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2010-11-10 00:00:39

The CareSource Foundation, part of CareSource, a non-profit, public-sector managed care company, recently announced a $75,000 Signature Grant to the Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics for a high-impact, statewide children's asthma pilot project. Dayton, OH (Vocus) November 9, 2010 The CareSource Foundation, part of CareSource, a non-profit, public-sector managed care company, recently announced a $75,000 Signature Grant to the Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of...

2010-10-29 09:40:50

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ Turn off the television, amongst other devices, and take a more traditional approach towards rearing your preschool-age child. TV can be a positive tool to help your child learn, but excess tube time can leave a damaging effect. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that parents limit combined screen time from television, DVDs, computers, and video games to two hours per day for preschool-age children. Researchers found that many children are...

2010-10-28 14:18:11

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that parents limit combined screen time from television, DVDs, computers, and video games to 2 hours per day for preschool-age children. In a study soon to be published in The Journal of Pediatrics, researchers found that many children are exposed to screen time both at home and while at child care, with 66% exceeding the recommended daily amount. According to Dr. Pooja Tandon, "A majority of children under the age of 5 years in the United...

2010-10-15 16:11:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of American Publishers (AAP) pledged to continue its collaboration with California's higher education community to help students and universities reduce colleges dropout rates following the release of a report emphasizing the true economic costs of college freshman attrition in the state. In a report released this week, the American Institutes for Research (AIR) found that $467 million was spent by the state of California from 2003 to...

2010-10-15 16:07:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of American Publishers (AAP) pledged to continue its collaboration with the higher education community in Texas to help students and universities reduce colleges dropout rates, following the release of a report emphasizing the true economic costs of college freshman attrition in the state. In a report released this week, the American Institutes for Research (AIR) found that $441 million was spent by the state of Texas from 2003 to 2008...

2010-10-15 16:06:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of American Publishers (AAP) pledged to continue its collaboration with the New York higher education community to help students and universities reduce colleges dropout rates, following the release of a report emphasizing the true economic costs of college freshman attrition in the state. In a report released this week, the American Institutes for Research (AIR) found that $403 million was spent by the state of New York from 2003 to...

2010-10-13 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of American Publishers (AAP) pledged to continue its collaboration with the higher education community to help students and universities reduce colleges' dropout rates following the release of a report emphasizing the true economic costs of college freshman attrition. In a report released this week, the American Institutes for Research (AIR) found that state and federal governments spend more than $9 billion - including $6.2 billion in...

2010-09-22 19:50:16

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and American Academy of Periodontology suggest more American adults may have gum disease; previous estimates underestimate periodontal disease in the US population. The prevalence of periodontal disease in the United States may be significantly higher than originally estimated. Research published in the Journal of Dental Research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) suggests that...

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2010-09-09 09:50:00

Too many doctors and nurses ignore recommendations to receive annual flu shots, leading the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to release a new policy statement calling for "the implementation of a mandatory influenza immunization policy for all health care personnel (HCP)." The Academy, which released the new policy statement on Wednesday, "has recommended for years that all HCP be immunized annually against influenza," according to an AAP News article by Henry H. Bernstein, D.O., FAAP,...

2010-07-01 09:15:00

OPEN LETTER TO TASK FORCE MEMBERS SAYS FAILING TO GIVE SAME PROTECTIONS TO BOYS AND GIRLS IS "EXTRAORDINARY BETRAYAL" OF MEDICAL ETHICS, HUMAN RIGHTS TARRYTOWN, N.Y., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of the American Academy of Pediatrics' (AAP) short-lived call to amend the national ban on female genital cutting, Intact America - the largest organization championing all children's human right to an intact body - published an open letter to an AAP Task Force on Circumcision...