The poorest kids have the highest rates of asthma and ADHD

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An overall increase in rates of asthma and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder affected the poorest families the most, found a Pediatrics... Read more

Make no mistake, immigration order harms children

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Today’s guest blogger Katherine Yun, MD, MHS, FAAP, works at PolicyLab and the Refugee Health Program at Children’s Hospital of... Read more

Yes, parents can make a difference

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Today’s guest blogger is Meghan Walls, PsyD, a pediatric psychologist at Nemours/AI duPont Hospital for Children. How likely will the... Read more

How can I help my child see beyond gifts for the holidays?

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Today’s guest blogger is Susan Damico, assistant director of the Devereux Center for Resilient Children. For many, the holidays are... Read more

Children in foster care: How to address their mental health needs

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Editor’s Note: Last week, we discussed the mental health needs of children in foster care and how they’re not being met. There... Read more

Children in foster care: More medication, less therapy

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Editor’s note: This is first of two parts. Foster care in a safe and prosperous environment is important to raise children whose physical... Read more

Trending data: A small increase in suicide rates for black boys

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Historically, statistics had shown that being black in the United States afforded protection against dying by suicide. African Americans across... Read more

What’s the take away from the latest data on kids and suicide?

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There’s been very little research published on suicide among elementary-aged children, and perhaps that’s understandable: Death... Read more