News tagged with health education

AAP emphasizes importance of recess in schools

(HealthDay)—Recess in school serves a necessary and important role in the development of a child's academic, physical, and social well-being, according to an American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy ...

Jan 02, 2013
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Philippine president approves contraceptives law

(AP)—The Philippine president has signed a law that will promote contraception, sexual education and family planning programs vigorously opposed by the country's Roman Catholic Church.

Dec 29, 2012
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Prevalence of visual impairment in US increases

The prevalence of nonrefractive visual impairment (not due to need for glasses) in the U.S. has increased significantly in recent years, which may be partly related to a higher prevalence of diabetes, an associated risk factor, ...

Dec 11, 2012
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