RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

American Academy of Pediatrics

A collection of news and information related to American Academy of Pediatrics published by this site and its partners.

Top American Academy of Pediatrics Articles

Displaying items 78-88
  • Despite naysayers, measles vaccinations a must

    Despite naysayers, measles vaccinations a must
    Many of us thought measles had been eradicated, a disease of yesteryear that no longer poses a public health threat. Many of us were wrong. More than 100 people in 14 states have been diagnosed with measles since January, most stemming from an...
  • Lyons Twp. High School adds study hall for all

    Lyons Twp. High School adds study hall for all
    Minutes were shaved, added and tweaked to deliver a new school day schedule at Lyons Township High School, carving out a 25-minute study hall for all students. The School Board accepted a report Dec. 15 of a new bell schedule stretching the school day...
  • The best apps, shows, movies for toddlers

    The best apps, shows, movies for toddlers
    Most parents applaud the American Academy of Pediatrics' advice against screen time for tots through age 2 — and a limit of one or two hours throughout childhood. But then their toddler has to sit through a sibling's swim practice or buckle up for...
  • Autism care coverage improves but costs are still a worry

    More than 26,000 military families with autistic children are getting better TRICARE coverage of applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy and related services, which can improve a child's development and quality of life. But a Comprehensive Autism Care...
  • 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...
  • The cholesterol disorder that runs in families: FH, Familial Hypercholesterolemia

    The cholesterol disorder that runs in families: FH, Familial Hypercholesterolemia
    We all know the outward traits we have inherited from our parents. You might have your mother’s eyes or your father’s hair color. Those kinds of features make it obvious how physical traits run in families. Unfortunately, there are hidden...
  • ACL injuries: Screening push is no knee-jerk reaction

    ACL injuries: Screening push is no knee-jerk reaction
    One of the most common and painful injuries an athlete can suffer is a tear of the anterior cruciate ligament. Surgery is often necessary to repair the ACL, which stabilizes the knee, and recovery time can stretch to a year before an athlete is back in...
  • 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...
  • 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 —...
  • 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...
  • Study: Many Parents Too Quick to Turn Car Seat Around

     
    According to the Centers for Disease Control, car crashes are a leading cause of death and injury for kids, but many of these catastrophes can be prevented with the proper use of child safety seats. The CDC reports that car......