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Focus on the Power of Play
May 2016 | Issue No. 124
Parents of Young Children - Put Down Your Smartphones - Image
Parents today are more pressed for time than any other generation of parents—and constantly connected. Checking your phone has become both habit and necessity. But, all this multitasking could also hurt your young child's ability to learn.
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By: Claire McCarthy, MD, FAAP
Join Us in Wearing Orange on June 2!
516_orangeday.jpgTo show solidarity against gun violence, the AAP and are participating in the Wear Orange campaign on National Gun Violence Awareness Day on June 2.
Here's what YOU can do:  
  • #WearOrange on June 2 and post photos of yourself.
  • Share this gun safety information.
  • Change your social media profile photo. 
  • Encourage your followers to join the national conversation about gun violence.
  • Is there a gun where your child plays? Asking can saves lives. Learn more and share information about ASK Day on June 21. 
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