Children's Health

Addiction

FDA demands Juul, other e-cig makers address youth vaping epidemic

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Addiction

Teenagers' brains make them more prone to addiction

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Health Stories

Collegeville boy, 6, gets wish to become pilot for a day

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Mental Health

Preteen suicides are rare, but as numbers rise, researchers look for answers

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Children's Health

Later school start times a dream for teens, but a logistical nightmare for districts

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Children's Health

CDC: Most infants not breastfed for recommended length

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Parenting

Hand-foot-and-mouth disease is on the rise

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Prevention

Prenatal whooping cough vaccine does not increase risk of autism, study says

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Children's Health

Monroe County family exceeds GoFundMe goal to get specialized, safe bed for daughter

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Children's Health

Many U.S. school districts unprepared for infectious disease outbreaks

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Children's Health

Vaping, hookah may lead to marijuana use among teenagers, study finds

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Children's Health

Three breast milk depots to open soon in Philly area

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Children's Health

Plastics may be causing penis defects, researchers say

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Children's Health

Raising green babies: Teaching our children to love and respect the environment

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Health News

DEP: Elevated ozone levels could pose respiratory problems on Tuesday

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Children's Health

Report: 37 children die unattended in hot cars every year

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Children's Health

How did CHOP score in this year's children's hospital rankings?

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Health News

New epilepsy treatment is the first FDA-approved cannabis-based drug

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Children's Health

The big problem with our over-sugared children in America

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Parenting

Combating toxic masculinity: It's OK for boys to cry sometimes; it's even healthy

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Children's Health

Social media and child predators: A new campaign encourages parents to pause before they post

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Health News

Your toddler is almost definitely consuming too much sugar

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Mental Health

Why long-term separation from parents harms kids

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Health News

Does pain expected equal pain felt? Ask a kid

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Health News

Juul: Why a trendy e-cig is causing a social – and public health – commotion

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Children's Health

Seizures in children could trigger brain networks linked to autism

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Children's Health

Music to their ears: Why you should play music for your children's developing brains

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Parenting

What's in your genome? Parents-to-be want to know

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Sponsored

Here’s why your kids need the HPV vaccine

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Children's Health

Do boozy Instagram posts prompt teens to drink? Penn research shows connection

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Parenting

In praise of stay safe rules: Memories from a 'free-range' childhood

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Children's Health

Don't make these summer safety missteps

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Children's Health

Protecting our children from E. coli as outbreak worsens

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Parenting

'You disgust me' – examining the impact of verbal abuse on children

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Health Insurance

The importance of health insurance for children

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Free

Eat for free during IHOP's National Pancake Day

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Children's Health

My toddler stopped walking and it was terrifying: educating parents on a toxic synovitis diagnosis

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Autism

New blood and urine tests can detect autism in children

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THON

Penn State's THON raises $10.2 million for pediatric cancer research

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Children's Health

Help your child to survive cold and flu season

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Children's Health

Local exposure to Pennsylvania fracking sites impacts health of newborns

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Late Night

Jimmy Kimmel brings infant son onstage, urges Congress to renew CHIP

Opioids

Pa. health officials visit CHOP to share new opioid guidelines

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Parenting

'No secret' families help protect children from sexual abuse

World

Philly-area teacher will soon have a new class: the orphans of Haiti

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Children's Health

The lead poisoning problem in America