American Academy of Pediatrics
How flogging, beating children leave them with brain changes, aggression, suicidal behaviour
Leading pediatricians' group in the United States (U.S.) has strengthened its advice against spanking and other physical punishment because of the potential for long-term harm.
Warning against chemical additives in food for kid
The American Academy of Pediatrics is cautioning parents and pediatricians to avoid exposing children to eight chemicals found in food and in plastic packaging. The chemicals may be especially harmful to kids due to their small size, says the report published July 23 in Pediatrics. Pregnant women should also avoid the chemicals. And lower-income families…