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Viewpoint 
Parminder S. Suchdev, MD, MPH; Robert F. Breiman, MD; Barbara J. Stoll, MD
This Viewpoint calls for collaborative action in order for academic health centers to improve global child health.
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) emerged in the late 1980s and is a leading cause of skin and soft-tissue infections (SSTIs) in the United States.1 Unlike hospital-associated MRSA strains, community-associated MRSA strains, commonly designated USA300 by use of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis, initially were found in children without health care exposure. These ...
Original Investigation 
Meera Kotagal, MD, MPH; Adam C. Carle, MA, PhD; Larry G. Kessler, ScD; David R. Flum, MD, MPH

Importance  The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) allowed young adults to remain on their parents’ insurance until 26 years of age. Reports indicate that this has expanded health coverage.

Objective  To evaluate coverage, access to care, and health care use among 19- to 25-year-olds ...

Original Investigation 
Stephanie A. Fritz, MD, MSCI; Patrick G. Hogan, MPH; Lauren N. Singh, MPH; Ryley M. Thompson; Meghan A. Wallace, BS; Krista Whitney, MD; Duha Al-Zubeidi, MD; Carey-Ann D. Burnham, PhD; Victoria J. Fraser, MD
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Importance  Household environmental surfaces may serve as vectors for the acquisition and spread of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) among household members, although few studies have evaluated which objects are important reservoirs of MRSA.

Objectives  To determine the prevalence of environmental MRSA contamination in households of children ...

Viewpoint 
Neil L. Schechter, MD
In the past 30 years, a major shift has occurred in the way that pediatric pain is conceptualized and treated. Although pain management was widely viewed as inadequate in adults in the 1970s, the classic report by Eland and Anderson1 documented that children’s pain management was far worse, with an ...
Editorial 
Catherine P. Bradshaw, PhD, MEd
Bullying is a significant public health concern that has garnered considerable attention by the media, policy makers, educators, parents, and researchers. In some ways, its increased visibility has followed a similar trajectory to the issue of child maltreatment, whereby research on short- and long-term impacts of maltreatment, high-profile case examples, ...
Original Investigation 
Frank J. Elgar, PhD; Anthony Napoletano, BA; Grace Saul, BA; Melanie A. Dirks, PhD; Wendy Craig, PhD; V. Paul Poteat, PhD; Melissa Holt, PhD; Brian W. Koenig, MS
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Importance  This study presents evidence that cyberbullying victimization relates to internalizing, externalizing, and substance use problems in adolescents and that the frequency of family dinners attenuate these associations.

Objectives  To examine the unique association between cyberbullying victimization and adolescent mental health (after controlling differences in involvement ...

On My Mind 
Monica Stemmle, MD
I love working nights. I’m a pediatrician at a county hospital, and it’s a great job. The work is interesting, and the daytime hassles seem distant (even hospital administrators sleep sometimes!). I love spending the day with my kids; then, just as their activities and their activity levels are winding ...
Viewpoint 
Eric Trupin, PhD; Nicholas Weiss, MD; Suzanne E. U. Kerns, PhD
The past 2 decades have seen remarkable growth in the development of cost-beneficial, evidence-based programs in pediatric health, behavioral health, youth juvenile justice, and child welfare. Despite the economic and system constraints that have slowed broad dissemination, research-proven approaches have exceptional potential to improve population-level well-being while simultaneously protecting society ...
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Frederick P. Rivara, MD, MPH
“You mean you do that for free? Why would you spend the time? What's in it for you?”
Editorial 
Alain Joffe, MD, MPH; Frederick P. Rivara, MD, MPH
How best to transition adolescents and young adults—particularly medically complex individuals or those with a chronic illness or disability—from a pediatric to an adult system of health care remains a largely unanswered question. Challenges to a smooth transition include being able to identify those most in need of transition planning, ...

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