Children

  Doctors concerned over COVID-19′s impact on kids

CBP officers seize bedazzled counterfeit child pacifiers, Pittsburgh

  Pima County grant to help child care centers

  Don’t touch your face: Help stop the spread of coronavirus

  Tucson gym raises funds to send 6-year-old with cerebral palsy to equine therapy

  “It’s just hair” Women shave heads for cancer research

Continued Coverage

  Pool parasite spreads across U.S., including Arizona

PCSD: Badges and Backpacks event for school kids

Brave the Shave at Aveda Institute

Northwest Fire District offering babysitting program

  Children abused, families move

  Failed and Forgotten

  New York outbreaks drive US measles count up to 626

That is already the most since 2014, when 667 were reported for the whole year. The most before that was 963 cases in 1994.

UPDATE: Guatemalan child in USBP custody has strep throat, not measles

The child and her father were quarantined from the other detainees, and the Yuma County Health Department was notified per protocol.

Warning issued to parents for Fisher-Price baby product after reports of infant deaths

The Consumer Product Safety Commission and Fisher-Price have issued a warning about the Rock 'n Play infant swing due to several reported deaths.

Baby cough syrup recalled due to bacteria contamination

Those at risk for more severe forms of the illness include infants, young children and those with weakened immune systems.

School lunches will go ‘meatless’ on Mondays in New York

Measles case confirmed in Pima County, reminder to parents to vaccinate

Ronald McDonald House Charities thank Diamond Children’s nurses and staff for 38 years of support

Ducey calls Arizona ‘pro-vaccination’

Gripe water for infants, adults sold at Dollar General recalled

UPDATE: Infant ibuprofen recall expands to include three additional lots

Little Hats Big Hearts raises awareness for heart disease

Little Hats Big Hearts raises awareness for heart disease

  Mom who lost daughter to flu warns others

Her little girl died of respiratory failure from the flu - just a day after coming home from school with a fever.

Boy, 11, dies from apparent allergic reaction to smell of cooking fish

Investigators say the 11-year-old may have had an allergic reaction to the fish cooking in his home. He is not believed to have eaten any of it.

FDA warns about dangers of teething necklaces, bracelets after death of 18-month-old boy

One report involved a 7-month old child who choked on the beads of a wooden teething bracelet while under parental supervision and was taken to the hospital. Another involved an 18-month-old child who was strangled to death by his amber teething necklace during a nap.

  Study: Heavy backpacks could hurt your child

A recent study claims carrying a heavy backpack puts children and teens at risk for long-term health problems.

Trump administration rolls back Obama-era guidelines for school lunches

The U.S. school lunch program is making room on menus again for noodles, biscuits, tortillas and other foods made mostly of refined grains.

  Researchers release study on new treatment that helps fight peanut allergies

For the study, researchers gave the participants small doses of peanut flour in vials.

Report: Gun-related deaths of Arizona children up in 2017

The Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics says in its annual review of child fatalities that 337 of those deaths last year were preventable, including 43 caused by guns

Parents fear polio-like illness among children being underreported

Parents worry acute flaccid myelitis among children is being underreported by the CDC.

Pediatricians advise parents to not spank children who misbehave

The report states that corporal punishment is limited in its effectiveness and has potentially harmful side effects. (Source: CNN)

Tucson to kick off annual Buddy Walk

Tucson Buddy Walk to happen on Nov. 4th

Talking to babies makes them smarter, study says

The toddlers whose parents had more back-and-forth conversations with them scored higher on IQ and vocabulary tests.