Articles for Tag: "American Academy of Pediatrics"

What you need to know about IUDs 
What you need to know about IUDs
Learn more about this form of contraceptive before you choose.
Get your family’s flu shots early 
Get your family’s flu shots early
Pediatricians say don’t wait for influenza season to hit to get your children vaccinated. Here’s what you need to know.
Should 2-year-olds be using tablets? 
Should 2-year-olds be using tablets?
Pediatricians debate the pros and cons of touchscreen use by young children.
Experts urge the importance of reading to infants 
Experts urge the importance of reading to infants
Speaking and reading aloud to babies may be a key to a prosperous future.
Is dry drowning possible? 
Is dry drowning possible?
Drowning victims who have been “saved” can actually continue drowning long after they have been pulled from the water.
Keeping kids’ knees safe 
Keeping kids’ knees safe
The American Academy of Pediatrics has created new guidelines to help prevent ACL injuries.
Should parents use retail clinics for kids? 
Should parents use retail clinics for kids?
The American Academy of Pediatrics is advising parents to bring their kids to a pediatrician instead of a walk-in clinic.