After two years of isolation and uncertainty, many American teens are struggling with mental health problems. But they're also discovering themselves — and their own resilience.
States have been asked to increase accessibility of baby formula for recipients of the low-income program. And the Food and Drug Administration is looking at ways to make it easier to import formula.
The vaccine couldn't have come at a more critical time, with a surge in cases and deaths from malaria during the pandemic. But its efficacy — and its schedule — are far from ideal.
The American Academy of Pediatrics is reexamining its treatment recommendations. Pediatricians have followed flawed guidelines linking race to risks for urinary infections and newborn jaundice.
Four U.S. states are still struggling with high rates of lead poisoning from soil, pipes and paint. It impacts thousands of people each year, especially low-income communities and families of color.
The last time Texas updated its sex education curriculum, was in the '90s. Students will now learn about contraception and STIs — but not gender or consent. And the classes are all optional.
The U.S. assistant secretary for health, who will speak at Texas Christian University, says physicians need to be more vocal in fighting politically motivated attacks on vulnerable trans youth.
The company says a low-dose version of its vaccine triggers an immune response in children ages 6 months to less than 6 years equivalent to what has protected older children and adults.
A new report confirms a deep decrease in the world's childhood death rate. But it takes note of what the authors call an "astronomically high" rate of death after hospitalization.
Georgia plans to launch a new program this summer intended to prevent children from entering the foster care system.
Data show that a third dose can help boost kids' immunity. Some experts are skeptical that another shot is needed for younger kids.
Talking about testes and menses can be super awkward for any kid. A new book tries to take the embarrassment out of growing up – and be inclusive of every body.
A cluster of children in Alabama were found to have liver damage.