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AAP endorses recommendations on NAFLD in youths

AAP SmartBrief | Dec 05, 2016

The AAP has endorsed guidance from an expert panel of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition urging pediatricians to provide screening for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease for children ages 9 to 11 with obesity and other risk factors. Treatment for children with NAFLD should include dietary improvements, including avoiding sweetened drinks, and increased physical activity; bariatric surgery should only be considered for those with severe health issues, according to the guidance in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. AAP News (12/02)


New interactive map highlights child vaccination rates across America

AAP SmartBrief | Dec 05, 2016

Youth e-cigarette use declared major health threat

AAP SmartBrief | Dec 08, 2016

Children with recurring fevers may benefit from tonsillectomy

AAP SmartBrief | Dec 07, 2016

Promote family media use guidelines in your practice

AAP SmartBrief | Dec 08, 2016

Study: Many baby teethers contain toxic chemicals

AAP SmartBrief | Dec 08, 2016

Researchers ID factors tied to successful peanut oral food challenge

AAP SmartBrief | Dec 06, 2016

Biomarkers of secondhand marijuana smoke exposure found in children

AAP SmartBrief | Dec 08, 2016

Pediatricians offer insights on nonsurgical ear molding

AAP SmartBrief | Dec 07, 2016

CDC: Age limits on indoor tanning could lower melanoma mortality, costs

AAP SmartBrief | Dec 07, 2016


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Make mental health a priority over the holidays

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SIDS and Other Sleep Related Infants Deaths: Updated Recommendations

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Celebration of Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep 2017

AAP SmartBrief | Dec 08, 2016

Promote family media use guidelines in your practice

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Improving developmental surveillance, screening and referral

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