Tag: aap

Image: PD 1. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) urges pediatricians to endorse local, state and federal policies that support the development of low-income, transitional and permanent housing.  2. The AAP encourages pediatricians to develop care plans specifically addressing the challenges facing the homeless including familiarizing themselves with local and government...
Image: PD 1. In this revision to its 2005 statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends Medicaid expansions for pediatric patients.  2. The AAP continues to strongly support Medicaid and newer programs, including the Medicaid Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs).  Rundown: In light of the implementation of the 2010 Patient Protection and...
Jan 28th - Released today, the AAP, CDC and the American Academy of Family Physicians have finalized 2013 vaccine recommendations. Image: PD In a statement released today: 1. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the American Academy of Family Physicians have finalized 2013...
Jan 16th - The IOM and AAP agree that there is no evidence of a role of vaccines in autoimmune diseases, asthma, seizures or language/developmental disorders. Image: PD. The famous image of Jonas Salk, who discovered the polio vaccine.  In a statement released today: 1. The IOM has reported that the current childhood...