MONDAY, July 17, 2017 -- Many American teens may not get recommended vaccinations, and their parents might bear some of the blame, a new study suggests.
The national poll of 614 parents with at least one teenager found that more than one-third didn't know when their teen's next vaccine was due. And half incorrectly thought that their doctor would contact them for an appointment at the appropriate time.
MONDAY, June 19, 2017 -- Each year in America, nearly 1,300 children die from guns, with boys and blacks struck down most often, federal health officials report.
More than half of these deaths are homicides, 38 percent are suicides and 6 percent are unintentional, according to Katherine Fowler, of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and colleagues.