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Super antibodies from pregnant women may help scientists develop new therapies for deadly infections

Pregnant Women Antibodies


Common childhood illnesses parents should be aware of

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Reports of melatonin ingestion in children have risen significantly in recent years

Melatonin CDC Study

Children's Health

The lasting consequences of school shootings on the students who survive them

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Children's Health

Playing the drums may be an untapped autism intervention, research suggests

Drumming as autism intervention


Emergency baby formula shipment to arrive in Pennsylvania amid nationwide shortage

Baby Formula Shipment


We can all play a role in preventing child abuse — here’s how

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Essential annual checkups for children

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Children's Health

More children with hearing difficulties could benefit from cochlear implants, but they remain an 'overlooked' treatment

Cochlear implants


Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine produces strong immune response in young children, data shows

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Child care programs often don't provide enough physical activity, scientists say

Physical activity day care

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Baby formula supplies may improve in coming weeks, FDA indicates

infant formula shortage


Children ages 5-11 now eligible for COVID-19 booster dose, FDA says

COVID booster children


Parents play an important role in teaching children how to manage anxiety

Child experiencing anxiety

Children's Health

New SIDS research offers intriguing finding, but it's not a breakthrough, scientists stress

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Children's Health

Why was South Philly's night sky purple on Thursday? For a young girl and the rare condition that took her life

Philly Pink Sky Mila

Children's Health

Obesity's link to type 1 diabetes may be stronger than previously believed

Childhood obesity and type 1 diabetes


A vegetarian diet can be safe for children, but it must be properly planned

Children vegetarian diet

Children's Health

Pfizer asks FDA to approve COVID-19 booster for children ages 5 through 11

COVID-vaccines for children

Children's Health

FDA approves remdesivir as first COVID-19 treatment for young children

FDA approval of remdesivir for young children

Children's Health

Babies die as congenital syphilis continues a decade-long surge across the U.S.

Baby in Hospital


Childhood health can predict risk of heart attack, stroke later in life

Making healthy lifestyle changes

Children's Health

New research hub to address Philly's childhood asthma, lead poisoning rates

Philly environmental health


Can melatonin gummies solve family bedtime struggles? Experts advise caution

Melatonin Sleep Children


Moderna says its COVID-19 vaccine is effective in young children

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine


Why your kid won't put down the smartphone – it's not your fault

Smartphone Addiction Teens


10 ways to address health concerns over a child’s weight

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Children's mental health has been getting worse over the last five years, study finds

Children Mental Health

Children's Health

It's OK if some families aren't ready to go maskless, CHOP doctor says

COVID-19 mask children


Infants need lots of active movement and play – and there are simple ways to help them get it

Baby Tummy Time

Children's Health

Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine less effective among children ages 5-11, study finds

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Children's Health

Having certain health conditions as a teen may accelerate aging as an adult

Smoking and aging

Children's Health

Even head impacts that don't result in concussions can impair brain function

Head impact in youth football

Mental Health

An influx of adolescent girls have sought emergency treatment for mental health conditions during COVID, CDC finds

Emergency Department

Women's Health

Getting vaccinated while pregnant helps protect babies from COVID-19, CDC says

COVID-19 antibodies newborns

Mental Health

The youth mental health crisis needs immediate action, CHOP doctor tells Congress

Children's Mental Health Crisis


Pfizer, FDA delay timeline for COVID-19 vaccines for young children

Vaccine Delay Kids


COVID-19 vaccines for young children may be just a few weeks away

COVID-19 Vaccine Young Children

Children's Health

A mother's pregnancy weight has little influence on her child's body mass index, study finds

Preventing obesity in children


Why kids shouldn't eat added sugar before they turn 2, according to a nutritional epidemiologist

Babies Added Sugar


How to prepare for your child’s first OB-GYN appointment

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Children's Health

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia opens Middleman Family Pavilion in King of Prussia

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