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More than 243,000 kids in the US got COVID-19 last week, the second-highest weekly total among kids since the pandemic started

Students walk to their classrooms at a public middle school in Los Angeles, California, September 10, 2021. Robyn Beck / AFP via Getty Images COVID-19 cases among kids in the US are spiking. The American Academy of Pediatrics reported 243,373 cases among kids in the US in the week ending September 9. In early July, there were close to 72,000 COVID-19 cases among kids a week. See more stories on Insider's business page. More than 243,000 kids in the US were diagnosed with COVID-19 in ...
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Children make up more than a quarter of the weekly US COVID-19 cases

By Jacqueline Howard, Amir Vera and Madeline Holcombe | CNN Children now represent more than a quarter — or 26.8% — of weekly COVID-19 cases nationwide, according to data released Tuesday from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The update comes as schools across the US have been in session or are getting into full swing. Experts have encouraged adults to get vaccinated to protect young children returning to the classroom. “If we want to protect the children, particularly those who are no...
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Here’s how early school begins – and why it is bad for students

This map shows when school starts across America — way too early according to specialists.Due to early school starts, America's students are "chronologically sleep-deprived."California is spearheading a change, which should result in improved academic results. A student napping in a lecture hall. American adolescents are "chronically sleep-deprived and pathologically sleepy."Credit: Sean Gallup / Getty ImagesLouisiana's state bird is the brown pelican. It shoul...
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COVID: FDA cautions against off-label use of Pfizer vaccine in younger children

By Jacqueline Howard, CNN (CNN) — Even though the US Food and Drug Administration has fully approved the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for people age 16 and older, and it remains authorized for people as young as 12, the agency is warning against using the vaccine “off-label” in children younger than 12. To do so, it says, “would not be appropriate.” Off-label refers to an approved product being used in a way or in a patient that it wasn’t necessarily approved for; it happens commonly with s...
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The 5 best backpacks for students in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A good school backpack serves as an all-in-one carrier for essentials, including a tablet and books. Backpacks come in many styles, sizes, and materials and should be durable enough to last for years. The best backpack for students of all ages is the long-lasting JanSport Big Student Backpack. As a high school teacher, I've seen backpacks in all states of disrepair, so I know how important it is to find a bag that is durable enough to be used day in and da...
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The 4 best video baby monitors in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky With video monitors, parents can both hear and see their baby. Standalone and smart video baby monitors each have their own sets of pros and cons. We tested nine popular monitors to narrow down the best video baby monitors you can buy. This article was reviewed by Dipesh Navsaria, MPH, MSLIS, MD, FAAP, who is an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, and president of the Wisconsin Chapter of the A...
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Paid parental leave is long overdue

Recently, President Biden introduced legislation that would provide federal funding for paid parental leave for all parents for up to 12 weeks. As a pediatrician and hopeful soon-to-be parent, I am ecstatic. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has long advocated for a minimum of 12 weeks of parental leave to promote the health and […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Hassles with child car seats linked to unsafe child passenger behaviors

Parents who reported more hassles using a child car seat or booster seat - such as the child is uncomfortable or having to make multiple trips in a day - were less likely to follow recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) on child passenger safety, according to a study published in the journal Academic Pediatrics.
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The most successful kids have parents who do these 9 things, according to science

Be honest with your kids teaches them to trust you. MoMo Productions/Getty Images To set children up for success, parents should practice honesty and let kids make their own mistakes. Setting limits on screen time and demonstrating a healthy work-life balance can help form good habits. Reading to kids and eating dinner as a family can also teach your child to be more open and outgoing. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.   Much has been written about the attributes of high-...
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The best backpacks for students of 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A good backpack will serve as an all-in-one carrier for every school essential.They come in hundreds of different styles, shapes, sizes, and materials, and they should be durable enough to last for years.Our top pick is the tried and true JanSport Big Student Backpack, a long-lasting bag appropriate for students of all ages.As a high school teacher, I've seen backpacks in all states of disrepair, so I know how important it is to find a bag that is durable enoug...
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My husband and I loved using this bassinet for our newborn - I was genuinely sad when she outgrew it

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A swivel bassinet can make the first few months with an infant easier on sleep-deprived parents. Amazon As the parent of a newborn, I was naturally terrified of the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).According to the American SIDS Institute, babies should sleep on their backs in their own crib, never in your bed.With our newborn, my husband and I used the...
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The best baby thermometers in 2020

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Buying or registering for a digital thermometer for your baby is just as an important as buying a car seat.We consulted with pediatricians, reviewed research and product reviews, and talked with many parents to select 11 of the most popular digital thermometers to test.If you're shopping for a suitable thermometer for adults, check out our guide to the best thermometers to check for fevers.This article was medically reviewed by Dr. Benjamin Hoffman, MD, CPST-I,...
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My husband and I loved using this bassinet for our newborn — I was genuinely sad when she outgrew it

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. A swivel bassinet can make the first few months with an infant easier on sleep-deprived parents. Amazon As the parent of a newborn, I was naturally terrified of the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).According to the American SIDS Institute, babies should sleep on their backs in their own crib, never in your bed.With our newborn, my husband and I used the Halo Bassinest Swivel Sleeper, Esse...
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Over half a million reported child COVID-19 cases in the United States

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Children's Hospital Association have come up with a joint report on the number of children affected by COVID-19 across the United States. Over half a million children have been infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), they point out. Their report titled, "Children and COVID-19: State Data Report," was released on 3rd September 2020.
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How to Save Money as a New Parent

