News tagged with policy recommendations

Raise smoking age to 21, US pediatricians urge

(HealthDay)—The minimum age to purchase tobacco products and e-cigarettes should be raised to 21 across the United States, according to a new policy recommendation released Monday by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Oct 26, 2015
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Gap between maternity policies revealed

Mothers who exclusively breastfeed their child spend 6.6 hours a week longer milk feeding than mothers who partially breastfeed or formula feed, which has important implications for health policies and programs, including ...

Aug 19, 2013
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Adoption of new screening guidelines ups GDM diagnosis

(HealthDay) -- Implementation of the International Association of Diabetes in Pregnancy Study Group (IADPSG) recommendations for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) screening in Israel would increase GDM diagnoses by approximately ...

Jul 20, 2012
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