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It’s Official: Africa Has Just Been Declared Free of Wild Poliovirus

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday declared that Africa was free of wild poliovirus , a landmark in a decades-long campaign to eradicate...

Hundreds of Kids in Georgia Tested Positive for Coronavirus After Summer...

A new case report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention adds to the growing concern over how...

Lyme disease vaccine found to be safe and effective in clinical...

A new Lyme disease vaccine is on the way Hailshadow/Getty Images/iStockphA vaccine against Lyme disease has been shown to be safe and effective in...

Here’s Why Parents Shouldn’t Stress About Their Kid’s Screen-Time During Lockdown

Millions of working parents have spent months largely trapped in their homes with their children. Many are trying to get their jobs done remotely...

Don’t Believe The Headlines: Children Can Transmit COVID-19, Say Researchers

As governments weigh the costs and benefits of lifting lockdowns, a debate over just how vulnerable children are to COVID-19 is emerging.Switzerland's infectious diseases...

Becoming a Parent Makes You 25% Less Environmentally Friendly, New Research...

It's not unusual for parents to worry about the next generation and the future planet they'll inherit, but new research suggests having children doesn't...

It’s Estimated 1 in 4 Coronavirus Carriers Could Be Asymptomatic. Here’s...

At least one-third of the world is under some type of lockdown because of the coronavirus pandemic, as governments urge social distancing to stymie...

Type 1 diabetes may be two conditions that need different treatments

Type 1 diabetes is treated with insulin injections VOISIN/PHANIE/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARYDiabetes is generally thought to come in two forms: type 1 and type 2....

Why don’t children seem to get very ill from the coronavirus?

Children seem to be much less affected by the coronavirus RooM the Agency/AlamyIt has been widely reported that children are less likely to get...

Bariatric Surgery: Why Youth Are Not Getting This Treatment For Obesity

Are surgeries like this laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy being underutilized for youth with severe ... Universal Images Group via Getty Images "Whatever it takes."...