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  • Clinical Essentials from J Pediatr
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Pediatric CD: psychological factors may play a stronger role than disease activity

Psychological factors may play an important role in patient symptom reporting and disability.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Heart
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Can a higher BMI lead to lower mortality?

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  • Clinical Essentials from Allergol Immunopathol (Madr)
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Childhood asthma linked to prenatal paracetamol exposure

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  • Clinical Essentials from Pediatrics
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Pediatric asthma: no link between inhaled corticosteroids, pneumonia

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  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Pediatr
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Predictive modeling may reduce antibiotic use in early-onset neonatal sepsis

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  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA
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More complications of childhood-onset diabetes seen with type 2 than 1

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  • Clinical Essentials from Inflamm Bowel Dis
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eHealth monitoring: a safe, effective tool in pediatric IBD

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  • Clinical Essentials from BMJ Open
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Short-cycle ART acceptable to young people with HIV

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Pediatr
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Pediatric lipid treatment practices "largely at odds" with guidelines

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Professional Essentials

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What do you mean, juicing isn't healthy?

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Why are colorectal cancers on the rise in young people?

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Direct primary care could get boost with Republicans

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STAT News raises questions about genetic testing firm

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California could require doctors on probation to inform patients

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Study finds physicians' care similar to NPs, PAs in health centers

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  • Clinical Essentials from Vaccine
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Measles vaccine: risk factors for fever at 7-10 d

Almost 1% of recipients have a medically-attended clinic or ED visit within 7-10 d.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Pediatric Blood & Cancer
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The risk factors for low BMD in pediatric cancer survivors may not be what you think

Methotrexate exposure and hematopoietic cell transplants were not risk factors in this study, but male sex and irradiation history were.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Cochrane Database Syst Rev
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Cochrane: molecular assays may expedite clinical management of neonatal sepsis

Diagnosis, management of neonatal sepsis optimized by molecular testing "add-ons."

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  • Clinical Essentials from Hypertension
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Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy have effects across generations

Children born from these pregnancies have higher BP, markers of CVD risk.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Heart
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What factors lead to longer hospital stays in patients with ACHD?

Certain cardiac lesions and in-hospital complications contribute to lengthier hospital stays.

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Zika-positive blood donors detected outside transmission areas

Some donors may still be seroconverting despite testing ZIKA-negative.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc
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Multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in children on the rise

Over the course 8 years, multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriacae in hospitalized children has increased as much as 700% in the US.

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  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Pediatrics
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Teen suicide attempts drop in states with same-sex marriage laws

Effect driven by teens self-identifying as sexual minorities.

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Children more likely than adults to report a headache at stroke onset | ISC
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Children more likely than adults to report a headache at stroke onset | ISC

Headache was present in nearly half of all children older than three who were having a stroke.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Intensive Care Med
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Pediatric sepsis: 2005 pediatric shock criteria questionable for predicting mortality

Clinicians should consider lactate, cardiovascular, and other derangements for predicting pediatric mortality in sepsis.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Emerg Infect Dis
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Multidrug-resistant S capitis NRCS-A increases risk for severe neonatal sepsis

NRCS-A represents a global threat to treating neonatal sepsis.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Lancet Infect Dis
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Zika: absence in amniocentesis, amniotic fluid inconconclusive

Absence of Zika in fetal amniotic fluid should prompt clinicians to look further.

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  • Clinical Essentials from MMWR
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Influenza activity in the US thus far: what you need to know

Early antiviral treatment is recommended for patients with severe, complicated, or progressive influenza illness and those at higher risk, including adults aged ≥65 y.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Adolesc Health
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Girls with overweight/obesity who misperceive weight have better BP as adults

The results fit with a trend to associating weight misperception with better health outcomes.

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