Low-income pregnant women who receive Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) federal nutrition assistance reduce their offspring’s risk for infant mortality and premature birth.
As state policies regarding vaccination for children entering kindergarten eliminate exemptions for personal beliefs, parents turn to claiming exemptions on religious grounds.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) reminds its members not to be content with 2019’s achievements in children’s health, but to stand up against new challenges that threaten to undo what already has been won.
Tiffani Johnson, MD, MSC, FAAP, enthralled a packed room at the American Academy of Pediatrics 2019 National Conference & Exhibition Friday afternoon when she led session attendees to admit that they harbor many hidden biases and discriminatory attitudes toward patients and families that can unconsciously determine how they treat patients, parents, and even office staff.
Most edible products for babies contain traces of toxic metals that can cause neurodevelopmental harm. A new report quantifies for the first time the impact of these chemicals on infants’ health.
The public is encouraged to report adverse effects experienced after use of vaping products to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and the annual observance promotes the benefits of on-time vaccination for patients of all ages. Here are free materials to help you spread the word.
A House subcommittee is investigating Juul Lab’s marketing of its vaping devices directly to adolescents as a safe alternative to smoking cigarettes.
Boys and girls experience similar rates of migraine as they approach puberty, but new findings reveal that girls’ incidence of migraine spikes after early menarche.
Parents not be doing enough when it comes to supporting adolescents’ grasp of personal healthcare and well-being.