The Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Toolkit was developed to raise awareness, promote surveillance and screening, and ensure that all affected children receive appropriate and timely interventions. View ToolKit >> READ MORE
AAP named Jay C Butler, MD., C.P.E., FAAP of Anchorage Alaska to the National Vaccine Committee. Committee members provide peer review, consultation, advice and recommendations to the Assistant Secretary for Health, who serves as the director of the National Vaccine Program. Dr.... READ MORE
BRIGHT FUTURES eNEWS March 2017 Dear Colleague, We are pleased to announce the March 2017 installment of Bright Futures eNews. If you are new to Bright Futures, watch this 2-minute About Bright Futures video to get started using the Bright Futures recommendations in your health... READ MORE
As a primary-care pediatrician, I greatly appreciated Bob Young’s summary of the GOP health-care plan. There is little surprise their proposed plans include eliminating Medicaid expansion and the individual mandate. However, the House bill also proposes radical decreases to... READ MORE
American Academy of Pediatrics What’s the Latest with the Flu for Clinicians March 2017 Current Flu Situation As of March 7, flu activity was still elevated in the United States and expected to continue for several weeks. The season so far has been moderate. The majority... READ MORE
Resolutions to protect the children and families of immigrants marked the top three resolutions selected by AAP leaders at the Annual Leadership Forum (ALF) last weekend. The resolutions called for access to legal representation for families seeking safe haven, protections for... READ MORE
“The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) opposes the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposal reported in the media that would separate immigrant mothers from their children when they arrive at the U.S. border. “Pediatricians work to keep families together in... READ MORE
American Academy of Pediatrics Applauds Ruling to Uphold a Physician’s Right to Counsel on Firearm Safety 2/16/2017 Ruling by Appellate Court means physicians can counsel parents about firearm safety without fear of sanctions and loss of license ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL (Feb. 16,... READ MORE
The Essential Reference for Professionals Working with Breastfeeding Mothers Medications and Mothers’ Milk is the worldwide-bestselling drug reference on the use of medications in breastfeeding mothers, providing you the most current, complete, and evidence-based... READ MORE
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