HEALTH / KIDS HEALTH

Do-you-know-what-doctors-for-children-are-the-most-visited?

The medical specialties for the care of children who are most requested by families, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.   Child Life Specialists They are pediatric health care professionals who work with children and families in hospitals and other settings to help them cope

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Most-New-Tech-students-choose-to-be-tobacco-free

New Tech High School in Zion, is implementing a science-based prevention strategy known as the social

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Importance-of-back-to-school-vaccines

Children should be immunized to protect their health and prevent classroom outbreaks. WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., -- Outbreaks

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Many-adolescents-still-not-getting-HPV-vaccine

HPV vaccination is the best way to prevent many types of cancer many adolescents haven’t started

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Teens-with-medical-marijuana-cards-much-likelier-to-say-they-are-addicted

A new University of Michigan study finds that teens using marijuana for medical reasons are 10

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10-Simple-steps-to-pool-safely

According to media reports and data compiled by the USA Swimming Foundation, at least 152 children

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Emergency-visits-for-childhood-food-allergy-on-rise-in-Illinois

Visits for anaphylaxis climb 29 percent, Hispanic children's visits up 44 percent. Emergency room visits and hospitalizations

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Get-vaccinated-to-prevent-serious-diseases

The cases of measles and whooping cough are increasing because of declining immunization rates.   NEW YORK, -

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New-Spanish-language-site-for-child-health

Provides free information on health topics, including maternal and infant care, obesity, HIV/AIDS, fertility/infertility, and pregnancy.   BETHESDA,

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Joel-and-EJ-Maldonado-the-two-sides-of-organ-donation

Gift of Hope shares the testimonies of hispanic families impacted by the donation process. CHICAGO, IL.– Every

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Kids-can-use-doxycycline-without-significant-teeth-staining

Physicians can have more confidence giving kids under age 8 an antibiotic treatment for Rocky Mountain

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Decrease-in-cavities-among-children-2-5

ADA statement about new CDC Report on prevalence of dental disease. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Statistics released by

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Campaign-against-childhood-poisonings

The period from March 15-21 is National Poison Prevention Week. WASHINGTON, D.C. – During National Poison Prevention

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