- Correction: Cannabis Oil-Obstacles story Updated: Nov-25-15 2:51 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - In a story Nov. 22 about efforts to make cannabis oil available to treat epilepsy in Missouri, The Associated Press erroneously reported that neurosurgeons can certify patients to receive the oil. Only Neurologists can do so.
- 2 teens escape juvenile treatment center in Harrisburg Updated: Nov-24-15 7:21 pm
HARRISBURG, Arkansas - The Arkansas Department of Human Services say two teenagers have escaped the Harrisburg Juvenile Treatment Center in northeastern Arkansas.
- Chickenpox outbreak keeps over 35 students out of school Updated: Nov-23-15 3:45 am
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - More than 35 unimmunized students at two Traverse City elementary schools will be kept out of the classroom for three weeks after a chickenpox outbreak.
- New drug to fight respiratory virus in infants Updated: Nov-22-15 3:17 pm
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Le Bonheur Children's Hospital will begin testing what researchers consider to be a promising new medicine on babies infected with a respiratory virus that's the leading cause of the hospitalization of infants nationwide.
- Trial date set in case of St. George infant's 2008 death Updated: Nov-21-15 11:43 am
ST. GEORGE, Utah - A trial date has been set for a St. George man accused of fatally shaking his fiancee's 4-month-old son seven years ago.
- Nebraska parents nurture child with rare disorder Updated: Nov-21-15 11:10 am
NORTH PLATTE, Nebraska - When Chantella Nesslein takes her youngest daughter out, people seem to gravitate toward the little girl.
- Surgeon general visits garden program at Los Angeles school Updated: Nov-20-15 1:59 pm
LOS ANGELES - At a high school in urban South Los Angeles, students are growing fruits and vegetables and starting to eat more of them, too.
- Central Illinois autism program re-opens with community help Updated: Nov-20-15 4:01 am
NORMAL, Illinois - A scaled-back central Illinois program to help about 100 families dealing with autism has re-opened with help from Illinois State University and community supporters.
- Online training to help those with autism begins in Ohio Updated: Nov-18-15 12:38 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - An online video training program for people who interact with autistic individuals is now being used in Ohio, according to officials.
- After outcry, Nevada plans to pay more for autism therapists Updated: Nov-09-15 3:46 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada is planning to pay a bit more than it originally proposed for therapists who work with children with autism, after parents complained the hourly rate was too low.
- Nursing, medical students teach children how to fight stress Updated: Nov-08-15 10:27 am
JOHNSON CITY, Tennessee - People can deal with stress in unhealthy ways, finding outlets in overeating, smoking or drug abuse.
- The Latest: Mother kills child, herself at Arizona hospital Updated: Nov-07-15 8:10 pm
MESA, Arizona - The latest on the apparent murder-suicide of a mother and child at a suburban Phoenix children's hospital (all times local):
- Family searching for donor for infant with rare disorder Updated: Nov-07-15 2:19 pm
GADSDEN, Alabama - Asher Mae Collins smiles sweetly as she excitedly waves both hands at her sides. The 17-month-old has the common physical traits of a child born with Down syndrome - small stature and an upward slant to the eyes.
- Grant provides new fitness equipment to NJ middle school Updated: Nov-07-15 11:43 am
WAYNE, New Jersey - Students at Schuyler-Colfax Middle School are climbing their way to health, rung by rung, thanks to a grant awarded to them on behalf of Project Fit, a national public charity.
- 4th Supreme Court go-round for 5-year-old Obama health law Updated: Nov-06-15 3:47 pm
WASHINGTON - Religion, birth control and President Barack Obama's health care overhaul are converging in yet another high-profile dispute at the Supreme Court.
- Indiana changes HPV vaccine notice after criticism Updated: Nov-06-15 1:26 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana health officials have made changes to an effort to boost the number of children vaccinated for the HPV virus after complaints from social conservatives drew the attention of Republican Gov. Mike Pence.
- Study: Teen obesity surgery benefits last at least 3 years Updated: Nov-06-15 11:01 am
The largest, longest study of teen obesity surgery shows huge weight loss and health gains can last at least three years, and many say it's worth the risks.
- Russian delegation to study Utah program for autistic kids Updated: Nov-05-15 1:35 pm
LOGAN, Utah - A group of Russian educators is visiting Utah to learn more about an early childhood autism program at Utah State University.
- Pennsylvania to seek stronger child immunization regulations Updated: Nov-05-15 11:52 am
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - The Pennsylvania departments of Health and Education say they'll seek changes to immunization regulations for school children that they say will better protect students from illness.
- Sensory rooms give special-needs students a better chance Updated: Nov-04-15 11:05 am
PITTSBURGH - Evie Cole has a harder time making it through a school day than the typical 8-year-old.
- Rhode Island kids invited to enter healthy recipe contest Updated: Nov-03-15 12:09 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Rhode Island children are being invited to create recipes for healthy, affordable dishes.
- Judge awards $9.6M to child in medical malpractice case Updated: Nov-02-15 8:41 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - A 3-year-old girl who a federal judge in Sacramento ruled suffered a brain injury during her delivery because the doctor waited too long to deliver her via C-section has been awarded $9.6 million in damages.
- Report: 97 percent of West Virginia children are insured Updated: Nov-02-15 2:05 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A new report says 97 percent of children in West Virginia are covered by health insurance.
- Move to spur pint-sized medical devices to treat sick kids Updated: Nov-01-15 8:55 am
WASHINGTON - Improvise isn't a word parents want to hear from their kid's doctor. Yet pediatric specialists too often have to jury-rig care because many of the medical devices needed to treat sick children were built for adults.
- 3 cases of whooping cough found in Louisville Updated: Oct-30-15 9:55 am
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Health officials in Louisville are reporting three cases of whooping cough in unvaccinated infants.