Violence Against Children: An Urgent Public Health Priority Violence against children has reached an epidemic level globally, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics and reported by CBS News. A team from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School analyzed 38 reports covering 96 …
Monthly Archive: January 2016
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Jan 28 2016
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Jan 26 2016
An adolescent’s life is full of ups and downs, and research has shown that it can be helpful for them to have adults who they can turn to in times of trouble. Unfortunately, youth living in low resource urban neighborhoods may face adversity on a daily basis, which means that these positive adult connections can be especially valuable to them.
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Jan 25 2016
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Jan 20 2016
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Jan 19 2016
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Jan 15 2016
By Adam Resnick, PhD, and Phillip “Jay” Storm, MD The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) welcomes Vice President Biden today as he visits Philadelphia and the Abramson Cancer Center to launch the White House’s “Moonshot” cancer cures initiative outlined in the State of the Union address. While here, he will meet with various UPenn and …
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Jan 14 2016
Children’s health security is a weak spot in disaster preparedness planning, according to a new policy statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics that calls for research to be a high priority in order to develop pediatric dosing guidelines and formulations for life-saving medication, equipment, and supplies.
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Jan 07 2016
Although growth failure in children is a sensitive sign that an underlying health problem may be occurring, short stature itself is not a disease. So researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia wanted to identify the factors that influence families to seek medical care for short stature, which in some cases includes giving a child nightly injections of human growth hormone.
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