Articles about children's health


Give a Baby Access to Lifesaving Screenings

Last updated: 12/05/2019

Gifts That Empower Give a Baby Access to Lifesaving Screenings The highest standards of care, right from the very beginning. Your gift will ensure detection of life-threatening...

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5 Ways to Give to Children in Need This Season With UNICEF

Last updated: 12/01/2019

The giving season is in full swing. If helping children and young people matters to you, UNICEF is one of the best charities to donate to if you want your support to go a long...

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PTSD in parents: The trauma of caring for sick kids | Riley Children's Health

Last updated: 11/28/2019

An estimated 10-20% of parents with medically fragile children meet the clinical criteria for PTSD. The triggers may be different, but the results can include hypervigilance,...

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High amounts of screen time begin as early as infancy, NIH study suggests

Last updated: 11/28/2019

Children of first-time mothers, those in home-based childcare log most screen time. Children’s average daily time spent watching television or using a computer or mobile device...

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For Every Child, Safe Water

Last updated: 11/25/2019

Water is one of life's basic necessities. It's a human right. Yet by 2040, one in four children will live in areas of extreme water stress. The management and protection of...

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5 tips for raising kind kids - Children's Health

Last updated: 11/16/2019

Is kindness something that is taught, or is it inherent? It's a question that many parents wonder. The truth is, kindness is a little bit of both – nature and nurture – and they...

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Why it's time to rethink online safety for kids

Last updated: 09/20/2019

Pew Research Center While those are extreme cases, it’s important to remember that online threats to a child’s well-being often look different depending on their identity and...

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4 health effects of vaping - Children's Health

Last updated: 09/12/2019

The number of teens who vape has risen significantly over the past decade. In 2011, approximately 1.5% of high school students reported e-cigarette use in the past month. In...

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