A new study reveals that while more teenagers are becoming overweight or obese, fewer are trying to lose weight, although it’s not entirely true which of these trends is more causative.
Rachael Zimlich, RN
A new study that asked parents to guess the sugar content in the foods they feed their children showed that families are grossly underestimating how much sweeter foods are than they think.
While the ACIP continues to recommend the intranasal flu vaccine for the coming year, AAP is being more cautious in its recommendation due to limited data on last year’s performance.
The number of kindergartners starting school without protection against vaccine-preventable diseases is increasing in states that allow nonmedical exemptions to recommended immunizations.
New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal that 1 in 7 teenagers is abusing opioids, and sexual minorities face growing health disparities and health risks.
Only 20% of all children covered under Medicaid received a mental health diagnosis, and 80% were given at least 1 prescription medication to treat their condition, according to a recent report.
Clinicians and parents aren’t having the sex talk with teenagers as often as they should, according to a new study, and parents aren’t sure whether it’s a doctor’s place to get involved.
Suicide rates are rising, according to a new report. There is no singular cause for this rise, and the same is true for the solution.
Technology bested several experts in diagnosing retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) in a new study that researchers hope will improve diagnosis and management of infants affected by the potentially blinding condition.
A new report reveals that hospitalizations for afebrile seizures, as well as for gastroenteritis, have dropped since the introduction of a rotavirus vaccine in 2006.