Remley named AAP CEO

Dr. Karen Remley, a former emergency department physician at CHKD, will become executive director and CEO of the American Academy of Pediatrics in July. The 58-year-old Remley will be the first woman to lead the 62,000-member organization.

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Peanut Allergy News

Talk to your pediatrician before acting on a recent study concerning early exposure to peanut protein and peanut allergies. Children under 4 should not be given peanuts due to aspiration risk. Children at high risk of peanut allergy should only be given peanut protein under a physician's guidance.

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Autism Awareness

Did you know one in 88 children will be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and that it is more prevalent in boys? Dr. John Harrington explains the standard guidelines used to help diagnose autism, as well as common symptoms parents shouldn’t ignore.

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