A growing number of adolescents are smoking hookahs instead of cigarettes, and users are more likely to be of higher socioeconomic status, a new study reports.
New screening recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics aim to protect adolescents and young adults from nonviral sexually transmitted infections and their sequelae by promoting early diagnosis and treatment.
Long-term exposure to ultraviolet radiation in sunlight is known to increase the risk of cataracts later in life. A new study suggests how that might happen.
Don’t prescribe 2% oral viscous lidocaine to relieve teething pain in infants and children, the US Food and Drug Administration cautions health care providers in a new safety announcement.
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has taken the unusual step of recommending nasal spray vaccine over flu shots for healthy children aged 2 to 8 years.