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Overweight and Obese Children at Highest Risk for Some Infections from Surgery

January 03, 2017

Overweight and obese children are at the highest risk for the most common complications from surgery, an infection at the site of the surgical procedure.
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Weekends Can Be a Dangerous Time for People and Drinking

December 16, 2016

According to a report by the Injury Prevention and Research Center at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, alcohol is involved in 25.9 percent of homicides in a sample of six counties representing more than 79.3% of Illinois violent deaths.
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Text Messaging Improves Medication Use by HIV-Positive Youth

December 13, 2016

A randomized clinical trial published in AIDS and Behavior showed that personalized two-way daily text messaging improved adherence to antiretroviral therapy in HIV-positive youth ages 16-29.
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