American Academy Of Pediatrics (AAP)

Ct Department Of Ed Says "catch Up On Your Vaccines For School!"

A full return to school allows families and children to get caught up on important immunizations, health checks and wellness...
Related topics: Vaccines

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Aap Releases New Policy On Barrier Protection For Teens

This is key because CDC 2017 data showed that in the US, 456,000 adolescent and young women less than 20 years became pregnant; 448,000 were 15- to 19-year-olds, and 7,400 were 14 years and younger. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Centers For Disease Control And Prevention

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Emerging Evidence Of Intrauterine Sars-cov-2 Infections

New evidence supports the potential for intrauterine spread of SARS-CoV-2 to a developing fetus. it's uncommon, but something to take seriously. Also some good news from the AAP regarding the care of babies born to mothers with COVID-19!

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Here’s What It Would Take To Reopen Schools Safely

Schools need to reopen in the fall. Schools cannot reopen in the fall.As both a parent and a science and health journalist, I feel torn between these twin truths. And it’s clear I’m not the only one.Earlier this month, the American Academy of...

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Imedicalapps: Infantrisk Center Health Care Mobile Resource

(MedPage Today) -- Most providers and patients are aware of the benefits of breastfeeding, which is universally recommended by both the World Health Organization and the American Academy of Pediatrics, among numerous other healthcare organizations...

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Practice Gun Safety For Your Kids' Sake, Especially During Pandemic

SATURDAY, June 20, 2020 -- With kids staying at home because of the coronavirus pandemic, it's vitally important to keep guns locked up, advises the American Academy of Pediatrics. "To keep children safe, you must lock guns in a safe or with gun...

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Are Many With Autism Missing Out On Key Gene Tests?

THURSDAY, May 28, 2020 -- Very few people with autism receive two recommended genetic tests, a new study finds. The American Academy of Pediatrics and other medical groups recommend offering chromosomal microarray testing and Fragile X testing to...
Related topics: Autism, Genetics, Medical Research

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Bariatric Surgery In Teens: 7 Things Every Pcp Should Know

Bariatric surgery is one of the few strategies shown to be effective in treating severe obesity in children. Dr Elizabeth Parks Prout provides key information, including new AAP recommendations. CHOP Expert Commentary
Related topics: Obesity

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No Improvements Seen In Meeting Aap Vitamin D Intake Guidelines

MONDAY, May 18, 2020 -- Since 2009, there has been no improvement in meeting the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) guidelines for vitamin D intake, according to a study published online May 18 in Pediatrics. Alan E. Simon, M.D., from the...
Related topics: Vitamins, Medical Research

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Expecting In The Time Of Covid-19

We are a team of physicians: an OB/GYN, pediatrician, and pediatric and adult psychiatrist, who are primarily concerned for the emotional and physical well-being of you and your baby. The American Academy of Pediatrics released interim guidelines on...

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Aap Updates Guidance For Care Of Infants Born At Home

MONDAY, April 20, 2020 -- In an American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy statement, published online April 20 in Pediatrics, recommendations are presented for the care of newborn infants immediately after birth and in the transition and...

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Coronavirus Help: How Apps Can Help With Family Health

Dorian Traube, Ashwini Lakshmanan Public Health, World, United States How technology can promote family health. Screen time for little kids takes a lot of heat under normal conditions. The American Academy of Pediatrics’ official recommendations...

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Recommendations Issued For Pediatric Abuse-related Head Trauma

TUESDAY, March 24, 2020 -- In an American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement, published online March 23 in Pediatrics, recommendations are presented for pediatricians to manage abusive head trauma (AHT) in infants and children. Sandeep K....

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How To Keep Housebound Kids Busy During A Pandemic

MONDAY, March 23, 2020 -- If you and the kids are staying home to avoid the coronavirus, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) offers this advice to help you make the best of the situation. Make a plan. Talk to your children about daily...

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Aap: Pediatricians Should Promote Physical Activity In Children

MONDAY, Feb. 24, 2020 -- Pediatricians should promote physical literacy and activity in children, according to an American Academy of Pediatrics clinical report published online Feb. 24 in Pediatrics. Noting that only 26.1 percent of American...

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Aap Addresses Fertility Preservation For Children With Cancer

TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2020 -- Medical and ethical considerations of fertility preservation in children with cancer are addressed in a clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics, published online Feb. 18 in Pediatrics. Sigal Klipstein,...
Related topics: Fertility, Cancer, Oncology

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Health Tip: Managing Swearing By Your Child

-- Swearing is a common behavior for adolescents, says the American Academy of Pediatrics. Children and teens often use profanity to impress friends and shock parents. To help manage swearing your child's swearing, the academy suggests: Establish...

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Imedicalapps: Lactfacts

]]>(MedPage Today) -- Most healthcare professionals and patients are aware of the benefits of breastfeeding. And it is universally recommended by both the World Health Organization and the American Academy of Pediatrics among numerous other...

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Aap: Autism Treatment Should Be Early, Intense, And Family-driven

]]>(MedPage Today) -- When it comes to autism spectrum disorder (ASD), early diagnosis, treating common comorbidities, and involving the family in collaborative interventions are key, according to new guidelines released by the American Academy of...
Related topics: Autism

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Slow Down And Enjoy A Safe Christmas

SATURDAY, Dec. 14, 2019 -- Keep the holidays happy, healthy and safe by following a few guidelines, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says. "With a thoughtful approach, families can avoid some of the holiday frenzy, and focus on what is...
Related topics: Christmas

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