During the pandemic, children’s independent mobility may be more essential than ever before.
A rare new disease syndrome appears to be caused by an overactive immune response in children, often hitting weeks after exposure to the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Governments must ensure access to preschool for all children, many of whom will have had their learning and development affected by COVID-19. It will help children recover, as well as the economy.
Pediatricians say they are getting increasing requests from parents for medical cannabis for kids for a growing list of conditions.
More evidence has come in and confirmed what the government has been saying for some time. Children do get infected much less than adults with COVID-19 and when they do, they hardly spread it.
Screen "time" gets all the airplay, but with families confined to home – screen quality and screen buddies – are just as important, if not more, for healthy technology use.
Strict quarantine measures have been shown to be more effective in reducing the spread of COVID-19 than closing schools.
If your child is staying at home for long periods due to the coronavirus outbreak, there are many ways you can help sustain their mental and physical well-being.
So far, children have not been as sickened by the coronavirus as adults. So why do officials talk about closing schools? And what does this mean for you as a parent? A public health expert explains.
The health and rights of children and adolescents, particularly the most marginalised and vulnerable, are under immediate threat from climate change, corporate actors and growing inequities.
A rare disease is one that affects less that five in 10,000 people. There are about 7,000 known rare diseases.
By year three, children identified as having difficulties when they start school, are around nine months behind their peers in learning.
Starting Feb. 6, 2020, California farmers will be barred from using chlorpyrifos on their crops. The Trump administration says more study is needed, but other states are also moving ahead.
Many educators receive little or no training in how to spot brain injuries resulting from a concussion. There are ways to improve collaboration.
The mixed messages around children, food and weight - not to mention sophisticated marketing - can leave parents perplexed. But there are ways to wade through it all and find healthy choices.
Despite good oral hygiene, some children have weak teeth that are more prone to decay.
As the latest controversy about tunnel exhaust stacks and respiratory health plays out in the media, some community members are proposing solutions that just don't make sense.
There's more to Tourette syndrome than swearing and shouting. Over the last several years, many life-altering treatments of this tic disorder have become available to patients and their families.
New research into the health of newly arrived refugee children in Australia gives us clues about how we can help all refugee kids.
Children's cancer is a rare disease, which means the market is small and pharmaceutical companies have few incentives to develop drugs for these cancers.