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American Academy of Pediatrics: Juice intake provides no benefits for kids under 1

In its first change in recommendations on fruit juice since 2001, Academy also recommends that Intake of juice should be limited to, at most, 4 ounces daily for toddlers age 1-3. For children age 4-6, fruit juice should be restricted to 4 to 6 ounces daily; and for children ages 7-18, juice intake should be limited to 8 ounces or 1 cup of the recommended 2 to 2.5 cups of fruit servings per day.

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PQA endorses three new performance measures

Organization’s membership is in favor of Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C: Completion of Therapy, Polypharmacy; Use of Multiple Anticholinergic Medications in Older Adults; and Polypharmacy: Use of Multiple CNS-Active Medications in Older Adults.