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Study Analyzes Adverse Effects from Opioids Prescribed to Children

(National) – The American Academy of Pediatrics is sharing information about a recent study focused on opioids prescribed to children.

AAP Offers Fireworks Safety Tips

The Fourth of July is a holiday full of family, friends, and of course, fireworks and so the American Academy of Pediatrics is offering a few safety tips to ensure your celebration is fun and safe!

AAP Brings Attention to E-Cigarette Packages that Look Like Kids’ Products

Is that a juice box or e-cigarette liquid? 

AAP Advocates for Life Support Training for Children and Adults

In a statement published by the American Academy of Pediatrics, experts advocate for what they explain as essential training.

AAP Study Looks at Children with Autism Who Falsely Screen Negative at Early Age

A study in the June 2018 issue of Pediatrics looks at why some children receive negative results on early autism screenings, but then go on to later receive a diagnosis of autism.

AAP President Urges Congress to Act on Firearms After High School Shooting

The American Academy of Pediatrics is taking a stance on firearms following the latest school shooting in Texas.

Mental Health Tips for Teens Graduating from High School.

This is a time of excitement and adventure for many young people, but also a time filled with uncertainty.

CDC: Autism rates increase slightly to 1 in 59 children

The American Academy of Pediatrics is sharing information regarding a slight increase in the number of children with Autism.

AAP Release Statement on Gun Violence Prevention Research in Federal Spending Bill

On March 23rd Congress passed a comprehensive spending bill to fund the federal government. The following is a response from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

American Academy of Pediatrics Issues Diversity and Inclusion Statement

The American Academy of Pediatrics is affirming its commitment that all children have optimal health and well-being and are valued by society.

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