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Children's Health Matters

Children's Health Matters, a column edited by journalist Ryan White, along with other collaborators, shares the latest research, journalism and ideas on pediatric health and child development outcomes; prevention models to reduce health disparities for ill children and children born into poverty; and trends in children's health and well-being.

By Brian Malte
Active shooter drills have consequences and so does the influx of school resource officers – especially in urban schools.
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Prevention is always king, but what does the evidence say about the best way to treat kids who have already suffered abuse?
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Incarcerating parents can have a major mental health impact on the children left behind and lead to risky behaviors, even as those kids become adults.
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When stories make bold claims about life expectancies chopped by decades or rates of chronic diseases skyrocketing for those with higher scores, they can create heightened anxiety without a real solution.
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Five practical takeaways from reporting on how communities are tackling persistent disparities in infant mortality, in the midst of newsroom downsizing and shifting beats.
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As women and mothers, we are astonished at the reported conditions. But as pediatricians, we are deeply concerned about the long-term health impacts of these kids are likely to face.
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It’s a story of official missteps, misinformation and confusion — and public anxiety about teen sex.
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While maternal depression has been widely covered in recent years, we don't often talk about the emotional trauma and devastation mothers can face from a difficult labor and delivery.
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A new study in Health Affairs finds that more than 70% of children on public coverage have a parent employed by a large firm.
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Too often, a woman and her doctor have to guess whether a drug is safe, because very few studies have looked at the effects of medications during pregnancy.

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