Pediatrics News

  • AAP Updates Guidance on Epinephrine Use for Anaphylaxis Two new clinical reports from the AAP provide guidance on dosing and use of autoinjectors in patients with suspected anaphylaxis, as well as on preparation of an allergy action plan.
  • Alert Appeals Court Overturns Florida's Physician 'Gun-Gag' Law A three-judge panel of the court upheld the law in 2014, but the full court ruled today that the ban against asking patients about gun ownership was unconstitutional.
  • Trump Vaccine Commission Still a Go, says Kennedy Robert F. Kennedy Jr, who believes the vaccine preservative thimerosal has led to an uptick in neurodevelopmental disorders in children, says a vaccine safety commission under Trump is still a go.

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