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Mar, 2017
Authors:

Feemster KA, Offit PA

This webinar summarizes research findings around the causes and effects of vaccine hesitancy, and proposes policy changes that could lead to increased vaccination rates and greater protection for the health of our children. Joining the PolicyLab Webinar Series is Dr. Kristen Feemster and...

Mar, 2017
Authors:

Nabet B, Gable J, Eder J, Feemster K

Despite availability and routine recommendation of these vaccines, approximately 42,000 adults and 300 children in the United States still die each year from vaccine-preventable diseases. While ongoing vaccination programs help to keep these diseases at bay, some vaccine-preventable dise...

Mar, 2017
Authors:

Nabet B, Gable J, Eder J, Feemster K

Despite availability and routine recommendation of these vaccines, approximately 42,000 adults and 300 children in the United States still die each year from vaccine-preventable diseases. While ongoing vaccination programs help to keep these diseases at bay, some vaccine-preventable dise...

Mar, 2017
Article
Authors:

Doupnik SK, Henry MK, Bae H, Litman J, Turner S, Scharko AM, Feudtner C

BACKGROUND: Children and adolescents necessitating hospitalization for physical health conditions are at high risk for mental health conditions; however, the prevalence of mental health conditions and symptoms among hospitalized children and adolescents is uncertain. The objective of thi...

Feb, 2017
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Authors:

Mohanty S, Feemster KA, Buttenheim A, Moser CA, Field RI, Mayer W, Carroll-Scott A

ABSTRACT: We conducted a cross-sectional online survey among 4 chapters of the American Academy of Pediatrics from July through October 2014 to describe characteristics of pediatricians and practices associated with practice-level responses to alternative immunization schedule requests. ...

Jan, 2017
Authors:

Dowshen N, Hawkins L, Lee S, Grushow S, Lopez I, Taylor S

The Gender & Sexuality Development Clinic (GSDC) was founded in January 2014 and with our exciting growth over last few years we are pleased to share with you our first Annual Update. The clinic team provides medical care and psychosocial support for gender non-conforming and transge...

Dec, 2016
Article
Authors:

Raval GR, Doupnik SK

ABSTRACT: “Daniel,” a previously healthy teenager, complained of chest pain at his annual well child visit. His doctor, a second-year pediatric resident, quickly and confidently evaluated Daniel for cardiac or pulmonary causes of chest pain. She recognized that his pain was associated wi...

Dec, 2016
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Authors:

Doupnik SK, Walter JK

ABSTRACT: Over the past 2 decades, hospitals have been increasingly called on to provide stabilization and treatment of pediatric patients with mental health symptoms. At least 1 in 10 hospitalized children >3 years has both a medical and a psychiatric condition, and the population of...

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 ...

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