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Latest Pediatrics News

San Francisco Considering Banning Sales of E-Cigarettes

A ban on the sale and distribution of electronic cigarettes is being considered by San Francisco supervisors. If passed, it would be the first such ban by any city in the United States.

Higher Levels of Exercise in Childhood Improve Heart Health

Engaging in higher levels of physical activity in childhood is associated with better cardiovascular health indicators, according to a study published online June 11 in Pediatrics.

Immunizations Up in California After Repeal of Nonmedical Exemptions

The repeal of nonmedical vaccine exemptions in California was only partially effective in improving vaccination coverage, according to a working paper issued by the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Migraines in Pregnancy Tied to Worse Outcomes for Mother, Baby

Migraines in pregnant women are associated with an increased risk for pregnancy-associated hypertension disorders as well as an increased risk for a variety of adverse outcomes in the newborn, according to a study published online May 8 in Headache.