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2 Studies Examine Bedroom TVs, Active Gaming and Weight Issues in Children

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, MARCH 3, 2014 Media Advisory: To author Diane Gilbert-Diamond, Sc.D., call Robin Dutcher at 603-653-9056 or email Robin.Dutcher@hitchcock.org. To contact Stewart G. Trost, Ph.D., email s.trost@uq.edu.au.     JAMA Pediatrics   Bottom Line: Having a bedroom television is associated with weight gain in children and adolescents, and is…

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Study Examines Acetaminophen Use in Pregnancy, Child Behavioral Problems

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2014 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Jørn Olsen, M.D., Ph.D., email jo@soci.au.dk. To contact editorial author Miriam Cooper, M.R.C.Psych, M.Sc., email cooperml1@cardiff.ac.uk.   JAMA Pediatrics Bottom Line: Children of women who used the pain reliever acetaminophen (paracetamol) during pregnancy appear to be at higher risk…

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Obesity Prevention is Focus of 2 Studies, Editorial in JAMA Pediatrics

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2014 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Jane Wardle, Ph.D., email j.wardle@ucl.ac.uk. To contact author Clare H. Llewellyn, Ph.D., email c.llewellyn@ucl.ac.uk. To contact editorial author Daniel W. Belsky, call Rachel Harrison at 919-695-5334 or email rachel.harrison@duke.edu.     JAMA Pediatrics   Obesity Prevention is Focus of…

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School Lesson Plans on Healthy Living Helps Reduce Waist Size in Some Students

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2014 Media Advisory: To contact author Jonathan M. McGavock, Ph.D., call Ilana Simon at 204-789-3427 or email ilana.simon@med.umanitoba.ca.   JAMA Pediatrics Study Highlight   Elementary school lesson plans focused on healthy eating and physical activity delivered by older children to younger students appear effective at reducing…

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Middle-School Girls Continue to Play Soccer with Concussion Symptoms

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, JANUARY 20, 2014 Media Advisory: To contact author John W. O’ Kane, MD., call Leila Gray at 206-685-0381 or email leilag@uw.edu.   JAMA Pediatrics Study Highlights   Concussions are common among middle-school girls who play soccer, and most continue to play with symptoms, according to a study by…

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Study Examines Probiotic Use in Preventing Gastrointestinal Disorders in Infants

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact author Flavia Indrio, M.D., email f.indrio@neonatologia.uniba.it. Please visit our For the Media website (http://media.jamanetwork.com/) for a related editorial.   JAMA Pediatrics Study Highlights   Giving an infant a probiotic during the first three months of life appears to reduce the onset…

Most Students Exposed to School-Based Food Commercialism

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact author Yvonne M. Terry-McElrath, M.S.A., call Mary Masson at 734-764-2220 or email mfmasson@umich.edu.  Please visit our For the Media website (http://media.jamanetwork.com/) for a related editorial. JAMA Pediatrics Study Highlights   Most students in elementary, middle and high schools are exposed to…

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One-Third of Adolescents Do Not Discuss Sexuality Issues During Annual Health Visits

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact author Stewart C. Alexander, Ph.D., call Rachel Harrison at 919-419-5069 or email rachel.harrison@duke.edu. To contact editorial author Bradley O. Boekeloo, Sc.M., Ph.D., call Kelly Blake at 301-405-9418 or email kellyb@umd.edu. CHICAGO – A third of adolescents have annual visits with their…

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Children at Lower Risk for Peanut, Tree Nut Allergies if Moms Ate More Nuts While Pregnant

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Michael C. Young, M.D., call Meghan Weber at 617-919-3656 or email meghan.weber@childrens.harvard.edu. To contact editorial author Ruchi Gupta, M.D., M.P.H., call Marla Paul at 312-503-8928 or email marla-paul@northwestern.edu, or email r-gupta@northwestern.edu. CHICAGO – Children appear to be less at…

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Study Analyzes Diabetes Drug Metformin as Obesity Treatment for Children

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact author Marian S. McDonagh, Pharm. D., call Tamara Hargens-Bradley at 503-484-8231 or email hargenst@ohsu.edu.   JAMA Pediatrics Study Highlights   Treatment with the diabetes drug metformin appears to be associated with a modest reduction in body mass index (BMI) in obese…

