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
A new study indicates that pediatric exposures to prescription medications are just as often the result of adults removing pills from original containers as improper use or failure of child-resistant packaging.
A program at a hospital in New York City looked at how adding a pediatric observation unit to the existing pediatric emergency department helped improve patient outcomes and patient satisfaction.
Following a unanimous vote by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, a hexavalent vaccine with diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis adsorbed, inactivated poliovirus, Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate (meningococcal protein conjugate), and hepatitis B (HepB) (recombinant) has been included in the federal Vaccines for Children program.
Guidance abounds for how much screen time children should have and when they first should be given access. However, a new study indicates that parental stressors can have an impact on when and how much very young children are exposed to media and screens.
Dominating health news for the past month, the novel coronavirus COVID-19 may have parents panicked that their child has the disease or worried about upcoming travel plans. Here’s the latest on the epidemic.
Burns are a common injury in childhood, and parents have a number of folk remedies available to use to treat them. A new study confirms that cool running water is still the best treatment.