School districts in Ohio and Texas have closed some schools after learning that students or staff were on a commercial flight with a nurse who has tested positive for the Ebola virus.
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October 15, 2014
October 01, 2014
Five students who attend four Dallas schools may have had contact with an Ebola patient while he was displaying symptoms, officials said Wednesday.
September 30, 2014
New data out of Oregon's Multnomah County show that minority babies born there face significantly higher health risks than their white peers.
September 15, 2014
Infants, other children, and teenagers are generally not receiving all the preventive care that is recommended for them, according to the federal health agency.
August 28, 2014
Letting students stand in class, rather than forcing them to sit, may be beneficial for students' health and increase concentration levels.
August 27, 2014
For girls, higher cardiorespiratory fitness levels in the 6th grade were linked to both significantly less depression and a lower body mass index (BMI) percentile score in the 7th grade.
August 25, 2014
The study confirms statements of some public health officials, who've warned the products are luring in young users through clever marketing.
August 20, 2014
The task force recommended that the state focus on economic and education factors to improve health in rural areas.
August 12, 2014
The nationally representative survey, conducted on behalf of the University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, asked adults about child health concerns in their community and across the country.
August 06, 2014
Although programs that encourage physical exercise can benefit children, those programs can be hard to implement in rural areas.