City and state governments are responding to skyrocketing youth vaping rates, which went up 78 percent between 2017 and 2018.
Last year, a government watchdog report found that about 13 million American children went to schools where officials discovered lead in their drinking water. Now, advocacy groups have graded states' school water policies.
La medida se produce cinco días después que las organizaciones legales presentaran una queja ante el gobierno por un "aumento alarmante" en la detención de inmigrantes menores de un año.
The move comes five days after legal organizations filed a complaint with the government over an "alarming increase" in the detention of immigrants under the age of one.
Legislation made the anti-vaccine movement possible—and as the example of West Virginia shows, it can also help fight it.
Colleen Kraft repeatedly warned the government that migrant children were in danger during her year as president of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Her worst fears were realized when two children died in government custody at the end of her term.
Researchers are worried that the EPA plans to reduce the Office of Children's Health Protection's influence, or shutter it altogether.
The Supreme Court on Monday denied the Trump administration's request to halt a lawsuit that represents a novel attempt by children and teenagers to sue the federal government over its inaction on climate change.
New data shows that the incidence of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes is growing among young Americans. But the rise of Type 1 remains mostly a mystery.
Despite the popularity of animal therapy in American pediatric hospitals, a new research review reveals that there's little support for its health benefits.