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.
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.
Food insecurity and lack of stable housing are factors known to increase maternal stress. But a study in the August 2013 issue of Pediatrics, “Diaper Need and Its Impact on Child Health,” points to another stressor – an inadequate supply of diapers.
The continued sale and availability of powerful, neodymium magnets—typically 10 to 20 times stronger than traditional magnets— are causing an increase in pediatric ingestion-related injuries
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) provides the following biographies of Presidents within AAP.