There was a time when Deb Wilson wasn't sure her son, Noah, would be able to do this. Noah had complained of a stomachache. He'd felt warm, which had caught the mother's attention: If his fever reaches 101.5 or higher, he has to be at the hospital within an hour.
When we talk about media violence and sex, we talk a lot about how there's so much of it that kids are getting desensitized to it — and we worry about what it means to grow up being desensitized to violence and sex.
Doctors in the U.S. have developed a treatment which could prevent more children from losing an eye to cancer. For patients with retinoblastoma, a typical course of treatment is direct ophthalmic artery infusion chemotherapy, a technique which involves inserting a catheter...
When Tennessee abdicated responsibility for Medicaid applications to the federal government, foster children got locked out. Adoption agencies had no way to seek coverage after TennCare made state residents apply through healthcare.gov, a website designed for families to...
In what may be a hopelessly quixotic effort, supporters of the federal Children's Health Insurance Program are trying to persuade Congress to renew its funding almost a year in advance — and in a lame-duck session. Nevertheless, lawmakers ought to heed that call. The...
Children who drink non-cow's milk such as rice, almond, soy or goat's milk, have lower levels of vitamin D in their blood than those who drink cow's milk, according to a new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
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