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American Academy of Pediatrics

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  • Intersex surgeries spark move away from drastic treatment

    She was born to a young Chicago couple, named Jennifer, and grew into a beautiful long-lashed child with wavy dark hair, big brown eyes and a yearning, youthful desire to be just like all the other girls.
  • Courtrooms shouldn't decide science

    This is in response to “Room for reasonable doubt; Doctors and defense attorneys begin to raise questions about criminal convictions that once seemed clear-cut.” Children can suffer devastating brain injury from being shaken or struck. We know...

    Cops: Boy's death from drinking liquid nicotine was accident

    Authorities say an upstate New York toddler's death last year from drinking liquid nicotine was an accident. The Times Union of Albany reports (http://bit.ly/1DB69HE ) the police investigation into Eli James Hotaling's death has been closed. The...

    Ohio providing children bike helmets around the state

    Ohio officials are backing up a safety push by providing some 9,300 bicycle helmets for children around the state. The Ohio Department of Transportation is contributing $25,000 and the Ohio chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics is adding $14,...

    Safe Carroll: Keep your toddler in a rear-facing car seat until age 2

    The American Academy of Pediatrics and the Safe Kids Carroll County Coalition wants to remind you of the new guidelines for children riding rear-facing in their car seat. New research indicates that toddlers are more than five times safer riding rear-...