National campaigns addressing children’s health provide opportunities to approach the media in your community:
Fireworks Safety Month (June 1-July 4): www.preventblindness.org
Home Safety Month: www.homesafetycouncil.org/homesafetymonth
Sun Safety Week (June 3-9): www.sunsafetyalliance.org
National ASK Day (Is there a gun where my child plays?) (June 21): www.paxusa.org/ask/askday.html
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Daniel G. Batton, M.D., FAAP, Houston Chronicle, aggressive therapy to save a child’s life.
Jatinder J.S. Bhatia, M.D., FAAP, Newsweek, fat content of flavored milk.
Margaret J. Blythe, M.D., FAAP, Austin (Texas) American-Statesman, Reuters U.K., abstinence education.
John S. Bradley, M.D., FAAP, Chicago Tribune, changes to the vaccine schedule.
Mitchell S. Cairo, M.D., FAAP, Los Angeles Times, private cord blood banking.
Robert W. Frenck, M.D., FAAP, U.S. News & World Report, dropping immunization rates; Baxter Bulletin (Mountain Home, Ark.), lifelong protection against varicella.
Kenneth R. Ginsburg, M.D., FAAP, New York Times, stress due...