Scott E. Hadland, MD, MPH, MS: Teens, Young Adults With Opioid Addiction Need Greater Access to Medication
Dr Scott E Hadland from Boston Medical Center discusses his latest research, which demonstrated that prescribing medication earlier to youth with opioid use disorder improves retention in care vs behavioral treatment alone.
The AAN released guidelines for the treatment of insomnia and disrupted sleep behavior in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. In this Q&A, Ashura Williams Buckley, MD, lead author of the guidelines and the director of Sleep and Neurodevelopment Service at the NIMH discusses them in further detail.
How is adolescent e-cigarette use associated with later cigarette and smokeless tobacco use? In this Q&A, Brittney Keller-Hamilton, PhD, MPH, answered our questions about her team’s study examining this relationship.
John Pierce, PhD, answers our questions about his team’s recent study that examined how youth e-cigarette use and other predictors impact the progression to later daily cigarette smoking.
Infectious Diseases Consultant spoke with Emily P. Hyle, MD, whose recent study suggests that new strategies may be needed to improve MMR vaccination rates among US children who travel internationally.
Meningococcal B vaccination is recommended for adolescents aged 11 or 12 years. Tamera Coyne-Beasley, MD, MPH, shares her thoughts on the decision-making process for patients and their guardians about receiving the vaccine.
Nicklas Brustad, MD, discusses the findings of his study on the relationship between maternal vitamin D status and anthropometry and bone mineralization in offspring.
New research indicates that 1 in 5 adolescents and 1 in 4 young adults in the United States have prediabetes. Consultant360 spoke with lead author Linda J. Andes, PhD, from the CDC, about lowering these rates.
Dr Horton discusses the clinical implications of his new study, which found that US physicians have been increasingly prescribing systemic drugs off-label for children, often for unapproved conditions.
In this Q&A, Charles Hennekens, MD, DrPH, from Florida Atlantic University, discusses trends in firearm deaths among US schoolchildren, intents, and most-affected populations.