How a health care provider talks with parents about their child’s vaccines can affect whether the parent chooses to vaccinate, according to a study in the December 2013 issue of Pediatrics.
The AAP has partnered with corporations and foundations at the local and national level to support our mission to attain optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
Several studies have documented earlier onset of puberty in girls over the past few decades.
From TV to smart phones to social media, the lives of U.S. children and families are dominated by 24/7 media exposure.
A new book from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Global Child Health Advocacy: On the Front Lines (September 2013), inspires and equips physicians and other health care providers to join together and work for positive change.