A small cluster of e-cigarette or vaping product use–associated lung injury (EVALI) cases provides more evidence of the role of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and vitamin E acetate in the epidemic.
A cancer diagnosis no longer means the grim prognosis for children that once might have happened. However, 2 recent studies illustrate that although progress has been made, there is still opportunity to improve cancer survival rates.
Doing a developmental screen is an important way to get children the help they need in a timely manner. A new study shows that utilizing standardized screening tools has increased, but there is still plenty of room for improvement.
Adolescents, particularly overweight girls, who are bullied about their weight are more likely to use alcohol and marijuana, according to a new study.
Nearly 25% of all newly diagnosed HIV cases occur in adolescents and young adults, who also have some of the poorest outcomes. A new study examines the rates of viral suppression and the urgent need for interventions focused on this population.
Following the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices schedule for vaccination is the best way to protect young children from preventable diseases. However, parents may not follow that schedule for a number of reasons. A new study examines just how many children aren’t receiving vaccines on a timely basis.
Children who are trans face many hurdles. One of those hurdles can be health care access and gender-affirming care. A recent study indicates that many trans teenagers and young adults don't disclose their gender identity, even when this information could be important.
A recent study finds the 2019 coronavirus (COVID-19) is mild in kids and other study that pregnant mothers needn’t worry about vertical transmission. Help families handle the onslaught of media coverage through reassurance and facts.
Nearly a quarter of parents aren’t confident in the safety of their home tap water, according to a new C.S. Mott poll examining parents perceptions about the safety of their children’s drinking water at home and school.
Influenza season is full-blown and widespread, with higher hospitalization rates among children and young adults, according to the most recent surveillance report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention