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Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide: Historical Perspective of Unconscionable Acts

Euthanasia was practiced by the ancients, the term means “good death.” For the physician, it would mean caring for the patient with compassion and alleviating pain and suffering. However, the physician of ancient times could also cause the death of his patient. One physician would heal, another would provide the poison draught to cause the […]

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April 2017 Board of Directors Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia

April 2017 Board Meeting

The Board of Directors met in Atlanta on April 28 and 29, 2017. Minutes from the Board meeting may be accessed here: April 2017 Board Minutes

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October 2016 Board Meeting

The Board of Directors met in Atlanta on October 14th and 15th, 2016. Minutes from the Board meeting may be accessed here: October 2016 Board Minutes  

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2017 Parent Talk

December 20 – Inappropriate videos on YouTube Kids app (viewer discretion advised) December 6 – National Flu Vaccination Week November 22 – Happy Thanksgiving November 8 – Kids need the presence of mom and dad for optimal development October 18 – Preventing Child Sexual Abuse & Benefits of Empathy September 20 – Teens Misuse Contacts, Backpacks & Child Back Pain […]

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2016 Parent Talk

December 28 – Family Resolutions, Year in Review, and Family Activities for Winter Break December 14 – Teaching Kids Generosity, Marijuana and Holiday Tips for Blended Families December 7 – Human Rights Day 2016, Importance of Fathers & Family Recreation November 23 – Holiday Healthy Eating Guide, Thanksgiving Travel Safety Tips, Benefits of Extended Family […]

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2017 Newsletters

January 2017 Newsletter February 2017 Newsletter March 2017 Newsletter April 2017 Newsletter May 2017 Newsletter June 2017 Newsletter July 2017 Newsletter August 2017 Newsletter September 2017 Newsletter October 2017 Newsletter November 2017 Newsletter December 2017 Newsletter    

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Find a Therapist

GUIDANCE FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH GENDER IDENTITY DISTRESS Advice to parents from a gender-critical therapist: As you seek out support, I invite you to do something incredibly difficult: try meeting your daughter or son where s/he is right NOW. Rather than clinging to the memory of who s/he was last year, last month, or […]

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Issues in Medical Ethics

Basic Principles for Medical Ethics: Beneficence Non Maleficence Justice   Science merely reveals what is; science does not and cannot tell us what should be done. Medicine, in contrast, is not merely a technical scientific vocation, but also a moral endeavor. In medicine, health professionals do not only gather and provide information to patients, they […]

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REVIEW of the study, Savin-Williams, RC and Ream, GL (2007), Prevalence and Stability of Sexual Orientation Components During Adolescence and Young Adulthood, Archives of Sexual Behavior, 36, 385-394.

 by Neil Whitehead, PhD An explanation for the concept of sexual orientation, and the 75% figure as mentioned in the press release referenced as #6: In 2007, Savin-Williams and Ream conducted a large longitudinal study that documented changes in attraction so great between the ages of 16 and 17 that they questioned whether the concept […]

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Statement of Inclusiveness

The American College of Pediatricians (College) strives to encourage and/or provide the best for children. Nonetheless, the College recognizes that no child is born into, or raised in, a perfect family. Regardless of a child’s family circumstances, the child’s genetic endowment, environmental experiences, or choices that the parents or child make, the College works toward […]

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