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SEARHC hires pediatric specialist in private practice and with the Department of Public Health in Seattle. She is board certified by the American Academy of Pediatrics, has completed a fellowship in neurodevelopmental disabilities and autism with the University of Alaska Anchorage...
Alaska has latest school start time in nation

...during puberty it can be difficult to fall asleep before 11 p.m., according to the agency.So the CDC and American Academy of Pediatrics recommend that middle and high schools start no earlier than 8:30 a.m.In most cases, individual districts...
Suffering dog rescued from locked car

...Weather Service reported the temperature in Juneau at 4 p.m. was 76 degrees.According to a report by the American Academy of Pediatrics, in the span of 10 minutes on a 75-degree day the interior temperature of a car can reach 94 degrees...
Letter: Invest in the future by reading to your kids

...Right From the Start"). Last week, the American Academy of Pediatrics announced that it is asking its 62,000 That's a win-win.Thank you American Academy of Pediatrics, All-Alaska Pediatric Partnership and Best...
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...
Free birth control cuts teen pregnancy, abortions

...these effective methods," said Dr. Mary Ott of Indiana University. She had no role in the study but led an American Academy of Pediatrics' policy statement earlier this week urging long-acting contraception, a stance other doctor groups endorse...
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...
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...


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