Cardiology

Repeat CT common in peds traumatic epidural hematoma

(HealthDay)—For children with traumatic epidural hematomas (EDHs), repeated computed tomography (CT) imaging is common, but rarely impacts management, according to a study published in the September issue of Pediatrics.

Surgery

Research finds ski helmets lessens severity of injuries

New research from Children's Hospital Colorado (Children's Colorado) focused on helmet safety and injury prevention among young skiers and snowboarders. The research found that children who wear a helmet while skiing or snowboarding ...

Medications

Pediatric allergist discusses EpiPen controversy

Members of Congress are calling for an investigation into the EpiPen maker Mylan. The pharmaceutical company has increased the price of EpiPens, from about $100 in 2008 to more than $500 today.

Pediatrics

Adults hold key to preventing kids' drownings

(HealthDay)—Parents and others need to do more to prevent child drownings and near-drownings, according to an expert in trauma and injury prevention.

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