Heat Waves Affect Children More Severely

[ad_1] After more than a week of record-breaking temperatures across much of the country, public health experts are cautioning that children are more susceptible to heat illness than adults are — even more so when they’re on the athletic field, living without air...

What One Million COVID Dead Mean for the U.S.’s Future

[ad_1] Editor’s Note (5/12/22): This story was updated when the White House announced one million COVID deaths in the U.S. Laura Jackson feels the loss of her husband Charlie like she is missing a part of herself. He died of COVID early in the pandemic, on May 17,...

Why Omicron Is Putting More Kids in the Hospital

[ad_1] Until very recently, if there was one silver lining to the pandemic, it was that kids seemed to escape the worst of the virus. Very few became seriously ill or even mildly sick, compared with adults. But now that hopeful aspect may be fading. The number of...