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2010-04-27 10:24:00

CHICAGO, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The bumps and bruises of childhood can't always be avoided, but there is no reason for children to suffer from any of the infectious diseases that can be prevented by vaccines.

2010-02-18 11:30:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) estimates that approximately three out of four Americans suffer from some form of gum disease -- from mild cases of gingivitis, to the more severe form known as periodontitis.

2010-01-27 08:07:12

Many pediatricians score high on screening their patients for developmental delays, but barely make a passing grade in referring children with suspected delays for further testing or treatment.

2010-01-06 07:30:00

DUBLIN, Ohio, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardinal Health and American Associated Pharmacies (AAP), the parent company of Associated Pharmacies, Inc.

2009-10-19 07:15:00

ISSUES OPEN LETTER CALLING ON ATTENDEES AT AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS MEETING TO REJECT CALL TO RECOMMEND IN FAVOR OF CIRCUMCISION FOR FIRST TIME UNNECESSARY, RISKY SURGERY FAILS TESTS OF MEDICAL ETHICS AND HUMAN RIGHTS WASHINGTON, Oct.

2009-09-29 07:05:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) announces that it has been awarded a $250,000 grant from MetLife Foundation, to promote community and regional approaches to obesity prevention.

2009-08-07 09:03:47

With an obesity epidemic brewing among U.S. children, there is concern that overweight and obese children need to be screened for chronic medical conditions including high cholesterol levels.

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2009-04-28 07:57:49

New guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics should eliminate one of the many stresses of bringing a preterm or low birth weight infant home from the hospital.


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metagrabolized
  • totally perplexed and mixed up.
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