Children's Health

Studies

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Breastfeeding may make your kid less hyper but not smarter, new study finds

Katie's Baby

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Safe sleeping and SIDS fears

Diseases

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UN looks to immunize more than 115M children against polio

Culture

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Muppet with autism to be welcomed on 'Sesame Street'

Children's Health

Headache

CHOP study warns headaches are more common indicator of stroke among children

Emergencies

Ambulance

Bucks County boy, 5, may have suffered heart attack playing in snow

Rankings

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

CHOP pre-emptively ranked 2018's top U.S. medical school for pediatrics

Study

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Penn study: Tired teens may be more likely to commit serious crimes when they grow up

Gun Safety

Gun Lock

Temple Hospital employee reiterates free gun lock offer

Disorders

ADHD

Kids with ADHD have some smaller brain regions than normal

Mental Health

Britain Royals

Prince William calls for end to stigma on mental illness

Parenting

Baby Box

New Jersey to become first state to send new parents home with baby boxes

Children's Health

Fast Food

Study: 'No meaningful improvement' since U.S. restaurants pledged to make kids' meals healthier

Grants

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Philly organization hands out $150,000 in grants to develop medical devices for children

Children's Health

Sophie the Giraffe teether

Health professionals weigh in on Sophie the Giraffe toy mold scare

Children's Health

Men's Weight

Study: Obese parents, including dads, linked with developmental delays in children

Children's Health

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AP Fact Check: No evidence to support Facebook post about VapoRub death

Psychology

Mom and Daughter

The most difficult years to be a mother? Hint: Not infancy

Children's Health

Cupcakes

Last school year for classroom cupcakes?

Mental Health

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Untangling anxiety symptoms in children with autism

Studies

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CHOP researchers identify gene linked to childhood ear infections

Hospitals

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

CHOP unveils $50 million effort for pediatric genetics research

Stroke

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For Leslie Gudel, daughter's stroke was challenging in many ways

Alternative Medicine

Acupuncture

CHOP to offer patients acupuncture beginning July, more alternative health options soon

Parenting

Parents, listen up: New car seat laws in Pennsylvania

Children's Health

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Lights out: Some children’s hospitals take steps to ensure a good night’s sleep

Sports

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Nonprofit launches to help fund Camden youth sports programs

Zika Virus

Four natural methods to help avoid mosquito exposure

Children's Health

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Seven-year-old Lansdale boy running triathlon with service dog

Vaccines

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Vaccination film pulled from Tribeca Film Festival will debut in Philadelphia

Children's Health

Blood

Bucks County blood drive will honor young girl who survived brain injury

Lifestyle

Cry It Out

Screaming to sleep, Part One & Two: The moral imperative to end 'cry it out'

Fitness

McDonald's says 'brand ambassador' won't visit schools anymore

Vaccines

Vax Pack Hero

CHOP releases vaccine-themed video game for kids

Parenting

Baby Box

Temple University Hospital sending new parents home with box for baby

Education

Glass of Water

All New Jersey public schools to undergo mandatory lead water testing

Accidents

Police

South Jersey 4-year-old found dead in community pool

Children's Health

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Newborns may be getting over-diagnosed with gastric reflux disease

Pediatrics

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CHOP doctor gets award for research on climate change and kidney stones

Parenting

Spanking Children

Study: Spanking children doesn't improve behavior, leads to troubling outcomes

Pediatrics

Detergent Pods

More kids eating detergent pods, study finds

Health

Child cancer patient

Delco cancer survivor, a Philadelphia Union soccer fan, gets surprise celebration on last day of chemo

Vaccination

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Study: Anti-Vaccination linked to uptick in U.S. measles, whooping cough outbreaks

Health

Police

Police: Philadelphia toddler ingests crack cocaine while at day care

Recalls

GoGo SqueeZ

GoGo squeeZ applesauce pouches voluntarily recalled

Autism

Study: Autistic kids more likely to be gender non-conforming