A new study published this month in the Journal of Pediatrics estimates that more than 140,000 children in the United States have lost a parent, grandparent, or caregiver to COVID-19.
Kids remain an afterthought in police reforms, but there are few guidelines and no laws regarding police use of force against minors. There were thousands of such incidents in recent years.
Wongel Estifanos was visiting Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park during Labor Day weekend while vacationing with her family, officials say.
Accidental gunshot deaths by children handling a gun were higher in March through December 2020 than during that same time in 2019. Researchers think 2021 will be worse.
Apple's plans to scan iPhones for images of child sexual abuse is raising concern among some security researchers who say the system could be misused.
NPR's Scott Simon remarks on the continuing pandemic and how today's children might remember this time decades from now.
The updated guidance promotes vaccination for those old enough and says vaccinated children may not need masks. What about kids too young for vaccines? And as summer begins, what about vacation risks?
An estimated 160 million children were involved in child labor around the world at the beginning of 2020, according to a new report.
Adopting a child can be a complicated and even expensive process. But new laws are aimed at making it easier to adopt a child in Georgia, especially children in foster care.
Parents who have enrolled their children in these studies say the risk is worth it for the greater good.
Moderna has begun testing its vaccine on children as young as 6 months old. A principal investigator in the trial says getting children vaccinated would be "a step getting back to our normal life."
"It's a lot easier to focus," says one sixth grader with ADHD. While some students fell behind while learning virtually during the pandemic, others focus better when they aren't around classmates.
In some cultures kids roll their eyes when asked to do chores. In others, they'll pitch in without even being asked. Researchers have identified two key practices to raise helpful children.
A year ago, as the pandemic began, fitness instructor Joe Wicks started a daily exercise class for kids on YouTube. The videos became popular with kids and their parents. Now the series is ending.
More than 1 million adult Georgians have had at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine made either by Pfizer or Moderna. But the vaccines haven’t yet been tested on kids. Now parents can decide whether to enroll their adolescent children in clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccines. GPB’s Ellen Eldridge reports.