Kids usually stay consistent when they socially transition young, according to a study

Talbot said she is often asked when she knew she was trans, and that her answer is simple — she always knew who she was. Her mom could see it…

Unexplained hepatitis in kids: Should parents worry?

The rise in these severe and mysterious cases has led the CDC to issue a health advisory to clinicians so that health care providers can be on the lookout and…

JoJo Siwa ‘not sure why’ she didn’t get an invite to Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards

She took to Instagram on Saturday to talk about why she wasn’t at the annual awards show. “A lot of you have been asking me why I’m not at the…

Half of Americans Think Playing Football ‘Inappropriate’ for Kids

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) — As sign-ups for youth football get underway this spring, a new study reveals that Americans may love their…

Parents: Will You Vaccinate Your Young Kids?

The pandemic has been a difficult time for families, full of complicated decisions. We are exploring why some families are choosing to vaccinate while others are not. With the timeline…

Safe Weight Loss for Overweight Kids

SOURCES: Tamara Melton, MS, RDN, LD, program director and clinical instructor, Georgia State University. American Heart Association: “Overweight in Children.” Hammons, A. Pediatrics, June 2011. Boutelle, K. Obesity, July 2012.…

Study Says Pfizer COVID Vaccine Wanes in Kids Ages 5 to 11

March 1, 2022 — You may have already seen the headline: The Pfizer vaccine’s effectiveness against COVID-19 infection drops to 12% in 5- to 11-year-olds. But how do experts interpret…

Why Losing Your Temper and Yelling at Your Kids Isn’t Cool

When Mary Wyatt was growing up, her mother yelled a lot. “My mother yelled at me for my behavior, grades, or even when she struggled with her own personal trials,”…

Omicron Helped Clarify Pfizer Vaccine Efficacy in Young Kids, Gottlieb Says

By now, the Omicron wave of the coronavirus has crested in much of the United States. But the size of the wave, which broke records for national cases and hospitalizations,…

Kids With COVID-Linked MIS-C Have Long-Term Symptoms

THURSDAY, Feb. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Following a bout of severe COVID-19, some children suffer lasting neurological complications, part of a rare condition called multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children…