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Organization Sends Warning About Magnetic Toys

HealthyChildren.org is asking those shopping for kids to reconsider magnetic toys.

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Preventing the Illness: Resources for Parents and Child Care Providers

HealthyChildren.org is sending a few tips to parents and caregivers to help prevent sickness.

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AAP Issues Toy Safety Reminders

Holiday shopping is in full swing and the American Academy of Pediatrics is asking shoppers to consider safety when choosing toys and other gifts for kids!

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FDA Risk Warning Slowed But, Did Not Stop the Prescribing of Codeine to Some Children After Tonsillectomy

A recent study finds that 1 in 20 children were prescribed codeine after having a tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy at the end of 2015, despite a warning by the Food and Drug Administration.

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AAP Offers Holiday Decorating Safety Tips

If your holiday decorations aren’t up already, odds are you’re planning a day to start putting up trees and lights, but the American Academy of Pediatrics is sending out a few reminders as you do so.

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Children at Higher Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Sleep an Hour Less Each Night

As Diabetes Awareness Month comes to an end, the American Academy of Pediatrics is sharing information regarding sleep schedules of children with Type 2 Diabetes.

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Long-Term Prenatal Use of Acetaminophen Associated with ADHD Risk

According to a new report published in the November 2017 Pediatrics journal, found the long-term use of acetaminophen during pregnancy, as well as extended use of the common over-the-county pain medicine by fathers, was associated with twice the risk of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in children.

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Victims of Bullying Twice as Likely to Bring Weapon to School

A recent study that surveyed teens suggests those who face bullying are more likely to bring a weapon to school.

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AAP Recommended Immunization Schedules

The American Academy of Pediatrics is known to support and encourage immunizations in children. The final decision rests in the hands of the parents and caregivers, but here you will find the recommended immunization schedule published by Healthychildren.org.

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Organization Shares Preventative Tips and Information Amid Diabetes Awareness Month

Healthychildren.org by the American Academy of Pediatrics is bringing attention to diabetes, especially childhood diabetes amid the awareness campaign this month.

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