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Four Trajectories of Peer Victimization ID’d Across Childhood

Paternal history of antisocial behavior tied to moderate-emerging, high-chronic versus low peer victimization

Burden of Childhood Cancer Can Be Diminished

Comprehensive scale-up of interventions could avert 6.2 million deaths in children with cancer

Patients With Mild COVID-19 May Present With Digestive Symptoms

Many with digestive symptoms present with diarrhea; 62.4 percent with digestive symptoms have fever

ENDO: Liraglutide May Benefit Adolescents With Obesity

Reduction in BMI standard-deviation score greater for liraglutide + lifestyle therapy versus placebo

Ocular Abnormalities Seen in One-Third of COVID-19 Patients

Patients with ocular symptoms more likely to have higher white blood cell count, neutrophil count

March 2020 Briefing – Pediatrics

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Pediatrics for March 2020. This roundup includes the latest...

Doctors, Hospitals, Pharmacies Warned Not to Stockpile Meds

Professional societies issue stern warning not to inappropriately prescribe meds for COVID-19

Exclusive Breastfeeding for First Three Months May Cut Allergy Risk

Findings show lower risk for respiratory allergies and asthma at age 6 years

ED Visit Provides Opportunity to Discuss Contraception With Teens

Two-thirds of girls seen in pediatric emergency department interested in discussing contraception

Proportion of Teens Receiving Mental Health Care Steady

Changes seen in the sociodemographic profile of teens getting care, reasons for care, service settings