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Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Parents take advantage of health-care extension

The new census report reveals that health insurance for young adults spiked last year after parents were able to extend coverage for them.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  12:40 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Healthcare, Politics

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/23/2012

Medicate a child? A former teen patient’s perspective

A former medicated teen explores the pros and cons of prescribing mood-altering drugs to the young.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Healthcare, Teens

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 06/28/2012

Supreme Court ruling on Affordable Care Act praised by advocates for children

“Today’s ruling is a significant win for kids,” gushed the group First Focus.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  12:18 PM ET, 06/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Healthcare

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 06/28/2012

Why do Americans think the Affordable Care Act is better for kids than for themselves?

There’s a divide in public opinion over how much Americans think the health-care law affects their own family versus how it affects children in general.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 06/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Healthcare

Posted at 12:01 AM ET, 06/18/2012

ADHD prescriptions to children have spiked amid growing concerns of abuse

By Janice D'Arcy  |  12:01 AM ET, 06/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  healthcare, special needs

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/24/2012

Measles outbreak after Super Bowl ignites vaccine debate

Cases of measles in Indiana raises public health questions about vaccinating children.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Healthcare, Ethics

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Migraines and colic linked in new study

It seems women who suffer migraines are more than two and half times likely to have a baby with colic, or frequent, prolonged crying.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  12:35 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Babies, Healthcare