The Academy is publishing two new books this month, Guide to Toilet Training and Caring For Your Teenager. Both contain charts, statistics and information that members can use to prepare for media interviews on a variety of topics. AAP members also can use facts from the books to pitch interview topics to local TV and radio stations, or article ideas to newspapers and magazines.

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. If members need information on child abuse to conduct media interviews, check out the list of resources maintained by the AAP Section on Child Abuse and Neglect:

TV Turnoff Week 2003 takes place from April 21-27. Members are encouraged to call their local media outlets and pitch stories on this popular topic. For more information, visit

The Academy is supporting the National Dairy Council’s 3-A-Day campaign. The public education initiative focuses on the importance of calcium...

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