Top 5 Takeaways Significant Increase in Unsupervised Melatonin Ingestions: Approximately 11,000 emergency department (ED) visits for unsupervised melatonin ingestion by infants and young children occurred during 2019–2022, making up about

Top 5 Takeaways High Effectiveness of Nirsevimab: Nirsevimab demonstrated a 90% effectiveness in preventing RSV-associated hospitalization among infants in their first RSV season. Median Time to Symptom Onset: The median

Top 5 Takeaways Significant Increase in Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL): YPLL increased from 52,044 years during 2014–2015 to 88,788 years during 2020–2021, indicating a significant rise in premature

Top 5 Takeaways Stable Hypertension Prevalence: From 2017 to 2021, about one-third of U.S. adults reported having diagnosed hypertension, with no significant change in prevalence over the period. Increase in

Top 5 Takeaways Significant Increase in Intracranial Infections: During the first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, an increase in pediatric intracranial infections was observed, with cases often diagnosed during

Top 5 Takeaways Higher Risk for Specific Conditions: Children and adolescents with previous COVID-19 showed higher rates of acute pulmonary embolism, myocarditis and cardiomyopathy, venous thromboembolic event, acute and unspecified

Top 5 Takeaways Prevalence of Gun Carrying Among Youths: One in 15 male and one in 50 female high school students reported carrying a gun for non-recreational purposes at least

Top 5 Takeaways Rapid Increase in Eutylone Detection: From January–June 2017 to January–June 2021, eutylone detections in drug items tested by law enforcement increased from fewer than 10 to 8,379,

Top 5 Takeaways Two Distinct Outbreaks Identified: Investigations revealed two outbreaks at a Kansas wildlife park’s splash pad: one shigellosis outbreak with 21 cases and a norovirus outbreak with six

Top 5 Takeaways Surge in Pediatric COVID-19 Cases: During the 2021–22 school year, New York reported a total of 702,686 COVID-19 cases among children aged 5–17, with a significant increase