Pediatrics

Don't skip your child's HPV vaccine

Kids are heading back into the classroom, and health care professionals say it's important to prepare for the first day of school by keeping up to date with childhood immunizations.

Health

Nonprofits launch $100M plan to support local health workers

A new philanthropic project hopes to invest $100 million in 10 countries, mostly in Africa, by 2030 to support 200,000 community health workers, who serve as a critical bridge to treatment for people with limited access to ...

Pediatrics

Girls slip through the cracks due to 'referral bias,' says study

Young girls are just as likely to be living with language difficulties despite more boys being referred for support services, according to a new Curtin University-led study that seeks to shatter the "referral bias" and help ...

Medical economics

Persistent low wages linked to faster memory decline in later life

Sustained low wages are associated with significantly faster memory decline, according to a new study by Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. While low-wage jobs have been associated with health outcomes such ...

Pediatrics

Pain management techniques for young children

Like it or not, bumps and bruises are an unavoidable part of childhood. But while no parent wants their child to feel pain, teaching children about pain when they're young can help them better understand and respond to pain ...

Health

Juvenile detention menu creates appetite for change

A study of food served in a youth detention center in South Australia gives insights into the place diet and menu choices make in improving or reducing their incarceration experience.

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