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CDC Investigates Cases Of Rare Neurological 'Mystery Illness' In Kids
Acute flaccid myelitis causes weakness in arms or legs. The cause isn't clear but may be related to viruses, environmental toxins or genetic disorders. Since 2014, 386 total cases have been confirmed.
Oct 16 6:39PM Children's Health

As E-Scooters Roll Into American Cities, So Do Safety Concerns
Electric scooters zoom through traffic in many cities these days, and have the potential to take cars off the road. But experts worry that the many riders who forgo safety gear are taking big risks.
Oct 15 8:52AM Children's Health

Opinion: The Doctor And The Boy In The Bubble
In his essay this week, NPR's Scott Simon remembers William T. Shearer, who died this week at the age of 81. He was the doctor of "The Boy In The Bubble.
Oct 13 6:18PM Children's Health

Why MSF Had To Stop Offering Mental Health Care To Refugees In Nauru
Doctors Without Borders spent 11 months treating asylum seekers and refugees as well as locals. In early October, the government of the tiny island nation told them to shut down their operation.
Oct 12 8:45PM Children's Health

Parents Search For Lost Children After Indonesia's Disaster
They were separated in the chaos after the earthquake and tsunami. There's still hope that families can be reunited but many obstacles loom.
Oct 11 9:00PM Children's Health

When Giving Birth For The First Time, Push Away
There's no benefit to delaying pushing after receiving epidural anesthesia and reaching full dilation. A delay increases the risk of complications, particularly for the mother, a large study finds.
Oct 9 6:58PM Children's Health

Trying Not To Break Down A Homeless Teen Navigates Middle School
Two and half million children are homeless in America. In Boise, Idaho, 14-year-old Caydden Zimmerman struggles with the anxieties of middle school while living in a homeless shelter.
Oct 9 8:56AM Children's Health

All You Can Ever Know' Offers A Personal Account Of Transracial Adoption
Nicole Chung's memoir is never myopic and, ultimately, it's universal: a story about families, learning to grapple with our own identities, and figuring out where we belong.
Oct 4 1:40PM Children's Health

BBC Looks Back On Epidemic With Documentary: 'Zika Love Stories
It's been three years since the Zika epidemic swept across Brazil. Rachel Martin talks to BBC producer William Kremer about the thousands of babies born with microcephaly, or abnormally small heads.
Oct 4 9:05AM Children's Health

Think You Don't Need A Flu Shot? Here Are 5 Reasons To Change Your Mind
College students are among the least likely to get vaccinated against the flu, which killed more than 80,000 people last winter. Experts say the reasons are a combination of fear and misperception.
Oct 1 9:00AM Children's Health

Boys And Masculinity In America
NPR's Scott Simon talks with author and psychologist Michael Thompson about masculinity and boys' emotions after emotional hearings this week.
Sep 29 12:00PM Children's Health

Apples Or Fries With That? When It Comes To Kids Meals, Fries Are Hard To Beat
Even though many fast food chain restaurants are offering healthier sides, a new report says parents choose them only about half the time, and restaurants aren't consistent in how they offer them.
Sep 27 7:36PM Children's Health