By Will Boggs MD (Reuters Health) - Pediatricians, parents, industry and policymakers need to join forces to limit children’s exposure to virtual and real violence, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Committee on Communications and Media. “What is needed is stronger political will,” said Dr. Show More Summary
Search through all of our stories about the supposed link between violent movies and games and real world violence by those that enjoy them, and you should come away with the impression that, at the very least, the science isn't settled on the issue. Show More Summary
Pediatricians should discuss sex ed with young patients and their parents, according to a new report by the American Academy of Pediatrics.The report denounces abstinence-only education as "ineffective" and says that studies have shown that all children should receive "developmentally appropriate" sex education from a variety of sources: not just ... More »
The American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines reject abstinence education and advise doctors to become actively involved in early childhood sexual instruction.
Today, the American Academy of Pediatrics published a powerful statement about the effects of “virtual violence” on children that media psychologists are describing as disingenuous. Read more...
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) just released a significant report on the importance of dads to the health and well-being of their child, and to the health and well-being of the mothers of their child. The report arrives 12Show More Summary
For the first time, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine has released official consensus recommendations for the amount of sleep needed to promote optimal health in children and teenagers to avoid the health risks of insufficient sleep.
For the first time, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) has released official consensus recommendations for the amount of sleep needed to promote optimal health in children and teenagers to avoid the health risks of insufficient sleep.
American Academy of Pediatrics releases recommendations for daily/nightly sleep duration The post How much sleep should children get? New study offers advice. appeared first on Macleans.ca.
(Washington, May 26, 2016)--The American College of Physicians (ACP) along with the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)...Show More Summary
We’ve heard it before, but another study couldn’t hurt, right? New research from the American Academy of Pediatrics found that children of gay fathers are just as well adjusted as their peers born to straight parents. In preliminary findings published Saturday, pediatrician Ellen C. Perrin of Tufts...
New research found many products marketed as 'first finger foods' for babies failed to meet American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations that they be small, soft and easy to swallow.
We’ve heard it before, but another study couldn’t hurt, right? New research from the American Academy of Pediatrics found that children of gay fathers are just as well adjusted as their peers born to straight parents. In preliminary findings published Saturday, pediatrician Ellen C. Show More Summary
BALTIMORE, MD - A research abstract to be presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2016 Meeting found many products marketed as "first finger foods" for babies failed to meet American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommendations that they be small, soft and easy to swallow. read more
BALTIMORE, MD - Researchers say children with autism who were born before the 2007 recommendation by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) that all children be screened for the disorder at the 18- and 24-month well child visits were diagnosed significantly later than they are today. Show More Summary
As the 2012 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) circumcision policy receives further volleys of grapeshot, a new question arises: Why do we need a policy on circumcision at all? The post Foreskin Wars: Why is the United States so Addicted to Circumcision? appeared first on The Good Men Project.
A new law in North Carolina prevents transgender people — people who feel very strongly that their biological sex does not match their true gender — from using the public restroom of the gender they identify with. But the American Academy...Show More Summary
Charles R. Woods Jr., M.D., has been elected the incoming chair of the Executive Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics' Section on Epidemiology, Public Health and Evidence. His one-year term begins Nov. 1.
Today, HRC called on North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory and state lawmakers to heed a warning from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) about the dangers HB2 poses to youth across the state. This morning, the AAP called for Governor...Show More Summary
Only about one in six U.S. high schools and middle schools begins the day at 8:30 a.m. or later, as recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics to combat sleep deprivation in teens. A new study suggests that insufficient sleep increases the chance that adolescents will engage in behaviors that could lead to injuries.