Updated Guidelines To Keep COVID-19 From Spreading As North Texas Students Head Back To SchoolWhile not much has changed in terms of protocol for area districts, the American Academy of Pediatrics did update its guidance.
Non-Fatal Overdoses Rising For Children Under 15, Parents Should Store Meds SecurelyA new study released by the American Academy of Pediatrics found non-fatal overdoses are on the rise in children under the age of 15.
COVID-19 Cases Increasing In Children, Severe Illness And Morbidity Still Extremely RareNearly 800,000 children in the United States have already been infected with COVID-19, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Coronavirus Cases Among Children Up 90% In Last Month: 'Kids Get COVID, They Can Spread It'In Tarrant County, children under 15 years old make up just 6% of cases. Teens and young adults ages 15 to 24 account for 17%.
Learn About The Coronavirus Risks To School Age ChildrenWhen it comes to schools reopening and COVID-19, some parents are eager to get back to some sort of normalcy, while others are fearful their children might get exposed to infections.
American Academy Of Pediatrics Says Children Need To Be Back In Classroom This FallThe guidance says there is already evidence of the negative impacts of remote learning this spring, including social isolation, depression and abuse.
CDC Urges People To Get A Flu Shot By Month's EndOctober marks the beginning of flu season, and the The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends people receive the vaccine before month's end.
Frisco ISD's 'Brain Break' Program Expands Following Positive ReviewsFor 10 to 15 minutes at a time, students can step away from their work and play.
Top Tot Toys? Blocks And Boxes Backed Over High-Tech ToysSkip the costly electronic games and flashy digital gizmos. Pediatricians say the best toys for tots are old-fashioned hands-on playthings.
Pediatricians Urging Parents To Discipline Without SpankingTo spank or not to spank? The American Academy of Pediatrics stirs up the debate again, urging parents to discipline without hitting.
Big Move For Big Bird: Sesame Street Is Entering ClassroomsSesame Street is taking its beloved, critically acclaimed brand of educational television into the highly profitable world of classroom curriculum.
FDA Warns Teething Medicines Unsafe, Wants Them Off ShelvesFederal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient.
Not Just Boy And Girl; More Teens Identify As TransgenderFar more U.S. teens than previously thought are transgender or identify themselves using other nontraditional gender terms.
School Board Considers Changing DeSoto ISD Start TimesThe school bell could soon be ringing earlier or later for some North Texas students. At a board meeting this evening, the DeSoto ISD is looking for input on what time the school day should start.
MDs Strengthen Advice Against Codeine For Kids' Coughs, PainThe American Academy of Pediatrics has strengthened its warnings about prescribing codeine for children because of reports of deaths and risks for dangerous side effects including breathing problems.