Health & Safety: Big Kids
A child's access to affordable health care varies widely from state-to-state. Credit: Getty A recent analysis of states' performance...Nationally, 10 percent of children are uninsured, with the rate exceeding 16 percent in three states.
This year's immunization guidelines cover a range of conditions such as influenza, pertussis and genital warts. Credit: Justin Sullivan,...Among the new guidelines is a recommendation that adolescents get a booster dose of meningococcal vaccine.
Tanner Hisey, center, puts icing on Christmas cookies with his sister Siera, right, and half-sister Tyler Smith in their home near Clyde,...Every time his kids cough, Dave Hisey's mind starts to race. Is it cancer? Is it coming back?
Peanut butter is off limits for many kids with food allergies. Credit: Corbis Parents who want to keep their kids out of ER may want...Parents who want to keep their kids out of ER may want to skip the milk, eggs and peanut butter aisles at the grocery store.
If you live in a rural area, it may be hard to find a doctor for your child, a new study shows. Credit: Getty When a kid gets a nasty...Nearly 1 million kids live in rural areas where there are no doctors, a new study finds.
Is corporate America concerned about your safety? Credit: Spencer Platt, Getty ImagesIt's another David vs. Goliath showdown. In this case,...Did you know that much of the information from safety complaints is not made public because of a federal law that requires a manufacturer's approval before it can be released?