Tag: children’s health

COVID-19 Roundup: Children Make Up 27% of...

Pediatricians: Children Currently Represent Slightly More Than a Quarter of New COVID Weekly Cases Children make up slightly more than...

September 10, 2021

Preventing Child Drownings

Drowning can happen in an instant, in as little as an inch or two of water. It is the leading...

June 29, 2021

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,...

June 10, 2021

Kids & COVID: An Update

What have we learned about COVID-19’s effects on kids and teens since the start of the pandemic?  What do parents...

October 13, 2020

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...

September 25, 2020

Ready for In-Person School? 12 Safety Tips...

While most people yearn for a return to a pre-pandemic “normal,” are you ready to send your child back to...

September 21, 2020

Kids and Sports Injuries: Fast Growth Spurs...

When your son or daughter goes through what is commonly called a “growth spurt,” he or she could be more...

September 10, 2020

Roundup: COVID-19 Cases in Children Up 40%...

In Late July,  a 40% Increase in Children Testing Positive for COVID-19, Report Finds More than 97,000 children in the...

August 14, 2020

Immunizations: More Critical Than Ever

Each year at this time, public health officials and healthcare providers remind parents to make sure their children’s immunizations are...

August 4, 2020

A Mother’s Heartfelt Thank You to Her...

Two hundred and sixty-one days. That’s how much time Lori Livingston stayed in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at South...

June 8, 2020

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Aneurysms: A Talk With A Pioneering...

An aneurysm, or ballooning of an artery, is often called a silent killer because it develops without any symptoms. Most aneurysms are discovered by accident during...

New Study: Aim for 7,000-10,000 Steps...

Logging in your daily steps on any of a multitude of apps available has become a common practice, even during the pandemic. But are 10,000...

Men, Cancer and Fertility: Overcoming Challenges...

The most common cancers that affect men — primarily testicular and prostate cancers — can cause significant fertility problems that affect their ability to father...

COVID-19 Roundup: FDA Panel Recommends Pfizer...

FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Pfizer Third Doses to Those 65 & Older, and Those at High Risk An advisory panel of experts for the U.S....

Latest Case Against Too Many Sugary...

Sugary drinks fuel weight gain and the U.S. obesity epidemic among adults and children, elevating the risk of diabetes and other chronic diseases, physicians, dietitians...

Spotlight on Thyroid Cancer, An Increasingly...

When actress Sofia Vergara recently opened up on television about her experience with thyroid cancer, she helped shine a spotlight on this increasingly common cancer....

Veins and Vein Diseases Explained

Blood vessels are like pipes that carry blood throughout the body. While arteries carry oxygen-rich blood from the heart to the organs, our veins have...

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness is...

Lower extremity peripheral artery disease, or PAD, is underdiagnosed, undertreated and “underappreciated” in the U.S., despite its prevalence with an estimated 8.5 million Americans, primarily...

Facts About Third Doses of Vaccines...

People with immune systems that are moderately to severely compromised, including many cancer patients, make up about 3 percent of the adult population and are...

Answers to the Top-Searched Health Questions

Thanks to the Internet, answers to almost any question are available with a few clicks of the mouse – including questions about health concerns.  Millions...