In new guidelines released Monday, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that all young people over age 12 get screened for depression. Many people, including adults, are not properly diagnosed with depression or other psychiatric...Show More Summary
An analysis of trends in sudden unexpected infant death (SUID) over the past two decades finds that the drop in such deaths that took place following release of the 1992 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) "back to sleep" recommendations, did not occur in infants in the first month of life.
Parents might have only the best intentions when they try to keep their child from overeating and making poor food choices. But according to a new study from the American Academy of Pediatrics, you might want to table those chats, as...Show More Summary
The American Academy of Pediatrics, (aka, "Big Brother") wants to track your children. Physicians who support the program can earn MOC® credits, too:The Academy has set sail to be the first entity to collect, store and analyze health data on all U.S. Show More Summary
Shaming children about their weight can lead to binge eating and weight gain, say new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
How the church can play a key role in better stewardship of antibacterial medicine and avert a global health crisis. In 2013 the American Academy of Pediatrics began encouraging doctors to treat certain ear infections with what theyShow More Summary
If acetaminophen has been your go-to choice for treating minor aches, pains, and fevers, you might now think twice before popping one if you're pregnant. According to a study done by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) that appeared...Show More Summary
The American Academy of Pediatrics has a new policy on how to minimize passing germs around the doctor’s office.
Now that tattoos and piercings are far more mainstream and becoming more and more common among teens, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released guidelines specifically for adolescents. If you're thinking about caving andShow More Summary
(American Academy of Pediatrics) Tattoos and body piercings are an increasingly popular form of self-expression, but it is important for young people to carefully consider the consequences and potential risks associated with body modifications, according to the first clinical report on the topic published by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is proud to announce that Kathy Shaw, MD, MSCE, FAAP, a national leader in the fields of pediatric emergency medicine and quality and patient safety, has received the prestigious Jim Seidel Distinguished Service Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Emergency Medicine.
Susan E. Levy, MD, MPH, director of the Regional Autism Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, is this year's recipient of the Arnold J. Capute Award, given by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The award was presented to her today at the AAP conference in Chicago. Show More Summary
CHICAGO - Research being presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics 2017 National Conference and Exhibition shows that post-surgical opioid pain medications prescribed after common surgeries may become a pathway to continued, nonmedical...Show More Summary
(American Academy of Pediatrics) A new study found immigrants reported fewer potentially health-harming adverse childhood experiences, such as abuse, violence, or divorce, than native-born Americans. The findings, which will be highlighted...Show More Summary
Over 50 experts from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia will address colleagues at this year's annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) on current issues in vaccine education, autism, sports injuries, gastroenterology, emergency medicine, otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat), telemedicine and neonatology, among others.
(American Academy of Pediatrics) Results of study, the first known to suggest long-term opioid use after surgery may be a significant problem for teens and young adults, shows youth patients commonly fill post-surgical painkiller prescriptions for months beyond typical recovery times.
(American Academy of Pediatrics) Going down a slide on a parent's lap can lead to a broken leg for small children. An estimated 352,698 children less than 6 years of age were injured on slides in the United States from 2002 through 2015, and many of those injuries were leg fractures.
(American Academy of Pediatrics) New research suggests elementary school-age children who own cell phones may be particularly vulnerable to cyberbullying. The study abstract, 'Cell Phone Ownership and Cyberbullying in 8-11 Year Olds: New Research,' will be presented Monday, Sept. 18 at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition in Chicago.
(American Academy of Pediatrics) The Asking Saves Kids (ASK) campaign is effective in increasing parents' comfort level in asking if there is a gun where their child plays, according to research being presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2017 National Conference & Exhibition in Chicago Monday, Sept. 18.
(American Academy of Pediatrics) New research suggests child passenger safety education programs are a success, with more infants and toddlers riding in the rear-facing position than ever before. The study abstract, 'Trends in Child Passenger Safety Practices in Indiana From 2009-2015,' will be presented Monday, Sept. Show More Summary