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Voting Begins in World's Most Colorful Elections in India

Gunjan Bagla | Posted 04.07.2014 | World
Gunjan Bagla

Keen India watchers know that the 2014 elections are likely to be India's most influential in three decades.

Still No Evidence That Touch Screens Are Good for Babies

Susan Linn | Posted 03.25.2014 | Science
Susan Linn

Dimitri Christakis, co-author of the American Academy of Pediatrics' recommendations to discourage screen time for children under 2, has changed his position. He did so based on what he frankly identifies as a "hunch" associated with development of the iPad.

So What Has Changed After the Entry of Aam Aadmi Party in Politics?

Devanik Saha | Posted 03.13.2014 | Impact
Devanik Saha

Since its independence, India has had major revolutions -- the primary ones being the green revolution and the dotcom revolution. But none of them has excited and energized the whole country as the ongoing broom revolution.

Where Many Parents Are Going For Kids' Primary Health Care

Posted 02.25.2014 | Parents

BY KATHRYN DOYLE NEW YORK Mon Feb 24, 2014 9:15am EST (Reuters Health) - In an updated policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics (A...

New Guidelines Help Parents Deal With Kids' Tooth Injuries

Posted 01.29.2014 | Parents

(Reuters Health) - Kids with serious tooth injuries are often taken to emergency rooms or primary care doctors first, so physicians and parents ne...

India, AAP & The People's Energy Plan

Justin Guay | Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics
Justin Guay

Indian development is at a pivotal moment. From stagnant economic growth to a raging Current Account Deficit (CAD) Crisis to widespread anger over cor...

Doctors Warn Against Over-Prescription Of Antibiotics

Posted 11.18.2013 | Parents

By Genevra Pittman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Pediatricians should carefully evaluate kids with ear infections, runny noses and sore throats b...

When Will You Stop Taking Money From Junk Food Peddlers? An Open Letter to the Presidents of AND and AAP

Nancy Huehnergarth | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Huehnergarth

Sponsorship is an issue that has reached critical mass for both Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and American Academy of Pediatrics. When your organizations take money from junk food manufacturers it is embarrassing to your members, detrimental to your reputations and harmful to the health of Americans.

Disney, Viacom and Other MPAA Members Join Book Publishers to Weaken a Treaty for the Blind

James Love | Posted 06.23.2013 | Politics
James Love

The World Blind Union and its members and supporters in the negotiation are now concerned that that Obama Administration and the European Commission are making demands that will render the treaty far less useful, or even derail the negotiations entirely.

AAP Endorses Gay Marriage. So Why Am I So Annoyed?

Parenting.com | Posted 05.22.2013 | Parents
Parenting.com

By Erik Botsford I want to be happy about yesterday's news that the American Academy of Pediatrics has reaffirmed its support of gay marriage, I rea...

Catherine Pearson

Pediatricians Say Same-Sex Marriage In Kids' Best Interests

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 03.21.2013 | Parents

With the Supreme Court poised to hear arguments on same-sex marriage next week, a top pediatricians' group has issued a statement supporting marriage...

Amazon Faces Fight Over .Book Domain

Reuters | Posted 05.11.2013 | Books

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two publishing industry groups, the Authors Guild and the Association of American Publishers, are opposing Amazon.com Inc's reque...

Why Is the CEO of the Global Anti-Poverty Group CARE Joining the Board of Coca-Cola?

Nancy Huehnergarth | Posted 05.04.2013 | Business
Nancy Huehnergarth

Dr. Gayle, the last thing the impoverished people you work with need, is a Coke. By accepting Coca-Cola's funding and serving on their Board of Directors, you are helping to healthwash Coke's brands and expand sales of sugary, non-nutritious drinks to the very people you want to help.

Children Need Recess -- and Schools Need Help

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 03.04.2013 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

Lots of times, when I ask my patients what they think is the best part of school, they say, "recess." They may be on to something.

Simple Steps for Safe Sleep That Can Reduce SIDS and Help New Moms Lose Weight!

Harvey Karp | Posted 12.31.2012 | Parents
Harvey Karp

Better sleep -- through safe swaddling plus rumbly white noise -- is a common sense, low-cost approach that works.

September Is National Infant Mortality Awareness Month

Henry Lee, MD, FAAP | Posted 10.29.2012 | Impact
Henry Lee, MD, FAAP

The most fragile period of a child's life is in the first 28 days. In these first days, newborns can succumb to birth asphyxia, as well as other issues related to preterm birth or infection. As a neonatologist, I have a strong interest in reducing infant mortality, particularly neonatal mortality, through research, teaching, and clinical practice.

New Breastfeeding Recommendation Released

Posted 02.28.2012 | Parents

In the midst of yet another round of high profile flare ups in the public breastfeeding debate, the American Academy of Pediatrics coincidentally rele...

Andrew Losowsky

Book Downloading Site Targeted By Publishers

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Losowsky | Posted 02.16.2012 | Books

A large coalition of publishing firms and related trade organizations has taken legal action against what the Association of American Publishers in Wa...

Are Paperbacks On Their Way Out?

paidContent | Robert Andrews | Posted 07.10.2011 | Books

All manner of metrics in publishing point to one fact - e-book sales are now beginning to take off in a big way....

eBook Tops All Trade Publishing Categories In February

eBookNewser | Jason Boog on April 14, 2011 11:57 AM | Posted 06.14.2011 | Books

eBooks hit a major milestone in February. According to Association of American Publishers (AAP) sales figures, eBooks ranked as the top format “amon...

eBook Sales Increase, Paperback and Harcover Book Sales Plunge

eBookNewser | Jason Boog on March 17, 2011 9:52 AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In January's Association of American Publishers (AAP) report, they revealed that eBook net sales went from last year's 32.4 million dollars to 69.9 mi...

Free Speech Defended In U.S. v. Stevens, Publishers Applaud Supreme Court

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

From the Association of American Publishers: Washington, DC, April 21, 2010--The Association of American Publishers (AAP) welcomed the U.S. Supreme C...

Washington's Politics And Prose: Another Independent Bookseller Up For Sale

The Washington Post | Michael Rosenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Politics and Prose, the iconic independent bookstore on Connecticut Avenue NW that has held on against withering competition from Barnes & Noble, Amaz...

Publishing Sales Are Up For March; eBook Sales Explode

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

May 24, 2010, New York, NY: Book sales tracked by the Association of American Publishers (AAP) for the month of March increased by 16.6 percent at $45...

Are Book Sales Up Or Down? Some Numbers To Settle The Question

news.shelf-awareness.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Book sales in November rose 10.9%, to $808.5 million, at publishers who reported to the Association of American Publishers. Sales for the year through...