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Increasing rates of opioid misuse, adverse events, and deaths from opioids have paralleled prescription patterns,1 suggesting that physician efforts to alleviate pain have contributed to this public health crisis. Children and adolescents are particularly vulnerable to prescription opioid...
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This Viewpoint reports on the antimicrobial stewardship programs that have been created in many institutions in response to the overuse of antibiotics that has been implicated as a contributor to childhood morbidities such as asthma and obesity.
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This report summarizes the workshop presentations and discussion, including identification of high-priority topics for further research.
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While a decade of research and policy interventions has begun to transform hospital discharge processes, research focused on hospital admissions is lacking. Emergency departments (EDs) are increasingly serving as portals of hospital admission, contributing to national concerns about ED volumes, wait...
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The ongoing measles outbreak linked to the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, shines a glaring spotlight on our nation’s growing antivaccination movement and the prevalence of vaccination-hesitant parents. Although the index case has not yet been identified, the outbreak likely started...
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Burden of Dyslipidemia in adolescents prior to bariatric surgery-50% http://ja.ma/1EyfykP
This prospective cohort study reports that increasing body mass index and male sex increase relative risk of specific cardiovascular disease risk factors and suggests that even among severely obese adolescents, recognition and treatment of cardiovascular disease risk factors is important to help...
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This school-based randomized clinical trial evaluates the short-term and long-term effects of chef-enhanced meals and extended exposure to choice architecture on healthier school food selection and consumption. See the Editorial by Patel and Volpp.
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Almost one-third of school-aged children are overweight or obese, a level that has not improved over the past decade.1 Overweight children are more likely to become overweight adults.2 Even more concerning is that childhood obesity is associated with higher morbidity and mortality later in life,...
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This Vermont Oxford Network study describes a new web-based tool for neonatal intensive care units to calculate composite morbidity and resource use.
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I watch you hold her tiny, limp hand. She does not wrap her fingers around yours like babies her age would do. You run your hand over her wispy hair, but she does not look at you. She does not smile. A day has never passed that you have seen her whole face, absent tubes and tape. She is not normal,...
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Burden of elevated blood pressure in adolescents prior to bariatric surgery-49% http://ja.ma/1EyfBwP
This prospective cohort study reports that increasing body mass index and male sex increase relative risk of specific cardiovascular disease risk factors and suggests that even among severely obese adolescents, recognition and treatment of cardiovascular disease risk factors is important to help...
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Burden of elevated C-reactive protein in adolescents prior to bariatric surgery-75% http://ja.ma/1EyfBwL
This prospective cohort study reports that increasing body mass index and male sex increase relative risk of specific cardiovascular disease risk factors and suggests that even among severely obese adolescents, recognition and treatment of cardiovascular disease risk factors is important to help...
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JAMA Pediatrics is an international, peer-reviewed journal published weekly online and monthly in print.