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Prenatal phthalate exposure may raise risk of childhood asthma

AAP SmartBrief | Sep 18, 2014

Prenatal exposure to high concentrations of butylbenzyl phthalate and di-n-butyl phthalate was associated with an almost 80% greater likelihood of developing asthma between ages 5 and 11, according to a study in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives. HealthDay News (09/17)


Study looks at frequency of ED visits among pediatric patients

AAP SmartBrief | Sep 17, 2014

Groups issue guidelines for screening heart problems in youths

AAP SmartBrief | Sep 17, 2014

Parental immunization protects infants from whooping cough

AAP SmartBrief | Sep 16, 2014

Antibiotics overprescribed in children with ear, throat infections

AAP SmartBrief | Sep 16, 2014

9,000 children hospitalized for Rx drug poisonings annually in U.S.

AAP SmartBrief | Sep 15, 2014

Respiratory virus strain spreads to Northeast

AAP SmartBrief | Sep 16, 2014

Many parents move children out of booster seats too soon

AAP SmartBrief | Sep 19, 2014

Report: EHRs appear to contribute to physician stress

AAP SmartBrief | Sep 15, 2014

Resources to share with families to encourage healthy active living

AAP SmartBrief | Sep 17, 2014


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Learn to identify and manage patients with genetic conditions

AAP SmartBrief | Sep 22, 2014

AAP IHCW recognizes National Childhood Obesity Month

AAP SmartBrief | Sep 22, 2014

New AAP Web page on childhood hunger and poverty

AAP SmartBrief | Sep 19, 2014

AAP notifies carriers of oral health recommendations

AAP SmartBrief | Sep 19, 2014

Pediatric Surgical Innovation Symposium: Call for applications

AAP SmartBrief | Sep 18, 2014




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