There’s a new game in town that’s sending adolescents to the emergency department. The “cinnamon challenge” is the latest online dare that tricks teenagers into risky behavior with potential consequences.
Universal newborn screening for critical congenital heart defects using pulse oximetry has been successfully implemented in New Jersey with minimal burden on hospitals staffs, according to the first analysis of process data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Infants with colic who cry inconsolably in the first months of life may be suffering from pain associated with migraine headaches, suggests new research that investigated a link between migraines in older children and colic in infancy.
Many physicians who treat adolescent girls with pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) are uncertain about choosing hospitalization or outpatient care for their patients by using current guidelines, a new study has found.
Overall malignant melanoma diagnoses in children and adolescents have been rising steadily since 1973. A new study says that indoor tanning beds could be one factor for the increase of this skin cancer.
Adolescents exposed to tobacco smoke, whether through actively smoking or secondhand smoke, may show markers of kidney disease, according to a study from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.