As school systems across the state prepare to return to the classroom, a number of Georgia counties are seeing an increase in COVID infections among school-aged children.
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NPR's Scott Simon remarks on the continuing pandemic and how today's children might remember this time decades from now.
With much of the U.S. already sweltering this summer, even avid runners, hikers and bikers are wilting. We've got 10 strategies from experts on how to enjoy hot weather exercise without keeling over.
The COVID-19 pandemic is not over. Administrators are preparing now for students who may have fallen behind academically as well as those who may be experiencing increased anxiety and depression.
Los Angeles County plans to ensure foster youth who get Social Security can use the money later, going against the common practice of child welfare agencies nationwide to use benefits to pay for care.
The nation's top doctor, Vivek Murthy, says misinformation will keep sowing mistrust and endangering lives unless all Americans do their part to fight it.
The pandemic has hurt even routine health services such as vaccines and checkups, as well as immunization outreach, for children around the world, the World Health Organization and UNICEF report.
In addition to her ouster, Dr. Michelle Fiscus says Tennessee is stopping all of its vaccination outreach efforts for teens and children – not only for COVID-19 but also for other illnesses.
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?
Hungary is banning LGBTQ content from classrooms and media that reaches minors. Not if these educators can help it.
A swimmer of any skill level might need your help, and preventing a drowning takes closer supervision of the kids than you might think. The distress signs can be subtle and quick.
The practice of housing children who are in psychiatric crisis in local ERs — often for days, while they await appropriate in-patient treatment — has become even more prevalent during the pandemic.
The spike in cases of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) at this time of year is linked, at least in part, to children and others no longer widely wearing masks or social distancing to prevent COVID-19 infection, experts say.
In a U.S. House subcommittee meeting Wednesday, Dr. Janet Woodcock, the acting commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, agreed that “any flavor of e-cigarette left on the market is likely to encourage youth to start vaping” and that “if FDA banned all flavored e-cigarettes, less kids would continue to vape.”
The FDA is in the process of determining which, if any, e-cigarette manufacturers will be permitted to stay on the market.