Latest American Academy of Pediatrics Stories

2011-05-30 11:53:30

American doctors said in a new report that kids and teens need to avoid energy drinks and only consume sports drinks in a limited amount.

2011-05-27 09:00:00

The Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Recognizes Organizations Providing Oral Health Care Access to Children in Need NEW YORK, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children (HSHC), the Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), awarded five Access to Care Grants to organizations that supported local service initiatives and provided oral health care to underserved children and/or children with limited access to care.

2011-05-12 08:30:00

Leading Public Health Experts Agree: Menthol Ban Could Save Hundreds of Thousands of Lives WASHINGTON, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, as the U.S.

2011-05-02 18:40:39

Trying to figure out what's going on inside the mind of an adolescent can be challenging, to say the least.

2011-05-02 16:12:27

With all of the media attention on young people being tormented by bullies and cyberbullies, parents may wonder what they can do to protect their children.

2011-04-25 11:50:00

The 35-year-old federal law governing toxic chemicals in the environment is not enough to protect kids and pregnant women from toxic chemicals --they need an overhaul.

2011-03-22 00:00:28

HealthyChildren.org, the official American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Web site for parents, offers registered users a chance to win a free car seat courtesy of Safety 1st in the Safe Ride Sweeps. Registered users many enter once a day beginning March 21 through March 31, 2011.

2011-03-21 12:53:13

Pediatricians said on Monday that kids should sit in rear-facing car seats as long as they fit, or until the age of two.

2011-03-05 09:20:00

Health officials have reported close to a 30 percent drop in young children’s visits to the doctor for ear infections over the past 15 years.

Word of the Day
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.