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Should Kids Get the New COVID Vaccine? – NBC2, Sept. 28, 2023

Kidvantage Founder Karen Ridlon Passes, but Her Mission Continues – Bellevue Reporter, Sept. 18, 2023

Wildfires and Smoke Inhalation: What Are the Short- And Long-Term Effects? – Contemporary Pediatrics, Aug. 28, 2023

Social Media and Teenagers: How Much Do We Know? – Contemporary Pediatrics, July 24, 2023

Policy Underscores Role of Medical Home in Pediatric Organ Donation, Transplantation – AAP News, July 24, 2023

Strict Vegan and Vegetarian Diets, a Challenge for Providers – Contemporary Pediatrics, June 26, 2023

Keeping Patients Safe From Summertime Illnesses – Contemporary Pediatrics, June 16, 2023

Pediatric NPs Gain a New Tool to Strengthen Mental Healthcare for Young Patients – Health Leaders Media, June 16, 2023

Unusual Food Allergy in Children: Signs of Non-IgE-Mediated Reactions – Clinical Advisor, May 11, 2023

Managing Viral Infections In Pediatric Patients – Drug Topics,  Apr. 17, 2023

Healthcare Reform: Proposals from a Nursing Leader – NP Schools,  Apr. 14, 2023

Deciphering Symptoms of Functional GI Disorders in Children – Clinical Advisor,  Mar. 29, 2023

Screen Every Child for Signs of Physical Abuse, Expert Urges – Clinical Advisor,  Mar. 20, 2023

Dr Jessica Peck Makes Clarion Call to Leaders to Include Nurses at the Table – Clinical Advisor,  Mar. 20, 2023

Treating pediatric atopic dermatitis – Contemporary Pediatrics,  Mar. 18, 2023

Which drug products are abused by adolescents? – Contemporary Pediatrics,  Mar. 18, 2023

Managing pregnancy in adolescents – Contemporary OB/GYN,  Mar. 18, 2023

Choosing the right oral contraceptive – Contemporary Pediatrics,  Mar. 17, 2023

Highlighting pediatric nurse practitioners – Contemporary Pediatrics,  Mar. 17, 2023

Multidisciplinary Care Program Streamlines Pediatric-to-Adult Transition – Clinical Advisor,  Mar. 17, 2023

Effects of NP-Led Breastfeeding Interventions and Formula Shortages – Clinical Advisor,  Mar. 17, 2023

We Are Not Ok, Say Pediatric NPs – Clinical Advisor,  Mar. 17, 2023

Expanded Outreach Improves Rural Adolescent Mental Health Outcomes – Clinical Advisor,  Mar. 16, 2023

How to manage viral infections in pediatric patients – Contemporary Pediatrics,  Mar. 16, 2023

OPINION: An open letter to Gold Dome on transgender bill – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution,  Mar. 16, 2023

APRN Students Fill Unmet Needs With Well-Child Exams in Head Start Programs – Clinical Advisor,  Mar. 15, 2023

Protocol Reduces Opioid Exposure in Pediatric Cardiac ICU – Clinical Advisor,  Mar. 15, 2023

Diagnosing and treating PCOS in adolescents – Contemporary Pediatrics,  Mar. 15, 2023

Diary Reduces Family Stress and Anxiety in PICU – Clinical Advisor,  Mar. 15, 2023

Managing disordered eating in adolescents with type 1 diabetes – Contemporary Pediatrics,  Mar. 15, 2023

Rise in Measles Cases in the U.S.: Is Your Child Up to Date on the MMR Vaccination? – 30 Seconds,  Mar. 6, 2023

Topics for the pediatric nurse practitioner to be aware of  – Contemporary Pediatrics,  Feb. 16, 2023

New Mexico among worst states for flu – KOAT Albuquerque,  Jan. 25, 2023

Worker classification rule ‘problematic’ for healthcare employers as written, coalition says – McKnights Senior Living,  Jan. 5, 2023

Louisiana Families for Vaccines | Press Club – Louisiana Public Broadcasting,  Dec. 5, 2022

Three Reasons to Join the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners With Student Ambassador Julia Srivastava – UCLA Nursing,  Dec. 1, 2022

Jessica Peck, DNP, on How to Talk to Teens About Mental Health – Clinical Advisor,  Nov. 16, 2022

Preterm Birth and Life-Long Health – Expert File,  Nov. 15, 2022

National Nurse Practitioner Week 2022:  Interview & Advocacy Guide – Nursing Colleges,  Nov. 15, 2022

Jordan hosts NAPNAP podcast series – The University of Alabama at Birmingham,  Nov. 8, 2022

Everything you need to know about COVID-19 vaccines – Contemporary Pediatrics, Oct. 24, 2022

That’s a Wrap: Best Practices for Safely Swaddling Your Newborn Baby – Pregnancy & Newborn, Oct. 20, 2022

Responding to increasing parental vaccine hesitancy – Contemporary Pediatrics, Oct. 13, 2022

Fewer than half of US adults plan to get flu vaccine despite warnings of a severe season – Healio, Oct. 4, 2022

Nursing Homes, Pelosi, and Beneficiary Advocates Weigh In On SCOTUS Case – Inside Health Policy, Sept. 28, 2022

How tech is transitioning pediatrics to a ‘new norm’ – Contemporary Pediatrics, Sept. 26, 2022

Farm bill should include protections for workers, prioritize climate, Oregon groups say – Salen Statesman Journal, Sept. 22, 2022

Q&A: ‘Honor her goals’ for breastfeeding – Healio, Aug. 29, 2022

Adolescents are ready for college: Is your practice? – Contemporary Pediatrics, Aug. 19, 2022

We’ve put America’s children last – and it showsThe Hill, Aug. 19, 2022

NAPNAP Takes the Pulse of the Profession – Clinical Advisor, Aug. 8, 2022

Medical Minute: Dana DeShonWeek 25 News, Jul. 28, 2022

NAPNAP Updates Position Statement on Access to Care – Clinical Advisor, Jul. 22, 2022

Vaccination Strategies to Keep Children With Special Needs Healthy – Clinical Advisor, June 23, 2022

The Common Infant Disorder Every Parent Should Know About – New Jersey Family, June 23, 2022

Minnesota expands COVID-19 antiviral access, closes some testing sites – Minnesota Star Tribune, June 22, 2022

CDC recommends Covid-19 vaccines for children as young as 6 months, clearing the way for vaccinations to begin soon – CNN, June 18. 2022

HHS withdraws Trump-era SUNSET rule – Healthcare Finance News, May 27, 2022

CDC recommends Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 booster for kids 5-11 – Politico, May 19, 2022

Howes | Graceful Health: For mothers and more – Brattleboro Reformer, May 19. 2022

Clinician shortage threatens pediatric healthcare access, nurses group says – Becker’s Hospital Review, May 17, 2022

AHCA/NCAL, 15 other groups pressure HHS to extend public health emergency – McKnights Senior Living, May 12, 2022

Screening Tool Combats Food Insecurity and Pediatric Obesity – Clinical Advisor, May 5, 2022

Depression and Anxiety Reported in Teens With Type 1 Diabetes – Clinical Advisor, May 5, 2022

Direct Billing Guide for NPs Developed at CHOP – Clinical Advisor, May 3, 2022

Pediatric APRN Workforce Faces Constrained Pipeline – Clinical Advisor, May 3, 2022

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