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For pediatric patients with multiple sclerosis

More Girls Admitted With Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis

Highest admission rate seen in southern part of U.S.; number of admissions highest for white children
Exposure to childhood adversity is associated with borderline personality disorder

Childhood Adversity Linked to Borderline Personality Disorder

Findings significant across adversity subtypes with largest effects seen for emotional abuse and neglect
Efforts to decrease sugar-sweetened beverage consumption during the past decade have been successful

Child Consumption of Sugary Drinks Down From 2003 to 2014

Decline seen across income levels, including SNAP participants

November 2019 Briefing – Pediatrics

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Pediatrics for November 2019. This roundup includes the latest...
From 1968 to 2017

Object-Related Aspiration Deaths Decreased Among Children

1968 to 2017 saw decrease in object-related aspiration deaths among adolescents and children
From 1990 to 2016

Overall Rate of Pediatric Nonpowder Firearm Injuries Down

From 1990 to 2016, overall rate of these injuries declined, rate of eye injuries increased by one-third
Most children aged 2 and 3 years do not meet screen time guidelines

Most Toddlers Exceed Screen Time Guidelines

26.7 percent of children have an increasing screen time trajectory from age 1 to 3 years
Overall

CDC: 63.5 Percent of 3- to 5-Year-Olds Have Had Vision Tested

Hispanic children less likely to have had vision tested, as are children with public coverage, uninsured
A history of a clinically resolved

Childhood Episode of Pancreatitis May Up Risk for Diabetes Later

Findings independent of adolescent obesity and further tied to diabetes diagnosis at younger age
Melanoma incidence seems to be decreasing in adolescents and young adults

Invasive Melanoma Incidence Decreasing in Teens, Young Adults

From 2006 to 2015, melanoma rates increased among adults ≥40 years, decreased in younger populations