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School start times, screen time late in the evening exacerbate sleep deprivation in teens

Teen sleep deprivation

Wellness

YouTube is more disruptive to teen sleep than other popular apps, researchers say

Youtube teen sleep

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Protect children from COVID-19 as they go back to school: An open letter to parents

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Parenting

What's the best way to soothe a crying baby? Scientists may have found the answer

Crying Baby

Illness

Polio outbreak in New York a warning sign for Philly, health experts say

Polio Philly

Children's Health

More kids are falling sick with a virus that can cause rare, polio-like syndrome, CDC warns

Enterovirus AFM

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How to help your child with growing pains

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Children's Health

School lunches are an important part of a child's diet; here's how to make them fun and healthy

Healthy School Lunches

Health News

CHOP patient with spinal muscular atrophy to walk the runway ahead of New York Fashion Week

SMA Mom

Illness

For kids with kidney disease, pediatric expertise is key — but not always close by

CHOP kidney disease

Mental Health

How easy access to guns at home contributes to America's youth suicide problem

Gun youth suicide

Health News

Pennsylvania children born near fracking sites may be at higher risk of leukemia, study finds

Fracking Leukemia

Children's Health

Babies born just before full term have a higher risk of ADHD, Rutgers study finds

ADHD early term birth

Children's Health

Sensory-friendly nights at Adventure Aquarium aim to benefit children with autism, other sensitivities

sensory friendly F.I.S.H. night at Adventure Aquarium

Children's Health

Children can develop eating disorders well before they become teenagers, research shows

eating disorders in children

Children's Health

3-year-old Pennsylvania boy battles rare Powassan virus complications from tick bite

Powassan Virus Pennsylvania Boy

Prevention

Free heart screenings available in Germantown this weekend

Rumph Heart Screening

Health News

Heat waves can be dangerous for seniors and children; here's how to prevent dehydration, heat stroke

Philly heat wave

Mental Health

Philadelphia expands grief counseling program for children of overdose victims

Philly Bereavement Counseling

Children's Health

Spraygrounds can harbor germs, but precautions can help prevent infections, CDC says

Spread of illness at spraygrounds

Children's Health

Scientists develop smartphone device that can diagnose ear infections

Smartphone Ear Infection App

Parenting

Mothers who breastfeed children after their 1st birthday should be supported, AAP says

Breastfeeding stigmas

Prevention

New sleep guidelines for babies say bed-sharing, inclined sleepers are unsafe

Baby sleeping guidelines

Prevention

Is the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine better for young children? It's hard to say

COVID-19 vaccines young children

Children's Health

It's hot outside — and that's bad news for children's health

Heat Waves Climate Change

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Tips for minimizing the risk of COVID-19 in children with asthma

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Fitness

Short, intense workouts may be a better exercise option for teens

Teen Exercise Recommendations

Children's Health

For many low-income families, getting formula has always been a strain

Baby formula

Children's Health

Super antibodies from pregnant women may help scientists develop new therapies for deadly infections

Pregnant Women Antibodies

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Common childhood illnesses parents should be aware of

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Health News

Reports of melatonin ingestion in children have risen significantly in recent years

Melatonin CDC Study

Children's Health

The lasting consequences of school shootings on the students who survive them

School shooting sign

Children's Health

Playing the drums may be an untapped autism intervention, research suggests

Drumming as autism intervention

Government

Emergency baby formula shipment to arrive in Pennsylvania amid nationwide shortage

Baby Formula Shipment

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We can all play a role in preventing child abuse — here’s how

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Essential annual checkups for children

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Children's Health

More children with hearing difficulties could benefit from cochlear implants, but they remain an 'overlooked' treatment

Cochlear implants

Prevention

Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine produces strong immune response in young children, data shows

052322 Pfizer Young Children

Fitness

Child care programs often don't provide enough physical activity, scientists say

Physical activity day care

Parenting

Parents play an important role in teaching children how to manage anxiety

Child experiencing anxiety

Prevention

Children ages 5-11 now eligible for COVID-19 booster dose, FDA says

COVID booster children

Health News

Baby formula supplies may improve in coming weeks, FDA indicates

infant formula shortage

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