Despite a California bike helmet mandate, only 11 percent of Los Angeles County children treated for bike-related injuries were wearing a helmet.
Newspaper articles, TV shows and books are filled with horror stories of children placed in foster 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.
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.
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.