Federal health authorities have issued new guidelines for the prescription and use of antibiotics in children, saying they've been misused and prescribed in error for years — leading to a scenario that could soon see the medication rendered useless.
You've shopped the sales and tax-free holidays, met your child's teacher and mapped out your "school schedule." It's back-to-school time, the buses are rolling and everything seems familiar.
New research shows breastfeeding has long-term impact on a baby's intelligence, and the longer the lactation occurs, the greater the cognitive impact. Meanwhile, more and more moms are trying it, and more are breastfeeding longer.
The Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act and the Senate passed its version of a massive immigration reform bill. On the international stage, a Vatican accountant was arrested on charges of fraud and corruption related to a $26 million money-laundering scheme. Here a recap, or wrap, of the week that was from The Washington Times.
In its first sexual-orientation policy update in nearly a decade, the nation's largest pediatricians group said its members should do more to fight "heterosexism" and "homophobia," as well as step up their care of teens with same-sex attractions.
The ongoing debate over minors' access to contraceptives is testing the loyalty of groups traditionally among the biggest supporters of President Obama, who said Thursday he is "comfortable" with his administration's efforts to find a middle ground on the issue.
The debate over minors' access to contraceptives is testing the loyalty of groups traditionally among the biggest supporters of President Obama, who said Thursday he is "comfortable" with his administration's efforts to find a middle ground on the issue.
After more than two decades of legal battles, rallies, protests and campaigns, proponents of gay marriage say they are increasingly confident as they await their day in court.
The nation's most influential pediatrician's group has endorsed gay marriage, saying a stable relationship between parents regardless of sexual orientation contributes to a child's health and well-being.