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Violence -- Both Real And Virtual -- Has A Serious Effect On Children

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

American Academy Of Pediatrics Claims Broad Consensus On Violent Media Effect That Doesn't Remotely Exist

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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

Why Pediatricians Should Teach Sex Ed

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 »

Academy of Pediatrics rejects abstinence ed, urges doctors to talk sex with young kids

The American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines reject abstinence education and advise doctors to become actively involved in early childhood sexual instruction.

Another Day, Another Alarmist Warning Against Violent Games

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...

9 Ways Dads Can Nudge Their Child's Doctor

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

Recharge with sleep: Pediatric sleep recommendations promoting optimal health

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.

Recharge with Sleep: Pediatric Sleep Recommendations Promoting Optimal Health

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.

How much sleep should children get? New study offers advice.

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.

ACP, other medical groups urge Congress to prevent Zika public health emergency

(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

Kids of gay dads are just fine — according to science

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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...

Concerns raised with products marketed as 'first finger foods'

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.

Completely Unsurprising Report Finds Children of Gay Fathers Are Well Adjusted

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

Concerns raised with products marketed as 'first finger foods'

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

Children are diagnosed with autism at younger ages since push for universal screening

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

Foreskin Wars: Why is the United States so Addicted to Circumcision?

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.

Why the American Academy of Pediatrics opposes North Carolina’s transgender “bathroom law”

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

University of Louisville Pediatrician Named National Committee Chair

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.

McCrory’s HB2 Draws Rebuke from American Academy of Pediatrics

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

Sleep-Deprived Teenagers Make Worse Choices -- But Schools Could Help

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.

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