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Children's Health

Getting vaccinated for COVID-19 during pregnancy gives infants 6 months of protection, study shows

COVID-19 Vaccines Pregnancy

Mental Health

Mild concussions put kids at greater risk for developing depression, anxiety and ADHD, study finds

Concussions Depression ADHD

Health News

Taking a class? Writing your notes may help you learn better than typing them

hand writing brain connectivity

Healthy Eating

Drinking 100% fruit juice daily can cause weight gain in children and adults, study finds

fruit juice weight gain children

Mental Health

How many siblings teens have may affect their mental health, study finds

siblings mental health

Parenting

Screen time for babies, toddlers may harm their abilities to process the world around them, Drexel researchers say

Baby Screen Time

Women's Health

Tylenol use during pregnancy could cause language delays in children, researchers say

Tylenol Pregnancy Language

Children's Health

Online racism can lead to PTSD symptoms among Black adolescents, study finds

Cyberbullying Mental Health Black Teens

Health News

Additional measles cases confirmed in Philly; city health centers to provide free MMR vaccines

Measles MMR vaccine

Health News

Philly health officials have confirmed 4 measles cases since late December; others may have been exposed

Measles Philly CHOP

Health News

Hypoallergenic baby formula recalled due to possible bacteria contamination

hypoallergenic baby formula recall

Mental Health

Teaching positive psychology skills at school may be one way to help student mental health and happiness

Positive Psychology Schools

Health News

Children's stainless steel cups recalled over possible lead contamination

children's cup recall lead

Children's Health

New research points to male drinking as a significant factor in fetal alcohol syndrome

Male Drinking Pregnancy

Children's Health

More parents are giving kids melatonin as a sleep aid, but experts urge caution

Melatonin Kids Safety

Children's Health

Cancer death rate among kids and teens has declined by 24%, CDC says

Childhood cancer rates

Children's Health

Young Black males with ADHD are underdiagnosed and undertreated, Penn State study finds

ADHD Racial Disparities

Illness

Congenital syphilis cases have spiked nationwide – and Philly is no exception

New born syphilis rates

Health News

Tyson chicken nuggets recalled for possible metal contamination

Tyson nuggets recall

Mental Health

Less than half of children with mental health disorders receive treatment, study finds

Women's Health

Penn, CHOP to study how environmental factors affect pregnancy, children's health

Penn CHOP Pregnancy

Mental Health

As younger children increasingly die by suicide, better tracking and prevention is sought

Child Suicide Prevention

Children's Health

Secondhand smoke may substantially contribute to lead levels found in children, study finds

Secondhand Smoke Lead

Parenting

Cozy images of plush toys and blankets undercut messaging on safe infant sleep

Babies Safe Sleep

Mental Health

As the youth mental health crisis worsens, the dire shortage of providers prevents young people from getting help

Mental Health Teens

Children's Health

Children from poor neighborhoods are more likely to develop asthma, study finds

Asthma Neighborhoods Study

Children's Health

'All we want is revenge': How social media fuels gun violence among teens

Children's Health

New Jersey schools to provide free menstrual products to students

Children's Health

Excessive screen time linked to developmental delays in babies and toddlers, study finds

Baby Screen Time

Prevention

RSV vaccine for babies, given to their mothers during pregnancy, receives FDA approval

Prevention

Pregnant women should get a shot to protect their babies from whooping cough – but most people don't know this

Pregnancy Vaccines Pertussis

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Routine immunizations are key to protecting your child’s health

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Children's Health

Eating breakfast improves academic performance, and in Pennsylvania, all public schools again will serve it for free

Pa. Free Breakfast Shapiro

Children's Health

Doctors sound alarm about child nicotine poisoning as vapes flood the U.S. market

Children's Health

What is Gianotti-Crosti syndrome, the rare rash that Mandy Moore's son has?

Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome

Parenting

Bluey teaches children and parents alike about how play supports creativity – and other life lessons

Bluey TV Parenting

Children's Health

Watching too much TV as a child boosts risk of high blood pressure, obesity and other health conditions, study finds

Screen Time Health Risks

Health News

Children's stainless steel cups recalled for high levels of lead

cupkin recall

Mental Health

Youth suicide attempts increase during the school year and fall during the summer, study finds

Suicide Risk School Year

Children's Health

Preventive RSV shot for infants and toddlers approved by FDA

Children's Health

Number of children hospitalized after ingesting marijuana has spiked in recent years, likely due to edibles

Children's Health

Logan Paul's Prime energy drink is facing scrutiny – how much caffeine is safe for kids to consume?

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