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2012-08-23 23:03:35

Group opposed to the non-therapeutic genital cutting of all children calls AAP “Shockingly biased and out of touch with medical ethics and children’s rights.” Tarrytown,

2012-08-02 22:29:58

In 2010, 59% of the U.S. population used internet searches for health information, and parents searching for information regarding their children were among the top users.

2012-07-11 23:02:34

HealthyChildren.org, the official American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) website for parents, is now available on the go as a free app for smartphones and tablet computers. Chicago,

2012-06-01 23:03:44

In celebration of Father's Day, HealthyChildren.org will offer a free digital excerpt from "Dad to Dad: Parenting Like a Pro" throughout the month of June.

Pacifiers OK For Breastfeeding Infants
2012-05-01 05:31:03

An experiment by physicians at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) challenges the perspective that pacifiers interfere with breastfeeding.

Pediatricians Encouraged To Screen For Mental Illness
2012-04-30 04:34:59

Speaking at a pediatric medicine conference on Sunday, a mental health expert encouraged doctors to explore possible links between bad behavior and mental disorders, while emphasizing the importance of early detection.

AAP Recommends HPV Vaccine For Boys
2012-02-28 05:58:51

After last year’s heated political rows over mandating vaccinations for human papillomavirus (HPV) in teenage girls, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has announced that it now also supports vaccinations for boys as well.


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