Schools Teaching Mindfulness, Meditation to Help Lower Stress

[ad_1] Nov. 18, 2022 – On a recent Thursday afternoon, Connie Clotworthy greets a roomful of energetic fourth graders at Valor Academy Elementary School in Arleta, CA, about 20 miles…

Exposure to ‘Blue Spaces’ Linked to Better Mental Health

[ad_1] Oct. 14, 2022 — Spending time in “blue spaces” — such as beaches, rivers, and lakes — as a child can have significant and lasting benefits for wellbeing throughout…

High Levels of PFAS ‘Forever’ Chemicals in Kids’ School Uniforms

[ad_1] By Sydney Murphy HealthDay Reporter HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Your children’s school clothes may look neat, but are they safe to…

Pediatricians Urge Flu Vaccine for Kids

[ad_1] Sept. 6, 2022 – Attention parents: The nation’s leading pediatric medical society is urging you to make sure your children get a flu shot this fall to prevent and…

CDC Warns About Potentially Deadly Virus in Infants

[ad_1] July 15, 2022 – The potentially fatal parechovirus is now circulating in multiple states, causing fevers, seizures, and sepsis-like symptoms, including confusion and extreme pain, according to the CDC.…

Florida Toddler’s Death Puts Focus on Danger of Hot Cars

[ad_1] July 15, 2022 – The death of a 3-year-old boy, found unresponsive after being left in a hot car, underscores the danger of leaving a child alone in a…

3D ‘Bioprinting’ Could Help With Child Heart Defects and More

[ad_1] July 11, 2022 – Nearly 1 out of every 100 children in the United States are born with heart defects. The effects can be devastating, requiring the child to…

Is One COVID Vaccine for Kids Preferred Over the Other?

[ad_1] June 21, 2022 – Shots are starting to go into arms this week for the youngest group approved for COVID-19 vaccines – those 6 months to 5 years old.…

CDC Gives Final OK for COVID Vaccinations for Youngest Kids

[ad_1] June 18, 2022 — COVID-19 vaccines for children 6 months to 5 years of age are now ready to go. Centers for Disease Control Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle, Walensky,…

FDA Panel Votes Unanimously for COVID Shots for Youngest Kids

[ad_1] June 15, 2022 – The benefits to America’s youngest children from COVID-19 vaccines far outweigh the negatives, an outside group of FDA advisors said Wednesday. The Vaccines and Related…

FDA Set to Rule on COVID Shots for Youngest Kids This Week

[ad_1] June 13, 2022 — The FDA is gearing up for a busy week – after a busy weekend releasing information about the effectiveness and safety of both the Pfizer/BioNTech…

Guns Now Leading Cause of Death for US Children

[ad_1] April 22, 2022 — Gun violence has become the leading killer of youth in the United States, rising by nearly 30% between 2019 and 2020. In 2020, 4,357 children…