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Composite Neighborhood-Level Opportunity Predicts Pediatric Asthma Exacerbation Status

Composite score shows better prediction than individual family-level income, education

Study Looks at Trends in Pediatric Mental Health Diagnoses During Pandemic

Prevalence of eating disorders more than doubled during pandemic in 13- to 18-year-old girls, with similar trend, but lower prevalence, in boys

U.S. Surgeon General Warns That Social Media Can Harm Teens’ Mental Health

Murthy is calling on policymakers, tech companies, researchers, and parents to 'urgently take action'

Emergency Anaphylaxis Observation Times Can Be Cut for Children

Authors say that with further validation, most children can be discharged within two hours

Secondhand Smoke Exposure Linked to Myopia in Children

SHS exposure linked to greater myopic refraction, longer axial length, increased odds of developing moderate and high myopia

Implementation of ‘Treat All’ Did Not Increase ART Coverage for Children

Implementation did not accelerate ART coverage gains or AIDS mortality reductions among pediatric patients

Incidence of Eye Injuries Linked to Nonpowder Toy Guns Increasing

From 2014 to 2022, mean patient age with foam projectile blaster injuries decreased from 16 to 10 years

Undertriage in Pediatric ED More Likely for Non-English Speakers

Children accompanied by caregivers speaking languages other than English more likely to be undertriaged

DDW: Antibiotic Exposure, Diet Increase Risk for Pediatric IBD

Regular/higher vegetable intake linked to lower risk for pediatric IBD, while higher risk seen for intake of sugary drinks, candies

Cardiovascular Fitness Tied to Lower IBD Risk in Children

Finding seen in large study of children and teens 10 years or older followed for six years