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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).

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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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2009-10-20 12:30:00

Car seats used to keep kids safe inside the car can pose potential hazards for children outside of the car, according to new research.


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inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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