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Despite benefits of sports participation, many teens can't afford pay-to-play
Parents unsure about tweens’ knowledge of gun safety when home alone
When can tweens stay home alone?
HPV vaccine reduces cancer-causing abnormalities - but still underutilized
Can you hear me now? Loud headphone volumes putting teens at risk for hearing loss
Without provider discussion, more parents keeping leftover prescription narcotics in the home
Too many pain pills in the medicine cabinet?
Heads up: Bicycle helmet safety
Pay-to-play continues to cost families of student athletes
Parents rate flu vaccine lower than other recommended childhood vaccines
Sick of the flu vaccine?
School lunches: Are policy changes making a positive impact?
Early intervention: Addressing mental health concerns in bullied children
Protecting children's privacy in the digital age
Hits and misses: Head injury risk for high school athletes
Not all cyberbullying should be treated equally, parents say
Back-to-School: Waking up is hard to do
Using the top 10 children’s health concerns as back-to-school conversation starters
Many parents don’t connect their child’s behavior to their health
Are kids still being sidelined by pay-to-play sports fees?
Screens over sleep? How screen time impacts sleep time for kids
Do you know what to do if your child has a concussion?
Upcoming report: Do concussions education programs make a difference?
Experts encourage parents to use “back-to-school” time to review health & safety with kids
Substance use: A top health issue for children & teens
Sports physicals: Not a reason to skip the yearly check-up
Teens smoking less, but other risky health behaviors persist
Sports physicals: Parents share their thoughts on what should be covered
The school lunch debate: What do parents think?
Report cards are out: Schools' obesity efforts are failing parents
Report cards: How are schools fighting childhood obesity?
FDA pushes for regulatory authority over e-cigarettes to protect kids
New “Race for Results” report shows opportunity gap for kids
Parents speak out about how schools should manage nut allergies
President’s Cancer Panel pushes to increase HPV vaccination rates
So your child needs to go to a specialist. What happens next?
Institute of Medicine report features NPCH research on pay-to-play sports
School’s in: Important child health topics to kick off the school year
Should smoking be banned in cars when children are present?
Keeping kids away from secondhand smoke
E-cigarettes: helpful quitting aid versus a risk for teens?
Many tweens using social media despite age restrictions
Will you leave your tweens home alone this summer?
Narcotic pain meds among children & teens: Are parents numb to misuse?
Misuse of narcotic pain meds among children & teens: Upcoming report
How do pay-to-play sports programs impact participation in school sports?
Public wants to keep parental consent requirement for HPV vaccine
Upcoming report: HPV vaccine without parental consent?
Recreational water illnesses: how to keep from getting sick
Pay-to-play sports fees benching many lower-income kids
Concussions & sports: Parents’ perspectives on a growing health concern
Tough times resulting in pay-to-play fees for school sports: Upcoming report
NPCH measures public opinion on new teen sexting laws
Upcoming report: Public opinion on teen sexting legislation
NPCH research featured in TIME Ideas article
Tackling tough topics: childhood obesity & eating disorders
Tweens safe alone? Parents less sure about guns than emergencies
Narcotics in the medicine cabinet: Provider talk is key to lower risk
Inferiority complex? Parents rate flu lower than other vaccines
Many parents missing the link between child behavior and health
Parents conflicted about later school start times for teens
Head smart? Parents get confidence boost from concussion education
Sports physicals: convenient versus comprehensive?
Fighting childhood obesity: Are schools passing or failing?
Nut-free lunch? Parents speak out
Broad public support for banning smoking in vehicles with kids present
Parents numb to misuse of narcotic pain medicines by youth?
Public reluctant to support teen HPV vaccination without parental consent
Pay-to-play sports keeping lower-income kids out of the game
For youth sexting: Public supports education, not criminal charges
School obesity programs may promote worrisome eating behaviors and physical activity in kids
Majority of U.S. parents not in favor of state HPV vaccine mandates
Parental concerns about childhood obesity: time for a reality check?
Adolescent check-ups: parents want diet, drugs, and sex discussed
Summer safety for 'tweens' home alone
Mental health services for children and adolescents: Missed opportunities in primary care & barriers to specialty care
Bicycle helmet laws for kids effective but not yet the norm
Parents give schools low grades for prevention of bullying and school violence
Internet predators, privacy and porn concern parents
In the age of 'sexting', parents weigh options to block inappropriate content
School support lacking for emotional, behavioral issues, say parents
Speak or spank? More parents choose reasoning than physical discipline
Concussions in school sports: parents ill-prepared for role in reducing kid’s risks
Gun shy? 14 million parents have never talked gun safety with their kids
Few parents enforce shower-before-pool rules that prevent illness from water parks
Gym gone but not forgotten? Parents want more physical activity at school for kids