Despite a California bike helmet mandate, only 11 percent of Los Angeles County children treated for bike-related injuries were wearing a helmet.
More than 1 in 5 children – 16.1 million – were poor in 2012, according to U.S. Census data released today.
A special session at the 2013 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference & Exhibition in Orlando will highlight innovative, successful ways pediatricians are working to prevent and treat childhood obesity.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is very grateful to individual members and friends for support of programs and activities which impact on the health of children and add significant value to the pediatric profession.
From TV to smart phones to social media, the lives of U.S. children and families are dominated by 24/7 media exposure.