(HealthDay)—All eligible children and health care workers should get flu shots, according to new policy statements from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
A new protocol to treat babies born in withdrawal from drugs can be used widely to improve outcomes for these babies.
Infants are more likely to catch whooping cough from their siblings than their moms, says a study with implications for how to protect them.
(HealthDay)—New research finds that parents of overweight kids are more likely to restrict their children's food intake—a potentially bad idea—if they themselves are carrying extra pounds.
The results of a five-year trial from faculty at the University of Michigan Injury Center found giving youth in the emergency department a short intervention during their visit decreased their alcohol consumption and problems ...
(HealthDay)—Nearly one in five teens has specific health care needs that are not receiving attention, and this may set them up for poorer physical and mental health in adulthood, a new study contends.
(HealthDay)—Teenagers with prescription opioid exposures are more likely to have health care facility (HCF) admission and serious medical outcomes than younger children, according to a study published online March 20 in ...
(HealthDay)—The U.S. foster care system needs to do a better job of providing consistent, quality health care to children living in foster homes, a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says.
(HealthDay)—Children who have their tonsils removed to treat sleep apnea are more likely to suffer breathing complications than kids who have the procedure for other reasons, a new review shows.
(HealthDay)—More than one in four children in the United States is exposed to weapon-related violence—as a victim or witness—which ups their risk for mental health problems, a new study says.