Today's Health News

Childhood-Onset IBD Ups Risk for Psychiatric Morbidity

Risk significantly increased for suicide attempt and mood, anxiety, personality, eating disorders

Parents Divided on Primary Care Policies for Unvaccinated Patients

Many parents unaware of policies for unvaccinated children in their child's primary care office

Parent-Targeted Intervention Can Up Communication With Teens

Intervention increased adolescent-reported frequency of parent-teen communication about sex, alcohol

Maternal Exposure to Fluoride Linked to Lower Offspring IQ

Higher daily intake of fluoride among pregnant women linked to 3.66-point lower IQ score in boys, girls

Recommendations Developed for Management of Lyme Disease

Public comment period for these guidelines has been extended 30 days to Sept. 9, 2019

Cases of Severe Lung Injury After Vaping Reported in Three States

Health care providers should consider vaping as a cause for unexplained breathing problems, lung injury

Pediatric Cannabis Exposure Up After Medical Legalization

Cannabis exposure calls to poison control increased 140 percent after legalization in Massachusetts

Antipsychotic Rx Patterns in Children With ADHD Concerning

Mental health comorbidities associated with antipsychotic treatment in only half of this group

Renal Anomaly on Fetal Scan May Up Risk for Admission for Child

Renal pelvis dilatation persisting in later pregnancy or after birth tied to increased risk for later admission

CDC: Over One-Third of U.S. Youth Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

SHS-exposed youth increased with decreasing family income