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A proposal to make it harder for kids to skip vaccines gives powerful voices pause

A proposal to make it harder for kids to skip vaccines gives powerful voices pause

Children with T1D have slower growth in brain areas linked with mild cognitive deficits

Children with T1D have slower growth in brain areas linked with mild cognitive deficits

How measles detectives work to contain an outbreak

How measles detectives work to contain an outbreak

Keeping kids healthy and sane in a digital world

Keeping kids healthy and sane in a digital world

On campaign trail, Joe Biden highlights nation’s lack of school psychologists

On campaign trail, Joe Biden highlights nation’s lack of school psychologists

Insufficient sleep may increase risk of teens engaging in unsafe sexual behaviors

Insufficient sleep may increase risk of teens engaging in unsafe sexual behaviors

Rutgers experts highlight increase in suicide attempts among preteens, mainly girls

Rutgers experts highlight increase in suicide attempts among preteens, mainly girls

Potential dangers of too much screen time for children

Potential dangers of too much screen time for children

Childhood adversity may increase risk of severe depression in later life

Childhood adversity may increase risk of severe depression in later life

The unexpected perk of my group pregnancy care: New friends

The unexpected perk of my group pregnancy care: New friends

Fainting during pregnancy may indicate issues for both the baby and mother's health

Fainting during pregnancy may indicate issues for both the baby and mother's health

Weight-based teasing places kids at risk for excess weight and fat gain

Weight-based teasing places kids at risk for excess weight and fat gain

Low vitamin D associated with potentially harmful vaginal bacteria in pregnant black women

Low vitamin D associated with potentially harmful vaginal bacteria in pregnant black women

Fainting during pregnancy could be more serious than earlier believed finds study

Fainting during pregnancy could be more serious than earlier believed finds study

Bariatric surgery can be safe, effective treatment for teenagers with obesity

Bariatric surgery can be safe, effective treatment for teenagers with obesity

A final comfort: ‘Palliative transport’ brings dying children home

A final comfort: ‘Palliative transport’ brings dying children home

Coaches may need to enlist parents' help in counting pitches for their young players

Coaches may need to enlist parents' help in counting pitches for their young players

Researchers map bone-marrow microenvironment to shed new light on leukemia

Researchers map bone-marrow microenvironment to shed new light on leukemia

Parental opioid use doubles the risk of suicide attempts by their children

Parental opioid use doubles the risk of suicide attempts by their children

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Is ‘Medicare for All’ losing steam?

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Is ‘Medicare for All’ losing steam?