Articles about children's health


Promoting healthy movement behaviours among children during the COVID-19 pandemic

Last updated: 06/13/2020

PMID: 32458805 Promoting healthy movement behaviours among children during the COVID-19 pandemic Find articles by Hongyan Guan Anthony D Okely Find articles by Anthony D...

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Racism and Recent Protests

Last updated: 06/06/2020

As our country continues to grapple with the trauma of the coronavirus pandemic, we are experiencing additional pain, sadness and loss because of recent events rooted in...

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Talking to Children about Racism: The Time is Now

Last updated: 06/04/2020

​Horrific events like the killing of George Floyd and the protests and civil unrest that followed graphically illustrate how racism and discrimination harms everyone in our...

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Autism risk estimated at 3 to 5% for children whose parents have a sibling with autism

Last updated: 05/21/2020

NIH-funded study is first population-wide estimate of autism risk of children whose aunts or uncles have the condition. Roughly 3 to 5% of children with an aunt or uncle with...

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Teens may be having a rough time coping with COVID-19

Last updated: 05/20/2020

Teens may have an especially tough time coping emotionally right now because of COVID-19. Stock Photo Stress, fear and uncertainty created by the COVID-19 pandemic can wear...

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Even in a Pandemic, We Cannot Forget the Importance of Routine Immunization

Last updated: 05/14/2020

Nurses Who Vaccinate: Evidence Based, Public Health Advocates within the workplace, community, and social media Monday, May 11, 2020 Even in a Pandemic, We Cannot Forget the...

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10 Fun At-Home Workouts for Your Kids ⋆ Children's Health

Last updated: 05/10/2020

If you’re wondering why your child is bouncing off the walls, ask yourself: How much exercise has he or she gotten today? If social distancing has become one long day of screen...

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Children At Risk for Anxiety Issues During COVID-19 Crisis

Last updated: 04/12/2020

The coronavirus is no doubt giving us all anxiety. Studies show most adults in America are attributing their stress to three things: job loss, bills, and becoming a sudden...

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Remind children that doctors are learning all they can about coronavirus

Last updated: 03/26/2020

Wash hands frequently and remind children that researchers and doctors are learning as much as they can about COVID-19. Stock Photo The outbreak of a new coronavirus that...

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Report: Time for a Radical Rethink on Child Health

Last updated: 02/24/2020

No single country on earth currently provides children with a healthy life — or a climate fit for their future, according to a new report by a Lancet Commission convened by...

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