The last time Texas updated its sex education curriculum, was in the '90s. Students will now learn about contraception and STIs — but not gender or consent. And the classes are all optional.
The U.S. assistant secretary for health, who will speak at Texas Christian University, says physicians need to be more vocal in fighting politically motivated attacks on vulnerable trans youth.
The company says a low-dose version of its vaccine triggers an immune response in children ages 6 months to less than 6 years equivalent to what has protected older children and adults.
A new report confirms a deep decrease in the world's childhood death rate. But it takes note of what the authors call an "astronomically high" rate of death after hospitalization.
The Texas governor and attorney general say gender affirming care for trans kids is child abuse. Some families with trans kids are now relocating to continue the care they say their children need.
Pfizer and BioNTech are poised to formally ask the Food and Drug Administration to authorize the first COVID booster shot for kids ages 5 to 11.
Data show that a third dose can help boost kids' immunity. Some experts are skeptical that another shot is needed for younger kids.
Talking about testes and menses can be super awkward for any kid. A new book tries to take the embarrassment out of growing up – and be inclusive of every body.
From solar panels to electric buses — the Biden Administration wants to make it easier for schools to tap more than $5.5 billion for climate-friendly upgrades.