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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.

Are Toddlers Watching Too Much TV
2011-10-19 05:11:04

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) said that there are better ways to help children learn than through television screens.

Guidelines For Infant Sleep Safety Expanded
2011-10-18 08:28:19

The American Academy of Pediatrics is expanding its guidelines on safe sleep for babies and calls for parents to not use bumper pads in cribs because babies can suffocate against or be strangled by the bedding product.

New Guidelines For Diagnosing ADHD
2011-10-17 11:20:32

New guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics offer new information on helping doctors diagnose and treat children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.

2011-10-17 05:38:10

Updated guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) offer new information on diagnosing and treating Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in younger children and in adolescents.

2011-10-16 21:45:48

O. Marion Burton, MD, FAAP, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) will address attendees at 10:30 a.m. ET on Saturday,Oct. 15, 2011, at the AAP National Conference and Exhibition in Boston.

2011-08-30 18:38:10

Analysis by Indiana University School of Medicine researchers of ten years of scientific studies has resulted in changes in American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations for how initial urinary tract infection in infants and toddlers is diagnosed and treated.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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