Since the conflict in Syria began three years ago, millions of children have been forced from their homes, witnessed horrific abuse and violence, and have been deprived of basic access to education and health care.
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.
Recent research has found that a dramatic dance between genes and experience shape the architecture of the developing brain, most profoundly during the first 1,000 days of life.
From TV to smart phones to social media, the lives of U.S. children and families are dominated by 24/7 media exposure.
Bullying, firearms, ADHD, safe sleep, obesity, autism, vaccine hesitancy and other pediatric topics will be presented in Vancouver, British Columbia, May 3-6 at the Pediatric Academic Societies and Asian Society for Pediatric Research 2014 Joint Meeting.