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American Academy of Pediatrics

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AAP: In-Store Clinics Not Appropriate For Primary Care Of Children

Officials with the American Academy of Pediatrics stated recently that clinics found inside of retail locations are not appropriate sources of primary care for children.

02/24/2014

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American Academy Of Pediatrics Calls For Ban On Raw Milk Products

The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending people dump out their raw milk.

12/16/2013

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Doctors: Teenagers Should Have Better Access To Condoms

Researchers from the Committee on Adolescence at the American Academy of Pediatrics said that condoms should be made more available to teenagers.

10/28/2013

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Influential Pediatricians Group Backs Gay Marriage

The nation’s most influential pediatrician’s group has endorsed gay marriage, saying a stable relationship between parents regardless of sexual orientation contributes to a child’s health and well-being.

03/21/2013

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Pediatricians: Prescribe Plan B To Teens Before Sex

The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that emergency contraception drugs be prescribed to sexually active teenagers as a preventative measure.

11/29/2012

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Study: Bounce Houses A Party Hit But Kids’ Injuries Soar

They may be a big hit at kids’ birthday parties, but inflatable bounce houses can be dangerous, with the number of injuries soaring in recent years, a nationwide study found.

11/26/2012

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Pediatricians Warn Against Trampolines

The new statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) updates recommendations from 1999, which caused manufacturers to add safety features to the products in an attempt to mitigate the risks.

09/25/2012