This national longitudinal cohort study of US adolescents and young adults finds that the use of e-cigarettes is associated with progression to traditional cigarette smoking.
This prospective cohort study finds that few individual antiretrovirals and no drug classes were associated with an increased risk of congenital anomalies in HIV-exposed infants after adjustment for calendar year and maternal characteristics.
This review discusses the history of electronic cigarettes, user demographics, known health effects, and current legislative efforts to protect minors from exposure.
Wang et al compared the proportion of marijuana ingestions by young children who sought care at a children’s hospital in Colorado before and after modification of drug enforcement laws in October 2009 regarding medical marijuana possession. See the editorials by Levy and Hurley and Mazar.
This Special Communication emphasizes the need to develop practices and policies to address adverse childhood experiences from the prenatal period through the first 3 years of life to prevent and manage stress-related disorders.
Flaherty and colleagues conducted a prospective analysis of the Longitudinal Studies of Child Abuse and Neglect data to examine the relationship between previous adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and somatic concerns and health problems in early adolescence, as well as the role of the timing of adverse exposures.
This Viewpoint discusses how the FDA can build upon the deeming rule to further protect youth by regulating e-cigarette advertising and flavors.
Using Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2013 study data, the GBD Pediatrics Collaboration investigators determine levels and trends in the fatal and nonfatal burden of diseases and injuries among children and adolescents in 188 countries from 1990 to 2013.
This review discusses the need and guidelines for implementation of trauma-informed approaches in family-centered care for children, as well as support for families and health care professionals.
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 research letter discusses the importance of screening for parental adverse childhood experiences on child adversity.