As U.S. schools begin opening for another year of learning, the controversy over whether students should be required to wear masks is anything but settled in many states. While hospitalization and death from COVID-19 is uncommon in children, cases have…
In a letter sent Tuesday to YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, the House Oversight and Reform subcommittee on economic and consumer policy says YouTube isn't doing enough to protect kids from material that could harm them.
By Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press
Agents for Change
Kenan Pala's idea for Kids4Community came out of his family's experience. He said he learned to volunteer “as soon as I learned to walk.”…
By Harry Zahn
The American Academy of Pediatrics now recommends that parents keep infants and toddlers away from screens until they hit 18 months, instead of two years.
By Megan Thielking, STAT
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
Children’s entertainment giants like Jim Henson TV, DreamWorks, Sesame Street and programs like Thomas the Tank Engine are partnering with YouTube to push content on the new app. Educational programs like National Geographic Kids and YouTube stars like vlogger Hank…
By Anne Flaherty, Associated Press
Whether mobile app developers seek parental consent first — as required by law — or pass the information on to advertisers isn't entirely clear. But if you prefer to stay anonymous, your options are limited: Wade through each mobile app's…
By Marissa Evans, Kaiser Health News
New data suggest the health care law is failing to fully deliver on its promise: A lot of parents didn’t buy dental coverage during the recent online enrollment period. That spells trouble, according to health experts.
By Jennifer Senior
The truth is, there’s little even the most organized people can do to prepare themselves for having children. They can buy all the books, observe friends and relations, review their own memories of childhood. But the distance between those proxy…
By Travis Daub
The study, conducted by Nationwide Children's Hospital, looked at data on children up to age 6, and covers hospital records going back to 1990. The report finds that gate-related injuries were different for different age groups, and that they most…
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