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The National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners’ (NAPNAP) Executive Board approved a revised NAPNAP Position Statement on Corporal Punishment.
Corporal punishment is the use of physical force with the intention of causing a child to experience pain but not injury, for the purposes of... - August 12, 2011 - National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
Recent Research Reveals Confusion About Honey Use With Young Children
The National Honey Board (NHB) is pleased to announce a new partnership with the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP). Together, the organizations will develop a honey education program, based on recent research... - July 31, 2011 - National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
Leaders with the Issa Trust Foundation (www.issatrustfoundation.com) announced today a team of paediatric health professionals led by Dr. Stacy McConkey, University of Iowa Children’s Hospital serving children in Jamaica. - July 13, 2011 - Issa Trust Foundation
Trinity Health Care Services, Inc., a Florida home health agency based in Miramar and West Palm Beach is now offering home health care services to pediatric patients.
Trinity Health Care Services, Inc. (THCSI) specializes in meeting the needs of patients who wish to remain in their homes as long as... - July 13, 2011 - Trinity Health Care Services
Today the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners’ (NAPNAP) submitted comments to the FDA’s Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee and the Pediatric Advisory Committee regarding dosing of nonprescription medications for children.
Inaccurate dosing of over-the-counter medications... - June 23, 2011 - National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
Lice Removal Service, Hair Whisperers, Launches the Is It Lice Mobile App for iPhone / iPod Touch with their marketing team at Kazu Agency. Parents and school nurses can now learn how to detect head lice and find lice removal services in their area. - June 07, 2011 - Hair Whisperers
HotSpring World, the leading supplier of hot tubs and spas throughout the UK, has been working with top children's charities in a range of fund-raising activities at its network of hot tub showrooms across the country. - May 28, 2011 - HotSpring World
Dr. Kelly Oliver and Portrait Health Centers of Buffalo Grove, IL join the InfantSEE program and former President Carter and American Optometric Association Raise Awareness of Infant Eye Health. - May 19, 2011 - Portrait Health Centers
The pediatric therapy and educational services company, Achieve Beyond, is recruiting experienced BCBA therapists to provide Applied Behavior Analysis based autism services to children in need nationwide. - May 13, 2011 - Achieve Beyond: Pediatric Therapy and Autism Services
The 4th Annual SADS Foundation Young Investigator Awards in Cardiac Channelopathies will be administered by the Pediatric and Congenital EP Society (PACES), and were presented at the annual PACES evening meeting, Wednesday, May 4, 2011 by Dr. Charles Berul, Chair of the Committee and PACES Vice President for Research. The Presentation was made as part of the Heart Rhythm Society Conference. - May 07, 2011 - Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes (SADS) Foundation
As part of the Heart Rhythm Society Conference in San Francisco, CA this week, the SADS Foundation announces a partnership with PACES (Pediatric & Congenital Electrophysiology Society) and has invited PACES’ President, Peter Fischbach, MD. to serve on the Board of Directors. - May 07, 2011 - Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes (SADS) Foundation
Tampa Bay parents now have convenient, on-the-go access to symptoms, diseases and pediatric information from After Hours Pediatrics with free iTriage healthcare app - April 20, 2011 - iTriage, LLC
The University of Louisville and Kosair Charities today dedicated the UofL Autism Center at Kosair Charities Centre in a partnership that brings under one roof an array of services to help people with autism and those who have regular interactions with them.
“For more than two years, our resources... - April 16, 2011 - University of Louisville Health Sciences Center
The new book, "Uncovering the Logic of English: A Common-Sense Solution to America's Literacy Crisis" demonstrates how current reading methods may be ineffective for teaching our future engineers and scientists. These logically minded students need to be taught systematically and provided consistent rules. Author Denise Eide unveils the hidden logic which explains 98% of English words and powerfully demonstrates how this knowledge should be as foundational to our education system as 1+1=2. - April 12, 2011 - PediaLearning
The Issa Trust Foundation board announced today the appointment of His Excellency the Most Honourable Sir Patrick Allen ON, GCMG, CD, to the position of Patron of the Issa Trust Foundation. - April 09, 2011 - Issa Trust Foundation
The National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners’ (NAPNAP) Executive Board recently approved a new NAPNAP Position Statement on Pediatric Nurse Practitioners’ Role in Disasters Involving Children.
