Here’s What I’ve Learned About Raising Boys in My 30 Years as a Child Psychologist

These losses begin very early on. As documented in her 2014 book, When Boys Become Boys, Stanford psychology professor Judy Y. Chu embedded with a small group of boys, from their years in pre-kindergarten to first grade. She regularly observed and interviewed them, their teachers, and their parents. Over two years, she reported that the boys […]


‘Devastated and Angered’: Pediatricians Are Fed Up With the Gun Violence Crisis Killing Our Kids

Among the most heartbreaking aspects of Monday’s mass shooting at The Covenant School in Nashville—which left three children and three adults dead—was the familiarity of it. Watching the news unfold, I was reminded of the day, less than a year ago, when 21 people were killed at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. The updates […]


FDA Approves Pfizer-BioNTech Booster Dose for Children Ages 5 to 11 as Cases Rise

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 boosters for children ages five to 11 Tuesday. The administration said in a statement that kids within that age range can get a booster five months after completion of the Pfizer-BioNTech primary vaccination series. “While it has largely been the case that COVID-19 tends to […]


What to Know About the Mysterious Rise in Pediatric Hepatitis Cases, According to a Doctor

Cases of acute hepatitis in children have been showing up over the past several months around the globe, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The first to appear in the United States occurred in Alabama, but cases have now appeared in at least 25 states, per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). […]


Infertility and health with Elizabeth King

Infertility and health, including sperm health. It’s no longer just about female health and egg health but if we aren’t addressing the mans health then that could be a big missing health piece for improving fertility. The good news it that men can pretty quickly improve the health of their sperm. Take a listen to my conversation about improving fertility…

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Dr. Fauci Says Kids Might Start Getting COVID-19 Vaccines ‘Before the End of October’

Children under 12 might finally be able to get a COVID-19 vaccine next month, predicts Anthony Fauci, M.D. This week Dr. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said in an interview with MSNBC that he is hopeful the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will authorize the first COVID-19 vaccine […]


A Staggering Number of Children Tested Positive for COVID-19 Last Week

The rate of COVID-19 cases in kids continues to climb at an alarming pace in the U.S. And while adults still account for most COVID-19 infections (including the vast majority of cases of severe illness), the country recently hit a record number of new pediatric COVID-19 cases as the back-to-school season went into full swing.  […]

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Fitbit Ace 3 Kids Activity Tracker Launches With A New Way To Inspire Children To Move More

Kids being more active is a good thing – we can all agree on that. Whether an age-appropriate Fitbit will inspire them to do that is more of an open question, but the Google-owned company hopes to do just that with its third-generation activity tracker, the Fitbit Ace 3. There are a number of ways […]


I’m A Therapist Working With Children And Families. Here’s How COVID-19 Is Affecting Them.

As a psychoanalyst and parent guidance expert working in New York City during the COVID-19 pandemic with parents of children and adolescents, and often with the children themselves, it has broken my heart to see the pain and emotional suffering that families are currently experiencing. Not only am I busier than I have ever been […]

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Coronavirus: Missing school is worse than virus for children – Whitty

Media playback is unsupported on your device Children are more likely to be harmed by not returning to school next month than if they catch coronavirus, the UK’s chief medical adviser says. Prof Chris Whitty said “the chances of children dying from Covid-19 are incredibly small” – but missing lessons “damages children in the long […]


More than half of children lacking in healthy cardiorespiratory fitness

This post contains affiliate links. When you shop using these links we earn a commission that helps support the website – at no extra cost to you – allowing us to continue to bring you up to date health and medical news. In a statement released by the American Heart Association, only 40% of youth […]

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Fertility rate: ‘Jaw-dropping’ global crash in children being born

The world is ill-prepared for the global crash in children being born which is set to have a “jaw-dropping” impact on societies, say researchers. Falling fertility rates mean nearly every country could have shrinking populations by the end of the century. And 23 nations – including Spain and Japan – are expected to see their […]