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Persistent Pulmonary Dysfunction Seen in Children After COVID-19

Persistent pulmonary dysfunction seen for those who have recovered from COVID-19 and with long COVID

In Utero Exposure to Natural Disaster Ups Child Psychopathology

Exposure to Hurricane Sandy in utero linked to increased risk for depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, attention-deficit/behavioral disorders

Doubling of Type 1 Diabetes Cases Anticipated Globally From 2021 to 2040

Highest burden of new cases expected to be in low- and middle-income countries

Nutrition Labels to Move to Front of Packaging Under Biden Plan

FDA will research and propose standardized nutritional labeling system, which could include star ratings or traffic light images

Biden Administration Announces National Plan to End Hunger by 2030

Announcement came as Biden hosts a conference this week on hunger, nutrition, and health, the first held by the White House since 1969

AAP Calls for Prevention of Pediatric ATV-Linked Deaths, Injuries

In a policy statement, the AAP continues to recommend that children younger than 16 years of age not operate an ATV or ride as a passenger

Air Pollution Tied to Autism-Related Hospital Admissions in Children

Short-term exposure to air pollution may worsen symptoms of autism spectrum disorder in school-aged children

CDC Says Universal Masking Can Be Dropped in Some Nursing Homes, Hospitals

Masking 'remains recommended' during an outbreak among patients or 'when caring for patients who are moderately to severely immunocompromised'

Pfizer, Moderna Seek Approval of New COVID-19 Boosters for Children

'Bivalent' shots target both the original coronavirus and the omicron BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants

Physician Burnout Significantly Increased During 2020 to 2021

Additionally, decreases in satisfaction with work-life integration and increases in depression seen