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Healthy eating habits in childhood may lower risk of adult obesity and heart disease

In a new statement, researchers say that how children are fed may be just as important as what they are fed. The statement is the...

Coronavirus linked to rare inflammatory disease in children – here’s what we know

The UK Paediatric Intensive Care Society sent out an alert on April 27 about an increase in cases of severe COVID-19-related illness in children. Since...

COVID-19 may strike more children than expected

In a new study, researchers found that the number of children infected with the coronavirus may be far more extensive than what is currently...

COVID-19 testing: What parents need to know

Who should be tested for the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19? And what do the different types of tests actually measure? Attending Physician Jeffrey Bender, MD, a pediatric infectious...

This common vaccine may be key to protecting children against COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues its global spread, vaccine development is on everyone’s mind. Indiana University’s John Patton is no exception. Patton, associate professor of...

New evidence COVID-19 typically mild for kids

In a new study, researchers found new evidence that children infected with COVID-19 have less severe symptoms than adults with the coronavirus. The team analyzed...

New findings about the causes of childhood obesity

Childhood obesity is not just a public health concern in western countries; it is rising across the world, particularly in poor and low-income countries. In...

How to protect your kids from the COVID-19

With all the sobering news about the new coronavirus and COVID-19, the disease the virus causes, worried moms and dads can feel better about...

Kids only get mild COVID-19 symptoms, but their risk of transmission is high

In a new study, researchers found that children typically only show mild symptoms if infected, but they can shed the coronavirus long after symptoms...

Breast milk may help prevent sepsis in preemies

A component of breast milk may help protect premature babies from developing sepsis, a fast-moving, life-threatening condition triggered by infection. Researchers at Washington University School...

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