With the ever-changing situation in Iraq, AAP members have a resource to help local media outlets work on sidebars to their lead stories. Check out articles and suggestions at www.aap.org/terrorism and call local TV stations to see if they want to interview an expert on how to talk to kids about war.
With summertime comes a new edition of Summer Safety Tips from the Academy. The tips are available this month at www.aap.org. Members can use these tips to pitch seasonal stories to local newspapers or broadcast outlets.
Also published this month is the AAP Policy Statement Oral Health Risk Assessment Timing and Establishment of the Dental Home. Expect calls from parents and the media on the new policy, which suggests that in some cases, children younger than 3 years of age should be seeing a dentist.
The following AAP members spoke with the media in March. Space...