Using C.D.C. data, researchers found that 98 percent of toddlers and 60 percent of infants consumed added sugar in sweetened drinks, baked goods and snacks.
The charismatic llama is a welcome addition at some nursing homes and rehabilitation centers.
All children attending preschool or higher in the country must be immunized, with fines for parents who do not comply, under a law that is to take effect next spring.
State policies that treat pregnant women like criminals if they use illicit substances are linked with higher rates of babies being born with opioid withdrawal.
The policy change, for the virulent drug-resistant germ Candida auris, came as the C.D.C. reported that more people are dying of drug-resistant infections than it previously estimated.
About 80 million people with diabetes around the world need the hormone, and half of them can’t afford it. Creating competition could help, the agency said.
Children are growing up in a warmer world that will hit them with more and different health problems than their parents experienced, doctors say.
Deaths resulting from infections with drug-resistant “superbugs” appear to be falling in the U.S., though infections continue to rise, according to the CDC.
The surgery on the 17-year-old was the first transplant reported in the recent nationwide outbreak of vaping-related lung injuries.
Cutting and other forms of self-injury are on the rise among adolescents. Researchers are beginning to understand the phenomenon, and how to treat it.