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Starting antiretroviral therapy for HIV-infected infants within hours of birth does not seem to result in a higher proportion of infants who attain and sustain viral suppression on antiretroviral therapy

Early Antiretroviral Therapy May Not Achieve HIV Remission in Infants

Similar proportion of infants attain, sustain viral suppression when starting <48 hours, two to 14 days after birth
Treating colonized parents may reduce the risk for Staphylococcus aureus transmission to neonates in the neonatal intensive care unit

Treating Colonized Parents May Cut S. Aureus Transmission in NICU

Treatment includes intranasal mupirocin and bathing with chlorhexidine-impregnated cloths
Few child care center directors report having an influenza vaccine requirement for children and adult caregivers

Few Child Care Centers Report Flu Vaccine Requirements

Having state influenza vaccine law for children predicted child influenza vaccine requirement
Early introduction of allergenic foods may prevent the development of food allergy in certain infants at high risk

Introducing Foods Early May Cut Development of Food Allergies

Factors ID'd in nonadherence, family challenges to early introduction, consumption of allergenic foods
eBay's decision to ban infant inclined sleepers from its platform

eBay Bans Infant Inclined Sleepers, Other Companies Urged to Do Same

Earlier this year, investigation revealed inclined sleepers linked to dozens of infant deaths
A prenatal and infancy nurse home visiting program is associated with reduced public benefit costs for low-income mothers and improved cognitive-related skills in their children

Infancy Nurse Visit Program May Reduce Public Benefit Costs

Cognitive-related skills improved for 18-year-old first-born children of nurse-visited mothers
Most infants and toddlers consume added sugars in their daily diets

Most Infants, Toddlers Consuming Added Sugars

Findings could have implications for public health and long-term dietary habits
For offspring of mothers with inflammatory disease

ACR: Few Serious Infections Seen in Infants Exposed to non-TNFis, Tofacitinib

Findings observed for offspring of mothers receiving tofacitinib, non-TNFis for inflammatory disease
Most women do not express concerns with use of mother-to-mother informal milk sharing

AAP: Most Moms Unconcerned With Informal Milk Sharing

78.2 percent of mothers using informal milk sharing do not medically screen donors
Safe infant sleep practices are suboptimal in the United States

Safe Infant Sleep Practices Suboptimal Across the U.S.

Receipt of provider advice on safe sleep practices varies but is associated with increased practice use