Colorado Man Wants Cellphones Banned for Children Under 13

smart phonesA 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.

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Pediatrics Group Approves Same Sex Parenting

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.

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Does Facebook Contribute to Depression in Teens?

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Journalist

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.

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