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.
In a revised clinical report, “Evaluating Children With Fractures for Child Physical Abuse,” in the February 2014 Pediatrics, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) describes advances in the understanding of which fractures are suggestive of abuse.
More than 1 in 5 children – 16.1 million – were poor in 2012, according to U.S. Census data released today.
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.
Newspaper articles, TV shows and books are filled with horror stories of children placed in foster care.