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Halloween contact lenses pose danger, feds warn

...fashion contact lenses, Halloween contact lenses, colored contact lenses, and cosmetic contact lenses.The American Academy of Pediatrics says that if you plan to wear decorative contact lenses, even if only for a special event, you need to make...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/bizarre/2015-10-28/halloween-contact-lenses-po
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-
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
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
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
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
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