Latest American Academy of Pediatrics Stories

2010-10-01 14:17:26

For suicidal adolescents, the emergency department (ED) is most often the chosen portal to mental health services.

2010-09-28 10:00:00

Most at Risk If EPA is Shackled: Infants, Seniors, Poor Americans; Health Organizations from 36 States Speak Out, Including CA, CO, FL, ME, MA, MI, MO, MT, NM, NC, OH, PA and VA WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Protect the public's health by letting the U.S.

2010-09-27 14:45:00

A group of doctors said that despite severe restrictions on tobacco advertising, youths are still overexposed to media depicting smoking and drinking in a favorable light.

2010-09-09 09:50:00

Too many doctors and nurses ignore recommendations to receive annual flu shots, leading the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to release a new policy statement calling for "the implementation of a mandatory influenza immunization policy for all health care personnel (HCP)."

2010-07-21 10:22:00

New Data Measures Americans' Feelings about Smoking in Public Spaces WASHINGTON, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Results from the annual Social Climate Survey of Tobacco Control, released today, indicate that a sizeable group of Americans support smoke-free outdoor public spaces.

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...

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