Report: More Than 49,000 Patients Under Age 21 Went To ER For Opioid AddictionChildren are being caught up in this pressing public health problem in alarming numbers.
Children Should Not Be Given Fruit Juice Before Age 1, According To New Pediatric GuidelinesIt is the first change to the academy's fruit juice recommendations since 2001.
Study Finds 'Boring' Bedding Is Best For Babies To Prevent SIDSAccording to the CDC, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is the leading cause of death in infants one to 12 months old.
Study: E-cigarette Use Rising Rapidly Among TeensA study by the American Academy of Pediatrics reports that 11 percent of teenagers now smoke e-cigarettes.
YMCAs Across The Country Host Program To Help Prevent The 'Summer Slide'The American Academy of Pediatrics just released a study that claims kids are not only vulnerable to forgetting what they learned in school, but also to weight gain.
Pediatricians' Rx For Schools: Later Start Times Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.
Pediatricians Push For Reading To ChildrenWith 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.
Study: Cranky Kids Watch More TV“Early childhood self-regulation problems are associated with mildly increased media exposure, even after controlling for important confounding variables,” researchers say.
Don't Be Frightened By Child's Low-Grade FeverNot all fevers require medication.
Infants Being Screened For Vision ProblemsAccording to new information, a portable screening device to screen for vision problems in infants can be used as early as 6 months of age.
Making Sure Your Breast Milk Is Safe 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?
Kids Pick Up TV Watching Habits From ParentsDo you watch too much television? If you do, it probably means that you are more likely to have children who do the same.