New study examines geographic differences in fatal pediatric opioid poisonings

IMAGE: The PAS Meeting is the leading event for academic pediatrics and child health research. view more  BALTIMORE — A new study shines light on pediatric opioid deaths by U.S. region, the first time a study of this nature has been conducted. Findings from the study will be presented during the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) 2019…

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New research examines association between gun access and adolescent health

IMAGE: The PAS Meeting is the leading event for academic pediatrics and child health research. view more  BALTIMORE — A new study found that personal gun access was associated with depression, suicidal ideation and perceiving school as unsafe, while attending a school where gun access was common was associated with lower odds of perceiving school as…

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Pediatricians and nurse practitioners report using strategies to improve HPV vaccination

IMAGE: The PAS Meeting is the leading event for academic pediatrics and child health research. For more information, please visit www.pas-meeting.org…. view more  BALTIMORE — Pediatricians and nurse practitioners report using several strategies to improve human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, yet also perceive barriers, according to a national American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Pediatric Research in Office…

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Medical News Today: Which meals are low in carbs?

A low-carb meal contains very few carbohydrates and is instead made up mostly of protein and fats. A low-carb diet can help people with diabetes manage their condition or help people lose or maintain weight more effectively. Examples of low-carb foods include: meat and poultry fish nonstarchy vegetables, including leafy greens and cruciferous vegetables, such…

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Ira Neimark, Bergdorf Executive Who Put Fashion First, Dies at 97

Ira Neimark, who started in retail as a department store pageboy and went on to build Bergdorf Goodman into the standard-bearer for luxury shopping, died on April 18 at his home in Harrison, N.Y. He was 97. His death was confirmed by his daughter, Robin Neimark Seegal. As the leader of Bergdorf Goodman for more…

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Chasing Growth, a Women’s Health Start-Up Cut Corners

When Matt Cronin worked in customer service at Nurx, a San Francisco start-up that sells prescription drugs online, one of his jobs was to manage the office’s inventory of birth control pills. The pills were kept in the pockets of a shoe organizer hanging inside a closet, Mr. Cronin said. They had been shipped to…

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Coco Chanel Goes West in New Chanel Film

As part of Chanel’s ongoing series of short films, Inside Chanel, the brand explores the history of Chanel, the Chanel woman, and the secrets of the house’s manufacturing. Today the house revealed Chapter 25, which encompasses Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel and her love of America. After being welcomed to New York in 1931 and inducted into…

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The New Old Age: Ageism: A ‘Prevalent and Insidious’ Health Threat

Image CreditLizzie Gill It happened about a year ago. I stepped off the subway and spotted an ad on the station wall for a food delivery service. It read: “When you want a whole cake to yourself because you’re turning 30, which is basically 50, which is basically dead.” After a bunch of us squawked…

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