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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.
CHICAGO, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has retired its 2010 policy statement on female genital cutting (FGC).
The American Academy of Pediatrics is giving the go ahead for children younger than 4 to partake in swimming lessons.
EQUALITY NOW CALLS ON AAP TO REVOKE ELEMENTS OF ITS 2010 POLICY STATEMENT THAT ENDORSES PEDIATRICIANS' "NICKING" OF GIRLS' GENITALIA NEW YORK, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International human rights organization Equality Now is stunned by a new policy statement issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), which essentially promotes female genital mutilation (FGM) and advocates for "federal and state laws [to] enable pediatricians to reach out to families by offering a 'ritual...
ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NHPCO Standards of Practice for Pediatric Palliative Care and Hospice has received an Affirmation of Value from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
Day care centers are likely to unnecessarily send toddlers home with mild illnesses or medical conditions, according to a new study set to be published in the May issue of Pediatrics.
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.
A recent federal survey of children's health shows more than 6.7 million children in the United States don't have health insurance, and nearly 1 in 4 insured children lack adequate insurance coverage.
WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Laerdal Medical, in alliance with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), has developed a second volume of pre-programmed scenarios for use with Laerdal's SimNewB (TM) neonatal patient simulator.
CHICAGO, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- In attempts to improve the nutritional quality of school meals, there have been several strides forward - including the removal of soft drinks and other less nutritious menu options.
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