by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on September 8, 2014 Updated: September 8, 2014
The virus -- with symptoms that include fever, body and muscle aches, sneezing, cough and rash -- poses the highest risk for children under five and those with asthma.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on September 3, 2014
The number of parents opting their kids out of vaccines is on the rise in several states.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on August 28, 2014
A new report finding that inner city children are more likely to have food allergies is just the latest evidence of health disparities starting young.
Want daily updates on important issues? Subscribe to
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on August 27, 2014
The ongoing lack of diversity is ultimately undermining our ability to develop better health treatments.
by Igor Volsky Posted on August 26, 2014
A new government study shows that e-cigarette users are more likely to experiment with combustible cigarettes.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on August 26, 2014 Updated: August 26, 2014
The rate at which doctors doled out painkillers has nearly doubled in the last 10 years. The results, unfortunately, have been devastating.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on August 25, 2014
An influential group of pediatricians says schools shouldn't start before 8:30 in the morning.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on August 22, 2014
"If restaurants are going to incentivize children, they should incentivize them to eat healthy."
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on August 21, 2014
Not everyone's joining in on the viral trend.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on August 21, 2014 Updated: August 21, 2014
The rate has been falling for half a century, but it particularly plummeted over the past two decades.