African-American children with sickle-cell disease are at high risk of intellectual disabilities, hearing and vision deficits and frequent severe headaches, federal researchers said recently.
More than 1 million baby slings made by Infantino are being recalled because the products have been linked to three infant deaths.
A five-in-one vaccine will be available free-of-charge for infants and children from March 1, replacing the traditional three-in-one vaccine, the deputy head of the Centers of Disease Control (CDC) said yesterday.
United States researchers have linked mothers' infection during pregnancy to asthma, the most common chronic disease among American children, in their offspring.
The Department of Health (DOH) promised to set a standard operating procedure for body inspections of school children by the end of Feb., in response to the proposal of Kuomintang (KMT) legislator, Chao Li-yun (趙麗雲).
The Department of Health (DOH) has proposed a ban on junk food ads around children's TV programs, to tackle the growing child obesity rate, said officials.
An industrial chemical developed to help separate heavy metals from polluted soil and mining drainage is being sold as a dietary supplement by a luminary in the world of alternative autism treatments.
America's product safety agency issued an unprecedented warning Wednesday to parents: Don't give your children cheap Chinese-made metal jewelry.
Children who are breastfed for longer than six months could be at lower risk of mental health problems later in life, according to Australian research.
Nearly half of all births in China are delivered by cesarean section, the world's highest rate, according to a survey by the World Health Organization (WHO) — a shift toward modernization that isn't necessarily a good thing.