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Comprehensive provincial restrictions on electronic cigarette marketing are associated with lower levels of exposure to marketing and lower prevalence of e-cigarette use

Government E-Cigarette Restrictions on Marketing Lower Use

Findings among repeated surveys of 16 to 19-year-olds in Canada
COVID-19 generally causes mild disease in children

Factors Linked to Severe COVID-19 in Children Identified

8 percent of children need ICU admission; risk up with age <1 month, male sex, pre-existing conditions

Globally, ~11 Percent of Children Live With One of Four Disabilities

11.2 percent of children estimated to have epilepsy, intellectual disability, vision or hearing loss in 2017
The prevalence of asthma is about 10 percent higher for children with versus those without a disability

Prevalence of Asthma Up for Children With Disability

Odds of asthma significantly higher for children with a disability or delay versus typically growing children
Drinking 100 percent fruit juice during the preschool years is associated with better diet quality in adolescence

Drinking 100 Percent Fruit Juice in Preschool Years Tied to Healthy Diet Later

No negative association seen between fruit juice consumption and future body mass index

Most Teens Recover Iron Stores One Year After Whole Blood Donation

Less than half of blood donors with low ferritin at index achieved adequate stores within 12 months
For adolescent and young adult patients with Hodgkin lymphoma

Outcomes Equal for AYA Hodgkin Therapy at Peds, Adult Centers

Treatment strategies differ, but outcomes equivalent among adolescent, young adult Hodgkin patients
Obesity in adolescence significantly increases the risk for incidence of type 2 diabetes in early adulthood in both sexes

Weight in Adolescence Tied to Early-Onset Type 2 Diabetes

Higher risk for type 2 diabetes during young adult years tied to body mass index during adolescence
Distracted driving laws within the United States help reduce fatalities for teenagers

Distracted Driving Laws Tied to Fewer Teen Crash Fatalities

Texting, handheld phone bans tied to fewer motor vehicle crash deaths involving drivers aged 16 to 19
For pediatric and adolescent and young adult patients with specific cancers

PM2.5 Linked to Later Mortality in Certain Pediatric, AYA Cancers

Mortality risk increased at 5 years, 10 years among those with pediatric lymphomas, CNS tumors