American Academy Of Pediatrics
Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.
With increased recognition of the importance of brain development in a child’s first three years, the American Academy of Pediatrics is asking members to become advocates for reading aloud to children.
“Early childhood self-regulation problems are associated with mildly increased media exposure, even after controlling for important confounding variables,” researchers say.
Not all fevers require medication.
According to new information, a portable screening device to screen for vision problems in infants can be used as early as 6 months of age.
Many women choose to breastfeed, and when they do, they often have a very common question: Are medications that I take when I’m breastfeeding safe for the baby?
Do you watch too much television? If you do, it probably means that you are more likely to have children who do the same.
Cheerleading isn’t just jumping and waving pompoms — it has become as athletic and potentially as dangerous as a sport and should be designated one to improve safety, the nation’s leading group of pediatricians says.
There is a disturbing report about an issue with teenagers that was not even on the radar a decade ago – sexting.
The American Academy of Pediatrics and many other organizations are recommending that both girls and boys get the human papillomavirus vaccine.
The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that all boys between the ages of 11 and 12 receive the three-dose vaccine for the human papillomavirus or hpv.
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, regular exercise can have a direct effect on a child’s success in school, academically.
A new warning for parents with toddlers. The youngsters should have more play time, less screen time. 90 percent of parents admit their children under two watch some form of electronic media.