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NPR reports on children's health and medical news including health insurance, new treatments for diseases, and child product safety recalls. Subscribe to the RSS feed.

Last Build Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:03:01 -0400

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No Snapchat In The Bedroom? An Online Tool To Manage Kids' Media Use

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:03:01 -0400

The American Academy of Pediatrics has launched more liberal guidelines on children's media use. They're offering parents an online tool to help manage the what, where and when of family screen time.

WEBCAST: The Cost And Quality Conundrum Of Child Care

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:05:00 -0400

High-quality, affordable child care can be difficult to find. A webcast looked at the issues and a poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

What Makes For Quality Child Care? It Depends Whom You Ask

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 04:44:00 -0400

Parents look for a place where their child will be loved and happy, but often have to make decisions based on cost and location. Researchers are looking for a rich developmental experience.

When 6 Girls Are Sexually Assaulted, 'Hooligan Sparrow' Seeks Justice

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 15:17:00 -0400

It happened in China. One of the men who reportedly assaulted them was their school principal. We talk to the director of a documentary about this case.

NPR Poll: Are Parents Overrating The Quality Of Child Care?

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:03:00 -0400

Almost all parents rate their child care as very good or excellent, according to a new NPR poll. But researchers say that's off base, and that just 10 percent of child care is high quality.

Why Is The News About TB So Bad?

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 07:00:00 -0400

A report from the World Health Organization shows that it's not a disease of the past — it's a disease of the present and likely to be a continuing problem in the future.

West Virginia Grapples With High Drug Costs

Sat, 15 Oct 2016 17:04:28 -0400

Climbing drug prices are taking a toll on West Virginia's budget, some state legislators say. Expensive drugs fuel an increase in Medicaid spending, which leaves less money for schools and roads.

Some Singers Sing About Love. He Sings About ... Hand-Washing

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 14:51:00 -0400

Or maybe it is a love song. As Nigerian pop star Sunny Aji puts it, "Because I love you so much, I don't want you to fall sick." So ... lather up!

Vote Now: What Question Should We Investigate About The World's Girls?

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 15:16:00 -0400

We've gathered over 100 questions from readers and now we'd love for you to vote on our three finalists. We'll report on the winner.

I'm Just Drawn This Way: Teen Finds Gender Identity Through Art

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 07:00:00 -0400

Long before Youth Radio's Desmond Meagley had the words to describe his identity, he used art as an outlet. Drawing was more than a hobby for him; it was a way to find comfort when nothing else fit.

A Pediatrician's View Of Paid Parental Leave

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 14:55:00 -0400

Paternity leave can make a big difference in a dad's long-term engagement with the child, doctors find. Paid family leave also fosters breastfeeding and reduces the incidence of maternal depression.

Where Are They Now? Our #15Girls, A Year Later

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 07:00:00 -0400

Each of the teenage girls we profiled last year were at a turning point in their lives. How are they doing in 2016? Our reporters check in.

Why Parents Don't Get Their Children Vaccinated For The Flu

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 05:00:00 -0400

Parents decline to vaccinate kids against the flu because they don't think they need it. Influenza leads to more hospitalizations and deaths among children than any other vaccine preventable disease.

A Photographer Gives Cameras To Child Brides. Their Images Are Amazing

Sat, 08 Oct 2016 07:00:02 -0400

Stephanie Sinclair has been taking photos of child brides for nearly 15 years. Now, she's teaching girls rescued from early marriage how to photograph each other.

How California's 'Paid Family Leave' Law Buys Time For New Parents

Fri, 07 Oct 2016 16:33:00 -0400

The state's 2002 law offers six weeks' leave at a little over half-pay to eligible workers after the birth of a child. Ninety percent of businesses say the law's had a "neutral or positive" impact.