Off-label medication orders on the rise for children: Office-based doctors are ordering medications off-label to children at increasing rates, particularly for unapproved conditions

Off-label medication orders on the rise for children: Office-based doctors are ordering medications off-label to children at increasing rates, particularly for unapproved conditions

U.S. physicians are increasingly ordering medications for children for conditions that are not appro...
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Paid family leave improves vaccination rates in infants

Paid family leave improves vaccination rates in infants

Parents who take paid family leave after the birth...
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Early-and-regular cannabis use by youth is associated with alteration in brain circuits that support cognitive control

Early-and-regular cannabis use by youth is associated with alteration in brain circuits that support cognitive control

The development of neural circuits in youth, at a ...
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Behavioral disorders in kids with autism linked to reduced brain connectivity

Behavioral disorders in kids with autism linked to reduced brain connectivity

More than a quarter of children with autism spectr...
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Screen time — even before bed — has little impact on teen well-being

Screen time — even before bed — has little impact on teen well-being

Data from more than 17,000 teenagers show little e...
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Largest Study of Childhood Cancer After IVF

Largest Study of Childhood Cancer After IVF

In the past three decades, in vitro fertilization ...
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Study shows alarming increases of firearm deaths in US school-age children

Study shows alarming increases of firearm deaths in US school-age children

Firearm-related deaths in school-age children are ...
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Traumatic brain injury and kids: New treatment guidelines issued

Traumatic brain injury and kids: New treatment guidelines issued

Each year in the United States, more than 600,000 ...
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Childhood lead exposure linked to poor adult mental health

Childhood lead exposure linked to poor adult mental health

Lead exposure in childhood appears to have long-la...
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Exposure to sugary breakfast cereal advertising directly influences children’s diets

Exposure to sugary breakfast cereal advertising directly influences children’s diets

High-sugar cereals are heavily promoted to childre...
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