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Shipping proposal outlined for medical marijuana by legislator

...in-state growing," Blaine Cloud said, while calling the immunity bill "a first step."Separately, the American Academy of Pediatrics on Monday updated its recommendations on medical marijuana.The AAP said it opposes the use of medical marijuana...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-27/shipping-proposal-outlin
Doctors urge caution in prescribing medical marijuana to kids

...that medical marijuana has cured their kids' troublesome seizures or led to other improvements, but the American Academy of Pediatrics' new policy says rigorous research is needed to verify those claims.To make it easier to study and develop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-01-26/doctors-urge-caution-prescribing-me
Lawmakers give doctors Medicaid boost

...approved Wednesday would restore about one-third of the ACA pay bump, according to the Georgia chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.The chapter's president, Dr. Evelyn Johnson of Brunswick, told GHN on Wednesday that the Senate move...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-19/lawmakers-give-doctors-m
Bill to legalize fireworks opposed

...still oppose it."Other opponents testifying included representatives of the Georgia Nursing Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, the Georgia Alliance to Stop Fireworks and Marietta Fire Chief Jackie Gibbs.The committee delayed a vote...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-17/bill-legalize-fireworks-
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
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
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
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