(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.
Not to be mistaken for the legitimate American Academy of Pediatrics, which has 60,000 members! (more…)
Research has shown that deep and persistent poverty can cause severe, lifelong health problems.
Breastfeeding is healthy for baby and for Mom. Research finds there are obstacles to both receiving the full benefits. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for six months and continuation of breastfeeding for 12 months or longer. The Affordable Care Act requires employers to provide time and a space for mothers to express milk.
PHILADELPHIA, PA (March 9, 2016) - Newborns should be breastfed exclusively for the first six months of life with continued breastfeeding until at least 12 months, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. This can be hard when...Show More Summary
Pediatricians just declared war on child poverty.For generations, a visit to the pediatrician involved the familiar tongue depressor, a stethoscope, and some vaccinations. But if a professional pediatrics organization has anything to...Show More Summary
Diverse voices weighed in to support women’s right to contraception coverage regardless of their boss’s religious beliefs. The premiere pediatric association, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the National Coalition of American...Show More Summary
For mothers who breastfeed, getting time away from their babies, whether to work or just get a hair cut, often involves a breast pump — a device that at best inspires a complicated relationship. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends...Show More Summary
A lack of sleep can have serious consequences in a school-age child's life. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, it can affect not only their academic success but also their health and safety.
For years, doctors and scientists believed infants' brains were not developed enough for them to feel pain, but science has since shown that is not true. Now, the American Academy of Pediatrics is urging health care providers to take...Show More Summary