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Hidden in Plain Sight: What Nurses Need to Know About Food Insecurity

Jan 15, 2019 , American Journal of Nursing
Are any of the people you see in your office or clinic “food insecure?” How about the college friends of your children? Or perhaps your own coworker? Food insecurity is all around us. The United States Department of Agriculture describes food insecurity as the lack of “consistent, dependable access to adequate food for active, healthy [...] The post Hidden in Plain Sight: What Nurses Need to Know About Food Insecurity appeared first on Off the...
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Adult-Onset Food Allergies Increasing, Confusing

Jan 15, 2019 , WebMD
Forty-eight percent of the adult population with a convincing food allergy reported developing at least one as an adult (they may have had others as a...
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Massive Texas Tent City At Center Of Protests Over Migrant Youth Care Closes

Jan 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"It was chilling to see thousands of children locked up in a tent prison in the desert. It's great news that those children have finally been moved out of Tornillo," said Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) And other critics of the Trump administration's care of young migrants note that there are still thousands of children in U.S. custody in shelters throughout the...
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‘Fanciful, Inflated, Difficult To Decode And Inconsistent’: Experts Blast Rules Requiring Hospitals To Post Prices

Jan 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The Trump administration now requires hospitals to post their chargemasters online in an effort to increase pricing transparency in the industry. But many experts criticize the rules, saying the information is unusable to consumers. In other hospital news: children's hospitals brace for changes from the administration's tax reform law, and hospitals push physicians to go in-network....
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Chinese police begin new probe into expired vaccines

Jan 14, 2019 , Reuters
Police in China's eastern province of Jiangsu have begun an investigation after at least 145 children received expired polio vaccines, the Global Times said on Monday, a new blow to a sector hit by a series of scandals last year....
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Health Tip: Reduce Childhood Stress

Jan 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Reduce Childhood StressCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2019 12:00:00...
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Children's hospitals brace for tax reform's unintended consequence: fewer donors

Jan 13, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Children's hospital administrators are concerned the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act could cut into their fundraising revenue by reducing the financial incentive to give to...
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When your child vapes, what's a parent to do?

Jan 12, 2019 , CNN Health
When Sonya Kennedy learned that her 12-year-old son, Ryder, had tried vaping, she was "mortified."...
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ADHD Testing

Jan 12, 2019 , RxList
ADHD testing involves a number of screening tools, full history and physical, self-tests, observations, and other evaluations. Read more about diagnosing ADHD in children and...
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Drug Overdose Fatality Rate Soars 260% Among Women From 1999-2017, CDC Reports

Jan 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"The stereotype is a man who's addicted to drugs who's ODing on the street, and we know that that stereotype is clearly not complete. It's inaccurate," said Dr. Georges Benjamin, executive director of the American Public Health Association. Other drug epidemic news looks at equipping police with naloxone; tracking doctors who over-prescribe opioids; puppy programs; childhood trauma and research on safe-injection...
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Seizure-detecting wearable Embrace2 cleared by FDA for use by children

Jan 12, 2019 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
The clearance is a first for the relatively underserved epilepsy wearable...
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Man gets 10 years for cyberattack on children's hospital

Jan 12, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Martin Gottesfeld said he has no regrets for the cyberattacks he orchestrated on Boston Children's Hospital and a treatment home in 2014, which cost the facilities tens of thousands of dollars and disrupted operations for...
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Pain relief during labor varies across U.S.

Jan 12, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Access to pain relief during childbirth in the U.S. may vary depending on where women live, a study suggests....
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Exclusive: Boston Children's Hospital teams up with CareDox for in-school digital care management services

Jan 11, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The partners plan on starting with mental health screening tools for ADHD, depression, PTSD, as well as setting up protocals for other...
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Banished from home for menstrual cycle, mother and two children die in Nepali hut

Jan 11, 2019 , CNN Health
A Nepali mother and her two children were found dead Wednesday morning, after being exiled from their family home as part of a criminalized practice where women and girls are made to sleep alone during their menstrual cycle....
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Texas School District Risks Children's Lives By Using Benadryl Instead Of Stock Epinephrine

Jan 11, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The Weatherford Independent School District in Weatherford, TX announced recently that instead of epinephrine, they will administer Benadryl to students experiencing allergic reactions. The district cited not having enough trained personnel to administer “unassigned epinephrine” at all hours and all......
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Health Tip: When a Child's Adenoids Act Up

Jan 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: When a Child's Adenoids Act UpCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/8/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/8/2019 12:00:00...
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PAC1R Mutation May Be Linked To Severity Of Social Deficits In Autism

Jan 10, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A mutation of the gene PAC1R may be linked to the severity of social deficits experienced by kids with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), finds a study from a multi-institutional research team led by Children's faculty. If the pilot findings are corroborated in larger, multi-center studies, the researc......
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Now Even Expectant Moms Can Know Their Baby Is Okay

Jan 10, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Expectant mothers can wake up to a wellness report of their unborn child and be notified if fetal heartbeat and movement are within acceptable ranges with the new Owlet Band, winner of two CES awards in the categories of Wearable Technology and Tech to Change the World. Specialized sensors housed in......
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Bones Are Growing Faster, Affecting Orthopedics

Jan 09, 2019 , WebMD
Earlier skeletal maturity affects the timing of treatment for certain orthopedic conditions in children, such as leg-length differences and...
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