Pediatric Health News
Accidents - Accidents and Tragedies
Accidents are a leading cause of death for children. From car accidents to falls, these recent accident stories from the news are a good example of just how common childhood accidents can be and are a good reminder of how to prevent common accidents.
2012 Pediatrics Update
Review the latest pediatrics news and advice from 2012 to make sure you are following the latest recommendations to keep your kids safe and healthy.
Supplemental Security Income Disability Program for Children
The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Program provides some financial support to children with severe disabilities who meet strict financial eligibility requirements, but cuts to the program in the latest budget battles in Congress threaten the children and family who continue to need this support.
Measles Outbreaks - Recent Measles Outbreaks and Exposures
Learn about recent measles outbreaks, which are reaching record levels, and how to protect your kids from measles.
Hurricane Katrina Babies and Children
Learn more about the smallest victims of the Hurricane Katrina disaster, the babies and children of Katrina, including how you can get help for your family and how to locate kids still missing since the hurricane.
Here are some of the more popular and important parenting and pediatric topics in the news and being discussed by parents right now.
It's time for spring cleaning, and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is urging Americans to join its 'recall round-up' of 12 hazardous products still found in millions of homes.
September 2003 Health Awareness
September 2003 health observances promoting awareness of baby safety, eye safety, head lice prevention, food safety and cholesterol education, sickle cell anemia, childhood cancer and Family Health and Fitness Days.
AAP Press Room
Visit the American Academy of Pediatrics Press Room, the online home for AAP Public Relations, with News, Media Mailings and information about Hot Topics.
CNN Health and Parenting
Health and parenting news from CNN.
West Nile Virus Update
Are your children at risk from the West Nile Virus? Learn about the signs and symptoms of West Nile Virus infections and how to protect your children.
Reuters News - Pediatrics
Search Reuters News for articles about Pediatrics.
Yahoo! News Stories about Pediatrics
View new articles and research about Pediatrics from Yahoo! News.
Press Releases, Talk Papers, Recalls, Alerts, Warnings and Patient Safety News from the FDA.
Med Watch from the FDA
MedWatch is the US Food and Drug Administration medical products reporting program. Find new reports from the past two weeks.
Mercury in Fish
Advice for women and children concerning mercury, a harmful pollutant, in fish, including a warning that women who are pregnant or may become pregnant, nursing mothers and young children not eat certain types of fish and limit their consumption of others.
National Institutes of Health News
Press Releases, News and Events from the NIH.
Phenylpropanolamine (PPA) Information Page
Phenylpropanolamine (PPA) is the ingredient in many over-the-counter cold medications that was recently recalled by the FDA because of the association between PPA and hemorrhagic stroke.
Outbreak News - Recent Outbreaks and Epidemics
Stay up-to-date on recent outbreak news and learn about recent outbreaks and epidemics that may get your kids sick.