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School District of Philadelphia, Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium team up for vaccine clinics

Philly Schools Vaccine Clinics

Children's Health

As omicron surges, effort to vaccinate young children stalls

Child COVID-19 Vaccines

Health News

COVID-19 may raise the risk of diabetes in adolescents, CDC study says

COVID Diabetes

Children's Health

Babies born during COVID-19 may be developing slower than pre-pandemic infants, study finds

Babies COVID-19 Development

Children's Health

For children with severe scoliosis, spinal fusions cause fewer complications than growth-friendly surgeries

Scoliosis in children

Prevention

FDA authorizes Pfizer's COVID-19 booster shots for children ages 12-15

COVID-19 booster eligibility Pfizer

Children's Health

Pandemic poses short- and long-term risks to babies, especially boys

COVID-19 Babies Health

Opinion

COVID-19 vaccines for children: How parents are influenced by misinformation, and how they can counter it

COVID-19 Vaccines Kids

Mental Health

Persistent anxiety as a child may lead to psychosis as a young adult, new research shows

Childhood Anxiety Treatment

Children's Health

'Tesla baby' born while parents have car on autopilot in Chester County

Tesla Birth

Children's Health

Childhood obesity has spiked during the pandemic and may lead to heart issues

childhood obesity COVID-19

Children's Health

Febrile seizures can scare parents, but they're usually mild

Febrile seizures

Parenting

Here's why 'baby talk' is good for your baby

Baby Talk Mom

Prevention

Pfizer's COVID-19 booster shots authorized for teens ages 16-17

COVID-19 boosters teens

Women's Health

10 Philly-area hospitals recognized for high-quality maternity care by U.S. News & World Report

Best Hospitals Maternity Care

Children's Health

Drinking alcohol while pregnant significantly alters the baby's brain structure, MRIs reveal

Alcohol Brain Development

Prevention

'Off-label' use is common in medicine – a bioethicist and legal philosopher explain why the COVID-19 vaccines are different

COVID vaccine off-label

Children's Health

A COVID head-scratcher: Why lice lurk despite physical distancing

Head Lice COVID-19

Prevention

One way to increase HPV vaccinations? Let adolescents decide for themselves, study suggests

HPV Vaccine Consent

Children's Health

The COVID-19 pandemic increased eating disorders among young people – but the signs aren't what parents might expect

Eating Disorders COVID-19

Children's Health

Schools play key role in diagnosing depression earlier among children

Depression screenings schools

Children's Health

Talking with children while watching TV together offsets some negative effects of too much screen time

Too much tv watching

Children's Health

Philly ready to roll out COVID-19 vaccines for young children

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Is it time to transition your child from their pediatrician to a family doctor?

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Children's Health

Breastfeeding may protect babies from antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs'

Health benefits of breastfeeding

Children's Health

Moderna says its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective in children ages 6-11

Mental Health

The mental health of American children is at a crisis point, pediatric groups say

Mental Health Children

Children's Health

COVID-19 has shortened hospital stays for childbirth – and that change may be worth keeping

COVID-19 Childbirth Hospital

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The importance of catching up on childhood vaccinations

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Illness

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

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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

Parenting

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

Child wearing eyeglasses

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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

Opioids

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

Children's Health

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

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