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The importance of catching up on childhood vaccinations

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Community mourns South Jersey girl, 12, who died after COVID-19, diabetes diagnoses

Amelia Perry Haddon Township

Children's Health

Epidurals are not linked to autism in children, new data shows

Epidural and autism link

Children's Health

Weight loss surgery should be an option for severely obese children, doctors say

Childhood obesity


How to help anxious kids cope with the return to in-person learning

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Children's Health

The first signs of type 1 diabetes are easily missed in children – here's what to look for

Type 1 diabetes

Mental Health

Penn study shows the psychological toll that gun violence exposure has on children

Gun violence Mental health

Children's Health

A COVID-19 vaccine for young children advances one step closer

COVID-19 vaccine children


Sufficient vision is critical to academic success — here's how to tell if your child may need glasses

Child wearing eyeglasses


How to keep your kids safe in the sun

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Children's Health

Most children with ADHD will not outgrow the disorder, new research shows

ADHD remission


Children often receive unsafe opioid prescriptions after surgery, dental procedures, data shows

Opioid prescriptions children

Children's Health

Babies, toddlers transmit COVID-19 at home more often than teens, study finds

COVID-19 Children Cases

Children's Health

Reading, 'rithmetic and resisting COVID: The new 3 R's as kids head back to school

COVID-19 School Safety


Children with COVID-19 breathe out unique biomarkers, CHOP study finds

COVID-19 breath tests

Healthy Eating

Ultra-processed foods now make up nearly 70% of children's calories

Ultraprocessed foods


Sports for kids — the physical, mental, and interpersonal benefits

Members Of Female High School Soccer Playing

Children's Health

Just months from opening, here's a quick look at CHOP's new King of Prussia hospital

CHOP's King of Prussia Hospital

Children's Health

Could the pandemic be to blame for increased nearsightedness in kids?

Children's screen time during pandemic

Health News

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia will require staff to get vaccinated against COVID-19

CHOP vaccine mandate


Many parents won't vaccinate young kids due to safety concerns, poll finds

COVID-19 vaccines for children

Children's Health

CHOP pediatric center adds interactive murals that foster creativity

CHOP interactive mural

Children's Health

Biologics an emerging treatment for serious childhood arthritis cases, CHOP study finds

Childhood arthritis treatments

Children's Health

Ulnar collateral ligament injuries still on the rise in young baseball pitchers

overuse injuries in baseball

Children's Health

Living near green spaces boosts mental health of city children, study finds

Mental Health Green Spaces

Children's Health

Is modern hygiene bad for childhood immunity? New research says no

Hygiene Hypothesis

Children's Health

Many parents worry their children aren't hitting developmental milestones — but some don't seek doctors' advice

Childhood Developmental Milestones

Children's Health

Sleep apnea during childhood may increase hypertension risk in teen years

sleep apnea in children

Children's Health

CHOP milestone exemplifies three decades of progress in fetal surgery

CHOP fetal surgery

Children's Health

CHOP's new virtual driving assessment program aims to prepare teens for the road

CHOP teen driving program

Children's Health

Scientists discover a way to stop Ewing sarcoma cells from spreading

Ewing sarcoma


Delayed drownings are rare but it's important to recognize the signs

Delayed Drowning Signs

Children's Health

CHOP receives $25 million gift to expand Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment

CHOP Wawa Gift

Children's Health

Family history, race and gender all factor into a child's asthma risk, study finds

Asthma triggers


Can schools require COVID-19 vaccines for students now that Pfizer's shot is authorized for kids 12 and up?

COVID-19 Vaccine Schools


Online communities pose risks for children, but they are also important sources of support

Online Support Networks

Women's Health

Untreated thyroid conditions can adversely impact pregnancy

Hypothyroidism pregnancy


Managing kids' cholesterol and blood pressure protects future brain health, new research shows

Children Brain Health


Recommended vaccinations for children by age

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Children's Health

Masks, social distancing will still be necessary at summer camps, CDC says

Summer camp COVID-19

Children's Health

CHOP opens specialty care center in Abington to serve Montgomery, Bucks counties

CHOP Abington Facility

Children's Health

Most children who develop MIS-C show no initial COVID-19 symptoms

MIS-C without COVID symptoms

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