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Pediatricians Have Role in Supporting Transgender Youth

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 19, 2018 — In an American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement published online Sept. 17 in Pediatrics, recommendations are presented to ensure comprehensive care and support for youth who identify as transgender and gender diverse (TGD). Jason Rafferty, M.D., M.P.H., from Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence, R.I., and colleagues reviewed relevant concepts and […]

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About 10 Percent of Youth Report Smoking Hookah

MONDAY, July 2, 2018 — About 10 percent of youth report smoking hookah, with smoking mainly occurring in the home environment, according to a study published online July 2 in Pediatrics. Israel Agaku, D.M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, and colleagues used data from the 2016 National Youth […]