The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book finds today’s youth — Generation Z — are healthier and completing high school on time despite mounting economic inequality and increasingly unaffordable college tuition. Aided by smart policies and investments... READ MORE
Situation American Academy of Pediatrics, Alaska Chapter seeks to increase awareness for Meningitis among pre-teens, teens and their parents in Alaska and increase the number of vaccinations for the disease. It seeks to leverage the power of social networks like Facebook to reach... READ MORE
Medicaid Parity for the Children of Puerto Rico and all US Territories AAP Policy Statement on Personal Belief ( Non medical) exemptions for immunizations Supporting Pediatricians who discharge families who refuse to immunize AAP support of Planned Parenthood’s and other... READ MORE
Alaska passed a ballot measure legalizing marijuana for recreational use in November 2014. ln February 2016, the state finalized its marijuana regulations. Among the notable provisions within the regulation to protect children: Marijuana dispensaries may not be opened not be... READ MORE
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