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Study Examines Drug Labeling and Exposure in Infants

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Matthew M. Laughon, M.D., M.P.H., call Danielle M. Bates at 919-843-9714 or email danielle_bates@med.unc.edu.   JAMA Pediatrics Study Highlights   Federal legislation encouraging the study of drugs in pediatric patients has resulted in very few labeling changes that include…

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Study Summarizes National Report on Elimination of Measles, Rubella

Editor’s Note: This article is being released in conjunction with a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention media briefing on measles and global health security.   EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (CT), THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2013   Media Advisory: To contact author Mark J. Papania, M.D., M.P.H., call Jason McDonald at 404-639-7700 or email gnf0@cdc.gov….

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Positive Effects in Children After Home Visits by Nurses, Paraprofessionals

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact author David L. Olds, Ph.D., of the University of Colorado Denver, call Mark Couch at 303-724-5377 or email mark.couch@ucdenver.edu. CHICAGO – Home visits by nurses and paraprofessionals to children of low-income women had some positive benefits for the children on cognitive…

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Study Examines Barriers to Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Among Teens

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact author Dawn M. Holman, M.P.H., call Brittany Raines at 403-639-3286 or email media@cdc.gov. CHICAGO – Barriers to human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination among adolescents in the U.S. range from financial concerns and parental attitudes to social influences and concerns about the vaccination’s…

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Preterm Birth Risk Increases for Pregnant Women Exposed to Phthalates

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author John D. Meeker, Sc.D., call Laurel Thomas Gnagey at 734-647-1841 or email ltgnagey@umich.edu. To contact editorial author Shanna Swan, Ph.D., call Sid Dinsay at 212-241-9200 or email sid.dinsay@mountsinai.org. CHICAGO – The odds of preterm delivery appear to increase for…

Drinking More Milk as a Teenager Does Not Lower Risk of Hip Fracture Later

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact author Diane Feskanich, Sc.D., call Jessica Maki at 617-525-6373 or email jmaki3@partners.org. To contact editorial author Connie M. Weaver, M.D., call Amy Patterson Neubert 765-494-9723 or email apatterson@purdue.edu. CHICAGO – Drinking more milk as a teenager apparently does not lower the…

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Problem-Solving Education Reduces Parental Stress After Child Autism Diagnosis

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Emily Feinberg, CPNP, Sc.D. call Lisa Chedekel at 617-571-6370 or email chedekel@bu.edu.     JAMA Pediatrics Study Highlights   A cognitive-behavioral intervention known as problem-solving education (PSE) may help reduce parental stress and depressive symptoms immediately after their child…

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Parental Group Training Associated with Improved Child Disruptive Behavior

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Ellen C. Perrin, M.D., call Julie Jette at 617-636-3265 or email jjette@tuftsmedicalcenter.org.   JAMA Pediatrics Study Highlights Parent-training groups conducted in pediatric office settings may improve parenting practices and disruptive child behaviors, according to a study by Ellen C….

Adolescent Boys Concerned About Muscles Who Use Supplements to Enhance Them More Likely to Binge Drink, Use Drugs

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. CT (CT), MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact author Alison E. Field, Sc.D., call Erin Tornatore at 617-919-3110 or email erin.tornatore@childrens.harvard.edu. CHICAGO – Adolescent boys who are concerned about building muscle and who use supplements to enhance their physique were more likely than their peers to start binge…

No Major Complications in Most Teens Undergoing Weight-Loss Bariatric Surgery

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 10 A.M. (CT), MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact author Thomas H. Inge, M.D., Ph.D., call Kathy Francis at 502-815-3313 or email kfrancis@doeanderson.com. To contact editorial author, Michael G. Sarr, M.D., call Brian Kilen at 507-284-5005 or email newsbureau@mayo.edu. CHICAGO – Most severely obese teenagers who underwent bariatric weight-loss surgery…

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Poverty in Early Childhood Appears Associated With Brain Development

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact author Joan Luby, M.D., call Jim Dryden at 314-286-0110 or email jdryden@wustl.edu.  To contact editorial author Charles A. Nelson, Ph.D., call Meghan Weber at 617-919-3110 or email meghan.weber@childrens.harvard.edu. CHICAGO – Poverty in early childhood appears to be associated with smaller brain…

