American Academy of Pediatrics

It's Important to Play

In Your Health Minute, To do well in the classroom, kids must spend time on the playground. That's according to a new clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics.…

New Guidelines on Teen Depression

In Your Health Minute, The American Academy of Pediatrics has updated its guidelines on teen depression. The group says all kids over age 12 should undergo depression screening at regular…

Brain Food for Unborn Children

    In Your Health Minute, the country's leading pediatricians are stressing the importance of good nutrition for pregnant women and very young children. The American Academy…

When Babies Should get Hepatitis-B Vaccine

  Infants should receive their first does of hepatitis-b vaccine within 24 hours of being born. That's according to newly released guidelines from the  American…

Children with High Blood Pressure

  The American Academy of Pediatrics has released new guidelines to help doctors diagnose and threat high blood pressure in children. They include a simpler screening method to…