Birth rates for adolescents in the United States continue their dramatic drop, although they are still far higher than in most developed countries, according to a National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) report.
At its late September meeting, the Pediatric Advisory Committee (PAC) to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it’s time to remind healthcare professionals that Singulair (montelukast) may have adverse effects on mental and behavioral functions.
A new policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics outlines the academy’s influenza vaccination recommendations for the 2014-2015 flu season.
A combination of 2 developmental delays in toddler boys can alert physicians to the possibility of Duchenne muscular dystrophy and lead to earlier diagnosis, a new study reports.
The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology have jointly issued a new scientific statement on screening for congenital and genetic heart conditions that can lead to rare sudden death in young persons aged 12 to 25 years.