Pediatrics

The effects of pediatric critical illness on absenteeism

Penn Nursing research found children who survive critical illness and their parents commonly experience physical, emotional, and cognitive conditions as a result. These effects can also include prolonged absences from school and/or work.

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NPR

Pfizer and Moderna seek authorization of omicron booster for kids ages 5-11

Paul Offit of the Perelman School of Medicine says that uncertain benefits for children and lack of historical data on bivalent vaccines might not justify pediatric authorizations for omicron boosters.

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CNN

Set bedtime back to prepare your child for kindergarten, study says

Ariel A. Williamson of the Perelman School of Medicine suggests that parents with children attending kindergarten in the fall should start good sleep habits now.

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