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American Academy of Pediatrics

Black Kids Twice as Likely to Die of Sepsis, Single-Center Study Finds

"Outcomes were different" even with similar care, says researcher

AAP over a photo of Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

Latest AAP Meeting Coverage

Fauci to Pediatricians: You Have a 'Reservoir of Trust' With the Public

Fauci accepts honorary fellowship at AAP plenary session

October 25, 2023
Suicidal Ideation Common Among Transgender, Gender Diverse Youth in ED

In 81% of encounters, TGD youth screened positive on suicide questionnaire

October 24, 2023
Postpartum Depression in Dads Linked to Adverse Experiences for Their Kids

Most common adverse childhood experience was father's absence

October 24, 2023
Is It a Sports Injury, or Something More Serious?

Osteoscarcomas can present to any clinical setting, pediatric researcher says

October 23, 2023
Lax Regulation, Colorful Packaging, Draw Minors to Delta-8 Cannabinoids Online

One-third of distributor sites did not ask customers their age

October 23, 2023
Golden Hour Bundle of Interventions Boosts Outcomes for High-Risk Preterm Infants

Study involved a multidisciplinary quality improvement team

October 22, 2023
AAP Shares 'Huge Vision' for Medicaid and CHIP Overhaul

Recommendation calls for universal eligibility, better health equity and, yes, more funding

October 21, 2023
AAP Warns on So-Called Toddler Formulas

Beverages are "not nutritionally complete" and not meant for kids with major illness, report says

October 21, 2023
Pediatricians Embrace New Strategy on Firearms: Harm Reduction

AAP shifting away from highlighting its support for strict gun control

October 12, 2022
Opioids Most Common Contributor to Fatal Poisonings in Young Kids

42% of all deadly poisonings tracked from 2005-2018 were due to Illicit or prescription opioids

October 12, 2022
In Pediatrics, Women Face Unique Mistreatment and Disparities

Studies report more sexual harassment, smaller salaries, worse patient ratings

October 12, 2022
Treatment for Young Infants With Fever Has Undergone a Rethink

More focus on less antibiotic use, shortened observation periods, and fewer hospitalizations

October 10, 2022
Pediatricians in the Dark When Muslim Kids Fast During Ramadan

Asking questions and providing guidance are key to safe fasting, advocate says

October 10, 2022
Mixed Results With Umbilical Cord Milking in Struggling Newborns

No drop in NICU admission rates versus early cord clamping, but there were other boons

October 9, 2022