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Teen drivers with ADHD far more likely to crash than peers

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Sleeping infants are dying in car seats when used incorrectly, new study finds

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Children's Health

Too many kids in the U.S. are missing out on this healthy source of protein

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Children's Health

Most youth who suddenly die playing sports are middle schoolers, study finds

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Children's Health

Suicide rates soar among young females, narrowing long-standing gender gap, study says



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A smartphone app was just created for diagnosing kids' ear infections

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5-year-old brought 22 packets of crack cocaine to Philadelphia daycare

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Lyme disease prevention for little ones

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Children's Health

How much speech do unborn children hear? It varies

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Children's Health

University City Ronald McDonald House can now accommodate nearly three times as many families

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Repetition is key to establishing healthy eating habits among children

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Philly nonprofit aims to empower girls through exercise

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Children's Health

CHOP announces plans for new specialty center in Abington

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Mental Health

CHOP to offer free pediatric mental health webinar series

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Children's Health

How to prepare your daughter for her first menstrual cycle

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Mental Health

City of Philadelphia to host free mental health events throughout May

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Children's Health

More teens, especially girls, are attempting suicide by poisoning, new report finds

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Children's Health

Autism can be reliably detected months earlier than current screening guidelines

Autism Spectrum Disorder Screening Study

Children's Health

A drug for autism? Potential treatment for Pitt-Hopkins syndrome offers clues

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Children's Health

WHO sets new guidelines for physical activity, screen time for young kids

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Children's Health

First medical device approved to treat children with ADHD

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Local woman riding bicycle from Thailand to Spain to help street children

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Children's Health

World's first malaria vaccine program launched in Africa

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Children's Health

Do e-cigarettes contain nicotine? Teens don't always know


Children's Health

Parents, dental hygiene should begin at the first tooth

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Children's Health

Experts find insufficient evidence to screen young children, pregnant women for lead without symptoms

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Children's Health

Update: Fisher-Price recalls Rock 'n Play Sleeper after 32 reported deaths

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Children's Health

Children's ER visits for swallowing objects doubled in the past 20 years

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Children's Health

Autism rate climbs 43 percent in New Jersey, Rutgers study finds

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Children's Health

Amid New Jersey measles outbreak, a suspected case at elementary school

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5 New Jersey schools closed Friday due to stomach bug outbreak

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Children's Health

Is your child's hay fever making you go haywire?

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Children's Health

What is a pediatric and adolescent gynecologist?

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Children's Health

ADHD diagnoses rise sharply among Philadelphia-area children

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Child abuse is 40 times more likely when single parents find new partners

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Children's Health

Apparently, the chemicals in household dust can spur weight gain

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Children's Health

Nearly 40,000 U.S. children died by gunfire since 1999 – study

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Children's Health

Does it make sense to delay children’s vaccines?

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Children's Health

Pennsylvania among states exposing children to lead-contaminated drinking water in schools – report

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Children's Health

The anti-vaccination movement is about more than autism

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Teens have less face time with their friends – and are lonelier than ever

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