Bottle Feeding Associated with Increased Risk of Stomach Obstruction in Infants

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact author Jarod P. McAteer, M.D., M.P.H., call Liz Hunter at 206-616-3192 or email ehunter@uw.edu. CHICAGO – Bottle feeding appears to increase the risk infants will develop hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (HPS), a form of stomach obstruction, and that risk seems to be…

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Multiple vs. Single Courses of Prenatal Corticosteroids Not Associated with Increased Death, Disability of Children at Age 5

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact author Elizabeth V. Asztalos, M.D., call Sybil Edmonds at 416-480-4040 or email sybil.edmonds@sunnybrook.ca. CHICAGO – Multiple courses of prenatal corticosteroids, compared with a single course, taken by pregnant women to help prevent preterm birth was associated with no increase or decrease…

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Study Examines Probiotics to Prevent or Treat Excessive Infant Crying

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Valerie Sung, M.P.H., email valerie.sung@rch.org.au.   JAMA Pediatrics Study Highlights   Study Examines Probiotics to Prevent or Treat Excessive Infant Crying   There still appears to be insufficient evidence to support using probiotics (Lactobacillus reuteri) to manage colic or…

Nearly 1 in 10 Young People Report Perpetrating Sexual Violence

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact author Michele L. Ybarra, M.P.H., Ph.D., call 877-302-6858, Ext. 1 – 801# or email Michele@InnovativePublicHealth.org. CHICAGO – Nearly 1 in 10 people 21 years of age or younger reported perpetrating some type of coercive or forced sexual violence during their lifetime,…

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Study Examines Adverse Neonatal Outcomes Associated With Early-Term Birth

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Shaon Sengupta, M.D., M.P.H., call Alison Fraser at 267-426-6054 or email FraserA1@email.chop.edu.   JAMA Pediatrics Study Highlights Study Examines Adverse Neonatal Outcomes Associated With Early-Term Birth Early-term births (37 to 38 weeks gestation) are associated with higher neonatal morbidity…

Study Finds Continual Increase in Bed Sharing Among Black, Hispanic Infants

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact author Eve R. Colson, M.D., call Karen Peart at 203-432-1326 or email karen.peart@yale.edu. To contact editorial author Abraham B. Bergman, M.D., call Leila Gray at 206-685-0381 or email leilag@uw.edu. CHICAGO – The proportion of infants bed sharing with caregivers increased between…

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Duration of Bedsharing Associated with Longer Breastfeeding, Even Though Study Warns of Bedsharing Risk

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Fern R. Hauck, M.D., M.S., call Josh Barney at 434-906-8864 or email JDB9A@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu.   JAMA Pediatrics Study Highlights   Duration of Bedsharing Associated with Longer Breastfeeding, Even Though Study Warns of Bedsharing Risk   Frequent bedsharing between a mother…

Results of a Parental Survey May Help Predict Childhood Immunization Status

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact author Douglas J. Opel, M.D., M.P.H., call Susan Gregg at 206-616-6730 or email sghanson@uw.edu.   JAMA Pediatrics Study Highlights   Results of a Parental Survey May Help Predict Childhood Immunization Status   Scores on a survey to measure parental hesitancy about…

Viewpoint Highlights

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2013   JAMA Pediatrics Viewpoint Highlights   Dietary Supplementation in Children and Adolescents, Supplementing with the “Correct” Amount by Michael M. Madden, Ph.D., of the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine School of Pharmacy, and G. Elliott Cook, Pharm.D., B.C.P.S., of Provider Resources, both of Erie,…

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Viewpoint Highlights

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2013   JAMA Pediatrics Viewpoint Highlights     Pediatric Faculty Diversity, A New Landscape for Academic Pediatrics in the 21st Century by Leslie R. Walker, M.D., and F. Bruder Stapleton, M.D., both of the University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Washington, write: “By…

Study Estimates Economic Impact of Childhood Food Allergies

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact author Ruchi Gupta, M.D., M.P.H., call Julie Pesch at 312-227-4261 or email jpesch@luriechildrens.org. CHICAGO – The overall cost of childhood food allergies was estimated at nearly $25 billion annually in a study of caregivers that quantified medical, out-of-pocket, lost work productivity…

