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Benefits of COVID-19 vaccine outweigh low risk of heart inflammation in teens

The risk of a COVID-19 vaccine causing heart inflammation in teens and younger children shouldn’t be nearly as scary as the virus itself. Indeed, heart inflammation is a bigger risk among kids who get sick […]

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COVID-19 puts pediatric patients with bleeding disorders at higher risk

Some pediatric patients with bleeding disorders may have a higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19, especially if they have serious underlying medical conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, obesity or asthma. Although most bleeding […]

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COVID-19 appears to make existing neurological conditions in kids worse

Cases of COVID-19 neurological damage in kids have been rare, but children with chronic neurological diseases have seen their conditions worsen, according to a child neurologist in Louisville. “People have seen really small numbers of […]

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Halloween still can be fun and safer

There are ways to have Halloween fun this year while taking precautions to keep your family and those around you safer. In general, you can be confident allowing your kids to trick or treat in […]

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Symptoms aren’t enough to know the difference between flu and COVID-19

Flu and COVID-19 symptoms can be the same, leading to confusion and anxiety for parents with children feeling under the weather. If your child experiences symptoms such as a fever and cough — or if [...]

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Read Full Story

COVID-19 puts pediatric patients with bleeding disorders at higher risk

Some pediatric patients with bleeding disorders may have a higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19, especially if they have serious underlying medical conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, obesity or asthma. Although most bleeding […]

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COVID-19 appears to make existing neurological conditions in kids worse

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