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Reducing screen time increases physical activity in children

Many young people spend much of their time using digital screens which may reduce their engagement in physical activity. But children have always been sedentary during most of their awake time. This has been shown every time ...

Pediatrics

Ask the Pediatrician: Do children really need all these vaccines?

Q: I read a lot online about vaccines. Do kids really need so many shots?

Pediatrics

Emergency shipment of baby formula arrives from Europe

A 35-ton shipment of hypoallergenic baby formula from Switzerland arrived in the United States on Sunday, the first delivery in what the Biden administration is calling "Operation Fly Formula" to deal with a nationwide shortage.

Pediatrics

Q and A: A parents' guide to COVID booster shots for kids 5-11

With COVID-19 cases rising again in the Bay Area, parents have a new consideration for protecting their children this week: The Food and Drug Administration granted emergency use authorization Tuesday for kids ages 5-11 to ...

Oncology & Cancer

New molecular subset of pediatric liver cancer identified

New research from Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Cancer Center characterizes a new molecular type of high-risk pediatric liver cancer. The study, published in the Journal of Hepatology, showed that these ...