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Pediatric ER serves wide two-state area

...leaders in local, state and national organizations involved in the safety and care of children, such as the American Academy of Pediatrics. Pediatric emergency medicine physicians train about two to three years more than those in general emergency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-05-17/pediatric-er-ser
Biz bits

...Award/honor: Received the 2013 Leila Denmark Lifetime Achievement Award from the Georgia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.Details: He is Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Georgia Regents Medical Center. JOHN...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-09/biz-bits
E-cig marketing bill upsets some

...cartoons and sponsorship of music festivals and sporting events."While the bill has been endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, and the American Heart and Lung associations, Wolkow said success...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-02/e-cig-marketing-bill-upsets-s
Local youth joins Ballard on ocean expedition

...think it's important to get immunizations," he said.Wren recently received a $1,000 grant from the American Academy of Pediatrics to purchase books to expand his advocacy.Despite his interest in a variety of scientific fields ? medicine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-04/local-youth-joins-ballard-oce
Support smoke-free city

...vote in favor of this ordinance.Alice Little Caldwell, M.D.Augusta (The writer is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.)

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-07-20/support-smoke-free-city
Commissioner Bobby Cagle wants pre-K changes

...standards for infants, Cagle said. The department changed them to conform with the recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics, which include placing the infant on its back with no soft bedding in the crib and not placing the child...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-10-21/commissioner-bobby-cagle-
Apps for babies entertaining, not educational, group says

...healthy brain development is active play, hands-on creative play and face-to-face" interaction.The American Academy of Pediatrics discourages any electronic "screen time" for infants and toddlers under 2, while older children should...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-07/apps-babies-entertaining-n
Wrigley stops sales of caffeinated gum as FDA investigates safety

...caffeine can be dangerous for children, who have less ability to process the stimulant than adults. The American Academy of Pediatrics says it has been linked to harmful effects on young people's developing neurologic and cardiovascular systems...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-05-08/wrigley-stops-sales-caffei
Medicaid pay raise for doctors? Not here, not yet

...frustrating,'' said Dr. Bob Wiskind, an Atlanta pediatrician and president of the Georgia chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.Medicaid in Georgia pays about half of what commercial insurance pays for children's services, Wiskind...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-07-18/medicaid-pay-raise-doctors-n
Doctors say cheerleading needs more safety regulations

...reach 15 feet high or more.In a new policy statement released online Monday in the journal Pediatrics, the American Academy of Pediatrics says school sports associations should designate cheerleading as a sport, and make it subject to safety rules...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2012-10-22/doctors-say-cheerlead