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2014-04-01 23:27:20

Jigsaw Academy, a Bangalore-based, world-renowned Online Analytics training institute, shares an analysis of the data derived from Twitter on the general Indian voter sentiments over the last 30 days. Bangalore, India (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Come the 2014 Indian Elections, the race to the top is more evident on social media than other medium. Campaigning and interacting with potential voters seems to be a trend that most political parties are taking onto on social networking sites, such as...

CDC Finds A 30 Percent Rise In Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnoses
2014-03-28 12:55:21

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Autism diagnoses have risen 30 percent since the previous estimate, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The government agency said that about one in 68 children were diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), which is 30 percent higher than the estimate for 2008 and 60 percent higher than the estimate for 2006. The CDC said that while it doesn’t know for sure what is causing this...

2013-11-15 16:23:14

Rep. Tom Petri Introduces "Technology, Education and Accessibility In College and Higher Education Act" BALTIMORE and WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind Americans, and the Association of American Publishers (AAP), the leading trade association of the US publishing industry, applaud Congressman Tom Petri (R-WI) for introducing today the Technology, Education and...

2013-10-22 23:20:28

Both Tummy Calm and Colic Calm will be displayed to leaders in pediatrics. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Tummy Calm, a leading provider of safe relief to children, announces its participation in the 2013 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition. The conference will be held in Orlando, Florida, October 26-29. Created by TJL Enterprises, Tummy Calm is a natural remedy for stomach upset in young children. The AAP conference is designed to showcase...

2013-09-28 23:02:57

Progressive Dental Marketing will be attending the American Association of Periodontal Meeting (AAP) in Philadelphia to help periodontists learn about the power of combining direct-to-patient marketing with a strong referral base and staff training. PDM is a full-service, boutique marketing firm that represents periodontists in most major markets in the country, and has made a name for themselves by assisting periodontists with treatment plan acceptance, marketing concepts, phone training...

Wavering Doctoral Advice Leads To Fewer Circumcisions
2013-08-22 12:32:30

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new report from the CDC's  National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) found the rate of hospital circumcisions has declined over the past 30 years. According to the government report, the percentage of circumcisions for newborn boys in the US has declined by 10 percent overall from 1979 to 2010, with the highest point in 1981 at 64.9 percent and the lowest in 2007 at 55.4 percent. The report was based on data from the National...

2013-03-19 12:26:21

AAP REPORT RECEIVES FORMIDABLE TRANSATLANTIC CRITICISM IN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ETHICS AND ITS OWN PEDIATRICS JOURNAL TARRYTOWN, N.Y., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatrics should be reeling today from two independent blasts of criticism from doctors and medical ethicists saying the AAP's Task Force report last summer, which softened its opposition to routine neonatal male circumcision, is unsupported by scientific data or medical ethics....

2013-03-16 23:00:07

Human rights attorney J. Steven Svoboda and pediatrician Robert S. Van Howe, M.D. have published a new article in one of the world´s leading journals on medical ethics arguing that the American Academy of Pediatrics´ (AAP´s) position regarding male circumcision lacks credible support. The article leads off the latest issue of the Journal of Medical Ethics (JME) and has already led the AAP to arrange for the JME to publish its response in what Svoboda and Van Howe see as an...

Pediatric Group Cautions Against Antibiotic Use In Children's Ear Infections
2013-02-25 06:54:12

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Millions of children are treated with antibiotics for ear infections each year in the US. In fact, an ear infection is one of the most common reasons kids end up going to a doctor and receiving antibiotics. But new guidelines set forth by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) are asking doctors to be more guarded in how they diagnose and treat the often painful condition. The AAP is calling for pediatricians to adhere to...

Pediatric Group Says Recess Just As Important As Math, Reading
2012-12-31 08:30:45

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Ask a school full of children what their favorite part of the school day is and many will say recess. And while some education experts might feel recess is taking away from other important academic activities, at least one group is supporting play time at school. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a new policy statement saying recess should never be withheld for punitive or academic reasons. Recess helps keep...