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Children's Health

As the FDA seeks to limit lead levels in baby food, here's what parents should know about toxic metals

Lead baby food

Fitness

Strip down to your underwear for charity during one-mile Cupid's Undie Run

Cupid's Undie Run

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Tips for effective co-parenting

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Health News

Fisher-Price baby sleeper, recalled in 2019, linked to 100 infant deaths

Fisher-Price recall infant sleeper

Children's Health

New childhood obesity guidelines advise drugs, surgery as treatment options in some cases

childhood obesity guidelines

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Protect your child from lead poisoning with a blood lead level test

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Prevention

The record cold and flu season highlights the urgency for RSV vaccines and other preventive strategies

RSV Treatment Vaccine

Children's Health

Babies are being born with syphilis in Pennsylvania at the highest rate in 32 years

Congenital Syphilis Pennsylvania

Parenting

Soothing a screaming child with a smartphone seems like an easy fix, but there are long-term consequences

Toddler Meltdown Smartphone

Children's Health

High school athletes are more likely to vape than their peers, despite making otherwise healthy choices

Vaping Teen Athletes

Children's Health

Nearly 1 in 4 adolescents has received a sext message; even more have watched pornography, study finds

Sexting Porn Teens

Health News

Green Sprouts recalls toddler sippy cups, bottles due to lead exposure risk

Green Sprouts recall

Parenting

Parents' words carry weight when discussing obesity with their children

Parenting Obesity Talk

Children's Health

Child poisoning cases caused by prescription cough medicine on the rise, FDA warns

Benzonatate child poisoning

Health Insurance

Stopping the churn: Why some states want to guarantee Medicaid coverage from birth to age 6

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Children's Health

Bacteria in dental waterlines is causing infections in children, the CDC warns

bacteria outbreak in dental office

Illness

An RSV outbreak is surging in the United States; here's what parents should know

RSV Outbreak

Children's Health

A spike in respiratory illnesses is filling children's hospitals in Philly

children's hospital bed

Children's Health

Babies rarely die unexpectedly in the first week of life, but these deaths involve unique risk factors, study finds

Risk factors SUID

Mental Health

Children age 8 and older should be screened for anxiety, new federal guidelines state

Anxiety Screenings Children

Children's Health

Half of childhood blindness cases are preventable, researchers say

Childhood blindness

Children's Health

Tylenol use during pregnancy may contribute to sleep, memory problems in preschoolers

Tylenol Pregnancy Penn State

Mental Health

Taking antidepressants while pregnant won't increase baby's risk of autism or ADHD, study finds

Antidepressant pregnancy

Obituarities

Dr. Audrey Evans, a pioneering childhood cancer researcher at CHOP, dies at 97

Audrey Evans Obit

Illness

Can COVID-19 trigger diabetes in children? Scientists aren't sure

diabetes and covid

Children's Health

Children with head lice can remain in school, new AAP guidelines say

Children's Health

Formula may be right for infants, but experts warn that toddlers don't need it

Wellness

YouTube is more disruptive to teen sleep than other popular apps, researchers say

Youtube teen sleep

Children's Health

School start times, screen time late in the evening exacerbate sleep deprivation in teens

Teen sleep deprivation

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Protect children from COVID-19 as they go back to school: An open letter to parents

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Parenting

What's the best way to soothe a crying baby? Scientists may have found the answer

Crying Baby

Illness

Polio outbreak in New York a warning sign for Philly, health experts say

Polio Philly

Children's Health

More kids are falling sick with a virus that can cause rare, polio-like syndrome, CDC warns

Enterovirus AFM

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How to help your child with growing pains

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Children's Health

School lunches are an important part of a child's diet; here's how to make them fun and healthy

Healthy School Lunches

Health News

CHOP patient with spinal muscular atrophy to walk the runway ahead of New York Fashion Week

SMA Mom

Mental Health

How easy access to guns at home contributes to America's youth suicide problem

Gun youth suicide

Illness

For kids with kidney disease, pediatric expertise is key — but not always close by

CHOP kidney disease

Health News

Pennsylvania children born near fracking sites may be at higher risk of leukemia, study finds

Children's Health

Babies born just before full term have a higher risk of ADHD, Rutgers study finds

ADHD early term birth

Children's Health

Sensory-friendly nights at Adventure Aquarium aim to benefit children with autism, other sensitivities

sensory friendly F.I.S.H. night at Adventure Aquarium

Children's Health

Children can develop eating disorders well before they become teenagers, research shows

eating disorders in children

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