Hundreds of children sickened from high levels of lead in applesauce pouches last year put a spotlight on lapses in the food-safety system.
For 40 years, Dr. Jane Burns has been working to find the cause of Kawasaki disease, an illness that can lead to aneurysms and heart attacks. Her work has brought together a most unlikely team.
Cases of this rare, potentially dangerous childhood illness are growing in the U.S. It is often mistaken for scarlet fever, tick-borne diseases or common viruses. Here’s what to look for.
The drug does not completely prevent reactions, but it can reduce the risks posed by trace amounts of food allergens.
Xolair cuts the risk of dangerous reactions after exposure to minute amounts of allergens, researchers reported. But children taking it still must avoid risky foods.
The end of a pandemic-era policy that barred states from pushing people off Medicaid is threatening the financial stability of the U.S. safety net.
In a letter, Joseph Ladapo said parents at an elementary school with confirmed measles cases can decide whether their children should attend school.
The A.G., Letitia James, called on the F.D.A. to redouble efforts to alert doctors about potential side effects of Singulair and to consider discouraging use of the drug in children.
Doctors and pharmacists seem to be confused by the guidelines. And the brand names aren’t helping.
The condition is less prevalent among children than adults, but symptoms can disrupt their schoolwork and social lives.