Child, Parenting, and Healthcare Provider Issues
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The rate of opioid related deaths has doubled since 2000. Between 2000-2009, there was a 90 percent increase in fatal poisoning among teenagers. But how is this epidemic impacting younger children? A recent study in Pediatrics describes the epidemiology of opioid exposure among US children. Read to learn more.http://www.aapcc.org/data-system/
Watch a Medscape video from Patty Huang, MD, a developmental and behavioral pediatrician at CHOP, on teens with autism spectrum disorder and driving informed by new research conducted at CIRP@CHOP.