Tag : American Academy of Pediatrics

American Academy of Pediatrics opened up about  7 Great Achievements in Pediatric Research

Parenting  25 April '17

American Academy Of Pediatrics Highlights 7 Great Achievements In Pediatric Research

The American Academy of Pediatrics opened up about the 7 Great Achievements in Pediatric Research as they call out to increase their funding for child care research.

Many teen sex assault victims get subpar ER care, study says

Teens/Young Adults  28 February '17

Teen Sexual Assault: American Academy of Pediatrics Updates Guidelines For Screening, Treatment And Care Of Abuse Victims

Pediatricians need to be prepared on how to handle assault and rape victims properly as it matters to their recovery.

New Guidelines Against Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Issued

Infant  5 December '16

American Academy of Pediatrics Releases New SIDS Guidelines

The American Academy of Pediatrics has released bew guidelines to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome or SIDS.

President Obama Announces John King Jr. As Education Secretary During News Conference

School  5 December '16

Corporal Punishment In US Schools: Education Secretary Seeks To Ban Physical Force Where It's Still Legal In 22 States

Will schools follow Secretary John B. King Jr.'s proposal to stop spanking, paddling and similar types of measures?

Thousands Of American Children May Have Hypertension Without Parents Knowing It

Body  2 December '16

Thousands Of American Children May Have Hypertension Without Parents Knowing It

An alarming number of American children were found to have an undiagnosed hypertension according to a study funded by the American Academy of Pediatrics

Teacher Surprised With $10,000 As A Knowledge Universe Early Childhood Educator Award Winner

Development  24 November '16

Toddler Tantrums: A Test Of Patience? Here's How Parents Can Best Manage Through The Outbursts

In the same way that this is a phase in children, parents can also go through the different stages of dealing with the drama. Don't worry, it's all temporary!

Baby in a crib

Infant  18 November '16

Co-Sleeping Safety Guidelines: Another Baby's Death Highlights Dangers Of Bed-Sharing; What Experts Recommend Parents Must Do

Infant deaths due to adults or older siblings sharing the bed is largely preventable, yet it keeps happening. Here's what the experts suggest.

Incarcerated Women Allowed To Keep Newborns In Illinois Pilot Program

Infant  12 November '16

Sudden Infants Deaths: AAP Reveals Safe Sleep Practices To Prevent SIDS And Other Sleep-Related Infant Deaths

SIDS and other sleep-related deaths in infants are rising and Dr. Rachel Moon, MD, FAAP gives tips on how to keep the infants safe during sleep and how to maintain a healthy sleep environment.

Apple CEO Tim Cook Stops By Hour Of Code Workshop Event Within Apple Store

School Age  12 November '16

Screen Time Guidelines: Why Is There A Need To Limit Digital Media For Kids And Teens

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, parents should set some limits when it comes to their children's digital and real life.

IRC Assists Immigrant Refugees To Adjust To Life In America

School Age  8 November '16

Children With Sleep Apnea At Risk Of Developing Depression, Anxiety & Suicidal Thoughts

Experts found that sleep apnea increases children's risks of developing depression, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts. Certain kids are more likely to have sleep apnea.

HPV Vaccinations Back In Spotlight After Perry Joins Presidential Race

Health  28 September '16

Anti-Vaccination Mom Changes Tune After Putting Her Three Children ‘At Risk’ Due To Rotavirus

A mother saw proof of the dangers of having no vaccination after her three children fell ill due to rotavirus. Vaccines protect children from a host of diseases such as chicken pox, diphtheria, hepatitis A and B, influenza, measles, mumps, pertussis, polio, pneumococcus, rotavirus, rubella and tetanus.

Olympics Opening Day

Infant  27 September '16

Dangers Of Bed-Sharing With Babies: Alarming Rates Of Suffocation Or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Recorded

Bed-sharing can be dangerous and fatal to infants. The practice causes Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), suffocation, asphyxia, strangulation, falls, and entrapment.

Bay Area Charities Feed The Needy Ahead Of Thanksgiving

Feeding  22 September '16

When Is It Okay To Feed Babies Solid Food? Starting At 4 Months, Experts Say

Experts have different views on when to start giving solid foods to babies. A new study says. however, that baby-led weaning should begin between 4 and 6 months of age.

Germany Debates Home Day Care Subsidy

Health  20 September '16

Experts Advise Against Codeine For Children: Medication May Cause Deadly Or Life-Threatening Breathing Reaction

A new clinical report is urging for a formal restriction on using codeine for children. Codeine is an opioid pain medication that is also used to relieve kids' coughs.

Demand For Measles Vaccine Increases As Outbreak Started At Disneyland In California Spreads

Body  30 August '16

Declining Vaccination Rates In The US: More Parents Believe Vaccines Are Unnecessary In Their Children’s Health

Vaccines protect kids from a bunch of diseases such as chicken pox, diphtheria, hepatitis A and B, influenza, measles, mumps, pertussis, polio, pneumococcus, rotavirus, rubella, and tetanus. In recent years, many parents believed that vaccine causes autism in kids.

Recovery Efforts Continue In Aftermath Of Hurricane Katrina

Fun & Games  28 July '16

Parents Disappointed Over Their Children’s Refusal To Play Outdoors And Connect With Nature

On average, children of today played outside for only over four hours per week. Even schools have lessened recess time because they believe that it could end up in chaos, trouble, or bullying.

Premiere Of New Line Cinema's 'Lights Out' - Arrivals

News  22 July '16

Teresa Palmer’s Fertility Journey: How ‘Lights Out’ Star’s Second Pregnancy Turned Into A Cancer Nightmare

Teresa Palmer and her husband were overwhelmed with excitement when they realized that they successfully conceived a second child. Their happiness, however, was cut short when doctors told them that Palmer wasn't carrying a baby, but a molar pregnancy that could become cancer.

Search Intensifies For Missing Autistic Boy Last Seen In NYC Subway Station

Autism  17 July '16

Autism’s Deadly Dangers: New Kevin And Avonte’s Bill To Help Prevent Autistic Children From Wandering In Unsafe Environments

Autistic children wander away when they get overly stimulated by sights, sounds, or other people's activities. When this happens, the desire to escape propels autistic children to wander away to small or enclosed spaces, as well as bodies of water.

McDonald's Launches Low Fat Happy Meal For Kids

Health  14 July '16

Your Hands-Off Parenting Style Is Making Your Children Obese & Overeat Unhealthy Food

Parents are great contributors to their children's health. A hands-off parenting style, for instance, encourages kids to consume unhealthy snacks because their parents aren't controlling them.

Board Approves Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Prevention Net

Behavior  29 June '16

Suicide Prevention: Bullying Increased Suicide Risks Among Teenagers

It was recently revealed that teenagers who are subjected to bullying are at high risk of suicide.

South Florida Begins Mass Distribution Of H1N1 Vaccine

Medicine  24 June '16

CDC Declares Nasal Spray Vaccine As Ineffective, Recommends Better Method Of Immunization Against The Flu

The CDC said that nasal spray vaccine is less effective than flu shots. New data found that the FluMist nose spray vaccine performed poorly against the most common flu strains during the past three flu seasons.

Germany Debates Expanding Parental Leave

Family Life  15 June '16

Fathers More Involved In Children's Lives, Pediatricians Urged To Involve Fathers In Health Care

Fathers are spending more time being a part of their children's lives.

Doctors Seek Higher Fees From Health Insurers

Health/Nutrition  18 May '16

Hypertension In Kids: Detection Not Rare But Experts Still Unsure On Best High Blood Treatment

At least seven percent of children in America suffer from high blood, experts said.

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