Dentistry

Pediatricians should be involved in oral health care

(HealthDay)—Pediatricians should perform oral health assessments and help maintain and restore oral health for the youngest children, according to a policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published ...

Pediatrics

Pediatric flu vaccine guidelines updated for 2019-20 season

(HealthDay)—In a policy statement published online Sept. 2 in Pediatrics, updated recommendations are presented regarding influenza vaccines for children, with no preference for any one product or formulation over another.

Health

Babies and toddlers should learn from play, not screens

The temptation to rely on media screens to entertain babies and toddlers is more appealing than ever, with screens surrounding families at home, in the car, and even at the grocery store. And there is no shortage of media ...

Pediatrics

AAP approves 2015 vaccine schedule for children, teens

(HealthDay)—The 2015 recommended childhood and adolescence immunization schedules have been approved by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and other medical organizations, according to a policy statement published ...

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