Cases of human papillomavirus (HPV) have significantly decreased since the advent of the HPV vaccine in 2006, according to the Centers for Disease Control and
Head lice cases spike when school begins or after school breaks, but can spread at summer camp
When BPA acts like estrogen in young girls, it may accelerate the onset of puberty and cause weight gain – thus earning its “endocrine-disrupting” title.
The standard treatment for brain aneurysms is to open the skull, but in a baby as young as Ashlyn, that wasn’t the preferred option.
More than a third of infants who were taken to the doctor for an acute ear infection, and who were also due for a scheduled immunization, were not immunized
The parents of a 10-year-old girl who urgently needs a lung transplant have filed a lawsuit asking a federal judge to change organ-donation rules for children.
10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan has been hospitalized with end-stage cystic fibrosis and is on a ventilator. Her family wants children younger than 12 to be
Because the review process involves research and public comment and because there's not enough organ donations for children, the nation's transplant system
With the childhood obesity rate tripling in the past 30 years to 1 in 3 children in the United States overweight or obese, books with healthy eating pictures
The injectable formula is used to feed newborn infants, cancer patients and other vulnerable groups who are unable to eat or drink by mouth.
The studies found sadness and worry are common among children when a parent is deployed. One in four children experienced symptoms of depression, and more than
Baby's first dental appointment should come no later than age 1
The report says only about half of the nation's youngsters are getting at least an hour of vigorous or moderate-intensity physical activity every day.
Researchers found 12 to 13-year-old children were at greatest risk and were five times more likely to have suicidal thoughts than teens who had not been
Carolyn Miles, the President and CEO of Save the Children,says the U.S. is 30th in Save the Children's annual index, below Canada, Belarus, Poland
High school students who acknowledge texting while driving are more likely to engage in other risky behaviors, such as riding with a driver who has been