This Viewpoint describes how the diagnostic term Sudden Infant Death Syndrome has fallen out of favor.
This Viewpoint discusses the imbalance of US regulations requiring chemical flame retardants in many household and clothing items and the lack of accompanying chemical safety regulations.
This Editorial discusses the role that access to firearms plays in youth suicide and suggests ways to reduce that risk.
This multicenter case-control study reports that if estimated associations are causal, some falls from furniture may be prevented by incorporating advice into child health contacts, personal child health records, and home safety assessments about use of safety gates; not leaving children, changing diapers, or putting children in car/bouncing seats on raised surfaces; allowing children to play or climb on furniture; and teaching children safety rules about climbing on objects.
This retrospective cohort study suggests that clinicians reconsider the practice of treating otherwise healthy children with acute osteomyelitis with prolonged intravenous antibiotics when an equally effective oral alternative exists.
This systematic review and meta-analysis finds some benefits and no adverse effects of umbilical cord milking in the immediate postnatal period in preterm infants.
van der Pol and colleagues systematically review the literature to assess the efficacy and safety of histamine-2 receptor antagonists in pediatric gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Inge and colleagues conducted a prospective, multisite observational study to assess the preoperative clinical characteristics and perioperative safety outcomes of severely obese adolescents undergoing weight-loss surgery. Michael G. Sarr, MD, provided a related editorial.
Wong et al determine the safety and efficacy of dietary flaxseed supplementation in the management of hypercholesterolemia in children.