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Published: August 12, 2022
....   Pandemic stress may lead to, exacerbate functional GI disorders in children Sept. 1, 2021 – Pediatricians should discuss with patients and families the role of stress and internalizing disorders in contributing to gastrointestinal symptoms and disability.   Our collective efforts will help us...)
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Published: August 11, 2022
... antigen test due to the possibility of false-negative results.   The school guidance also calls on educators to make reasonable modifications to ensure children with disabilities and special health care needs can access in-person education. These may include masking in classrooms or during activities...)
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Published: August 01, 2022
... the Vaccines for Children program. She will work to expand vaccine coverage across the lifespan through a newly proposed Vaccines for Adults program. Dr. Peacock previously led the CDC’s Division of Human Development and Disability in National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities...)
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Published: July 01, 2022
... with special needs to ensure her daughter Katie (1978-2012) could receive at-home care through Medicaid. At the time, Medicaid only paid for care provided in an institutional setting. Beckett pushed for state Medicaid waivers, which have allowed thousands of families to care for children with disabilities...)
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Published: May 18, 2022
... with disabilities. Dr. Cohn is nominated along with Anita Patel, Pharm.D., senior adviser of the CDC’s Pandemic Preparedness and Response, and David Fitter, M.D., an epidemiologist with the CDC. The three designed and implemented the plan to distribute hundreds of millions of COVID-19 vaccines to states...)
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Published: May 02, 2022
... and payment for care coordination in health care, care integration across systems and care transitions.* Assess and understand differential wait times for care (with and without telehealth) for families from groups with fewer resources. Formulate an approach that integrates disability status, race...)
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Published: May 02, 2022
... of these conditions are treatable if diagnosed early, and treatment can prevent lifelong disability associated with poor sight. Optical rehabilitation is essential for optimizing the best potential for educational advancement, social integration and independence in children with DS. Dr. Ostrovsky is a member...)
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Published: May 02, 2022
...-19,” with Editor David W. Kimberlin, M.D., FAAP; and experts from areas including school health, neurology, children with disabilities, sports medicine, cardiology, critical care and emergency medicine. Yvonne “Bonnie” A. Maldonado, M.D., FAAP, chair of the AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases...)
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Published: May 02, 2022
... disabling conditions and for whom current therapies are inadequate” ( https://bit.ly/3CZM3KF ). A 2020 JAMA Patient Page stated, “Whenever possible, the medical cannabis certification and associated follow-up should be handled by the clinician treating the medical condition and not a clinician who only...)
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Published: April 01, 2022
...Some of life’s risks are uncommon but financially devastating. Even the most economically prudent individual could be ruined financially by prolonged disability, death of an income-earning spouse or a negligence lawsuit. Individuals can buy an insurance policy that allows them to pay an amount...)
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Published: April 01, 2022
... characteristics that may contribute to differences in biological risk of co-occurring conditions such as cardiovascular disease or cancer. The supplement focuses on a public health model of disability, which aims to identify and address barriers on a population level. Autism is viewed as an identity similar...)
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Published: March 18, 2022
..., post-traumatic stress disorder in children and avoidant-restrictive food intake disorder, renaming intellectual disability as intellectual development disorder and renaming conversion disorder as functional neurological symptom disorder. Dr. Baum is a member of the AAP Committee...)
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Published: March 01, 2022
.... Neonates are at risk of health care-associated infections (HAIs), which can lead to disability or death. Chlorhexidine has been shown to reduce HAIs in adults, but its use in neonates is not well-studied. Due to a lack of data, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention does not recommend the topical...)
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Published: March 01, 2022
... on alleged implicit bias. For example, a hiring decision thought to be affected by implicit bias surrounding protected classifications (e.g., race, religion, sex, gender, national origin or disability) could be subject to litigation. Therefore, it is critical to examine your organization’s hiring practices...)
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Published: March 01, 2022
... effective care; and a health equity literature review table ( https://bit.ly/33beUxO ) that lists recent publications pertaining to CYSHCN and children with disabilities through the lens of equity and medical home. Support for pregnant, postpartum patients The Centers for Disease Control...)
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Published: February 28, 2022
...About 50,000 infants weighing less than 1,500 grams (very low birth weight [VLBW]) were born in 2020, according to the National Vital Statistics System. As more VLBW infants survive, they represent a disproportionate percentage of children with developmental disabilities and cerebral palsy. One...)
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Published: February 23, 2022
... and may have permanent physical disabilities or cognitive impairment.  About 1% to 20% of cases are fatal. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the Ticovac vaccine last year, making it the first such vaccine in the U.S. However, the formulation has been used internationally for more than...)
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Published: February 18, 2022
... with chili), 16 oz., UPC 0661799748162 La Fiesta Food Products, Inc. saladitos con chile (salted plums with chili), UPC 032327028290. Lead poisoning can cause learning disabilities and developmental delays, according to the FDA. The impact of lead depends on the amount and duration of exposure...)
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Published: February 08, 2022
... of the AAP Section on Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics and Council on Children with Disabilities, assisted with the revisions. He also provides clinical services at Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Center for Development and Learning. “The earlier a child is identified with a developmental delay...)
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Published: February 01, 2022
...Dr. Giannini, 100, served in Carter, Bush administrations Margaret “Peg” Giannini, M.D., FAAP , of San Diego, who was well-known for her work in the care of children with disabilities, died Nov. 22 at age 100. She held positions in the federal government during the Carter and Bush...)