NursingHome Births Gain Popularity in 'Baby Bust' Decade
From 2009 to 2019, the proportion of births nationwide outside hospitals rose from 1.01% in 2009 to 1.56% in 2019.
Covid-19Scientists Examine Kids' Unique Immune Systems as More Fall Victim to COVID
Until the delta variant laid siege this summer, nearly all children seemed to be spared from the worst ravages of...
Covid-19The Pandemic Almost Killed Allie. Her Community's Vaccination Rate Is 45%.
Mississippi has one of the highest per capita infection rates in the nation and one of the lowest vaccination rates.
NursingCali AG Providers on Data Privacy, Anti-Implicit Bias Training
Stakeholders are urged to take proactive steps to protect patient data, provide perinatal staff with anti-implicit bias training.
Covid-19A Boy With an Autoimmune Disease Was Ready to Learn in Person. Then His State Banned Mask Mandates.
High-risk students in states and districts that have made masks optional are staying home.
PayerHeaded Away to School? Here's What Students With Health Issues Need to Know
For those heading to schools far from home, it can be especially tricky navigating the complex world of insurance to...
Covid-19School or 'Russian Roulette'? Amid Delta Variant and Lax Mask Rules, Some Parents See No Difference
Even though the CDC recommends "universal indoor masking" in schools regardless of vaccination status, schools across the country are not...
Covid-19Science Shows Mask-Wearing Is Largely Safe for Children
Experts say it's more plausible that the annoyances of masking could distract from in-class lessons and make it harder to...
InnovationHow a Hospital and a School District Teamed Up to Help Kids in Emotional Crisis
A unique partnership between several Long Island school districts and the nearby Cohen Children's Medical Center, part of the Northwell...
Covid-19Getting a COVID Vaccine During Pregnancy Even More Urgent as ICU Beds Fill Up
Only 23% of pregnant women had received at least one dose of vaccine against the coronavirus, according to CDC statistics.
Covid-19Reading, 'Rithmetic and Resisting COVID: The New 3 R's as Kids Head Back to School
Nearly all schools offered at least some in-person learning by the end of the last school year, and many schools...
Clinical CareWomen Say California Insurer Makes It Too Hard to Get Drug for Postpartum Depression
However, California's new law has been hailed by advocates as a national model for mental health reform.