Avoid retail-based clinics for kids' care, pediatricians advise

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Retail-based health clinics in pharmacies or big box stores may seem more convenient and less expensive compared to seeing a pediatrician,... Read more

AAPD encourages you to join the Monster-Free Mouths Movement!

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Today's guest blogger is Warren Brill, D.M.D., M.S., a pediatric dentist in Baltimore, Maryland. He is the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry... Read more

ACA and kids' dental benefits: What do I need to know?

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Today's guest blogger is Paul Reggiardo, D.D.S., a pediatric dentist in Huntington Beach, California. He is a national spokesperson of the... Read more

Are guns in the home keeping your children safe?

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Do you think guns in the home make your children safer? It’s usually not the case. Last January, high school student Anthony Krueger... Read more

How can I help my child manage stress?

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Today's guest blogger is Anita Kulick, President & CEO of Educating Communities for Parenting in Philadelphia. ECP offers a variety of... Read more

Is your child eating too much salt?

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It’s no surprise that eating too much sodium, or salt, can increase your blood pressure as an adult. However, it may come as a surprise... Read more

HPV vaccine: Why should my teen get it?

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Despite the recommendation from experts, parents are increasing citing safety concerns as their reason to not vaccinate their teenage daughters... Read more

Many moms introducing solids too soon

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When should an infant get solid food? For over 20 years, we have been saying after four months. Last year, the American Academy of Pediatrics... Read more