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A Blood Thinner Rx for Kids
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first oral blood-thinning medication for kids.
The Brain Benefits of Childhood Exercise
For kids, exercise is a great way to get some energy out, boost heart health and maintain a healthy weight. But a new study suggests that exercise in childhood could help the brain later on.
From Sleep Apnea to High Blood Pressure
Kids who have obstructive sleep apnea face an increased risk of high blood pressure in their teen years, according to a new study.
How Effective Are mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines?
Wondering how effective your Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine really is? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has an answer.
How Diet Can Affect Pregnancy
A healthy diet before and during your pregnancy may provide some big benefits.
FDA Approves Device to Diagnose Autism
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new device to help health care providers diagnose autism in children.
Fully Vaccinated? Here's What You Can Do Now
Fully vaccinated against COVID-19? Your life may soon be (mostly) back to normal.
COVID Vaccine Gets Green Light for Early Teens
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the emergency use authorization (EUA) for Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine to include adolescents between the ages of 12 and 15.
Does the COVID-19 Vaccine Have Side Effects?
As health care professionals administer COVID-19 vaccines across the country, many people are wondering about possible side effects.
Got the Vaccine? Here's What You Can Do Now
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released guidelines for people who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.