Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine


Guideline Watch

Prevention and Control of Influenza in Children Free

The AAP has published its influenza recommendations for the 2014–2015 season.

AAP Policy Statement on Late School Start for Adolescent Sleep Deprivation

Recommendations to pediatric clinicians focus on educating patients, parents, and educators to support policy change in school start times.

Medical News

Preventive Care for U.S. Kids Often Inadequate Free

Provision of preventive health services for pediatric patients is highly variable and often inadequate in the U.S., according to an MMWR supplement.

Enterovirus-68-like Respiratory Virus Sickening Children Across the U.S. Free

Reports have been made in at least 10 states.

Sunscreen Use Among Teens on the DeclineFree

High school students answered questions about sunscreen and tanning bed use as part of the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System.

Practice Watch

New Target Recommended for Type 1 Diabetes Treatment

The American Diabetes Association has set the hemoglobin A1C goal at <7.5% for children of all ages.

Vaccine Watch

ACIP Updates Flu Vaccine Recommendations for the 2014–2015 Season

The CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has published its influenza vaccine recommendations for the 2014–2015 season.

Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule for 2014

The CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has released its new immunization schedule.