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Leading causes of death attributed to injury include suffocation, asphyxiation, and drowning

However, non-negligible risk of recurrence of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea after ATT

Burns, abrasions the result as youngsters 'erase' their skin away

The guide, which takes into account financial and structural resources in various countries, comes from the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Increased urinary levels for children aged 4 to 9 years with AD and for frequent use of emollients

Children who have suffered from abuse or neglect may have physical or behavioral health problems even after the mistreatment stops, new guidelines for pediatricians emphasize.

Those exposed to tobacco smoke were also much more likely to be around e-cigarettes

Poll says many would turn to urgent care centers, thinking it's faster than seeing usual physician

New research reveals that adolescent and young adult cancer survivors report low social functioning years after receiving their diagnosis.

Intervention by general practitioners did not cut overall use, did reduce use in those younger than 18

Case numbers fell steeply between 2002 and 2013, but even more could be done, experts say

Between 2000 and 2015, poison control centers in the United States received 188,468 calls about prescription opioid exposures in children and teens, a new study finds.

A recent study investigated the effects of obstructive sleep apnea on children's brains. The results demonstrate a worrying reduction in gray matter.

Those under 12 shouldn't specialize in any one activity, researchers say

Rapid, maintained improvement in ocular parameters for JIA-linked uveitis refractory to anti-TNF tx

New method uses biochemistry to accurately predict whether a child will develop autism spectrum disorder by measuring the products of metabolic processes.

Findings show improved comfort with self-injection, reduced anxiety for food-allergic adolescents

Diminished response seen in premature infants who spend weeks in the hospital, study finds

Case report describes 10-month-old girl admitted to PICU with sudden onset of movement disorder

Adolescents and young adults coping with chronic illness may be better prepared to take charge of their own care than their healthy peers, a recent study suggests.

Time spent glued to the screen was identified as a key promoter of adiposity and insulin resistance in children between 9 and 10 years of age living in England.

Skin condition cleared up just as well without use of the drugs, study found

Establishing regular bedtime early on may pay dividends in elementary school, study suggests

Teens spending time alone with health care provider report more receipt of sexual risk assessment

Skin prick test has higher specificity than sIgE for asthma, hay fever, but similar specificity

Researchers have developed and validated a risk-stratification model that can help predict whether a child with newly diagnosed Crohn's disease (CD) will develop disease-related complications requiring major surgery within three years.

Product has unpredictable, potentially dangerous effects, doctors warn

Every eight minutes in the U.S., a child under three has an accident related to baby products like strollers, carriers, cribs and walkers, a study suggests.

As pneumococcal rates dropped, rates of E. coli, Salmonella spp, Staphylococcus aureus increased

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