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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

Prevention

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

Prevention

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

Children's Health

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

Preventing obesity in children

Parenting

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

Babies Added Sugar

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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

CHOP King of Prussia hospital

Parenting

Children should wear helmets while sledding to prevent head injuries, pediatricians say

Sledding Safety

Children's Health

Treating peanut allergies early could make kids less sensitive, study finds

Peanut Allergy Study

Children's Health

Kissing and food-sharing help babies identify close relationships, study shows

Baby Development Kissing

Children's Health

Older kids, those with underlying chronic conditions most at risk for severe COVID-19, study finds

Children with COVID

Children's Health

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

Children's Health

As omicron surges, effort to vaccinate young children stalls

Health News

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

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

Opinion

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

Children's Health

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

COVID-19 Babies Health

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

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

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

Children's Health

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

Prevention

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

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

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