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​2018 PSAs

Teen Vaccines

When is the last time your pre-teen or teen had a doctor visit? If it's a been a while, your child could be missing some important vaccines that will protect them as they enter adulthood. In this public service announcement from the American Academy of Pediatrics, Dr. David Hill discusses the recommended vaccines for adolescents.  Dr. Ilan Shapiro discusses the same recommendations in Spanish.
Published on July 24, 2018

 


 

 

 News Release

Recommendations on Tobacco and E-Cigarettes

While adolescent use of tobacco has declined since the 1970s, it remains a persistent public health problem – and e-cigarettes are threatening to addict a new generation to nicotine.



 Little Laura

The Healthy Children Show: Sleep

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) highlights Little Laura on the Healthy Children Show showing parents how to create a safe sleep environment.



 A Minute For Kids

Teens and Drowsy Driving

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) shares A Minute for Kids video clip on teens and drowsy driving.




 Health Tips

Protecting Children from Sunburn

Dr. Sarah Denny, American Academy of Pediatrics spokesperson, offers parents tips on keeping kids healthy and free of sunburns in the summer. Melanoma kills more than 9,000 people every year.