Child and teen health

In this Thursday, May 28, 2020 photo, Kerwin Robinson looks on as his wife, Emma Robinson, lifts their son Tristan, 2, while being photographed at their home in Shoreline, Wash. Emma, a pharmacist at a Seattle hospital, and Kerwin, a software technology manager, decided to keep their son in daycare during the coronavirus outbreak. Emma Robinson figured the daycare was no more risky than her job as an essential health care worker. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
May 31, 2020 - 11:23 am
SEATTLE (AP) — It’s the day care dilemma central to rebooting American life amid the coronavirus pandemic. With social distancing unlikely among babies and toddlers, parents of young children across the country are debating the health and safety risks inherent in child care centers, and weighing...
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Brothers Victor Ochoa, 7, right, Jesus Ochoa, 5, second from right, Mariano Ochoa 9, second from left, and their mother Mariana Ochoa run in front of their home in Chicago, Friday, May 22, 2020. Chicago Run's at-home fitness programs have become an essential part of the family's routine during the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
May 24, 2020 - 9:51 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Mariana Ochoa worries about the effect of the COVID-19 crisis on her three boys. Their school is closed. She can't take them to their favorite park at the moment. There is no backyard at their home on the southwest side of Chicago. The fitness routines she gets from Chicago Run are a...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016 file photo, a health official administers a polio vaccine to children at a camp for people displaced by Islamist Extremist in Maiduguri, Nigeria. The coronavirus pandemic is interrupting immunization against diseases including measles, polio and cholera that could put the lives of nearly 80 million children at risk, according to a new analysis on Friday May 22, 2020, from the World Health Organization and partners. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba, File)
May 22, 2020 - 1:53 pm
LONDON (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic is interrupting immunization against diseases including measles, polio and cholera that could put the lives of nearly 80 million children under the age of 1 at risk, according to a new analysis from the World Health Organization and partners. In a new report...
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FILE - In this June 3, 2019 file photo, Dr. Yasser Awaad, right, leaves court in Detroit. Awaad, a Detroit-area doctor accused of misdiagnosing epilepsy in more than 200 children surrendered his medical license and agreed to pay a $5,000 penalty under a settlement accepted Wednesday, May 20, 2020 by state regulators. (AP Photo/Edward J. White, File)
May 20, 2020 - 12:04 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area doctor accused of misdiagnosing epilepsy in more than 200 children surrendered his medical license and agreed to pay a $5,000 penalty under a settlement accepted Wednesday by state regulators. “A great day for patients that was long overdue,” said attorney Brian McKeen...
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In this Saturday, May 9, 2020 photo, St. Louis Bears youth baseball players Mac Floyd, left, 14, gets a elbow bump from this brother and assistant coach Robby Floyd as Mac rounds the bases after smacking a homer during the Mother's Day Classic baseball tournament organized by GameTime Tournaments in Cottleville, Mo. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
May 16, 2020 - 12:18 pm
Konrad Ott and some of the parents with his Northern California girls volleyball club skipped a popular Florida tournament that is now postponed. They could soon face a similar decision about a national event in Dallas. A boys baseball tournament organizer in the St. Louis area generated debate by...
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Professor Caroline Ovaert, left, Doctor Fabrice Michel, center, and Professor Hervé Chambost take part in a press conference at La Timone Hospital in Marseille, southern France, Friday, May 15, 2020. France's national health agency announced Thursday that a nine year old child had died in France with symptoms of a rare inflammatory condition likely to be linked to coronavirus. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole)
May 15, 2020 - 1:58 pm
LE PECQ, France (AP) — Medics at a hospital that treated the first child to die in France with a puzzling inflammatory condition seemingly linked to the new coronavirus initially thought the 9-year-old had scarlet fever, and sent him home. The boy then suffered a heart attack at home that night,...
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FILE - This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, yellow, emerging from the surface of cells, blue/pink, cultured in the lab. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning doctors about a rare but serious condition in children linked with the coronavirus. In an alert issued Thursday, the CDC called the condition multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children. (NIAID-RML via AP, File)
May 14, 2020 - 8:45 pm
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning doctors about a serious rare inflammatory condition in children linked with the coronavirus. In an alert issued Thursday, the CDC called the condition multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children. The agency’s case definition...
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FILE - In this April 27, 2015 file photo, Cassandra Callender, arrives home with her mother in Windsor Locks, Conn., for the first time since December after a court-ordered chemotherapy for cancer treatment. Callender has died after a five-year battle with the disease, her mother said Thursday, May 14. She was 22. (Stephen Dunn/Hartford Courant via AP)
May 14, 2020 - 2:29 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Cassandra Callender, who was forced by Connecticut courts as a teenager to undergo chemotherapy for cancer, has died after a five-year battle with the disease, her mother said Thursday. She was 22. Callender, of Windsor Locks, died Tuesday at home, where she had been in...
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A mother breastfeeds her two-day-old baby at the Ataturk Children's Hospital a day after they were rescued from a deadly attack on another maternity hospital, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Militants stormed the Barchi National Maternity Hospital in the western part of Kabul on Tuesday, setting off an hours-long shootout with the police and killing tens of people, including two newborn babies, their mothers and an unspecified number of nurses, Afghan officials said. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
May 13, 2020 - 10:35 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Officials on Wednesday raised the death toll from a militant attack on a maternity hospital in Kabul to 24, including mothers, nurses and two babies. A day after the shooting rampage, 20 infants were under medical observation, lying swaddled in blankets in hospital cribs...
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In this February 2020 photo provided by Amber Dean 9-year-old Bobby Dean holds an award he received at school in Hornell, N.Y. after Bobby's mother recovered from a mild care of coronavirus in April 2020, Bobby developed what seemed like a stomach virus but was eventually admitted to a hospital in Rochester, NY, with severe dehydration, abdominal pain and a racing heart. He tested positive for coronavirus at the hospital and the doctors diagnosed him with a pediatric inflammatory syndrome related to the virus. (Dean Family Photo via AP)
May 13, 2020 - 9:23 am
Amber Dean had recovered from a mild bout of the coronavirus and her family of five had just ended their home quarantine when her oldest son, 9-year-old Bobby, fell ill. “At first it was nothing major, it seemed like a tummy bug, like he ate something that didn't agree with him,” said Dean, who...
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