The Position Statement calls for the inclusion of PNPs in disaster plans to help ensure... - April 09, 2011 - National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
The extraordinary contributions of pediatric nurse practitioners (PNPs) took center stage at the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP; www.napnap.org) 32nd Annual Conference on March 24, 2011, in Baltimore, MD. As in previous years, the organization honored nurses from the grassroots... - April 08, 2011 - National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
The Wisconsin Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (WIAAP) is expressing concern over the growing number of the vaccine-preventable pertussis ("whooping cough") outbreaks nationwide. Newborns and infants are especially vulnerable to serious disease and death, and vaccination of all family members and caregivers provides protection against the disease. - April 05, 2011 - Wisconsin Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
The Wisconsin Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (WIAAP) again voices its opposition to pending legislation that would legalize the sale of unpasteurized ("raw") milk. Raw milk is known to expose consumers to food-borne illnesses caused by bacteria capable of causing numerous illnesses and even death, and miscarriage in pregnant women. Numerous public, agricultural and veterinary health groups stand opposed to the sale of unpasteurized milk. - March 24, 2011 - Wisconsin Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
NAPNAP will hold it's 32nd annual conference at the Baltimore Convention Center March 23-26 2011. - March 16, 2011 - National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
Join the Raven Maria Blanco Foundation, Inc. (RMBF) in the celebration of awareness and action on March 9th, Pediatric Patient Advocacy Day, as they honor the 20 young lives lost due to an unforeseen medical emergency. March 9th, the anniversary of Raven Blanco’s death, will serve to ignite national... - March 09, 2011 - Raven Maria Blanco Foundation, Inc.
Baby Andrew Receives a Heart Transplant and Medical Care Thanks to
Angels on the Bay and St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children - February 27, 2011 - Angels On The Bay
The pediatric therapy and educational services company, Achieve Beyond, has aligned with the patient website creation company CaringBridge.org to help aid children and families in need across the country. - February 14, 2011 - Achieve Beyond: Pediatric Therapy and Autism Services
The Casey Cares Foundation has recently announced that Georgetown University Hospital in Washington DC joined their Kami’s Jammies Program. The hospital will initially receive 50 pairs of new pajamas for their pediatric patients on extended stays. In addition, beginning March 9th a themed pajama... - February 08, 2011 - Casey Cares Foundation
Children under the age of five are at the highest risk for accidents, illness and invasive disease, according to a 2008 Study on Health in the United States by the Centers for Disease Control. A stellar group of pediatric experts came together for a first-ever conference, now available on DVD, to bring attention to the unique needs of young children and to improve the quality of health care they receive. - January 19, 2011 - Child Development Media, Inc
The pediatric therapy and autism services company celebrates 15 years of service to children and families across the country. - December 12, 2010 - Achieve Beyond: Pediatric Therapy and Autism Services
DrNewtons.com, Maine’s largest direct-to-consumer vitamin company, announced it will be donating a percentage of every sale made between 12/9 and 12/15 to the Maine Children’s Cancer Program. - December 10, 2010 - Dr. Newton's Naturals
Doctor debunks new research and shows how colic is easily treated. - December 09, 2010 - Chlebowski Chiropractic and Natural Medicine
For a third year in a row, Jungle Grub Snack bars have won awards for great taste and nutrition from ShapeYou.com’s Gear Awards. This year all three flavors, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Peanut Butter Groove and Berry Bamboozle won the honor of a “Great Gear” Award.
“This is... - December 01, 2010 - Organic Nutrition, Inc.
