Dutra and Glantz examine electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use and conventional cigarette smoking. Chaloupka provides commentary in a related editorial.
This cross-sectional study of middle school and high school students and administrators suggests that full implementation of the US Department of Agriculture school meal and competitive venue standards can improve school nutritional environments.
This population-based, multiethnic, cross-sectional study identifies 12 preterm birth phenotypes associated with different patterns of neonatal outcomes.
This longitudinal study tested whether genetic risk for obesity is associated with accelerated weight gain in middle childhood (ages 4-8 years) and whether genetic association with accelerated weight gain is mediated by appetite traits.
This cohort study investigates associations between nonmedical use of opioids, sedatives, or stimulants, and suicidal ideation and attempts among Chinese adolescents.
This study assesses the prevalence of type 2 diabetes and prediabetes in children with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and assesses type 2 diabetes and prediabetes as risk factors for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.
This meta-analysis estimates correlations between parent-adolescent communication about sex and safe sex behaviors among youths.
This cross-sectional study assesses the feasibility of using administrative claims data to identify receipt of transcranial Doppler screening among children and adolescents with sickle cell anemia.
This cross-sectional study describes risk factors associated with acute recurrent pancreatitis and chronic pancreatitis in children.
This cross-sectional study examines newborn size by gestational age to investigate similarities and differences in risk factors for stunting and wasting.
This cross-sectional study found population-level improvements in the prevalence of childhood overweight/obesity among fifth-grade students in California that coincided with the period following statewide competitive food and beverage standards implementation (2005-2010).