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Kids under 5 can finally get the Covid-19 vaccine. What should parents consider?

Jul 02, 2022 , CNN Health
Parents of children under age 5 can finally get their kids the coronavirus vaccine. The US Food and Drug Administration and US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have given the green light for both the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines for young kids. Now, everyone ages 6 months and older is eligible for vaccination....
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Rite Aid Healthy Futures expands partnership with SeriousFun Children’s Network

Jul 02, 2022 , Drug Store News - Retail
Rite Aid Healthy Futures has committed a $3 million grant over three years to fund SeriousFun’s health-related DEI...
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Should parents get the vaccine for their kids under 5?

Jul 02, 2022 , CNN Health
CNN Medical Analyst Dr. Leana Wen answers parents' questions about what to consider now that children under age 5 can finally get the Covid-19 vaccine....
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Headed Back to the Water? Keep Swim Safety in Mind

Jul 01, 2022 , WebMD
Drowning is the leading cause of unintentional death for children ages 1-4, with 425 such events in 2020, according to the...
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Dollar Tree, Operation Homefront to collect school supplies for military children

Jul 01, 2022 , Drug Store News - Retail
From mid-July through August, supplies donated by customers at more than 7,800 participating Dollar Tree stores nationwide will be collected by Operation Homefront volunteers and distributed....
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Jun 30, 2022 , CNN Health
Patrice Harris, the president of the American Medical Association, talks about helping children get better mental and physical health. Life Itself is a health and wellness conference presented in partnership with CNN....
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Covid-19 During Pregnancy: Increased Risk Of Preterm Delivery And Infant Neurodevelopmental Issues

Jun 28, 2022 , Forbes
New studies suggest that pregnant women who catch Covid-19 are more likely to suffer from an early miscarriage and their children more likely to receive a neurodevelopmental diagnosis. Maternal vaccination can help minimize complications and adverse outcomes....
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Hy-Vee offers COVID-19 vaccines to children ages 3 and older

Jun 25, 2022 , Drug Store News - Retail
Hy-Vee is operating pharmacy hubs dedicated to only administering pediatric COVID-19 vaccines during select...
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Rite Aid to offer COVID-19 shots for kids ages 3 and over

Jun 24, 2022 , Drug Store News - Retail
Rite Aid announced that at select Rite Aid locations, including Rite Aid-owned Bartell Drugs, it will be providing Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines to children ages 3 years old and older once shipments arrive to select pharmacies later this...
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HHS releases new PSAs to encourage Covid-19 vaccinations for kids under 5

Jun 24, 2022 , CNN Health
Just days after the United States rolled out child-sized doses of Covid-19 vaccine for children younger than 5, the Biden administration has launched a new ad campaign to encourage parents to give their kids the "best protection" against Covid-19: a vaccine....
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Study Uncovers A New Way To Think About Alzheimer’s Disease

Jun 24, 2022 , Forbes
With Alzheimer’s disease, DNA mutations occur in brain cells at a much faster rate than normal. Thanks to a recent study from researchers at Brigham Women’s Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital we may be one step closer to understanding why this...
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Long Covid can affect children of all ages, including infants, study shows

Jun 24, 2022 , CNN Health
Even the littlest children can experience long Covid, according to a large study, one of the first of its kind to include infants and toddlers....
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Rite Aid, Bartell to offer COVID-19 shots for kids ages 3 and over

Jun 22, 2022 , Drug Store News - Retail
Rite Aid will be providing Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines to children ages 3 years old and older once shipments arrive to select pharmacies later this...
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How are the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines for young children different?

Jun 22, 2022 , CNN Health
Finally, vaccines for little kids under the age of 5 are going into tiny arms this week. Since the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended two options for this age group- one from Pfizer/BioNTech and another from Moderna - parents and caregivers may be wondering which one is right for their child....
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Covid-19 vaccinations begin for US children under 5

Jun 22, 2022 , CNN Health
Covid-19 vaccinations for children younger than 5 are beginning Tuesday across the United States, marking a milestone in the nation's fight against the disease....
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Jun 21, 2022 , CNN Health
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on the disparities among parents' attitudes towards the Covid-19 vaccine for children under 5-years-old....
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What are the Covid-19 vaccine side effects in young kids? Experts seek to ease parents' concerns

Jun 21, 2022 , CNN Health
Covid-19 vaccines for children younger than 5 are rolling out this week. The US Food and Drug Administration and US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention signed off on the shots' safety and efficacy. Like with any vaccine, though, it's possible kids may experience a few side effects....
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I gave up dieting for my kids. Here's why

Jun 21, 2022 , CNN Health
Jodie Sadowsky wondered about the effects that her own restrictive dieting would have on her children. Then she sought guidance from a therapist, nutritionist and pediatrician on how to help teens have a peaceful relationship with food and body....
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U.K. Child Hepatitis Cases Pass 250

Jun 21, 2022 , Forbes
Cases of unexplained liver inflammation in children continue to rise in the U.K. But the increase appears to be...
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CDC recommends Covid-19 vaccines for children as young as 6 months, clearing the way for vaccinations to begin soon

Jun 19, 2022 , CNN Health
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky signed off on Covid-19 vaccinations for children under 5 on Saturday, clearing the way for vaccinations to be administered soon....
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