Tag: children’s health

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

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

Roundup: ‘Inflammatory Syndrome’ in Children; What are...

CDC Issues Alert on ‘Inflammatory Syndrome’ in Children Linked to COVID-19 The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

May 22, 2020

Children’s Health: Home Pools and Swimming Safety

While public pools and beaches remain mostly closed off to the public during the COVID-19 pandemic, swimming safety still needs...

May 18, 2020

Q&A on Coronavirus and Kids: What Parents...

Earlier this week, infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci, M.D., observed: “One interesting feature of this novel coronavirus pandemic is that...

May 8, 2020

Roundup: Unsafe Misuse of Cleaners, Disinfectants; FDA:...

CDC: Misuse of Cleaners, Disinfectants Leads to Jump in Calls to Poison Control Centers The coronavirus pandemic has made everyone...

April 24, 2020

Roundup: ‘Screen Time’ Effect on Toddlers; Walk...

Study: Too Much ‘Screen Time’ Lowers Brain Development in Toddlers No more than one hour a day of “screen time”...

November 8, 2019

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

While most people yearn for a return to a pre-pandemic “normal,” are you ready to send your child back to in-person school? For many families,...