Pediatrics

The perfect fit: A 'shoe-in' for a great start to school

As the back-to-school rush begins, podiatry experts at the University of South Australia are encouraging parents to get their children's school shoes professionally fitted, as new research confirms that ill-fitted footwear ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Rapid COVID tests used twice weekly could detect most contagious kids

Last year, the U.S. government purchased 150 million BinaxNOW rapid antigen COVID-19 tests and began distributing them. One of the goals was to safely reopen schools. However, little data was available on how well these tests ...

Autism spectrum disorders

More kids with autism may be doing well than thought

(HealthDay)—School-age children with autism may be faring better than commonly thought, with most "doing well" in at least some aspects of development, a new study suggests.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How can all schools safely reopen?

The question of when and how to open schools for full in-person learning in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic is one of the most consequential the U.S. currently faces. A wealth of evidence suggests that schools can provide ...

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