Characterizing #COVID-19 and #Influenza Illnesses in the Real World via Person-Generated Health Data

The fight against COVID-19 is hindered by similarly presenting viral infections that may confound detection and monitoring. We examined Person-generated Health Data (PGHD), consisting of survey and commercial wearable data from individuals’ everyday lives, for 230 people who reported a COVID-19 diagnosis between 2020-03-30 and 2020-04-27 (N=41 with wearable data). Compared to self-reported diagnosed flu cases from the same timeframe (N=426, 85 with wearable data) … Continue reading Characterizing #COVID-19 and #Influenza Illnesses in the Real World via Person-Generated Health Data

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Identification and Management of #Eating Disorders in Children and #Adolescents

Eating disorders are serious, potentially life-threatening illnesses afflicting individuals through the life span, with a particular impact on both the physical and psychological development of children and adolescents. Because care for children and adolescents with eating disorders can be complex and resources for the treatment of eating disorders are often limited, pediatricians may be called on to not only provide medical supervision for their patients … Continue reading Identification and Management of #Eating Disorders in Children and #Adolescents

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