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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.

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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)."

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...

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2010-06-24 11:00:11

There is great confusion among the scientific community about whether women who are drug abusers should breast feed their babies.

2010-05-27 14:17:00

NEW YORK, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International human rights organization Equality Now welcomes the AAP's decision to withdraw its ill-conceived revised policy statement on female genital mutilation (FGM) issued on April 26, 2010.

2010-05-27 11:42:00

CHICAGO, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has retired its 2010 policy statement on female genital cutting (FGC).

2010-05-06 13:38:00

AAP Issues Statement Same Day That Congressmembers Introduce Bill To Ban Transporting Minor Girls Beyond American Borders for Purpose of Female Genital Mutilation Same Human Rights Protection That Girls Enjoy Under Federal Law Must Be Extended To Boys, Intact America's Founder and Director Argues TARRYTOWN, N.Y., May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The founder and director of Intact America, which has been campaigning to change the way America thinks about male circumcision, today blasted the...


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