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One third of the children had been exposed to illegal drugs

One third of the children had been exposed to illegal drugs

Whooping cough at epidemic levels in New Zealand

Whooping cough at epidemic levels in New Zealand

Tiny babies may face development and behaviour problems

Tiny babies may face development and behaviour problems

Abused or neglected children are more likely to develop heart disease as adults

Abused or neglected children are more likely to develop heart disease as adults

Whooping cough at highest levels since 1997 in Western Australia

Whooping cough at highest levels since 1997 in Western Australia

Overweight children up to five times more likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke before age of 65

Overweight children up to five times more likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke before age of 65

Increase in cases of pertussis (whooping cough) in Indiana

Increase in cases of pertussis (whooping cough) in Indiana

Nicaraguan deaf children create a new sign language entirely their own

Nicaraguan deaf children create a new sign language entirely their own

Adenotonsillectomy resolves child sleep disorders

Adenotonsillectomy resolves child sleep disorders

Hib infection on the rise in children despite vaccination programme

Hib infection on the rise in children despite vaccination programme

Two scoops of reading in the morning will improve children's literacy

Two scoops of reading in the morning will improve children's literacy

Current methods of delivering health care to kids are woefully unable to cope with a pediatric disease pendulum

Current methods of delivering health care to kids are woefully unable to cope with a pediatric disease pendulum

Time spent in same-sex activities may advantage boys but disadvantage girls

Time spent in same-sex activities may advantage boys but disadvantage girls

Knowing which treatments work and which don't is an important first step in improving children's health care, but it's not enough

Knowing which treatments work and which don't is an important first step in improving children's health care, but it's not enough

Inhaled nitrite spray may help babies diagnosed with persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn

Inhaled nitrite spray may help babies diagnosed with persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn

Chronic illnesses among children not adequately addressed

Chronic illnesses among children not adequately addressed

Corporal punishment can lead to more bad behavior by children

Corporal punishment can lead to more bad behavior by children

Efforts to prevent school children smoking are not targeted early enough, as children experimenting with tobacco by age seven

Efforts to prevent school children smoking are not targeted early enough, as children experimenting with tobacco by age seven

Program that targets allergens and tobacco smoke in the home resulted in fewer asthma symptoms in children

Program that targets allergens and tobacco smoke in the home resulted in fewer asthma symptoms in children

Childhood leukaemia significantly lower in Asia than in Western countries

Childhood leukaemia significantly lower in Asia than in Western countries