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Study looks at traumatic brain injury - leading cause of abusive death in children

Study looks at traumatic brain injury - leading cause of abusive death in children

Peanut allergies overstated

Peanut allergies overstated

Smoking is No. 1 health concern for children and adolescents in the United States

Smoking is No. 1 health concern for children and adolescents in the United States

Doctors ill equipped to confront parent smoking

Doctors ill equipped to confront parent smoking

A mobile medical care approach targeting underserved populations in post-hurricane Katrina Mississippi

A mobile medical care approach targeting underserved populations in post-hurricane Katrina Mississippi

Oregon children's insurance expansion fails to obtain three-fifths majority in legislature

Oregon children's insurance expansion fails to obtain three-fifths majority in legislature

SCHIP has been successful in increasing access to health care for low income children

SCHIP has been successful in increasing access to health care for low income children

Eradicating polio a better option than extended control of the disease

Eradicating polio a better option than extended control of the disease

Asthma can lead to psychosocial disadvantages for children in our society

Asthma can lead to psychosocial disadvantages for children in our society

Children with autism are less likely to receive the type of primary medical care that we hope for all children

Children with autism are less likely to receive the type of primary medical care that we hope for all children

SCHIP program needs substantial work

SCHIP program needs substantial work

New report urges expanded health coverage for children

New report urges expanded health coverage for children

States face SCHIP funding shortfalls as Congress debates program's funding, formula, eligibility

States face SCHIP funding shortfalls as Congress debates program's funding, formula, eligibility

Children under stress develop more fevers

Children under stress develop more fevers

Democrats, Republicans disagree on funding for SCHIP reauthorization

Democrats, Republicans disagree on funding for SCHIP reauthorization

WHO and Republic of Korea continue support for women and children's health in DPRK

WHO and Republic of Korea continue support for women and children's health in DPRK

African-American women three times more likely to deliver babies prematurely

African-American women three times more likely to deliver babies prematurely

$700 billion for Health and Human Services in 2008

$700 billion for Health and Human Services in 2008

GAVI Alliance brings immunisation rates to record highs in poor countries

GAVI Alliance brings immunisation rates to record highs in poor countries

Fat children sleep better when they exercise

Fat children sleep better when they exercise