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AAP: Early education, quality child care of ‘strategic priority’

August 16, 2017

Early education and quality child care should be promoted by pediatricians, including within the medical home as well as the within local, state and national settings, according to a recent policy statement issued by the AAP.

According to the report, the AAP has made early brain and child development a “strategic priority.”

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The Pediatrician’s Role in Community Advocacy for Childhood Obesity Prevention

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