Don't Send Kids Home From School For Head Lice, New Report Says
The American Academy of Pediatrics issued new guidance surrounding head lice, saying it’s not an issue of poor hygiene or a health hazard and that children should not be sent home or miss school because they have it.
Kids With Head Lice Shouldn't Be Sent Home From School, New Guidance Says
The American Academy of Pediatrics has updated guidance on head lice for the first time since 2015.
US Pediatricians' Group Moves to Abandon Race-Based Guidance
The American Academy of Pediatrics says it is putting all its guidance under the microscope to eliminate “race-based” medicine and resulting health disparities. The influential group’s pledge comes in a new policy statement released Monday. The academy began a re-examination of its treatment recommendations before George Floyd’s death and intensified it after. The policy’s lead author says doctors are concerned...