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2013-05-22 12:26:32

Comprehensive Free, Online Expert Resource About Learning Difficulties and Disabilities Created in Collaboration with the American Academy of Pediatrics and the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners NEW YORK, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) today announced the launch of the LD Navigator, a free comprehensive, online resource guide about learning difficulties and disabilities for pediatric healthcare professionals. As...

2012-09-20 14:23:49

FIRESTONE, Colo., Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- September is National Honey Month, and this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates, 346,000 babies in the United States will celebrate their first birthday this month.(1) Why are these two facts related? Research findings have uncovered widespread confusion surrounding the age when babies can eat honey. Through educational outreach, the National Honey Board (NHB) aims to dispel honey...

2012-06-13 14:22:18

WATERTOWN, Mass., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChopChop Magazine, a non-profit quarterly food magazine for kids aged 5-12 and their families, was named a "Best Practice in Childhood Obesity Prevention" by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120613/CG24499) Childhood obesity is a healthcare epidemic. As First Lady Michelle Obama has put it, "Obesity could now be an even greater threat to America's health...

2011-03-31 09:00:00

ATLANTA, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to providing nutrients and other health benefits for infants, breast milk is recommended. However, for those mothers who cannot or choose not to breastfeed, or those who supplement breastfeeding with infant formula, it is critical to the health of the baby that parents and caregivers properly follow safe preparation, handling and storage instructions for the baby's formula. See video from NAPNAP at:...