Pediatrics

VIDEO: Discussing sun protection needs for childrenSteven R Feldman, professor of Dermatology and Director of the Center for Dermatology Research at Wake Forest Baptist Health, discusses the need to advise parents and patients about proper protection from the sun.
How exercise helps children think betterPhysical activity significantly affects cognitive function in prepubertal children, according to a new study.
Relief for winter dermatitis in kidsWhat was the impact of daily vitamin D on the symptoms of winter-related atopic dermatitis in a group of Mongolian children?

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Which comes first, sexting or sex?The first study to examining the temporal relationship between sexting—sending sexually explicit images electronically—and sexual activity in adolescents finds a link but not necessarily between sexting and risky sexual behaviors.
Evaluating and managing thyroid disease in childrenPrimary care providers play a critical role in recognizing suspected thyroid disease in children and can work closely with pediatric endocrinologists to manage the disease once diagnosed.
AAP’s 2014 NCE is a wrap!Four fabulous days of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2014 National Conference and Exhibition (NCE) wrapped up Tuesday as attendees participated in the final plenary and educational sessions and seminars before heading home.

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Talk to teens about LARCsNew recommendations by the American Academy of Pediatrics on contraception use in adolescents urge clinicians to get more involved in educating adolescents about contraception use and, in particular, to recommend the use of long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) as the first-line contraceptive choice.
Avoiding overprescribing medications for infant GERDDistinguishing between gastroesophageal reflux (GER) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in infants is critical to providing appropriate treatment and avoiding overclassifying infants with GERD that leads to overtesting and overtreatment.
Prediction rules help in evaluating head injuriesComputed tomography (CT) is widely used for evaluating children with blunt head trauma (BHT) but it is not without risks.
More highlights from AAP San Diego!The first 3 days of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2014 National Conference and Exhibition in San Diego have featured stimulating and thought-provoking plenary and educational sessions as well as forums, focus groups, and industry- and foundation-sponsored symposia.

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