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American Academy of Pediatrics

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  • From car seats to food allergies, new rules for bringing up baby

    From car seats to food allergies, new rules for bringing up baby
    Attention, parents and parents­-to­-be. Your world is about to be turned upside down, and this time it’s not your baby’s fault. Doctors and researchers have re-evaluated recommendations for pregnancy and for feeding children, brushing...
  • From car seats to food allergies, new rules for bringing up baby

     From car seats to food allergies, new rules for bringing up baby
    Attention, parents and parents-to-be. Your world is about to be turned upside down, and this time it's not your baby's fault. Doctors and researchers have re-evaluated recommendations for pregnancy and for feeding children, brushing their teeth —...
  • Parents call for more recess for school kids

    Parents call for more recess for school kids
    Recess, back when I was a kid, was a regular, daily part of the school day, just like lunch, a time for swinging on monkey bars or playing kickball. Today, in many Florida schools, its a short and occasional thing, scheduled a few times a week for 10 or...
  • Amid measles outbreak, public health officials take on obstacles to vaccination

    Amid measles outbreak, public health officials take on obstacles to vaccination
    After the worst month for measles in more than two decades, public health officials gathered at the Johns Hopkins University on Monday to talk about ways to prevent 2015 from becoming the worst year for the disease. Local, state and federal officials...
  • Oregon parents seek $36 million in water-birth lawsuit

    Oregon parents seek $36 million in water-birth lawsuit
    The parents of a boy with cerebral palsy have filed a $36 million malpractice lawsuit against an Oregon hospital system, alleging it botched a water birth. An amended complaint filed Wednesday in Portland also asks a judge to stop Legacy Health System...
  • Tribune analysis: More Illinois schools reach key measles vaccine threshold

    Tribune analysis: More Illinois schools reach key measles vaccine threshold
    Schools across Illinois appear to be improving their measles vaccine rates, according to a Tribune analysis of Illinois State Board of Education data. Measles cases in Illinois are rising, now nine according to the Illinois Department of Public Health....
  • Doctors turning away unvaccinated children

    Doctors turning away unvaccinated children
    When the mother of an 18-month-old visited Dr. Charles Goodman's practice last week, he explained that under his new policy, the toddler would have to be immunized to remain a patient. The mother walked out of his office. Amid the current measles...
  • Three more confirmed cases of measles in Cook County

    Three more confirmed cases of measles in Cook County
    Three additional cases of measles have been confirmed in Cook County, bringing the total to nine since late January, according to health officials. Eight of the nine cases are linked to the KinderCare Learning Center in Palatine, officials said. Those...
  • 'Vaccines are safe, effective and life-saving'

    'Vaccines are safe, effective and life-saving'
    In the 1930s, outbreaks swept through every corner of Baltimore. Tens of thousands of children grew sick with fever and a tale-tell rash. Many recovered without incident, but hundreds were killed, and many more were permanently injured with brain damage...
  • Study: Energy drinks possibly linked to ADHD in children

    Study: Energy drinks possibly linked to ADHD in children
    A new Yale research study has found a possible link between energy drinks and ADHD in middle school children.  Out of the 1,649 middle school students surveyed, those who drank beverages high in sugar and caffine were 66 percent more likely to have...
  • Vaccinate children to maintain public health

    While the source of the outbreak of measles in a Palatine day care center has not been identified, the spread of measles at Disneyland in California has been associated with unvaccinated children.  The children in the day care center were too young to...