Non-Fatal Drug Overdoses In Children Under 15 On The Rise, Study FindsWhile overall drug overdoses among youth are infrequent, non-fatal overdoses were on the rise in children under the age of 15 between 2016 and 2019, a new study finds.
School Warnings About Children's Weight Don't Work, Study SaysThe letter or report card is from your child's school, but this grade doesn't have anything to do with school performance or behavior. Instead, it's a measure of your child's body mass index or BMI -- designed to warn you when your child is overweight or obese.
COVID-19 Child Cases In The US Have Increased By 21 Percent Since Early August, New Data ShowsMore than 70,000 new Covid-19 cases in children have been reported across the US since early August, new data shows.
There Has Been A 90% Increase In COVID-19 Cases In US Children In The Last 4 Weeks, Report SaysAs the nation focuses on safety issues around going back to school during the pandemic, a new report found a sharp increase in the number of Covid-19 cases among children in the United States.
Coronavirus Latest: Rare Child Syndrome Kawasaki Disease Might Have Link To Covid-19On Sunday the Paediatric Intensive Care Society UK (PICS) warned about a small rise in the number of cases of critically ill children, some who had tested positive for Covid-19, presenting "overlapping features of toxic shock syndrome and atypical Kawasaki disease with blood parameters."
'Dear Lamar' Letters From Young Fans Share Heartwarming Stories Of How Ravens QB Lamar Jackson Inspired ThemIn a heartwarming video posted by the Ravens, young fans shared how quarterback Lamar Jackson inspired them this season in "Dear Lamar" letters.
Pediatricians Are More Likely To Ask Families About Smoke Alarm Safety Than Gun Safety, Study SaysThe study found that pediatricians and pediatric residents were less likely to ask their patients about gun storage safety than smoke alarm safety — indicating an overall hesitation in bringing up gun safety with their patients.
Having Kids Makes You Happier, Once They've Moved OutHaving children will make you happier than staying childless, according to a new study, but not until later in life, when they have flown the nest.
U.S. Customs Seize 790 Children's Hair Brushes From China That Had LeadU.S. Customs and Border Protection seized more than 700 children's hair brushes from China that contained lead.
Two Missing Children From Towson Found Safealtimore County Police need your help in locating two missing children from the Towson area.
'Baby Shark' Is Being Turned Into An Animated Series, Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo DooThe song became a breakout sensation when it launched on YouTube in November 2015. To date, it has amassed nearly 3 billion YouTube views and recorded a 20-week-streak on the Billboard Hot 100.
Screen Time For Kids Under 2 More Than Doubles, Study FindsScreen time has more than doubled for children under 2 years old since 1997, a study published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics found, with time spent in front of a TV as the main driver despite a changing screen landscape.
Early Morning Bowie Crash Leaves 5 Children DeadMaryland state police are continuing to investigate an early morning crash in Prince George's County that took the lives of five children.
Handguns Are More Popular In US Homes, Leading To Increase In Injuries For Children Under 5, Study SaysFewer Americans are likely to own a gun now than 40 years ago, but those who do are more likely to own handguns over rifles or shotguns. As the proportion of those with handguns has increased, so has the number of children under the age of 5 who are dying from firearm injuries, according to a new study.
Docs Tout Blocks And Boxes Over High-Tech ToysSkip the costly electronic games and flashy digital gizmos. Pediatricians say the best toys for tots are old-fashioned hands-on playthings that young childrencan enjoy with parents — things like blocks, puzzles — even throwaway cardboard boxes — that spark imagination and creativity.