Children's Health


Could Your Child Be on the Autism...

The prevailing advice to families with children on the autism spectrum is to seek early intervention so children can reach their full potential. It’s one...

April 28, 2022 / 4 min read


Roundup: Anxiety Disorder Screenings Urged for Kids...

U.S. Task Force: Children 8 and Older Should Be Screened for Anxiety Disorders The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, the influential panel of healthcare experts,...

April 15, 2022 / 3 min read


Roundup: Nearly 30% of Teens may be...

New Research: Nearly 30% of 12- to 19-Year-Olds May Have Prediabetes The rate of prediabetes among U.S. teens and adolescents, ages 12 to 19, has...

April 8, 2022 / 4 min read


Figuring Your Ideal Weight – And Why...

A BMI “body mass index” quickly configures a status number (18.5-24.9 considered “normal”) using your height and weight. But a healthy weight is not just...

December 29, 2021 / 4 min read


Roundup: COVID Cases in Kids Up 32%...

Pediatricians: COVID Cases in Children Up 32% Over Two-Week Period Cases of COVID-19 in children jumped 32 percent across the nation from two weeks ago,...

November 26, 2021 / 4 min read


COVID-19 Roundup: Vaccines Provide More Protection Than...

Vaccination Confers More Protection Than Previous COVID-19 Infection, CDC Study Finds A new study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates...

November 5, 2021 / 3 min read


Children’s Health: Water Safety at the Pool...

While U.S. public health officials say there are no reports of COVID-19 spreading to people through the water in pools, water playgrounds, or other properly...

June 10, 2021 / 2 min read


Kids’ Sports: Playing Safe to Avoid Overuse...

Many students are resuming sports activities on fields and courts. While the competition and excitement of winning are positive lures, the explosion of youth sports...

April 6, 2021 / 3 min read


COVID-19 Roundup: Young Adults Increasingly Test Positive;...

CDC: Younger Adults Made Up Largest Group of COVID-19 Cases June-August Adults between ages 20 and 29 represented the largest category of new COVID-19 cases...

September 25, 2020 / 4 min read