American Academy of Pediatrics News
'Anti-Vaxxer' Mom Changes Mind After Her Three Kids Fall Ill
Kristen O'Meara chose not to vaccinate her young daughters as she was a big believer in anti-vaccination research. That changed when all three were stricken with a case of rotavirus, which causes acute stomach distress. "It was awful and it didn't have to happen because I could have had them
Anti-Vaxxer Mom Changes Mind After Scary Wake-Up Call
Kristen O'Meara chose to not vaccinate her three young daughters — until they all fell ill with rotavirus.
Pediatrics Group Heightens Warning Against Codeine in Kids’ Prescriptions
The American Academy of Pediatrics is strengthening its warning that children not be given prescriptions containing codeine because it says the pain medication can be ineffective, and the risk of side effects, including breathing problems and even death, are too large. The advice was published
Parenting Alert: Doctors Warn Against Giving Codeine to Kids
The American Academy of Pediatrics says doctors and parents should choose another remedy because of the risk of dangerous side effects and even death when codeine is given to children.
MDs Strengthen Advice Against Codeine for Kids' Coughs, Pain
The American Academy of Pediatrics has strengthened recommendations against using codeine for kids because of reports of deaths and risks for dangerous side effects including breathing problems
Half of Kids Live in Homes With Guns But Few Pediatricians Talk Firearm Safety, Study Finds
American Academy of Pediatrics has advised pediatricians for years to talk to families about firearm safety in the home. But a new study suggests that most pediatricians do not bring up the subject, and about a third of parents would ignore or even take offense to advice on guns. Researchers at the
'Alternate' Vaccine Doctor Robert Sears Accused of Gross Negligence
A California pediatrician, known partly for his controversial views on immunization schedules, faces the possible suspension of his license after the executive director of the California Medical Board accused him of being “grossly negligent in his care and treatment” of a child patient. Dr. Robert
Greta Van Susteren Speaks Out Against Roger Ailes and Fox News
The "GMA" team of insiders analyze some of the biggest stories trending this morning.
Effectiveness of Nasal Spray Flu Vaccines Questioned
Experts recommend that the nasal flu vaccines not be used because they haven't been especially effective in past flu seasons.
FDA Bans Some Chemicals Found in Anti-Bacterial Soaps
DR. Supna Parikh discusses the latest news on the everyday household product.