FDA: Blood lead tests may have been inaccurate

FDA: Blood lead tests may have been inaccurate

Breaking News · May 17, 2017 www.aapnews.org FDA: Blood lead tests may have been inaccurate by Melissa Jenco · News Content Editor Some children need to have their blood lead levels rechecked due to inaccurate test results, federal health officials said Wednesday....
Mumps Advisory 3-15-17

Mumps Advisory 3-15-17

March 15, 2017 CLINICAL ADVISORY ON MUMPS CASES IN LOUISIANA The Louisiana Office of Public Health (OPH) has detected eleven cases of mumps in students at LSU Baton Rouge over the past few days. OPH is requesting healthcare providers to be alert for mumps and keep up...
AAP Adjusts Screen Time Recommendations

AAP Adjusts Screen Time Recommendations

Today’s children and adolescents are immersed in both traditional and new forms of digital media. Research on traditional media, such as television, has identified health concerns and negative outcomes that correlate with the duration and content of viewing. Over the...
ABP Time Limited Eligibility Polity Updated

ABP Time Limited Eligibility Polity Updated

American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Time Limited Eligibility Policy has been disseminated and carefully explained to program directors, and is now considered public. Please see the press release, below: https://www.abp.org/news/time-limited-eligibility-policy-updated...

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