American Academy Of Pediatrics

IUD (WBZ-TV)

Doctors Recommend IUDs, Implants For Teen Birth Control

The American Academy of Pediatrics is now recommending IUDs and implants as first line options for preventing pregnancy in adolescents.

09/29/2014

Baby (WBZ-TV)

‘Infant Cocooning’ Becoming More Popular Among New Parents

The idea is to immunize everyone who comes into contact with the baby.

08/25/2014

New ADHD Guidelines For Diagnosing, Treating Kids

The American Academy of Pediatrics is out with new guidelines for diagnosing and treating kids with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

10/17/2011

Baby Watching TV

Study: Parents Should Limit TV Time For Kids With Sleep Problems

If your preschooler can’t sleep — turn off the violence and nighttime TV.

06/27/2011

Kids Car Seats

The Parent Report: New Recommendations For Car Seat Safety

WBZ’s Doug Cope has the latest recommendations for kids and car seats.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/29/2011

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Doctors Warn About ‘Facebook Depression’ In Teens

Add “Facebook depression” to potential harms linked with social media, an influential doctors’ group warns, referring to a condition it says may affect troubled teens who obsess over the online site.

03/28/2011

The American Academy of Pediatrics now recommends kids don’t move to front-facing car seats until after age 2.

Kids’ Car Seat Guidelines Changed – Again

Children should ride in rear-facing car seats longer, until they are 2 years old instead of 1, according to updated advice.

03/21/2011

Tanning Beds

Doctors Want Teenagers Banned From Tanning Salons

The American Academy of Pediatrics wants teenagers banned from tanning salons to reduce their risk of skin cancer.

02/28/2011

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Doctors: Many Kids’ Fevers Don’t Need Medicine

Fever phobia is rampant among parents of young children, according to a myth-busting American Academy of Pediatrics report.

02/28/2011

Hot Dogs

The Parent Report: Choking Warning For Kids

We know about the hazards of kids choking on certain small toys…but what about the choking hazards of food?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/19/2010

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