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Dec, 2016
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Wood SM, Salas-Humara C, Dowshen NL

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT), and questioning youth represent a diverse population who are affected by many sexual health inequities, including increased risk for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). To provide comprehensive sexual ...

Dec, 2016
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Authors:

Strane D, French B, Eder J, Wong CA, Noonan KG, Rubin DM

ABSTRACT: Many families rely on employer-sponsored health insurance for their children. However, the rise in the cost of such insurance has outpaced growth in family income, potentially making public insurance (Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Plan) an attractive alternative f...

Dec, 2016
Authors:

Gable J, Eder J, Mollen C

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported more than 1.5 million chlamydia and 400,000 gonorrhea cases in 2015, mostly in adolescents and young adults.1,2 A relatively simple treatment can cure most patients of chlamydia and gonorrhea, but treating an infected patient ...

Nov, 2016
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Kaelber DC, Liu W, Ross M, Localio AR, Leon JB, Pace WD, Wasserman RC, Fiks AG

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Pediatric hypertension predisposes children to adult hypertension and early markers of cardiovascular disease. No large-scale studies have examined diagnosis and initial medication management of pediatric hypertension and prehypertension. The objective of this ...

Nov, 2016
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Fiks AG, Ross ME, Mayne SL, Song L, Liu W, Steffes J, McCarn B, Grundmeier RW, Localio AR, Wasserman R

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the change in the diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and prescribing of stimulants to children 4 to 5 years old after release of the 2011 American Academy of Pediatrics guideline. METHODS: Electronic health record data were extracted from...

Nov, 2016
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Guevara JP, Gerdes M, Rothman B, Igbokidi V, Doughterty S, Localio R, Boyd RC

We sought to determine feasibility and acceptability of parental depression screening in urban pediatric practices. We recruited seven practices to participate. Patient Health Questionnaire-2, a validated two-item screening tool, was used to screen for depressive symptoms at 1-3 year old...

Nov, 2016
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Doupnik SK, Lawlor J, Zima BT, Coker TR, Bardach NS, Hall M, Berry JG

OBJECTIVE: Mental health conditions are prevalent among children hospitalized for medical conditions and surgical procedures, but little is known about their influence on hospital resource use. The objectives of this study were to examine how hospitalization characteristics vary by prese...

Nov, 2016
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Dawson-Hahn E, Pak-Gorstein S, Matheson J, Zhou C, Yun K, Scott K, Payton C, Stein E, Holland A, Grow HM, Mendoza JA

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Limited data examine longitudinal nutrition outcomes of refugee children after United States resettlement. Among refugee children, our aims were to (1) assess the changes in weight-based nutritional status between baseline (0–3 months) and 10-24 months after ar...

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