Binge Drinking 5-Plus Drinks Common for High School Seniors, Some Drink More

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact author Megan E. Patrick, Ph.D., call Diane Swanbrow at 734-647-9069 or email swanbrow@umich.edu. To contact editorial author Ralph W. Hingson, Sc.D., M.P.H., call the NIAAA Press Office at 301-443-3860 or email NIAAAPressOffice@mail.nih.gov. CHICAGO – Consuming five or more alcoholic drinks in…

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Undervaccination Appears Associated with Increased Risk of Whooping Cough

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact author Jason M. Glanz, Ph.D., call Amy Whited at 303-344-7518 or email Amy.L.Whited@kp.org. JAMA Pediatrics Study Highlights   Undervaccination Appears Associated with Increased Risk of Whooping Cough   Undervaccination with the diptheria, tetanus toxoids and acelluar pertussis (DTaP) vaccine appears to…

JAMA Pediatrics Viewpoint Highlights

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2013   JAMA Pediatrics Viewpoint Highlights     The Continuing Importance of How Neonates Die by A.A. Eduard Verhagen, M.D., Ph.D., J.D., of the University of Groningen, the Netherlands, and Annie Janvier, M.D., Ph.D., of Sainte-Justine Hospital, Montreal, Canada: “More than a century ago, the leaders…

Household Routines May Help Reduce BMI in Minority Children

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Elsie M. Taveras, M.D., M.P.H., call Kory Zhao at 617-726-0274 or email kzhao2@partners.org. To contact editorial author Aaron E. Carroll, M.D., M.S., call Mary Hardin at 317-274-5456 or email mhardin@iu.edu. CHICAGO – An intervention to improve household routines known…

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Maternal Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Associated with Increased Risk for Child Maltreatment

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact study author Claude M. Chemtob, Ph.D., call Allison Clair at 212-404-3753 or email allison.clair@nyumc.org.   Maternal Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Associated with Increased Risk for Child Maltreatment   CHICAGO – Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in mothers appears to be associated with an…

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Interpretation of Do-Not-Resuscitate Order Appears To Vary Among Pediatric Physicians, Study Suggests

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact study author Amy Sanderson, M.D., call Meghan Weber at 617-919-3656 or email Meghan.weber@childrens.harvard.edu. JAMA Pediatrics Study Highlights Clinicians use the do-not-resuscitate (DNR) order not only as a guide for therapeutic decisions during a cardiopulmonary arrest but also as a surrogate for broader…

Extremely Preterm Infants Appear To Have Likelihood Of Developing Neurodevelopmental Impairment Later In Childhood

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact study author Gregory P. Moore, M.D., F.R.C.P.C, call Jennifer Ganton at 613-798-5555 x73325 or email jganton@ohri.ca. JAMA Pediatrics Study Highlights A meta-analysis of previously reported studies by Gregory P. Moore, M.D., F.R.C.P.C., of The Ottawa Hospital, Ontario, Canada, and colleagues examined…

JAMA Pediatrics Viewpoint Highlights

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 2013 Legal Threat to Infant Male Circumcision by Brian J. Morris, D.Sc., Ph.D., of the University of Sydney, Australia, and Aaron A. R. Tobian, M.D., Ph.D., of Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, M.D., write, “Parents are expected to make decisions in their child’s best interest. … If…

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JAMA Pediatrics Viewpoint Highlights

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, AUGUST 19, 2013   JAMA Pediatrics Viewpoint Highlights     The Future Possibilities of Diagnostic Testing for the Evaluation of Febrile Infants by Prashant Mahajan, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., Wayne State University School of Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, and colleagues write, “As the technology for conducting molecular…

Recurrence Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorders Examined for Full, Half Siblings

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, AUGUST 19, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact study author Therese K. Grønborg, M.Sc., email therese@biostat.au.dk. CHICAGO – A Danish study of siblings suggests the recurrence risks for autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) varied from 4.5 percent to 10.5 percent depending on the birth years, which is higher than the…

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JAMA Pediatrics Viewpoint Highlights

