The suicide rate among U.S. children ages 10 to 14 has almost tripled from 2007 to 2017.
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Parents are understandably concerned. But keep in mind that comparatively few children have tested positive for the virus, and deaths in children are rare.
Though this closure is not necessary from a public health point of view, public health recognizes schools act out of extra special caution to protect children.
At least 20% of school-age children in the U.S. have vision problems. But fewer than 15% of children get an eye exam before entering kindergarten.
School districts across the U.S., particularly those with large Asian American populations, have scrambled to respond to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus
The rate of children under 6 without insurance climbed from 3.8% in 2016 to 4.3% in 2018. Washington is one of 11 states that have seen significant rise.
Starting this year, surprise medical billing in most situations is no longer allowed in Washington State.
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), which like Influenza B can hit kids hard, is also causing illnesses in King County
Starting this year pediatric visits in California may involve questions about touchy family topics, such as divorce or a parent who struggles with alcoholism.
If one twin had autism, There was a 96% chance that the other had it, too. But symptom scores varied greatly between the twins.
A Pierce County child under 5 years old died this past weekend from flu-related complications. The child had underlying health concerns that increased the child’s risk.
The child was previously healthy and died on December 15thin a Pierce County hospital. This is the first reported flu death in a child in King County 2009.
Young immigrants and the children of immigrants were the most likely to be getting too little exercise.
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