Tagged With Children’s Health

11 million girls may never return to school after the coronavirus pandemic, the UN warns


Lab-made 'human' breast milk may soon be an option for parents who can't breastfeed but don't want to use formula


A UN report predicts millions of unintended pregnancies due to healthcare restrictions during lockdown



What the CDC guidelines for reopening schools recommend, including mask wearing and closing playgrounds


The most common coronavirus symptoms in children — and how to know if they have a rare post-virus inflammatory syndrome


Do babies have a higher risk of dying from coronavirus? They have weaker immune systems, but death rates for infants are low.



A trio of studies suggest pregnant women could transfer the coronavirus in utero, contradicting prior research


Experts say kids' social skills 'aren't going to fall apart' during a short-term coronavirus lockdown, but it's unclear what might happen after that


Women who take a common antibiotic during pregnancy may be more likely to have babies with heart or genital birth defects, study says


Kylie Jenner said her daughter Stormi is allergic to nuts, a year after the 2-year-old was hospitalized with an allergy


Transgender kids aren't just 'going through a phase' and develop like their non-trans peers, researchers say


Only children are more likely to be overweight or obese than kids with siblings



Police are warning about marijuana-laced Halloween candy. Here’s what that could do to a kid's body and brain.


Kids as young as 11 are vaping. A paediatrician says the habit could permanently stunt their brain development.


Amazon was caught selling toys containing dangerous levels of lead — including maracas with 411 times the legal lead limit


Leading doctors say there is little medical evidence for limiting screen time for kids, even though a major study disagrees



The first long-term study on how screen time affects children's brains suggests more than 2 hours a day could do damage


Why our kids are going to play outside this winter, and yours should too, according to science


Autistic children can learn from this child-like robot how to put social skills into practice


There's a scary amount of sugar in our favourite breakfast cereals