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, AUGUST 12, 2013   JAMA Pediatrics Viewpoint Highlights     Unintended Consequences of Regulatory Initiatives in Childhood Cancer Drug Development by Peter C. Adamson, M.D., of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, P.A., writes “The prospect of molecularly targeted anticancer therapy holds great promise for children with cancer. The…

Breastfeeding Appears To Be Associated With Decreased Risk of Overweight or Obesity Among Children in Japan, Study Finds

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, AUGUST 12 2013 Media Advisory: To contact study author Michiyo Yamakawa, M.H.Sc., email gmd421067@s.okayama-u.ac.jp.   JAMA Pediatrics Study Highlights   Breastfeeding Appears To Be Associated With Decreased Risk of Overweight or Obesity Among Children in Japan, Study Finds   Breastfeeding appears to be associated with decreased risk of…

Induced Or Augmented Childbirth Appears To Be Associated With Increased Risk for Autism

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, AUGUST 12 2013 Media Advisory: To contact study author Simon G. Gregory, Ph.D., call Rachel Harrison at 919-419-5069 or email Rachel.Harrison@Duke.edu.   JAMA Pediatrics Study Highlights   Induced Or Augmented Childbirth Appears To Be Associated With Increased Risk for Autism   An analysis of North Carolina birth and…

Study Evaluates Distracted Driving Among Adolescents with ADHD

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, AUGUST 12, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Jeffery N. Epstein, Ph.D., call Kathy Francis at 502-815-3313 or email kfrancis@doeanderson.com. To contact editorial author Flaura K. Winston, M.D., Ph.D., call Dana Mortensen at 267-426-6092 or email Mortensen@email.chop.edu. CHICAGO – A study using a driving simulator suggests that…

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JAMA Pediatrics Viewpoint Highlights

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, AUGUST 5, 2013   JAMA Pediatrics Viewpoint Highlights     Improved Neonatal Outcomes With Probiotics by Andi L. Shane, M.D., M.P.H., M.Sc., of Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, and colleagues, propose “that the administration of probiotics to prevent NEC [necrotizing enterocolitis, a gastrointestinal disease] be studied…

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Breastfeeding Duration Appears Associated with Intelligence Later in Life

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, JULY 29, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact author Mandy B. Belfort, M.D., M.P.H., call Erin Tornatore at 617-919-3110 or email Erin.Tornatore@childrens.harvard.edu. To contact editorial authors Dimitri A. Christakis, M.D., M.P.H., call Mary Guiden at 206-987-7334 or email Mary.Guiden@SeattleChildrens.org.   Breastfeeding Duration Appears Associated with Intelligence Later in Life…

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Parents’ Experiences with Pediatric Retail Clinics Examined

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, JULY 22, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact author Jane M. Garbutt, M.B., Ch.B., call Diane Duke Williams at 314-286-0111 or email williamsdia@wustl.edu. To contact editorial author Edward L. Schor, M.D., call Barbara Feder Ostrov at 650-721-6044 or email Barbara.FederOstrov@lpfch.org.   Parents’ Experiences with Pediatric Retail Clinics Examined  …

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JAMA Pediatrics Viewpoint Highlights

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, JULY 8, 2013   JAMA Pediatrics Viewpoint Highlights   The JAMA Network specialty journals are now publishing Viewpoint articles. Below are the Viewpoints to be published July 8 in JAMA Pediatrics.     Advocacy for Research That Benefits Children…An Obligation of Pediatricians and Pediatric Investigators by Scott C….

Early, Late First Exposure to Solid Food Appears Associated With Development of Type 1 Diabetes

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, JULY 8, 2013 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Jill M. Norris, M.P.H., Ph.D., call Dan Meyers at 303-724-7904 or email Dan.Meyers@ucdenver.edu. CHICAGO – Both an early and late first exposure to solid food for infants appears to be associated with the development of type 1 diabetes mellitus…

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JAMA Pediatrics Viewpoint Highlights

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, JULY 1, 2013   JAMA Pediatrics Viewpoint Highlights   The JAMA Specialty Journals are now publishing Viewpoint articles. Below are the Viewpoints to be published July 1 in JAMA Pediatrics.     Three Daily Servings of Reduced-Fat Milk…An Evidence-Based Recommendation? by David S. Ludwig, M.D., Ph.D., of Boston…