Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

California won't require COVID vaccine to attend schools

Children in California won't have to get the coronavirus vaccine to attend schools, state public health officials confirmed Friday, ending one of the last major restrictions of the pandemic in the nation's most populous state.

Health

Persuading more school children to eat fruit and vegetables

Twenty years ago, 4 out of 10 European children ate fruit and vegetables daily. Today, the proportion is the same, in spite of schemes to provide children with fruit at school. Why hasn't there been more improvement?

Autism spectrum disorders

Autistic children left behind during pandemic school closures

Many children with autism or intellectual disability had poor attendance or even deregistered from school, often due to unmet needs, after their schools switched to online learning, reports a study and associated policy briefing ...

Medical research

Understanding the expanded role of clinical ethicists

The COVID-19 pandemic brought many troubling ethical issues to the frontlines of clinical care, creating significant distress for clinicians, patients, and families. Behind the scenes, clinical ethicists managed those issues ...

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