The vaccines are effective, but they are not a golden shield against the coronavirus, particularly not the Delta variant.
It’s an important safety issue to review every summer, and this may be an especially good moment to brush up.
Of all the bodies in my household, it slipped into the smallest one.
As we celebrate the rollout of the new Covid-19 vaccines, don’t forget the standard immunizations and other steps to keep children safe.
Children and adolescents who want to return to sports after having the coronavirus should be cleared by a doctor for heart risks.
Documents and interviews show how senior officials sought to play down the risks of sending children back to the classroom, alarming public health experts.
Your days don’t need to look the same every single day, but recognizing and honoring a schedule brings plenty of mental and physical benefits.
Children in minority communities are much more likely to become infected and severely ill. Many have parents who are frontline workers, experts say.
Doctors offer advice on when and where to safely get vaccinated.
Pharmacists may now vaccinate young children under a new federal emergency rule aimed at helping families who missed well-child visits during the pandemic.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recently joined other prominent medical organizations in confronting its history of discrimination.
California’s two largest districts made the joint call amid a White House push to get children back into classrooms.
Teachers say crucial questions about how schools will stay clean, keep students physically distanced and prevent further spread of the virus have not been answered.
Officials need to think outside the school building.
Resuming classroom instruction is crucial. Infection control inside and outside classrooms can let it happen.
Guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics encourage “having students physically present in school.” Dr. Sean O’Leary, an author of that advice, explains why.
Parents who struggle with food and self-image can inadvertently pass along unhealthy behaviors. Here’s how to avoid it.
Even the most well-meaning comments can have a big impact on a child’s body image and long-term relationship with food.