Having a baby can end up being an unexpectedly heavy drain on your finances. If you’re in the US, you’ll likely have to spend between $7,000 to $14,600 annually in your newborn’s first 2 years of life. For your ease, here is a step-by-step guide to saving money when you have a baby, which covers everything from the actual hospital stay to buying baby clothes, food, and more. Saving at the Hospital Pass up on a private room Private rooms are usually substantially more expensive than a two-per...
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Experts question need to wait days between introducing new solid foods to infants

The current recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) call for introducing to infants one single-ingredient food at a time and waiting three to five days to observe for food allergy before introducing another new food. However, the long waiting period might be too long, given that food allergy becomes apparent within minutes to a few hours after eating a new food.
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Let Not Violence Entertain You

I trusted the friend who’d recommended the movie. When the opening scene depicted a murder in graphic detail, I shot her a nervous glance. A chase sequence ensued, with innocent bystanders slashed and bludgeoned. Then the vigilante protagonist tortured the villain with pliers. My friend, enrapt, elbows on her knees, leaned toward the screen as I shrank into the couch. The directors had crafted a retribution narrative designed to stir up adrenaline. We were supposed to glory in the vengeanc...
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New autism guidelines focus on early diagnosis, treatment

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) on Monday issued its first new autism treatment guidelines in 12 years aimed at helping doctors identify at-risk children and getting them the care they need as early as possible. Since developmental delays are often present in very young children with autism, the report, published in the journal Pediatrics, urges doctors to check for issues during all well-baby visits and refer children for treatment at the first sign of an issue, rather than wait for a...
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ASMBS endorses new policy statement from American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

The American Society for Metabolic Surgery (ASMBS), the largest organization for bariatric surgeons in the nation, has endorsed the new policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommending greater access to metabolic and bariatric surgery for children and adolescents with severe obesity.
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American Academy of Pediatrics looks at use of nonnutritive sweeteners by children

Nonnutritive or artificial sweeteners are a growing part of US diets, now consumed by at least one in four children. A new American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy statement offers a summary of the existing data around nonnutritive sweeteners and recommends future research into how they affect children's weight, taste preferences, the risk for diabetes, and long-term safety.
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When To Start Your Baby On Solid Foods

A few years ago the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) came out with the findings from their study on when and why parents introduce solid foods to their babies. The results are surprising, to say... {{Visit us at TheShoppingMama.com to read the complete post.}}
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The New AAP Guidelines for Introducing Your Baby to Food Allergens

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its recommendations for introducing peanuts to infants, continuing the decades-long shift in practice from delaying the introduction of food allergens to introducing them early and often.Read more...
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Lauren Underwood Just Expertly Grilled Kirstjen Nielsen On Family Separations

PHoto: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images. Democrats pressed Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen about her role in the family separations that have occurred as a result of Trump's zero-tolerance immigration policy in a hearing on Wednesday.Rep. Lauren Underwood, a freshman Democrat from Illinois, was in the spotlight for her incisive questioning of Nielsen about the psychological and physical trauma children experience when they are separated from their families.When ...
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New concussion recommendations for kids

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its concussion recommendations to support children and teens engaging in light physical activity and returning to school as they recover. The report, revised for the first time in eight years, also advises against complete removal of electronic devices. Mark Halstead, MD, an associate professor of pediatrics and of orthopedic surgery at Washington University School of Medicine, was the lead author of the AAP report.
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More than 9,000 US children are injured by infant walkers every year, study finds

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has called for a ban on baby walkers with wheels. It suggests parents throw away walkers in their homes and entertain their children in stationary activity centers and other activities.
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So called "safe" food additives may not be so says AAP policy statement

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a new policy statement in the journal Pediatrics. Their statement says that at present there is little information regarding the cognitive and physiological effects of food additives and more information needs to be obtained.
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Climate change could reverse all reductions in child mortality over the last 25 years

Kids could be especially vulnerable to climate change-related health risks, and a new American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) article once again sounds the alarm. The authors say climate change “threatens to reverse the gains in global child health and the reductions in global child mortality made over the past 25 years.” While the impacts of climate change could be felt by all humans, the authors say they’ll be disproportionally felt by poor people and children. 88 percent of diseases attributab...
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Screen teenagers annually for depression, say US doctors

In both the US and UK, new guidelines and advice focus on early detection and intervention to support adolescent mental health Should teenagers face annual screenings for depression? Under new guidelines from an American doctors’ group, all children aged 12 and above would be questioned about their mental health every year.On Monday the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published new guidance that adolescents should be examined every year from the age of 12 to ensure those with depression can...
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Podcast #371: The Truth About Injury Rehab and Strength Training

Whenever you experience an injury or have a niggling pain in your lower back, you probably decide to completely rest up so that whatever ails you can heal and recover. But the pain doesn’t go away, so you introduce some light isolation movements to help with the recovery. But the pain still doesn’t go away, so you rest some more and pretty soon it’s been months or even years since you’ve done anything that resembles real exercise. My guest today argues that if you want the pain to go awa...
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Podcast #371: The Best Ways to Rehab From Injury

Whenever you experience an injury or have a niggling pain in your lower back, you probably decide to completely rest up so that whatever ails you can heal and recover. But the pain doesn’t go away, so you introduce some light isolation movements to help with the recovery. But the pain still doesn’t go away, so you rest some more and pretty soon it’s been months or even years since you’ve done anything that resembles real exercise. My guest today argues that if you want the pain to go awa...
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