Firearms continue to be leading cause of death in US children

In 2021, firearms continued to be a leading cause of death among U.S. children, with a 41.6 percent increase in the firearm death rate from 2018 to 2021, according to a study published online Aug. 21 in Pediatrics.


1 in 6 kids haven't gotten all of their vaccines. Why?

Most early childhood vaccines require three or four doses for best protection, but more than 1 in 6 toddlers aren't getting them all, leaving them vulnerable to potentially deadly infections, a new study finds.

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