most Fit Older Women

Overall Cancer Death Rates Decreased From 1991 to 2018

Pace of annual decline in lung cancer mortality increased from 2009-2013 to 2014-2018 for men, women, overall

Teen E-Cigarette Use Ups Odds of Smoking Cigarettes

Trying Multiple Tobacco Products in Teens Tied to Later Daily Smoking

Electronic cigarette use increases the risk for later daily cigarette smoking more than threefold

Autism May Raise Risk for Substance Use Disorder

Risk for SUD lower for subgroups of individuals with ASD receiving one or multiple psychotropic agents

AAP Reports Biggest One-Week Jump in Child COVID-19 Cases

Pediatric Hospitalization for COVID-19 Increasing Across States

Rates at beginning and end of study and extent of change in rates significantly vary across states

Allergic Reactions to COVID Vaccines Are Rare

Laws Promoting Flu Shot for Hospital Workers Can Cut Deaths

2.5 percent drop seen in monthly pneumonia, flu mortality rates with implementation of state laws requiring hospitals to offer flu shot

Guidance Provided for Management of Pediatric Eating Disorders

Pediatricians should initiate comprehensive evaluations, including medical, psych assessment; refer to multidisciplinary care

HealthDay Reports: COVID-19 Roundup for the Week of June 29-July 3

Physician’s Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup

Here is what the editors at Physician's Briefing chose as the most important COVID-19 developments for you and your practice for the week of...