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  • Clinical Essentials from J Bone Miner Res
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Vigorous activity linked to stronger bones in adolescence

Greater bone volume and area were also seen in the most active adolescents.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Ann Emerg Med
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Pediatric asthma: ED revisits common after hospitalization

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  • Clinical Essentials from Journal of Drugs in Dermatology
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Nondermatology doctors often underuse mainstays of therapy for atopic dermatitis

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  • Clinical Essentials from Obstet Gynecol
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Perinatal HIV transmission: avoid missed opportunities for prevention

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  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Pediatr
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US perinatal HIV infections decreasing

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  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA
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Prenatal DHA supplementation does not affect IQ at age 7 y

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  • Clinical Essentials from PLoS One
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Lower fracture risk in ADHD patients after >6 mo methylphenidate

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  • Clinical Essentials from Am J Respir Crit Care Med
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Pediatric asthma: dust mite-proof bed covers reduce exacerbations in sensitized children

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  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Pediatr
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Acute kidney injury found in two-thirds of children with DKA

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Time for kickback rules to reflect new payment models

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Most states now allowing experimental drug access

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CMS delays some bundled payments

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Texas physician penalized by IRS for personal loan

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  • Patients Will Be Asking

How am I supposed to squeeze in 2 h of walking a day?

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Is it better to have kids when you're older or younger?

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Women's Health Vitals for March 2017
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Women's Health Vitals for March 2017

Survival rates improving for extreme preterm infants | Should we screen preterm labor in low-risk pregnancies? | Progesterone for preventing recurrent preterm birth?

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  • Clinical Essentials from Eur Neuropsychopharmacol
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Depression: the effective off-label drugs are…

Many antidepressants yield unsatisfactory responses, leading clinicians to turn to off-label medications.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Sleep Med
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PTSD: interpersonal trauma tied to sleep problems

Treating PTSD and alcohol use disorder may improve sleep.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Nutr Health
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Primary headache in children may be cured by cutting certain foods

Results of a small study.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Neuromuscul Disord
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Myasthenia gravis: study shows variable course during pregnancy

Myasthenia gravis is often associated with obstetric complications.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Am J Obstet Gynecol
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Prediction of outcome for vacuum deliveries using ultrasound

The goal is to avoid cesarean delivery when assisted vaginal delivery is likely to be safe and achievable.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Obstet Gynecol
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ACOG releases committee opinion on carrier screening for genetic conditions

The ideal time for screening is prior to pregnancy.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Psychol Psychother
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Behavioral activation has modest effect on youth depression

Behavioral analysis has been demonstrated to be effective in adults, but less research has been done in youth.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Cochrane Database Syst Rev
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Uncontrolled asthma: is adjunct anti-leukotriene better than increased ICS dose?

A new Cochrane review of 37 studies.

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  • Clinical Essentials from PLoS One
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Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy associated with preterm birth

More research needed to be able to make clinical recommendations.

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  • Clinical Essentials from PLoS One
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Community acquired pneumonia: can ultrasound play a role in prognostic stratification?

First study demonstrating the prognostic role of TUS in pediatric patients with CAP suggests a broader application of TUS beyond diagnostic.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Lancet Infect Dis
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Case fatalities significantly higher in untreated children with TB or TB plus HIV

Children with TB or with TB and underlying immunosuppression require empirical, preventive management.

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Pediatric DTC: stimulated post-op thyroglobulin predicts persistent disease

Prognostic factors are needed for pediatric patients with DTC to guide treatment.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol
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Maternal age is a risk factor for cesarean delivery with induction of labor

Rising pregnancy rates and rates of induction of labor in women with advanced maternal age may affect the cesarean delivery rate.

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