News tagged with journal pediatrics

New policy is urged on Plan B for teens

Doctors should give underage teenagers prescriptions for emergency contraceptives such as Plan B before they start having sex instead of waiting until a young patient's "plan A" goes awry, the American Academy of Pediatrics ...

Nov 26, 2012
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Lexatumumab tolerated for pediatric solid tumors

(HealthDay)—Lexatumumab, an agonistic, full human monoclonal antibody against tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand receptor 2, is well tolerated and may lessen certain clinical symptoms ...

Oct 16, 2012
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Officials: US kids eat too much salt

(AP)—American children eat as much salt as adults—about 1,000 milligrams too much, or the same amount as in just one McDonald's Big Mac hamburger. Extra salt is linked with higher blood pressure, even in kids, but government ...

Sep 17, 2012
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