Information for Families (American Academy of Pediatrics–AAP)

“The Talk, ” Physician Version: Special Considerations for African American, Male Adolescents has a constantly updated page on the novel coronavirus that covers both the science and practical guidance for parents. Other new articles for parents include:

Health Advisory on Social Media Use in Adolescence

Talking to kids about COVID-19

A kid’s guide to Coronavirus

COVID-19 – What to do if you’re sick

Doctors Are Now Prescribing Playtime

A Parent’s Guide to Social Media

Facts For Parents About E-Cigarettes & Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems

Booster Seats Provide Protection for Older Children

Rules for Social Media, Created by Kids

Prevention is Best Protection Against Childhood Lead Poisoning

Preventing Teen Abuse Prescription Drugs Fact Sheet

Monitoring The Future

Bright Futures: Family Matters – Good Nutrition for Families

Check Your Home for Cancer-Causing Radon


The Surprising Amount of Time Kids Spend Looking at Screens



Juice is Not Healthy

Adolescents’ Use of “Pod Mod” E-Cigarettes – Urgent Concerns

National Adolescent Drug Trends in 2018

Youth Risk Behavior Survey

Brain injuries, other dangers of tackle football

Trampolines can cause serious injuries; use should be discouraged

There’s Now an E-Reader Just for Kids, and it Misses What Children Love about Books

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