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Latest Pediatrics News

ACA Tied to Narrowing of Disparities in Access to Care

The Affordable Care Act has reduced disparities in access to health care among black, Hispanic, and white adults, according to a January data brief released by the Commonwealth Fund.

Risk for Blood Clots Increased With PICC Placement in Children

Central venous catheter placement with peripherally inserted central catheters in children is associated with increased risks for venous thromboembolism, central line-associated bloodstream infection, and central venous catheter malfunction, according to a study published online Jan. 7 in Blood.

Trump Administration to Ban Most Flavored E-Cigarettes

The Trump Administration is expected to announce this week that it will ban mint-, fruit-, and dessert-flavored electronic cigarette cartridges, while allowing the continued sale of menthol- and tobacco-flavored vapes.

Number of Children With Opioid Poisonings Increasing

The severity of pediatric admissions for acute opioid ingestions, especially following attempted suicide, increased from 2005 to 2018, according to a study published online Dec. 19 in Clinical Toxicology.