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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-01/free-birth-control-cuts-teen-pregnancy-
State
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 members...health. That's a win-win.Thank you American Academy of Pediatrics, All-Alaska Pediatric Partnership and Best...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-07-10/letter-invest-future-reading-your-kid
Letters
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-13/my-turn-great-ipad-debate
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-04-24/alaska-immunization-rates-fall-state-as
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-04-09/doctor-orders-anti-discrimination
Opinion
Reinstate old standard for Denali Kid Care

For the last couple of years the members of the Alaska Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics have been advocating a resumption of the 200 percent of poverty guideline for Denali Kid Care (Medicaid) enrollment. Sound off...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032307/let_20070323016.shtml
Opinion
Childhood vaccines undergo significant changes

...January, a recommended childhood immunization schedule is published and issued, with collaboration from the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022299/Ope_mossmt.html
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...January, a recommended childhood immunization schedule is published and issued, with collaboration from the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022299/Ope_mossmt.shtml
Agrees with driver's law

...Weyhrauch. I think this bill is very commendable; it is a darn good idea that is overdue and welcome. The American Academy of Pediatrics has long been in favor of graduated, step-wise driving licenses for young people, and has promoted them...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072804/let_letter1.shtml
Opinion
Overuse injuries plague young athletes

...female, who train their young bodies past the point of diminishing returns and right into injuries. The American Academy of Pediatrics estimates that more than 30 million children and teens participate in organized sports each year. Of those...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011708/sin_237280312.shtml
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