Home Visits by Nurse May Help Reduce Mortality in Moms, Children

Main Point: Women who had prenatal and infant/toddler nurse visits at home were less likely to die than women who

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No Adverse Cognitive Effects in Kids Breastfed by Moms Using Antiepileptic Drugs

Main Point: Breastfeeding by mothers treated with antiepileptic drug (AED) therapy was not associated with adverse effects on cognitive function

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Adolescent Bullies, Victims More Likely to Carry Weapons

Main Point: Adolescent bullies, victims and bully-victims (defined as those who are simultaneously both bullies and victims) were more likely

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Study Puts Price Tag on Lifetime Support for Individuals With Autism

Main Point: Lifetime support for individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) ranges from a cost of $1.4 million to $2.4

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Conflicting Conclusions in 2 Bronchiolitis Studies; Editorial Explains Why

Less Improvement in Infants with Bronchiolitis After Nebulized Hypertonic Saline Treatment Main Point: Children with bronchiolitis (a common respiratory tract

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Higher Health Insurance Cost-Sharing Impacts Asthma Care for Low-Income Kids

Main Point: Parents in low-income families were less likely to delay asthma care for their children or avoid taking their

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Low Rate of Adverse Events Associated With Male Circumcision

Main Point: A low rate of adverse events (AEs) was associated with male circumcision (MC) when the procedure was performed

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College Students Drive, Ride After Marijuana, Alcohol Use

Main Point: Underage college students are likely to drive after using marijuana or drinking alcohol, and they also are likely

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Surveys Indicate Decline in Children’s Exposure to Violence

Main Point: Children’s exposure to violence and crime declined between 2003 and 2011. Published in: JAMA Pediatrics Author: David Finkelhor,

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Increased Prevalence of Celiac Disease in Children with Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Main Point: There appears to be an increased prevalence of celiac disease among children with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Published

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