Percent of parents reporting improvements in their child's oral health habits. 16% say their kids are brushing more often, 11% say their kids are flossing more often. 9% say their kids are using fluoride rinse more often. 15% say their kids are drinking sugary beverages less often.
Pandemic-posed challenges to children's oral health
Benefits of peer support leader programs in schools. 76% of parents agree: Peer support leaders would have a better understanding of the challenges facing teens, compared to teachers or counselors. 72% of parents agree: Having peer support leaders would encourage more teens to talk with someone about their mental health concerns.
Teens talking with teens about mental health
2020 Top 10 Child Health Concerns
Top health concerns for kids in 2020 during the pandemic
Preventing COVID-19 at Thanksgiving. Percent of parents who will do the following: 88% will exclude family with COVID-19 exposure or symptoms, 76% will limit contact between children and high-risk guests, 68% will ask guests to social distance, and 64% will exclude family who do not use COVID-19 precautions
Considering children in COVID-19 Thanksgiving plans
Are demonstrations safe for teens?
Teen involvement in demonstrations against police brutality
Public health experts say it is especially important for children to get flu vaccine during the COVID pandemic, yet only 1 in 3 parents believe getting flu vaccine is more important this year
Flu vaccine for children in the time of COVID
Parents vs grandparents on raising children
When parents and grandparents disagree
Protecting kids' skin from the sun
Sunny, cloudy, hot or cool: Keeping kids safe in the sun
What would prompt parents to seek care for their child's tick bite?
Protecting kids against mosquitoes and ticks
Parent concerns about health apps for tweens
Tracking tween health through apps