Children's Health


Fighting Rare Pediatric Cancer at Miami Cancer...

At 8, Maddison “Maddie” Nuñez clearly recalls the impact of hearing medical news at the age of 4 that would sharply disrupt her young life....

September 15, 2022 / 4 min read


Vaccinations, Hygiene and More: Fighting the Back-to-School...

Schools are back in session this week, but many questions linger regarding infectious diseases – both new and old. The well-established viruses for which children...

August 17, 2022 / 3 min read


Understanding the Vital Importance of Routine Childhood...

A lag in routine vaccinations for children — which are required for attendance at most schools, camps and daycare centers — during the pandemic has...

August 2, 2022 / 2 min read


Roundup: So Far, 60% in U.S. Have...

CDC: 60% of U.S. Population has been Infected With COVID-19, Fueled Largely by Omicron Surge By the end of February 2022, nearly 60 percent of...

April 29, 2022 / 4 min read


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