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Child Health and Safety
Hospitalization can be unnerving enough when you are an adult, but image how scary it must be for a young child.
Debating federal spending on the State Children's Health Insurance Program, which covers low income uninsured children whose families earn too much to qualify for Medicaid.
Are countries doing enough to reduce the negative effects of unhealthy environments on children?
The implantable device is designed to mechanically stabilize and lengthen certain deformities of the spine and torso, allowing normal lung development and offering correction for some spinal conditions.
Study find that high lead exposure was associated with behavior problems in urban 5-7 year-olds.
Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital is a nationally recognized pediatric health care facility.
The replacement facility, set to open in 2010, brings children's and maternal services together in one location.
Current FDA assessment of the safety and efficacy of approved children's over-the-counter antitussives, expectorants, nasal decongestants, antihistamines, and combination cough cold products is based on scientific studies in children and/or on extrapolation from extensive data in adults.
The Centers of Excellence serve as hubs for training bright young scientists who are performing cutting-edge laboratory research into pediatric diseases.
The more a 3-year-old watches television, the more he or she consumes sugary drinks, and extra calories.
A larger facility is an investment in community to bring safety, healing and justice to most vulnerable citizens: children.
Dog attacks on children: it's time for doctors to bite back.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued an Emergency Order of Suspension.
Approximately 118,000 children in Multnomah County must meet the school exclusion requirements each year.
Some declines in number of children found to be abused or neglected.\n
Children with parents in the military have higher blood pressure, heart rates and general stress levels than their peers during wartime.
Approximately 7,500 lives have been saved by the proper use of child restraints during the past 20 years.
All babies in England are to be screened for an inherited metabolic disease called Medium Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency.
Allowing parents to opt out of school immunization requirements due to philosophical beliefs are linked to increases in the number of children exempted from vaccinations.
Too often the reason of child death in vehicle crashes is the improper use, or non use, of child safety seats and booster seats.\n
Summer programs can receive federal funds to provide meals through the new Simplified Summer Food Program.
Children who grow up in antisocial families are more likely to be antisocial themselves. Much of the research into why this is so has focused on parents' behavior.