The Hair Whisperers, a Southern California head lice removal service, today announced that it has successfully treated head lice on over 1000 customers using the LouseBuster™ device. This revolutionary FDA-cleared device provides a chemical-free way to kill head lice and eggs using only controlled,... - December 01, 2010 - Hair Whisperers
CPR Training Professionals, a leader in group CPR training and First Aid training, is proud to announce its expansion into the following areas of Southern California – Orange County, Los Angeles County, RiversideCounty and San Diego County. - November 17, 2010 - CPR Training Professionals
The nationwide pediatric therapy company Achieve Beyond spanning Northern Virginia, Maryland, DC and Illinois has expanded the autism programs for their early intervention child health care services. - November 17, 2010 - Achieve Beyond: Pediatric Therapy and Autism Services
Adams International School to screen the acclaimed educational documentary Race To Nowhere. The film shows the high-stakes, high-pressure culture that has invaded our schools and our children’s lives, creating unhealthy, disengaged, unprepared and stressed-out youth. - November 01, 2010 - Adams International School
“HealthWise” Draws Attention to those Serving Individuals with Down Syndrome and their Families. - October 29, 2010 - Healthwise
Houston, Spring, and The Woodlands communities joined Amazing Spaces® Storage Centers to show how easily an individual can “Make a Difference” in a child’s life. The Texas Self Storage Association launched the “Make a Difference” state-wide campaign to emphasize the... - October 26, 2010 - Amazing Spaces Storage Centers
Apex NC counseling practice hopes to empower and motivate girls to stand up against interpersonal aggression, cyberbulling, etc.... - October 26, 2010 - Lifescapes Counseling Associates, PLLC
NuU Unlimited supported the 18th Annual Cocktails for a Cause, held Friday, October 15, 2010. NuU Unlimited employees attended the event for the second year in a row that has built notoriety and most importantly, benefit pediatric research conducted at Children’s Memorial Hospital and the Children’s... - October 23, 2010 - NuU Unlimited
Neonatal screening is the process of testing newborn babies for treatable Genetic, Endocrinologic, Metabolic and Hematologic diseases. - October 19, 2010 - Eastern Biotech & Life Sciences FZ-LLC
Flexfit headwear will sponsor the 2010 Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open during their annual week-long PGA TOUR event. - October 12, 2010 - Flexfit
State Police to improve on their already successful child safety program. - September 27, 2010 - The Ronnie Williams Foundation
Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, will host the 10th annual National Walk Now for Autism Speaks on Saturday, November 6, 2010 at The National Mall. All event proceeds support Autism Speaks’ work to increase awareness about the growing autism epidemic,... - September 11, 2010 - Autism Speaks National Capital Area
Pediatric Orthopedics of Southwest Florida, the Fort Myers-based medical practice specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of infants, children, adolescents and young adults with orthopedic conditions, is opening a second office in Naples on September 9 at 1280 Creekside St., Ste. 101.
As the only... - September 09, 2010 - Pediatric Orthopedics of Southwest Florida
KidZerts has created the first wear-moldable arch support insoles for children. These innovative children's insoles slowly mold to the unique contours of the bottom of each foot and will provide children with the support their growing feet need. KidZerts have a doctor-recommended design and will only benefit your child's feet. - August 28, 2010 - HealthyFeetStore.com
No Shots, No School, No Kidding! The Back-to-School rush has begun as MD Now Urgent Care Centers discount their School & Sport Physical Exams and mandatory Immunizations for school children this 2010/2011 School Season. - August 05, 2010 - MD Now Urgent Care
When her 7 month old daughter was diagnosed with Plagiocephaly and was going to need to wear a corrective helmet, this mom looked on the bright side and designed accessories to decorate and enhance her daughter's helmet. She is now sharing these creations on www.StylinBabyHelmets.com. - July 30, 2010 - Stylin' Baby Helmets
Little Green Software today announced the release of Energy Balance. Energy Balance is a casual web game that encourages players to associate calories with activities. The game was specifically created for the Apps for Healthy Kids competition, which is part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s... - July 21, 2010 - Little Green Software
Veinlite® by Translite LLC is introducing the new EMS Tool for vein imaging and its new convenient functionalities for all emergency services applications. - July 16, 2010 - TransLite LLC
Omid's Mission: A Tribute to My Son is a true love story of a mother that was fortunate enough to escape living in Iran in the turbulent mid-1980s to eventually make her way to America with her three young children. Starting a new life in America and experiencing freedom was their goal. The book is about... - July 05, 2010 - Omid's Mission
Fertility issues are among the most challenging that many couples may face in their lifetime. Dr. Andrew Y. Silverman is one of only 60 gender selection fertility experts worldwide. His newly redesigned website presents a welcoming, compassionate and clear introduction to the delicate issues surrounding... - July 04, 2010 - The Silverman Center Scarsdale
Many families use fireworks as entertainment during the summer months, especially over the Fourth of July holiday. But is it safe? A surprising number of injuries and fatalities occur each year from using fireworks at home. It is much safer and easier to enjoy fireworks displays at events organized by professionals. - June 25, 2010 - Wisconsin Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics