Latest American Academy of Pediatrics Stories

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).

2010-05-24 13:00:00

The American Academy of Pediatrics is giving the go ahead for children younger than 4 to partake in swimming lessons.

2010-05-05 10:56:00

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...

2010-05-04 08:30:00

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).

2010-04-19 10:45:00

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.

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.

2010-01-14 14:37:18

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.

2009-11-23 03:00:00

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.

2009-11-09 08:58:00

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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