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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Married US moms aim to have first baby in the spring

Married US moms aim to have first baby in the spring

Educated and married American moms are more likely...
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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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An EEG to assess a baby’s developmental risk? Newborns of stressed mothers show early EEG patterns suggestive of differing neurodevelopment

An EEG to assess a baby’s developmental risk? Newborns of stressed mothers show early EEG patterns suggestive of differing neurodevelopment

Does exposure to stress early in life affect a bab...
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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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Home births are three times more dangerous than hospital deliveries

Home births are three times more dangerous than hospital deliveries

Women who give birth in non-hospital settings 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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New breakthrough in understanding a severe child speech impediment: Anomalies identified in a key speech pathway of the brain connected to speech

New breakthrough in understanding a severe child speech impediment: Anomalies identified in a key speech pathway of the brain connected to speech

An international study led by the Murdoch Children...
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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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