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Coverage from the

Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) 2019 Meeting

April 24 - May 01, 2019; Baltimore, Maryland

April 24 - May 01, 2019 Baltimore, Maryland

Conference News

Popular News From PAS 2018

  • Obesity Is a Disease, Not a Choice, Experts Advise Obesity Is a Disease, Not a Choice, Experts Advise A paradigm shift in the way healthcare providers think about obesity is needed if they are ever really going to succeed in helping patients who often feel doomed to failure.
  • Digital Device Use Rampant Among Preschoolers Digital Device Use Rampant Among Preschoolers Almost all preschool-aged children use at least one digital device, and the cumulative effect of screen time likely has an impact on the development of the imagination, research shows.
  • Overdiagnosis Problematic in Pediatric Medicine Overdiagnosis Problematic in Pediatric Medicine A change in the way physicians think about testing could reduce the risk for overdiagnosis and overtreatment in children, and minimize the potential for harm, experts report.

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