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The American Academy of Pediatrics. Dedicated to the health of all children.
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Children and teens who have been exposed to shouldn't attend any sports practices or games for a minimum of 14 days, regardless of whether they have symptoms, reports. Dr. shares more AAP recommendations for athletes here.
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During , family members should remain vigilant by socializing when possible outdoors, wearing masks and staying 6 feet apart, Dr. Sean O'Leary tells . The rising child hospitalization rates indicate that more kids are being infected.
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Before you let your teen drive, teach them how to stay safe on the road. Here are tips on helping your teen learn to be a safe driver.
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If you’ve put off doctor visits for your child during the pandemic, now is a perfect time to and get caught up.
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Amer Acad Pediatrics Sep 23
The must regulate the thousands of chemicals in food & packaging whose additive effects can harm children's health, Dr. Leonardo Trasande tells . AAP experts like are raising the alarm: "I feel like it's a landmine."
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Amer Acad Pediatrics Sep 23
Help spread the word about the importance of the with this flyer from the :
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Amer Acad Pediatrics Sep 23
Being home more helps keep families and communities safe during . But it also means having to be extra vigilant on home safety. If you have a gun in a home where a child lives, make sure it’s stored unloaded, locked, and away from ammunition.
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Amer Acad Pediatrics Sep 22
Why ? Because the health of all children depends on us! Join us at
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Amer Acad Pediatrics Sep 22
Are schools relying too heavily on temperature-taking as a way to screen children for ? In Dr. Nathaniel Beers explains the limitations of thermometers and why temperature checks may create a false sense of security for schools.
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Amer Acad Pediatrics Sep 22
Just in time for , Dr. joins to discuss the connection between health equity and voting, what’s at stake for children this election, and .
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Amer Acad Pediatrics Sep 22
Pediatricians & those who care about children vote like children's futures depend on it. Make sure you're this by checking your registration status & learn about what is at stake for children’s health this election.
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Amer Acad Pediatrics Sep 22
A child left in a hot car can die of heat stroke very quickly. Make a habit of checking the back seat before you leave your car, even if your children aren't with you.
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Amer Acad Pediatrics Sep 22
Drs. Jasmyne Jackson & Amanda Stewart write in about the gender disparities in pediatrics & note that they are magnified for women of color. They suggest steps to take to move toward erasing biases & inequities.
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Amer Acad Pediatrics Sep 21
Drs. Katharine E. Zuckerman and write in about the recent police shooting of a boy on the autism spectrum. They offer suggestions for parents and pediatricians to help lower the risk of these violent law enforcement encounters.
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Amer Acad Pediatrics Sep 21
The safest way for your child to ride in a car is in a rear-facing car seat for as long as possible, up to the maximum height and weight limits for that seat. Learn more about how to safely install and use car seats for your child here:
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Amer Acad Pediatrics Sep 20
Car seats save lives, but it can be overwhelming for parents to decide the right seat for their child. Luckily, pediatrician is here with tips!
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Amer Acad Pediatrics Sep 19
Kids move fast! No one can keep their eyes on their kids every moment, so it’s important to create a safe environment.
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Amer Acad Pediatrics Sep 18
Getting your child vaccinated to prevent flu & other diseases is critical during , pediatrician tells . Make sure to and schedule an appointment, especially before in-school learning resumes.
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Amer Acad Pediatrics Sep 18
Help protect yourself, your children, and your community, including essential workers during , by having your family vaccinated for the flu.
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Amer Acad Pediatrics Sep 18
Today is the final day of advance pricing rates for . Learn more about and register today!
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