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My Turn: The great iPad debate

...the Classroom." However, I did not see "Angry Birds" mentioned on any of those lists.I also found the American Academy of Pediatrics recommendation that children under age 2 have no screen time, and that kids older than 2 watch no more than...
Alaska immunization rates fall; state asks why

...nation, Young said, critics question the need for vaccines and whether they are safe or effective. The American Academy of Pediatrics and other health organizations say vaccines have been studied thoroughly and protect infants and children...
Cheerleading needs sports safety rules, docs say

...reach 15 feet high or more.In a new policy statement released online Monday in the journal Pediatrics, the American Academy of Pediatrics says school sports associations should designate cheerleading as a sport, and make it subject to safety rules...
The doctor orders anti-discrimination

...unacceptable at any age. The American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of Psychiatry, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Alaska Academy of Family Physicians all support legislation to end discrimination against LGBT persons...
Qualified as governor

...our libraries, schools, universities, and thousands of Alaska homes. Professional organizations like the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Association for Education of the Young Child, and Children's Section of the American Bar Association...
Nonprescription sales of morning-after pill OK'd care and increases their risk of unintended pregnancy," said Dr. Eileen Ouellette, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Bruce L. Downey, Barr's chairman, pledged to keep working with the FDA to try to eliminate the restriction...
DIY or call in the pros? Some babyproofing basics children over one year of age," and many are preventable, says Dr. Garry Gardner, chairman of the American Academy of Pediatrics' Committee on Injury, Violence, and Poison Prevention. The most common injuries are burns, cuts, bruises...
Favors Ulmer for health care

...families never even bothered to seek care as such show of poverty was an insult to family pride. Since the American Academy of Pediatrics, other child advocacy organizations, and Sen. Hubert Humphrey led our Congress to establish Medicare and...
Alaska 4th highest for fatal injuries to children sitter. Trampolines accounted for about 5 percent of all serious falls, said Moore, adding that the American Academy of Pediatrics has said children should not use them. Kids "get their arms and legs caught and broken, but they also have...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...brain to another. ``The detriment is overwhelming,'' Noem added. To her clients, Noem dispenses an American Academy of Pediatrics' card about shaking. The card says: ``Hard shaking can cause brain damage, blindness, hearing loss...


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