Each state has its own rules for which vaccines kids must have to attend school and the reasons students can opt out.
Though research is still ongoing, therapists' practical experience and adults' and kids' self-reflections suggest that fidget toys can be helpful for emotional and cognitive support.
The findings suggest adults feel more prosocial with children around – even if they don't have any themselves.
President Biden has proposed spending $45 billion to replace every lead water pipe and service line in the nation. A public health expert explains why he sees this as a worthwhile investment.
All that planning, shopping, prepping, serving and cleaning can pay off with better physical and mental health for all members of the family.
After more than a year of isolation and empty schedules, some kids might be apprehensive or anxious about interacting with the outside world. Psychology experts provide tips to ease the transition.
The pandemic has seen more children experience mental health troubles. Modelling compassion and fostering self-esteem will help
Unaccompanied minors pose a humanitarian challenge for Biden, as they did for Trump and Obama. There are no quick fixes to child migration and many vexing complications, says an immigration scholar.
Emerging evidence suggests a significant number of children develop long COVID, with symptoms lasting for months on end.
Early test results look promising, and Pfizer has asked the FDA to review and authorize its vaccine for use in teens. That doesn't mean putting away the face masks, though.
The legal order has struggled under a veil of invisibility for years. But research shows it provides better outcomes for many vulnerable children
In the past five years, the rise of banditry and terror attacks have had devastating effects on children in northern Nigeria.
This benefit, together with other features of the latest relief package, may greatly reduce child poverty.
It's understandably frightening and distressing when your child stops breathing and passes out. But breath-holding spells are actually fairly common in young children, and not dangerous.
COVID-19 prevention measures are at odds with guidelines for healthy development of children’s immune systems. The result may be a cluster of youth with more allergies, asthma and autoimmune disease.
Research shows multiple social and cognitive benefits of playing video games.
Early childhood is the critical time in which the foundations of life-long habits are built. Developing healthy sleep habits can set children on the right path for better future health and wellbeing.
What does the coronavirus look like? What kids want to know about the pandemic isn't always what we tell them.
Reports from baby food companies show questionable levels of arsenic, lead and other heavy metals. Here's what parents need to know.
A researcher recreates a famous 1940s doll experiment to probe how Black preschool children view race and themselves – and finds not much has changed.