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Poll: Many Parents Not Talking to Children About Inappropriate Touching

Many parents are not having talks with their preschool or school-age children about inappropriate touching, according to a new C.S. Mott Children's Hospital national poll from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

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.

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.

American Academy of Pediatrics, Oct. 25-29

The American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition The annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics was held from Oct. 25 to 29 in New Orleans and attracted […]