A Denver-area anesthesiologist is proposing a ballot initiative to make Colorado the first state in the country to ban cellphones for children younger than 13 because of the negative impact these devices have on children.
In spite of a recent statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics which recommends IUD’s to teens rather than birth control pills, at least one high-profile OB-GYN says he’d never allow his daughter to use this device.
Controversy is brewing over a recently released policy statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) saying that it fully supports “families in all their diversity,” a position being criticized by other professional pediatric groups.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a statement yesterday in which its members advocated for the lifting of age restrictions for “emergency contraception” and allowing younger teens to access these products without a prescription.
By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Researchers at the American Academy of Pediatrics have issued a new set of guidelines in which they refer to “Facebook depression” which may affect troubled teens who become too obsessive about the site.