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PediatricsOnline July 2015 
E-newsletter for physicians and pediatric professionals

 

Overly Restrictive Feeding Practices May Contribute to Obesity

Researchers find that the way caregivers feed their kids may be just as important as what they give them to eat.
RESOURCE - Weight-Loss Counseling (PDF)

FEATURED PRACTICE TOOL: Outpatient Antimicrobials in Otherwise Healthy Children (PDF)
Overuse of common antimicrobials is contributing to antimicrobial resistance. Download this tool to help guide in the prescription of antimicrobials for common infections in otherwise healthy children.

New Front Door for Youth in Crisis
Nationwide Children's and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center strengthen partnership to expand emergency psychiatric care for kids.
RESOURCE - How to Make a Referral for Youth Experiencing a Behavioral Health Emergency (PDF)

Talking to Adolescent Patients About Marijuana
With legalization spreading across the U.S., it's difficult to know what to say to teens curious about marijuana.

New Bariatric Surgery Website Just for Teens
Share this new patient resource that provides access to online information sessions, patient stories and assessment tools for families considering bariatric surgery.
RESOURCE - Teen Weight Loss Surgery Info Sheet (PDF)

SMA Clinical Trial Provides Hope for Families
Jerry Mendell, MD, and his team are conducting the world's first gene therapy clinical trial for SMA1 and are optimistic about preliminary results.
VIDEO - Treating SMA1 with Gene Therapy


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