This past weekend, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy wasn't a leading scientific voice on the pandemic — he was another worried parent whose young daughter had just tested positive for COVID.
It is not yet clear what type of masks will be distributed. Standard masks do not always fit small faces well.
Two years of disrupted schooling and limited social contact have been tough on kids. A new report calls out states that do a good job supporting kids' mental health at school — and those that don't.
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy about caring for his 4-year-old daughter who just contracted COVID-19.
At 16, Nicolas Montero is old enough to get vaccinated on his own in some parts of the country. But he had to try to get the jabs without his parents knowing, since they're opposed to the vaccine.
A new study shows that getting the COVID vaccine during pregnancy confers significant protection to infants after birth.
Homeless youth and children are not receiving the resources needed to combat the barriers of not having a stable home. The biggest obstacle is having one federal definition of homelessness.
Dr. Mai Pham left a corporate career to spark change in a system that is failing millions of Americans with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The Food and Drug Administration is has postponed releasing details about whether two low doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine can protect kids ages 6 months to 5 years old.
Updated federal guidance means many low-income families that want their children to keep learning remotely are losing access to a school program that helped them pay for meals.